Local artists and students from the Clarke Square neighborhood are teaming up to create a community art installation in an alley at 26th and Mineral streets.
Camp Umoja is a free six-week summer program that aims to put children in kindergarten through high school on a path to success.
The Mitchell Street branch of the Milwaukee Public Library recently unveiled a new public art installation: a mural designed by a team of eight teenagers in collaboration with visual artist Erick Ledesma.
Club León, a professional soccer team in Mexico with a large fan base in Milwaukee, recently played a scrimmage match at Miller Park against C.F. Pachuca. Leon’s fan club, Los De Arriba Milwaukee, was there to support the team.
After being vacant for 15 years, the historic building at North Avenue and Sherman Boulevard will reopen as soon as the owner can obtain occupancy permits from the city.
As Coo Coo Cal’s first major single since 2001, “Home” has been seen by more than 10,000 YouTube viewers and drawn the attention of fellow rappers.
New art pieces, on 35th Street and National Avenue, and 37th and Pierce streets, aim to attract people to local businesses, slow down traffic and build neighborhood identity.
Last month, Arts @ Large closed the financing deal for the renovation of its new Walker’s Point building. The nonprofit art education organization will celebrate with a construction kick-off event.
Fourth and fifth-grade students from 50 Milwaukee-area schools recently gathered for the Mad Hot Ballroom competition, which included salsa, tango and swing dances.
Milwaukee Public Theatre’s Bembé Drum and Dance hosted a show called Journey the Atlantic, which bridged cultures from the North and South sides of Milwaukee.