• 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

performances
February 20

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

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 performances
Aug 16 Thursday, August 16
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

Set 1
John McCoy- Modular Synthesis
Nathan Montgomery- Guitar, electronics and voice
Miles Allen Saxophone and Clarinet 

John, Nathan, and Miles will perform a set of improvised music.

Set 2
Hal Rammel - sound palette
Jakob Heinemann - bass

As a composer and improviser Hal Rammel utilizes musical instruments of his own design and construction. His most recent collaborators include violinist Linda Binder (PaVda), cellist Matt Turner (Fractures & Phantoms), and guitarist Chris Burns (Scrawl). In 2016 Penumbra Music published “The Amplified Palette: A History in Pictures” to mark the 25th anniversary of his work with this electroacoustic instrument.

Jakob Heinemann is a bass player, composer, improvisor and educator from Madison, Wisconsin. In 2017, he graduated from Lawrence University with a degree in music performance, where he studied with many great artists, including Bill Carrothers, Matt Turner, Patty Darling and Mark Urness. Also in 2017 Jakob moved to Chicago, IL. Some of his current projects includes music for solo bass, the original music quintet Work Friends, and the electroacoustic trio Collector. He’s also continually working on composing original music.