Plantas y Poesia 2023 | Summer in the Plaza | Free Event Series

July 22, 2023 @ 3:00 pm 6:00 pm CDT

Plantas y Poesía (Plants & Poetry) presented by Sypher Lady X is back at Harbor District Plaza this summer! Sponsored by the Harbor District’s BID 51. Open mic Sign up at 4pm featuring poet Jonah Denae at 4:30pm.
Free Event. Everyone’s Welcome! Sounds by Dj KENNY PEREZ Powered by 88nine & HYFIN at Radio Milwaukee.
Plants. Poetry. Prizes & more.
Meet us at the Harbor district Plaza! #share #bringthefamily #FreePlantRaffle


Plantas y Poesía (Plants & Poetry) is a community celebration series which features a bilingual poetry and hip hop open mic with music provided by local DJ’s, artists and/or creatives. Two main components: Poetry & Plants. This series aims to provide a safe, green space where people can celebrate nature, poetry and culture. Local makers are welcome to set up their offerings, no fees charged. Family friendly.
There is a poet feature and open mic. Activities for families throughout the event duration. Chance to win raffle prizes provided by local vendors to gift away, no purchase necessary. Food/ light snacks and refreshments provided. Plants are also gifted to lucky participants from our local flower shop Unforgettable Moments.

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Date:
July 22, 2023
Time:
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm CDT
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

La Comunidad Mke
600 E Greenfield Ave
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204 United States

Walker’s Point Center for the Arts’ 11th Annual Youth Art Show (July 21-August 11)

July 21, 2023 @ 5:00 pm 7:00 pm CDT

11th Annual Youth Art Show Caring for Each Other / Cuidándonos

Featured Member Exhibition: Adam White

Opening Jul 21, 2023 5pm-7pm
On view through Aug 11, 2023

This annual exhibition centers art produced and made by youth artists during WPCA’s 2023 Summer Art Camp, featuring projects in poetry, performance art, printmaking, comic books, paper mache, typography, textiles and multimedia. Artists include summer art camp youth 6-18 years of age in collaboration with guest artists Ceci Tejeda, Lucero Gallegos, Antonio Vargas-Nieto, Cole Kirkendall, Emmanuel Guerra, and Abigail Engstrand.

Additionally, the 2022-2023 Featured Member Exhibition Series will culminate with Adam White and his solo exhibition which will run throughOct 6, 2023

839 S 5th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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HOOPS OPENING RECEPTION

MARN ART + CULTURE HUB for the Opening Reception for “HOOPS

February 4, 2023 @ 5:30 pm 8:00 pm CST

MARN ART + CULTURE HUB for the Opening Reception for “HOOPS

THIS SATURDAY – COME CELEBRATE!

Join us February 4, 2023 from 5:30-8:00PM at the MARN ART + CULTURE HUB for the Opening Reception for “HOOPS” by Nicole Acosta.

DJ Quilla will be live the entire event, local poets Melissa Mursch-Rodriguez and Brit Nicole will be live at 6PM and 7PM, and final remarks will be made by the exhibiting artist, Nicole Acosta.

This event is free and open to the public.

Visit the event on our Calendar at marnarts.org for more information.


“HOOPS”, running February 4 to April 3, 2023, is an exhibition of local multidisciplinary artist Nicole Acota’s ‘HOOPS Project’. The ‘HOOPS Project’ shares the personal stories of Black, Brown, Indigenous, and other individuals of the global majority through portrait photography and video, providing insight into what has become a beloved statement in communities and culture around the world: hoop earrings.

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Date:
February 4, 2023
Time:
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm CST
Cost:
Free
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https://marnarts.org/events/#!event/2023/2/4/hoops-opening-reception
191 N Broadway Suite 102.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202 United States
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Poetry Under the Stars + Film Screening

Poetry Under the Stars + Film Screening

September 29, 2022 @ 7:00 pm

Poetry Under the Stars + Film Screening

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Grab a bite to eat from Zocalo Food Truck Park while you take in some rich Latinx poetry from some amazing local poets!
Stick around after the performances to get the chance to watch Our Words Collide (2022) a heart-touching documentary produced by Rosario Dawson.
“A coming of age story, the film documents 5 young spoken word poets as they navigate their final year of high school, exploring many of the challenges facing young people today, including identity and expression, transitioning into adulthood and overcoming mental health issues, through the unique prism of their poetry. The film highlights the poets of the Get Lit program, a non-profit organization in Los Angeles educating young people through poetry.”
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¡Comase algo rico en Zócalo Food Truck Park mientras disfrutas de la bella poesía Latinx de nuestras increíbles poetas locales!
Quédese después de las actuaciones de poesía para tener la oportunidad de ver Our Words Collide (2022), un conmovedor documental producido por Rosario Dawson.
“Una historia sobre la mayoría de edad, la película documenta a 5 jóvenes poetas mientras navegan por su último año de escuela secundaria, explorando muchos de los desafíos que enfrentan los jóvenes hoy en día, incluida la identidad y la expresión, la transición a la edad adulta y la superación de problemas de salud mental, a través de el prisma único de su poesía. La película destaca a los poetas del programa Get Lit, una organización sin fines de lucro en Los Ángeles que educa a los jóvenes a través de la poesía”.

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Date:
September 29, 2022
Time:
7:00 pm CDT
Cost:
Free
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636 S 6th St
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
414-433-9747
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Poetry Night

Poetry Night

September 15, 2022 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm CDT

Poetry Night

Poetry night at Zócalo!
Join us Thursday, September 15th from 7-9:00pm for poetry night!
Open Mic: 7pm-8:20pm
Headliner, Angela C. Trudell Vásquez: 8:20pm – 9pm
If you are a poet or have something to get off your chest join our open mic line up. Contact Matthew at 414 708 5128 to get on the list. Walk-ups are also welcome!

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Date:
September 15, 2022
Time:
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm CDT
Cost:
Free
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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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