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 Covered Bridge Art Studio Tour
Friday, October 11, 2019 through Sunday, October 13, 2019. 4pm Friday-5pm Sunday. 52 artists from Mequon to West Bend open their studio spaces to the public. FREE tour begins where YOU want. Fri 4-8 Sat & Sunday 10-5 Artists invite you to their creative spaces: a spare bedroom to a 19th C stone barn. The drive encompasses farm fields, small towns & the last Covered Bridge in Wis. The artists will create art, explain their artistic process & inspirations. Purchase a piece of art directly from the artist & its story of creation. Go to our website for map, artists' info & blog Free. Studios in Ozaukee and Washington Counties, W62 N546 Washington Ave, Cedarburg, Ozaukee County. Call 2623758927. E-mail: cbast@cedarburgartistsguild.com Web: cedarburgartistsguild.com/coveredbridgeartstudiotour.html Subjects: Art, Families [E-108292]
 Single Day Events 
 Awaken The Happy Arts Fair
Sunday, October 6, 2019. 11 am - 5 pm. This new fair is a celebration of being happy through art, music, books, and metaphysical messages and healings. Join us for a day of raising your vibration and learning why it's important to be happy; how to be happier; and who your affect with your happiness. New Berlin Ale House, 16000 Cleveland, New Berlin, Waukesha County. Call 4143311644. Subjects: Spirituality, Education, Community [E-108103]
 Open Figure Drawing
Tuesday, October 8, 2019. 6:30 pm. Open figure drawing with live model. Bring your own supplies. 15. Grafton Arts Mill, 1300 14th Ave, Grafton, Ozaukee County. Call 262-377-3514. Subjects: Art [E-108463]
 Seniors Oktoberfest Lunch and Bingo
Wednesday, October 9, 2019. 11:30 am. The Glendale Senior Citizen's Club will have its annual Oktoberfest lunch with sub sandwiches, deviled eggs, chips, dessert, and apple cider. Bingo (with prizes) follows lunch. Call (414) 247-6029 for reservations. $7. Glen Hills Middle School, 2600 W Mill Rd, Glendale, Milwaukee County. Call 414-247-6029. Subjects: Food, Games, Seniors [E-109179]
 SPARK!
Thursday, October 10, 2019. 10:30 am to noon. Individuals with memory loss and accompanying friends or family members gather for a social outing at the Museum. Birds in Art artworks spark one-on-one conversation between participants, followed by a hands-on art activity. Registration is required, as spaces are limited. Please call 715-845-7010 to register, or e-mail us. Free. Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th Street, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Education, Museums [E-109154]
 Heartland Leadership Presents Live2Lead 2019
Friday, October 11, 2019. 7:45 am-1:00 pm. Live2Lead is a leader development experience designed to equip you with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways. Join us for a live simulcast event hosted by Heartland Leadership Initiative at SentryWorld in Stevens Point, WI! For more information go to our website. You'll breathe new life into your leadership during this information-packed event. This years line up of speakers include: John Maxwell, Rachel Hollis, Chris Hogan, Angela Ahrendts and Marcus Buckingham! $35.00 - $69.00. SentryWorld, 601 N Michigan Ave, Stevens Point, Portage County. Call 715-421-5878. Subjects: Business, Education, Community [E-109292]
 Sister's Back to School Catechism
Friday, October 11, 2019. 7:30 pm. It's that time of the year again and Sister is preparing her classroom for another long year of Catechism. Get ready for another hysterical interactive lesson where we learn the Church's take on all the familiar Halloween tales of Ghosts and Goblins. Full of Sister's signature class participation, you may get hands-on experience in how to build a Catholic-appropriate Halloween costume. $32 - $36. Schauer Arts Center, 147 N. Rural Street, Hartford, Washington County. Call 262-670-0560. Subjects: Theater, Comedy, Community [E-109102]
 Sister's Back to School Catechism
Friday, October 11, 2019. 2:00 pm. It's that time of year again and Sister is preparing her classroom for another long year of Catechism. Get ready for another hysterical interactive lesson where we learn the Church's take on all the familiar Halloween tales of Ghosts and Goblins. Full of Sister's signature class participation, you may get hands-on-experience in how to build a Catholic-appropriate Halloween costume. $32 - $36. Schauer Arts Center, 147 N. Rural Street, Hartford, Washington County. Call 262-670-0560. Subjects: Theater, Comedy, Community [E-109101]
 Celebrating our Heritage - Hellestad House Special Event
Saturday, October 12, 2019. 1:00 - 4:00 pm. This Norwegian settler cabin from 1864 has been open to the public as a nature center and historic cottage for 20 years now. Help us celebrate our Norwegian heritage - learn what life was like for Norwegian settlers in the mid-1800's, play traditional games, try your hand at a spinning wheel and loom or other Norwegian crafts. Take a guided nature hike. Buy a Norwegian cookbook. There will also be free cider and cookies. Or, simply explore a scenic park on a beautiful fall day! Free with park admission. Friends of Hartman Creek State Park, N2480 Hartman Creek Rd, Waupaca, Waupaca County. Call 715-258-2372. Subjects: Historic [E-109291]
 Community Day
