It’s Friday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know.
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1. Honoring the Heartbeat: A Mental Health & Wellness Powwow: Friday, Nov. 5
Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center is hosting “Honoring the Heartbeat,” an event that focuses on the importance of mental health and wellness, culture as prevention and reducing the stigma of asking for help. The event runs from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5 at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, 1721 W. Canal St. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours is required to attend.
2. ReVibe Vol. II: a curated dance, poetry and music experience: Saturday, Nov. 6
ReVibe Vol. II is a curated performance experience, hosted by WoLF Studios MKE and the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network, featuring emerging artists from Milwaukee and the Midwest. The event runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6 at the MARN ART + CULTURE HUB, 191 N Broadway. Tickets are $20 for the in-person show and $10 to attend virtually.
3. Hush Hush Reads Book Sale: Saturday, Nov. 6
Looking for a good read? A shirt? New tote? All of these items are available at Hush Hush Reads’ Book Sale from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6 at 2913 N. 76th St. Learn more about Hush Hush Reads here.
4. Pop Up Art Sale featuring Adjua Nsoroma: Saturday, Nov. 6
Milwaukee-based artist Adjua Nsoroma will be selling prints and original paintings at the Sherman Phoenix, 3536 W. Fond du Lac Ave., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6. You can view some of their previous work here.
5. November Kujichagulia Culinary Market: Sunday, Nov. 7
The Kujichagulia Producers Cooperative is a collective of entrepreneurs working under the guidance of Kujichagulia, the second principle of Kwanzaa referring to “self-determination.” The November Kujichagulia Culinary Market will include food from local entrepreneurs. The market runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7 at the Sherman Phoenix, 3536 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
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