• 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

exhibitions
October 5 - Nov 24

Chain of Events: Tyanna Buie

readings & workshops
October 16

Poetry Reading: Timothy Donnelly & Bethany Price

performances
October 17

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
October 19

Language as a Playground

readings & workshops
October 20

Reading: Peter Markus

readings & workshops
October 22 - Dec 31

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

readings & workshops
October 23

Reading and Book Launch: Kathie Giorgio

readings & workshops
October 24

Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
October 27

Submitathon

readings & workshops
October 30

Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice

readings & workshops
November 1

Reading and Screening: Trisha Low, Stephanie Young, and Zachary Epcar

film & video
November 3

It’s an Interlace: Five Videos by Barbara Hammer

readings & workshops
November 10 - Dec 8

Shifty Subjects and Unexpected Endings

performances
November 10

Alternating Currents Live presents: The Transatlantic Bridge #2.2

special events
November 16

39th Anniversary Gala

performances
November 17

Alternating Currents Live presents: Ernest Dawkins’ Boglifier Project

readings & workshops
November 21

Poetry Reading: Kimberly Blaeser & William Stobb

November 28

CLOSED

readings & workshops
Apr 6 April 6 - June 27
12:15pm, $Give What You Can
Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

Every other Saturday | 12:15-1:30 PM (Dates are subject to change - call to confirm!) Saturday, July 13 Saturday, July 27 Saturday, August 10 Saturday, August…

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readings & workshops
Oct 16 Wednesday, October 16
7:00pm, $Give What You Can
Poetry Reading: Timothy Donnelly & Bethany Price

Timothy Donnelly is the author of The Problem of the Many, which will be published in October by Wave Books.…

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readings & workshops
Oct 19 Saturday, October 19
12:00pm, $50 General | $45 Members of WP or Lynden | $20 Teachers
Language as a Playground

In this three-hour workshop, writer and longtime arts educator Peter Markus will pull from twenty-five years of teaching creative writing…

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readings & workshops
Oct 20 Sunday, October 20
2:00pm, $Give What You Can
Reading: Peter Markus

Peter Markus is the author of Inside My Pencil: Teaching Poetry in Detroit Public Schools, as well as six other…

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readings & workshops
Oct 22 October 22 - December 31
6:00pm, $Give What You Can
Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

WELCOME HOME! We invite all veterans to join us for this new writing group meeting twice a month. These two-hour…

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readings & workshops
Oct 23 Wednesday, October 23
7:00pm, $Give What You Can
Reading and Book Launch: Kathie Giorgio

Acclaimed Wisconsin-based author Kathie Giorgio will read from her latest novel, If You Tame Me (Black Rose Writing, 2019)  Kathie Giorgio…

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readings & workshops
Oct 24 Thursday, October 24
7:00pm, $Give What You Can
Urban Echo Poets

Open Mic: The Urban Echo Poets observe and experience nature, then express these observations in poetry and essay. This reading…

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readings & workshops
Oct 27 Sunday, October 27
1:00pm, $Give What You Can
Submitathon

Submitathon with writers and editors Su Cho, Paige Towers, and Angela Voras-Hills: Whether you’re trying to publish your first piece…

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readings & workshops
Oct 30 Wednesday, October 30
7:00pm, $Give What You Can
Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice

A reading from Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice (Michigan State University Press, 2019), featuring Kimberly Blaeser, Wisconsin…

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readings & workshops
Nov 1 Friday, November 1
7:00pm, $Give What You Can
Reading and Screening: Trisha Low, Stephanie Young, and Zachary Epcar

Trisha Low is a poet and performer living in the East Bay. She is the author of The Compleat Purge…

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readings & workshops
Nov 10 November 10 - December 8
3:00pm, $100 General | $90 Member
Shifty Subjects and Unexpected Endings

In this four-session workshop, we’ll focus on creating tension and surprise in poetry by exploring contemporary poems that shift focus,…

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readings & workshops
Nov 21 Thursday, November 21
7:00pm, $Give What You Can
Poetry Reading: Kimberly Blaeser & William Stobb

Kimberly Blaeser, writer, photographer, and scholar, served as Wisconsin Poet Laureate for 2015-16. She is the author of four poetry…

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