• Address 720 East Locust Street | Milwaukee, WI 53212
  • Phone 414.263.5001
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm | Sat-Sun 12-5pm | Closed Mon
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm, Closed Mon
Event Calendar
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readings & workshops
April 6 - Jun 27

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

exhibitions
October 5 - Nov 24

Chain of Events: Tyanna Buie

readings & workshops
October 22 - Dec 31

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

readings & workshops
October 23

Reading and Book Launch: Kathie Giorgio

readings & workshops
October 24

Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
October 27

Submitathon

readings & workshops
October 30

Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice

readings & workshops
November 1

Reading and Screening: Trisha Low, Stephanie Young, and Zachary Epcar

film & video
November 3

It’s an Interlace: Five Videos by Barbara Hammer

readings & workshops
November 10 - Dec 8

Shifty Subjects and Unexpected Endings

performances
November 10

Alternating Currents Live presents: The Transatlantic Bridge #2.2

special events
November 16

39th Anniversary Gala

performances
November 17

Alternating Currents Live presents: Ernest Dawkins’ Boglifier Project

readings & workshops
November 21

Poetry Reading: Kimberly Blaeser & William Stobb

November 28

CLOSED

Archived readings & workshops
Sep 30 Saturday, September 30
11:00am,

100 Thousand Poets for Change is global movement of poets, musicians and artists around the world who organize poetry readings, music and dance performances focused on issues of peace, justice, and sustainability. 

Join us on Saturday, September 30th at 7 PM for a FREE reading by poets from Milwaukee and environs who share in the vision of this global movement and recognize poetry’s potential as a force for change. 

 

There will be a brief open mic before an extended bill of featured poets. Open mic readers should plan to share one poem/brief piece of writing with a focus on social justice, peace, and sustainability.

 

NOTE: open mic slots will be limited, so please arrive early to sign up!

 

doors/open mic sign up: 6:30 PM
reading: 7 PM

featured poets include: 
Brenda Cárdenas
Roberto Harrison
Dasha Kelly
Soham Patel
Margaret Rozga
Amanda Ngoho Reavey
Angie Trudell Vasquez
Lisa Vihos