The Running Rebels youth organization is taking entries for a logo contest until Jan. 31. Youths ages 10-19 are eligible to submit entries.
A large crowd of families filled the auditorium at the Mexican Fiesta office at 2997 S. 20th St. recently to celebrate El Dia De Reyes, The Day of the Three Kings. The event marks the day Catholics believe the Three Wise Men followed a star to Bethlehem bearing gifts for baby Jesus. It included gifts for children, re-enactment of the Nativity, a performance by Ballet Folklorico and Mexican treats.
Artist and educator Jon Brown is a mentor and lead artist for teenage interns at ArtWorks for Milwaukee. Brown helps his students design anti-drug and anti-violence campaigns and develop the skills necessary to succeed in the art and design world.
More than 20 working professionals recently began this year’s nine-month Future Milwaukee leadership program. Participants will complete arts-related projects to benefit the community and meet others who want to create positive change. Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service talked to them about what has been most interesting about the program so far.
Between the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network’s Beyond the Canvas exhibition on Friday night, Oct. 21, and the Día de los Muertos exhibitions at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts on Saturday, Oct. 22, Milwaukee residents had an opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of artwork by local artists.