Key Milwaukee

February 2018

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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u Feb. 24 Steve Winwood The Riverside Theater u Feb. 25 Ladysmith Black Mambazo The Pabst Theater u Feb. 25 G3 2018 Joe Satriani, John Petrucci of Dream Theater, Phil Collen of Def Leppard The Riverside Theate u Feb. 25 Iced Earth Turner Hall u Feb. 27 Pvris The Rave/Eagles Club u Feb. 28 The Irish Rovers The Pabst Theater u Feb. 28 Motionless in White The Rave/Eagles Club EXHIBITS u Through Feb. 16 Here We Make Our Home Area schools decorate bird houses as a metaphorical visual element. Latino Arts u Through Feb. 18 Small Works by Sculptors in the Bradley Family Foundation Collection As winter closes in, the gallery fills with smaller works by the artists whose sculptures punctuate Lynden's landscape. Lynden Sculpture Garden u Through March 3 Chair5: Perspectives on Form, Function and Innovation An interactive and experimental furniture exhibition. MIAD u Through March 3 Humanly Possible: The Empathy Exhibition 12 artists' work encour- ages viewers to see things from another perspective and at- tempts to engage their empathy. MIAD u Through March 11 Third Biennale: Keeping Warm A playful look at the way we deal with the winter months - in practical and whimsical fashion. Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts u Through March 17 Waste Not: Wisconsin Self- Taught Showcases independently spirited makers including the work of Bernard Gilardi, Romano Johnson, Rosemary Ollison, Rudy Rotter, Jeremy Ward and Della Wells Portrait Society Gallery u Through March 25 Allied in the Fight: g HAPPENINGS Honor the rich history of African American culture with these local events. Meet the Watson Family! Stop by the replica Watson House in the Streets of Old Milwaukee to explore the Watsons' family history through an interactive display that illustrates this vibrant era in the city's black heritage. Through February from 10am to noon. Feb. 19, 11am-3pm Milwaukee Public Museum Milwaukee Art Museum Feb. 1-28: Black History Month Tours: Experience the ways artists of African descent have used their work to document their lives and fight for social change. Feb. 3: Jam Ak Jam: Experience African dance, music, and folklore. Feb. 10: Jahm├ęs Finlayson and Dumah Saafir: Listen to music that celebrates African roots and the spirit of Haiti. Feb. 17: Crossing Borders Music: This string quartet concert will explore the richness of Haitian music and culture through compositions by Haitian composers. Feb. 24: Ko-Thi Dance Company: Enjoy music and dance rooted in African and Caribbean culture. Milwaukee Art Museum 13th Annual African American Film Series Feb. 1: Girls Trip Feb. 8: Marshall Feb. 28: Whose Streets? (films free to the public) UWM Union Cinema The Wisconsin Black Arts Festival Includes craft making for kids, film screenings, vendor displays and writer workshops. Enjoy live performances from dancers, musicians and spoken word artists while indulging in local African American food. Feb. 2-5 The African American Women's Center, 3020 W Vliet St Good Eats Open Mic Feb 16, 5-7pm Express yourself 1300 W. Fond du Lac Ave. CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY 2018

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