Bembé’s Learning from the Masters – Afro-Cuban Musical Traditions Master Class

June 25 @ 1:30 pm 4:30 pm CDT

Join us for our final Learning from the Masters workshop on Afro-Cuban Musical Traditions with Bembé artist-in-residence, Alberto “Beto” Torrens! Don’t miss one of the last opportunities to learn from master percussionist and cultural educator, Beto Torrens (San Juan, Puerto Rico), in Milwaukee this summer!
Learning from the Masters is funded in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Humanities, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Wisconsin Humanities strengthens the roots of community life through educational and cultural programs that inspire civic participation and individual imagination.
Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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June 25
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1:30 pm – 4:30 pm CDT
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611 S Layton Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53215 United States
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DJ BIZZON

June 24 @ 8:00 pm 10:00 pm CDT

Join us this Friday for DJ night featuring DJ Bizzon from 8pm-10pm.
DJ Bizzon, a rising star on the national DJ scene, is best known for his creative edits, skillful turntablism and infectious energy – qualities that have built his reputation as a “DJ’s DJ” and a crowd favorite. He’s performed live in front of 20,000+ people opening for artists like Megan Thee Stallion, Kendrick Lamar, Future, J. Cole, Migos, Travis Scott, DJ Jazzy Jeff and many more. Bizzon is a member of the world champion Milwaukee Bucks DJ Crew and a producer and editor for one of the world’s largest record pools, DJCity.

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June 24
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8:00 pm – 10:00 pm CDT
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Zócalo
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636 S 6th St
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
414-433-9747
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Polyrhythmic Roots

June 24 @ 7:00 pm 11:00 pm CDT

Live performance by Polyrhythmic Roots
Cecilio Negron Jr – Drums
Ras Amerlock – Bass
Aaron Konkol – Keys/Melodica
Guy Fiorentini – Guitar
Founded in 2022 this all-star collective of musicians presents unique interpretations of classic Caribbean musical stylings like roots reggae, dancehall, and traditional island culture music fused with contemporary jazz, pop and soul. This ensemble’s unique approach to Caribbean melodies and rhythms combined with jazz improvisation, sets a beautiful Caribbean vibe, inspires listeners, moves the dancers to dance and aims to strengthen the Milwaukee music scene by keeping the rich traditions of Caribbean Roots/Reggae music in Milwaukee alive.

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June 24
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7:00 pm – 11:00 pm CDT
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Cecilio Negrón Jr.
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139 E Kilbourn Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
(414) 276-8686
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Learning from the Masters Workshops at UWM!

April 21 @ 6:00 pm

Bembé’s Learning From the Masters Workshops @ UW-Milwaukee!
Join us for community workshops with Bembé “Learning from the Masters” guest artist, Alberto “Beto” Torrens of San Juan, Puerto Rico! Beto Torrens is a master percussionist, performer and cultural educator in Afro-Puerto Rican and Afro-Cuban musical traditions. Learn drumming, song, history and more with Bembé’s spring 2022 LFM artist-in -residence. You won’t want to miss these fun, educational and interactive workshops! Open to UWM students, staff and the community.
These workshops will take place at the Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Room 280.

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2419 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
+1 414-229-2445
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Southside Dining Week

October 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am 2:00 pm CDT

Support MKE’s Southside Restaurants
Join us for a celebration of the incredible international cuisine in Milwaukee’s Southside neighborhoods. Enjoy a signature dish from each participating restaurant for under $15! See the menu below and make a plan to dine in or take out.
Kick off Southside Dining Week with us at our Live Band Brunch at Zócalo Food Park sponsored by Mastercard® on Saturday, October 23rd from 11:00AM–2:00PM, featuring delicious food and live music!

$15
636 South 6th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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Community Presentation of UWM’s Latino Activism Oral History & Archives

October 21, 2021 @ 5:30 pm 7:30 pm CDT

A presentation of the results of a two-year oral history project conducted by the Roberto Hernandez Center, faculty, staff, and the UWM Libraries.

UWM Libraries Director Michael Doylen and Roberto Hernandez Center Director Alberto Maldonado will begin the event; Jesus Salas and Dr. Patricia T. Najera will offer historical remarks; UWM Librarian Heidi Anoszko will present the oral history project; and there will be a special musical performance by Felipe Rodriguez.

Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Held in the fourth floor Conference Center of the UWM Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI.

Free
2311 E Hartford Ave
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211 United States
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Mercadera market

September 11, 2021 @ 11:00 am 7:00 pm CDT

Join us for our first edition of Mercadera Market. Come support local vendors from the Latinx community. Enjoy of good beer, food, artesans, mariachi, acustic music, mechanic bull and much more!
Únete a nuestra primera edición de Mercadera Market. Ven a apoyar a vendedores locales de nuestra comunidad Latinx. Disfruta de buena cerveza, comida, artesanías, mariachi, música acústica, toro mecánico y mucho más!

Free
2200 W Mt Vernon Ave Milwaukee,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233 United States
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Orquesta SalSoul Del Mad

August 28, 2021 @ 8:00 pm

We bring Salsa and Soul, combining the best of two cultural worlds, Bringing together the fire of latin rhythms, english lyrics and the groove of soul.
Orquesta Salsoul Del Mad will have young and old dancing in the aisle and on the ceiling.

Free

+1 608-661-8599

701 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Bembé Summer Bombazo en la Plaza!

August 8, 2021 @ 3:00 pm 5:00 pm CDT

We’re excited to take part in @HarborDistrictMilwaukee’s Summer en la Plaza Summer Event Series. Our Summer Bombazo will feature performances by our Bembé youth, a free drum and dance lesson, an open drum and dance circle, and views of the Kinnickinnic River. Join us on Sunday, August 8th from 3-5pm at Harbor View Plaza (600 E. Greenfield Avenue)!
Summer en la Plaza is a free, family-friendly event open to the public.

Free
600 E Greenfield Ave
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204 United States
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