In the wake of violent protests in the Sherman Park neighborhood, two spoken-word poetry groups joined together to host an open-mic event there.
Arts and Recreation
TRUE Skool interns showcased their final projects after a seven-week program that included using the arts to cope with stress.
Cine Sin Fronteras, a new program of Milwaukee Film, will feature six films that touch on topics including racism, classism, xenophobia and sexuality.
The African-based arts camp features traditional dance and drumming and contemporary and modern dance.
Historic Mitchell Street, Clarke Square and Muskego Way residents illustrate what their community means to them with the help of muralists Tia Richardson and Jeanette Martín.
Chacho Lopez, who got into trouble with graffiti as a teenager, has transformed that style of painting into creating community murals. Lopez has collaborated on nine free murals in the past two years, including one that was just completed in Walker’s Point.
The Arts @ Large student-created exhibit “We Speak” tells the stories of first-generation immigrants, influential women from around the world and local survivors of gender-based violence.
Several hundred community members of all races and ages attended a Black Lives Matter event organized by performing artists and activists.
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.