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30th Anniversary Garvey Fest on August 16 and 17

August 8, 2019

Africans On The Move Presents… 30th Anniversary Garvey Fest August 16th, 2019 6pm-9pm August 17th, 2019 1pm-5pm Wisconsin African American Women’s Center 3020 W. Vliet St Milwaukee, WI 53208

Ko-Thi Dance Company presents JUBA-LEE!

August 1, 2019

Milwaukee’s own Ko-Thi Dance Company has reached an incredible milestone in 2019. This veritable artistic gem, Milwaukee’s ‘best kept secret’, celebrates 50 years! Always working to build community while addressing the challenges of our community through dance and the arts, this ensemble, founded and led by Ferne Yangyeitie Caulker, has literally reached thousands of communities… [Read More]

Dr. Shandowlyon Hendricks-Williams, Governor’s Milwaukee Office Director tours and meets leadership at The Parenting Network

August 1, 2019

This is the first time in our forty-three-year history that the Governor’s Office has taken the time and effort to learn more about our services and the families we serve. The Parenting Network is one of the small and somewhat unknown Milwaukee non-profit organizations. We are both honored and excited to see that the Governor’s… [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

August 1, 2019

  Five Star Empire & Streetbullies Present DaBaby w/Polo G • Lingo Nation • Casino Mel Thursday, August 1 7 p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show The Riverside Theater 116 W. Wisconsin Ave. DaBaby released his debut mixtape “NonFiction” under the name “Baby Jesus” in January of 2015. This release acquired over 10,000 streams in… [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

July 25, 2019

Corinne Bailey Rae with special guest Hailey Knox Friday, July 26 7 p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show Turner Hall Ballroom 1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave. From Leeds, England, singer/songwriter/musician Corinne Bailey Rae shot to stardom with her self-titled #1 UK debut album in 2006, featuring the global hits “Put Your Records On” and “Like… [Read More]

The Chicago Defender moves to a digital-only publishing model

July 18, 2019

The Chicago Defender, a 114-year-old, weekly newspaper devoted to news and information about African Americans in the Chicago area, announced publication of its final print edition on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. “This is not a sad day, it’s an exciting times,” Hiram E. Jackson, chief executive officer of Real Times Media said as reported by… [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

July 18, 2019

Ron Funches Merriment Marauder Tour + special guests Blair Socci & Gabe Dinger Sunday, July 14 7 p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show Turner Hall Ballroom 1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave. Ron Funches is a triple threat. He is an excellent stand up comedian, actor and writer. Ron has built an impressive acting resume. Whether… [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

July 11, 2019

  Jill Scott Thursday, July 11 7 p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show The Riverside Theater 116 W. Wisconsin Ave. A mature R&B vocalist, Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott excels with slower sensual songs but is versatile enough to pack plenty of punch with anthems of pride and self-empowerment. Jill brings her humor, sensuality and… [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

July 4, 2019

Summerfest 2019 June 26 – 30 & Jul 2-7, 2019 Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, WI Presented by American Family Insurance hosts over 800 bands and singers, plus food and family activities. General admission $23 Jill Scott Thursday, July 11 7 p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show The Riverside Theater 116 W. Wisconsin Ave. A… [Read More]

Local actor has special screening of new movie for family and friends

June 20, 2019

On Monday, June 10, 2019, Shiloh Tabernacle United Holy Church of America, Inc., hosted a special showing the new movie, “Play The Flute,” at the Landmark Downer Theater, 2589 N. Downer Ave. The reason for the special showing was former church member, Ken Ivy, is making his major motion picture debut in the film. “Play… [Read More]