It’s Friday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know about. If you would like your event to be considered for this column, please submit your news by clicking here.
1. Opening Reception for “Familias Unidas”: Friday, April 8
Catch the opening reception for “Familias Unidas: Tributo a la Lucha de los trabajadores migrantes en Wisconsin 1960s -1970s,” an exhibit about activism in Wisconsin as part of the Farm Workers Movement. The exhibit runs until May 27. The opening reception starts at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 8 at Latino Arts, located at 1028 S. 9th St. More information here.
2. Paul & Andy at Sherman Perk: Friday, April 8
Laid-back duo Paul Smith and Andy Jehly bring you back to the past with songs ranging from folk to blues to Motown to psychedelic rock. Their show starts at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 8 at Sherman Perk Coffee Shop, located at 4924 W. Roosevelt Drive.
3. Browns Crew at Nō Studios: Friday, April 8
Latin hip-hop duo Browns Crew and rapper CRE$PO bring you a night of locally grown hip-hop talent. Doors open at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 8 at Nō Studios, located at 1037 W. McKinley Ave. Tickets are $5 for the livestream or $10 in-person,. You can purchase tickets here.
4. Free coffee for MPS teachers: Saturday, April 9
If you’re an MPS teacher, show your badge and receive a free coffee from Coffee Makes You Black from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at 2803 N. Teutonia Ave. Offer valid for the first 100 teachers.
5. Gastronomy Arts Studio Open House: Saturday, April 9
Tour the new Gastronomy Arts Studio, meet the chefs and instructors and register young people for classes on food preparation and gastronomic arts at this open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 9 at Capitol Drive Lutheran Church, located at 5305 W. Capitol Drive. Light refreshments provided.