• 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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exhibitions
November 28 - Jan 31

Vanessa German: Defiant Show of Unity

readings & workshops
January 23

*RESCHEDULED* Page to the Stage: A Poetry Marathon Training Session

readings & workshops
January 24

Voicing the Text: Experiments in Performative Poetics

special events
January 26 -27

25th Annual Poetry Marathon & Benefit

film & video
February 1

Screening: aCinema featuring works by Pixie Cram

readings & workshops
February 3

Writing Life Stories: A Memoir Workshop

readings & workshops
February 6

Poetry Reading: Beatrice Szymkowiak, Leila Chatti, and Angie Trudell Vasquez

readings & workshops
February 10

Writing Life Stories: A Memoir Workshop

readings & workshops
February 12

Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

readings & workshops
February 17

Writing Life Stories: A Memoir Workshop

readings & workshops
February 24

Writing Life Stories: A Memoir Workshop

readings & workshops
February 26

Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

readings & workshops
March 12

Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

readings & workshops
March 26

Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

readings & workshops
April 9

Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

readings & workshops
April 23

Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

  • exhibitions
    Nov 28 November 28 - January 31
    1:00pm, no charge and open to the public
    Vanessa German: Defiant Show of Unity

    About the artist: Vanessa German is a visual and performance artist based in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood. She is the founder of Love…

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  • readings & workshops
    Jan 23 Wednesday, January 23
    6:00pm, $Give What You Can ($10-$15 suggested donation)
    Page to the Stage: A Poetry Marathon Training Session

    Due to snowy weather, we have rescheduled this workshop for Wednesday 1/23 from 6-8 PM.  Time to train for the Marathon! Open…

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  • readings & workshops
    Jan 24 Thursday, January 24
    6:00pm, $35 Member | $40 General
    Voicing the Text: Experiments in Performative Poetics

    Voicing the Text is an interactive workshop that uses somatic writing, embodied voice and guided visualization exercises to facilitate the…

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  • special events
    Jan 26 January 26 - January 27
    10:00am, $10 | FREE for those who pledge a reader for $35 or more
    25th Annual Poetry Marathon & Benefit

    It’s time once again for our day-long celebration of poetry and performance in Milwaukee and beyond. Join the hundreds of…

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  • film & video
    Feb 1 Friday, February 1
    7:00pm, $5 suggested donation
    Screening: aCinema featuring works by Pixie Cram

    Works by Pixie Cram and others. Details to come...

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  • readings & workshops
    Feb 3 Sunday, February 3
    2:00pm, Tuition: $100 (Members $90) | Drop-ins $30 ($27 Members)
    Writing Life Stories: A Memoir Workshop

    “And here I am, the / center of all beauty! / writing these poems! / Imagine!” –Frank O’Hara Join Peter Burzynski and other writers in…

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  • readings & workshops
    Feb 6 Wednesday, February 6
    7:00pm, Give what you can
    Poetry Reading: Beatrice Szymkowiak, Leila Chatti, and Angie Trudell Vasquez

    Please join us in celebrating the new and forthcoming publications by Beatrice Szymkowiak, RED ZONE (Finishing Line Press, 2018), Leila Chatti, Tunsiya/Amrikiya…

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  • readings & workshops
    Feb 10 Sunday, February 10
    2:00pm, Tuition: $100 (Members $90) | Drop-ins $30 ($27 Members)
    Writing Life Stories: A Memoir Workshop

    “And here I am, the / center of all beauty! / writing these poems! / Imagine!” –Frank O’Hara Join Peter Burzynski and other writers in…

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  • readings & workshops
    Feb 12 Tuesday, February 12
    6:00pm, Tuition: $100 (Members $90) | Drop-ins $20 ($18 Members)
    Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

    A lifetime of long workdays, exploring other interests, getting lost without workshops, raising children, or just falling out of love…

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  • readings & workshops
    Feb 17 Sunday, February 17
    2:00pm, Tuition: $100 (Members $90) | Drop-ins $30 ($27 Members)
    Writing Life Stories: A Memoir Workshop

    “And here I am, the / center of all beauty! / writing these poems! / Imagine!” –Frank O’Hara Join Peter Burzynski and other writers in…

    Read More
  • readings & workshops
    Feb 24 Sunday, February 24
    2:00pm, Tuition: $100 (Members $90) | Drop-ins $30 ($27 Members)
    Writing Life Stories: A Memoir Workshop

    “And here I am, the / center of all beauty! / writing these poems! / Imagine!” –Frank O’Hara Join Peter Burzynski and other writers in…

    Read More
  • readings & workshops
    Feb 26 Tuesday, February 26
    6:00pm, Tuition: $100 (Members $90) | Drop-ins $20 ($18 Members)
    Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

    A lifetime of long workdays, exploring other interests, getting lost without workshops, raising children, or just falling out of love…

    Read More
  • readings & workshops
    Mar 12 Tuesday, March 12
    6:00pm, Tuition: $100 (Members $90) | Drop-ins $20 ($18 Members)
    Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

    A lifetime of long workdays, exploring other interests, getting lost without workshops, raising children, or just falling out of love…

    Read More
  • readings & workshops
    Mar 26 Tuesday, March 26
    6:00pm, Tuition: $100 (Members $90) | Drop-ins $20 ($18 Members)
    Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

    A lifetime of long workdays, exploring other interests, getting lost without workshops, raising children, or just falling out of love…

    Read More
  • readings & workshops
    Apr 9 Tuesday, April 9
    6:00pm, Tuition: $100 (Members $90) | Drop-ins $20 ($18 Members)
    Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

    A lifetime of long workdays, exploring other interests, getting lost without workshops, raising children, or just falling out of love…

    Read More
  • readings & workshops
    Apr 23 Tuesday, April 23
    6:00pm, Tuition: $100 (Members $90) | Drop-ins $20 ($18 Members)
    Lapsed Writers’ Revival Workshop

    A lifetime of long workdays, exploring other interests, getting lost without workshops, raising children, or just falling out of love…

    Read More