Brown Street Academy principal Ava Morris wanted her students to have a variety of experiences that they might not otherwise have access to. The school lost its part-time art teacher in 2009, so when Morris heard about Arts@Large from a colleague, she jumped at the opportunity. The organization pairs diverse visual, literary, performing and multimedia artist educators with students for a three-year period.
Local artists showcase talents in Clarke Square
Hecho en Milwaukee, an art collaborative fundraiser sponsored by the Milwaukee Mijas, was held recently at Mitchell Park.
Junior Master Gardeners
Brown Street Academy students carefully plant strawberries as part of the Junior Master Gardeners program at Alice’s Garden.
Frank Lloyd Wright lives at Burnham Street and Layton Boulevard
Did you know that you can see Frank Lloyd Wright houses every day on the South Side of Milwaukee? If you didn’t, you’re not alone.
Spring planting begins at Alice’s Garden
Jeff Rainwater plants shallot sets at Alice’s Garden in Lindsay Heights.
Running Rebels Wellness Fair
Running Rebels is holding a Wellness Fair on Saturday, April 9, from 12 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 1300A W. Fond du Lac Ave. in Lindsay Heights. Activities include health assessments, signing up to be a bone marrow donor, urban line dancing and the opportunity to meet local health providers. For more information, contact Natasha Coe […]
Community input sought on changes to Mitchell Park
South Side residents had their final opportunity at a recent community meeting to voice concerns and vote on which of the proposed changes to Mitchell Park are most important to them. The proposal released at the March 29 meeting outlined a strategic vision for the future of the park that could include…
Alice’s Garden wins prestigious MANDI award
Alice’s Garden won the first-ever Brewers Community Foundation Public Space Award at the MANDI awards dinner on March 30 sponsored by LISC.
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