• 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

readings & workshops
July 3 - Jun 30

Dhamma MKE

readings & workshops
October 22 - Jun 24

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

readings & workshops
February 2 -23

Three Windows into Writing and Revising a Poem with Kathleen A. Dale

exhibitions
February 11 - Apr 5

Tarot: The (Re)Making of a Language

readings & workshops
February 26

Poetry Reading: Jennifer Elise Foerster + Zoë Johnson

readings & workshops
February 26

Seeing in Invisibility: Poetry as revelation at UWM Libraries Special Collections

readings & workshops
February 27

Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
February 29

Visionary Narratives: A Workshop in Drawing Inspiration with Laurence Ross.

exhibitions
February 29

Reception for Tarot: The (Re)Making of a Language

readings & workshops
March 1 -29

On the Front Lines, Behind the Lines: Writing Protest Poetry with Margaret Rozga.

film & video
March 6

aCinema Screening

readings & workshops
March 12

Creative Confluence: Research for Hybrid Writing, a conversation with Heid E. Erdrich

readings & workshops
March 12

Poetry Reading: Heid E. Erdrich

readings & workshops
March 14

Poetry & Pi(e) featuring Vida Cross + Chuck Stebelton

performances
March 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

readings & workshops
March 20

Poetry Reading: Mark Bibbins + Elizabeth Hoover

readings & workshops
March 26

Poetry Reading: Eli Goldblatt + Charles Alexander

readings & workshops
March 28

Poetry Reading: Tara Betts + Jennifer Steele

Archived readings & workshops
Sep 30 Saturday, September 30
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

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