• 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
September 12 - Oct 3

Exhibition: Diana Barrie and Pamela Barrie

readings & workshops
September 26

Poetry Reading: Peter Gizzi

readings & workshops
October 3

Poetry Reading: Joshua Beckman

readings & workshops
October 6

Ugly Duckling Presse: 25th Anniversary Celebration

exhibitions
October 6 - Sep 28

Exhibition - Ugly Duckling Presse: 25th Anniversary Celebration

performances
October 7

Alternating Currents Live: Tandem Trio

readings & workshops
October 7

Writing in the Fold: A Bookmaking & Writing Workshop with Matvei Yankelevich

readings & workshops
October 10

Community Reading: An Evening with the Wednesday Writers

readings & workshops
October 11

Poetry Reading: Tom Pickard and Mike Hauser

readings & workshops
October 12

Alms for the Bored Book Release + Cheap Wine Potluck

readings & workshops
October 14

Poetry Reading: Ken Taylor and J. Peter Moore

performances
October 18

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
October 20

Poetry Reading: Soham Patel and Lauren Russell 

readings & workshops
October 25

Poetry Reading: Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
October 28

Poetry Reading: Kathleen A. Dale, Louisa Loveridge Gallas, Judith Harway, and Bill Murtaugh

readings & workshops
November 30

Poetry Reading: Anna Vitale and Daniel Owen

film & video
December 14

Film Screening: Riverwest Film & Video by Emir Cakaroz

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