• 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 22

Voicing the Text: Experiments in Performative Poetics

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

readings & workshops
Jan 24 Thursday, January 24
6:00pm, $35 Member | $40 General

Voicing the Text is an interactive workshop that uses somatic writing, embodied voice and guided visualization exercises to facilitate the production of short collaborative performance works using the elements of text, voice, and body. Inspired by the work of CA Conrad, Pauline Oliveros, and La Pocha Nostra, Voicing the Text is an opportunity for poets, singers, theater artists, and performance artists to explore the intersections of language and voice in a playful, collaborative space.

This is a two-part workshop starting on Tuesday the 22nd and continuing on Thursday the 24th - both sessions will take place from 6:00 - 8:30 PM.

Instructor: Silence Merry Roads

Ticket Options

 (please contact us for sliding scale rates)

Silence Merry Roads is a queer poet and witch currently based nowhere. They are the author of several chapbooks and self-published zines, some under a previous name, including most recently Girl Tramp (Horse Less Press, 2016) and Day (2018). They are a graduate of The Evergreen State College with a concentration in text and media arts, and have performed their solo and collaborative multimedia poetic experiments in basements, living rooms, and DIY arts spaces across the country for the last eight years.