MPS students combined spoken word poetry, song and choreographed gestures as they competed in the Still Waters Collective High School Slam League Finals at the Milwaukee Public Library.
The public art installation here, mothers are tells the story of eight women from the Dominican Center for Women, Inc.
Milwaukee Poet Laureate Brenda Cárdenas recently presented her final official event, Cantos Latinos, at the Milwaukee Public Library. Five Latino poets spoke about how their culture and heritage affects their work.
A group of LISC AmeriCorps members joined children from the Washington Park neighborhood recently to create artwork to decorate boarded-up homes in the community. The event, part of the national AmeriCorps volunteer week, took place at United Methodist Children’s Services, 3940 W. Lisbon Ave.
An exhibit running through March 30 at the Latino Arts Gallery features work by Pamela Diaz Martinez. The exhibit illustrates the relationship between the physical and the spiritual, according to the artist.
Young artists from COA Riverwest Center recently displayed their work at the center gallery at 631 E. Center St.
“Music Under Glass,” the weekly November through March live concert at the Mitchell Park Domes, recently featured music of “The King” as well as an Elvis costume contest and a light show.
High school student Domonique Whitehurst is one of eight interns at ArtWorks for Milwaukee who worked on anti-drug and violence campaigns this fall. The semester-long program strives to foster collaboration and promote the arts, while training students for careers.
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.