• 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 readings & workshops
Apr 18 Saturday, April 18
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

 

WXRW has long served as a platform for poetry. To highlight this we are showcasing the work of several poets who have or have had shows on Riverwest Radio.

 

Readers will include:

Katie Jesse (People's Books Story Hour)

Nik Kovac (Packerverse)

Mike Hauser (Hauser)

Mario the Poet (There Goes the Neighborhood)

Paul Vogel (Night Wave)

Zack Pieper (HELLO CALLER)

 

Hosted by Keith Gaustad (Burdock Radio and There Goes the Neighborhood)

 


Other events in support of WXRW:

 

Saturday, March 21: first installment in the Empower the Tower concert series at The Uptowner

Saturday, May 9: the return of the original Empower the Tower at RWR headquarters, AKA Riverwest Film & Video.

Saturday, June 13: Hip Hop Showcase at the Riverwest Public House

Sunday, June 14: Locust Street Festival