Several hundred community members of all races and ages attended a Black Lives Matter event organized by performing artists and activists.
Arts and Recreation
Tyshun Wardlaw knew she belonged in film and television after her first summer working on a movie set at Miller Park. Now she’s making her own movie.
Milwaukee-born artist Della Wells, Milwaukee Arts Board 2016 Artist of the Year, would like to see developers incorporate art into building designs.
Writer and social entrepreneur Dasha Kelly, Milwaukee Arts Board 2016 Artist of the Year, says art provides opportunities to cut through racial barriers.
The artist cooperative BlankSpaceMKE is sponsoring Milwaukee Black Arts Week with a series of programs called “Art Is Freedom.”
Residents are invited to a community meeting Saturday to discuss ideas for a large mural and green space project, which will occupy an unused parcel of land on the corner of West Forest Home Avenue and South 13th Street.
The Safe and Sound Youth Council at Carmen High School of Science and Technology recently completed a mural project, transforming a blighted nuisance property into a message of hope for the neighborhood.
Ina Onilu Drum and Dance Ensemble teaches community members about traditional West African dance and music. The group has performed at venues such as the Marcus Center for Performing Arts and the Artery.
Yessica Jimenez, an independent visual artist, works with the music community to create projects such as a hip-hop alphabet.
Shared_Studios, an organization that helps create conversations between strangers in different cities, recently launched a “portal” — a gold-colored shipping container with audio-visual technology — in the Amani neighborhood.