U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee, and the National Endowment for the Arts announced this week the release of $50,000 in grant funding to support Milwaukee arts.
This grant money will help create and preserve the arts through dance and theater as well as support artist residencies, according to Moore's office.
Sage Milwaukee plans to celebrate the holiday season with a luncheon at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at Double Tree Hotel, 611 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Reservations are required by Dec. 4.
The Fair Wisconsin Education Fund is accepting nominations for leadership awards until Dec. 1.
The nonprofit presents the awards at a gala dinner on Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee.
The Milwaukee Artist Resource Network board in early November announced plans to restructure to “increase efficiency and further the MARN mission.”
Changes include the elimination of the executive director post and reassigning the ED duties to board president Pamela Anderson and other board members.
Women's Voices Milwaukee performs a holiday concert – All I Want for Christmas – Dec. 7 and Dec. 8.
The performances begin at 7:30 p.m. at Washington Park Senior Center, 4420 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee.
Milwaukee’s LGBT community gathers at 5 p.m. Nov. 24 for the 11th annual Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner at Plymouth Church, 2717 E. Hampshire St., Milwaukee.
An open invitie said, “Join the greater LGBTQ family in celebrating Thanksgiving! As you are able, please bring a dish to pass.”
The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center recently announced a series of new hires.
An estimated 500 high school students in Racine, Wis., will join a citywide effort urging voters to take to the polls on Election Day.
Youth Empowered in the Struggle-YES, the student arm of Voces de la Frontera, is organizing the event, which will include participation from Horlick, Case, Park and Walden high schools.
A program observing the international Transgender Day of Remembrance takes place at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in Milwaukee.
The event honoring those who died of anti-transgender violence takes place at UW-Milwaukee Student Union, 2200 E Kenwood Blvd., Room 191, Milwaukee. Co-sponsors include FORGE, Milwaukee MCC, Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, UW-M LGBT Resource Center, SHEBA, Equality Wisconsin, Fair Wisconsin and SAGE Milwaukee.
Wisconsin’s largest single family home is in Door County and it’s going up for auction.
The 35,000-square-foot, 43-room mansion in Ellison Bay includes a three-bedroom guest house, a two-bedroom studio house and a 700-square-foot beach house.
The University of Michigan is hosting a conference to examine the effect of the drafting 50 years ago of The Port Huron Statement, a founding document of the New Left movement that fueled civil rights and anti-Vietnam War activism on the nation's college campuses in the 1960s.
The conference began Wednesday and runs through today. It features Tom Hayden, Al Haber and other founders of Students for a Democratic Society.