Saturday, October 12, 2019. Saturday October 12, noon - 4pm Join us for this fun, FREE, family-friendly exploration of the exhibitions Ben Shahn: For the Sake of a Single Verse, The Ariel Poems, and Word & Image. Art-and-literature lovers of all ages will enjoy a variety of hands-on activities. Free. Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, 13th & Clybourn Streets, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-288-1669. Subjects: Art, Museums, Community [E-109051]
 Fall Bazaar
Saturday, October 12, 2019. 9 am - 2 pm. Fall Bazaar - On-site eats, holiday crafts & gifts, baked goods, 'This and That' thrift, canned/fresh produce, fall plantings, lefse, rosettes, and So Much More! At your first stop, be sure to pick up your 'Piece of the Pie' and have it stamped at each site! Watch for signs! Fall Bazaar, Village wide, Wittenberg, Shawano County. Subjects: Community [E-109280]
 Fall Family Fun Fest
Saturday, October 12, 2019. 2:00-5:00 pm. A family oriented event for kids. Hands-on nature crafts, games, farm animal learning & petting area, with many more activities. Check the website for more program details. Free, but food pantry donations accepted at entrance. free. Harmony Arboretum & Demonstration Gardens, N3890 County Road E, Peshtigo, Marinette County. Call 715-732-7510. Subjects: Families, Festivals, Crafts [E-108448]
 GO! DISCOVER-Spiders
Saturday, October 12, 2019. 9 am. Families, friends, and youth groups are invited to head over to Havenwoods anytime between 9 and 3 to discover something new about nature. Fall is a great time to look for spiders! Drop in and play in a giant web, learn about Wisconsin spiders, and make your own spider web. Then head outside to check out the webs and web spinners at Havenwoods. Free. Havenwoods State Forest - Environmental Awareness Center, 6141 N Hopkins St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-527-0232. Subjects: Nature, OutdoorRec [E-109161]
 Historic Brewing Demonstration at Old World Wisconsin
Saturday, October 12, 2019. 11:00 am - 5:00 pm. Gather your friends and family and experience what your great-great-grandfather was brewing! See brewers use equipment and techniques from the late 1800s and heirloom hops Adults (13-64): $20 Seniors (65+): $18 Children (5-12): $10 Children (4 & under): Free Wisconsin His. Old World Wisconsin, W372S9727 Hwy 67, Eagle, Waukesha County. Call 262-594-6301. Subjects: Historic, Families, Food [E-109302]
 Starweather Bay Band
Saturday, October 12, 2019. 7:30 pm. Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre Presents Starkweather Bay Blues Band -- Music that keeps people dancing and the blues alive by a popular "true blues" festival band, performing original music as well as hits by great blues artists throughout Wisconsin. Tickets: $11, $16 & $18 at our website; or the BDACT Box Office (Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 am - 7 pm) 920-885-6891; or Rechek's Food Pride, 920-887-7675. $11, $16, $18, all reserved tickets. BDACT Fine Arts Center, 117 W. Maple Ave, Beaver Dam, Dodge County. Call 920-885-6891. Subjects: Blues, Music, Theater [E-109200]
 Tweed featuring Gervis Myles
Saturday, October 12, 2019. 7 pm. Tweed offers a mix of original blues, soul, blues-rock & subtle tinges of jazz that promises to get the audience movin' and groovin'. With lead singer, Gervis Myles, the band has toured clubs & festivals throughout the Midwest, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Austria & Slovakia. The band boasts five Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) wins since 2012. For more information, visit our webpage. $36 Regular $32 Seniors (60+) & College Students $18 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (w. Oconomowoc Arts Center, 641 E Forest Street, Oconomowoc, Waukesha County. Call 262-560-3172. Subjects: Music, Blues, Jazz [E-108919]
 Events Spanning Multiple Days 
 Angell Park Flea Market
Sunday, May 5, 2019 through Sunday, October 6, 2019. 8am to 3pm. Angell Park Flea Market 2019 Season 1st Sunday of the Month. May thru October May 5th, June 2nd, July 7th, August 4th, September 1st, October 6th, 2019 Rain or Shine. Covered Pavillion Hwy 19 and County N, South side of Sun Prairie, WI Everyone Welcome, Free Parking, Free Admission, Vendor Space Available Free. Angell Park Flea Market, 315 Park Street, Sun Prairie, Dane County. Call 608-347-5516. Subjects: FleaMarkets, Antiques [E-108499]
 Dracula - MainStage Academy of Dance
Friday, October 4, 2019 through Sunday, October 6, 2019. 7, 2, 7 and 2 pm. MainStage Academy of Dance & Artistic Director Eddy Bray transform the oft-told tale of Dracula into an elaborately-staged ballet production accompanied by familiar rock-n-roll beats that audiences can truly sink their teeth into. To help conjure the reimagined spirit behind the mystical Dracula, the production will cast a spell with special effects, amazing choreography & surprises hidden in the shadows. Family-friendly & appropriate for all ages. For information, visit our website. $24 Regular $18 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID) Reserved Seating. Oconomowoc Arts Center, 641 E Forest Street, Oconomowoc, Waukesha County. Call 262-560-3172. Subjects: Ballet, Dance, Theater [E-108918]
 Nat Turner in Jerusalem
Thursday, October 3, 2019 through Sunday, October 6, 2019. 3-5 at 7:30 pm. 6 at 2 pm. In August 1831, Nat Turner led a slave uprising that shook the conscience of the nation. His attorney, Thomas R. Gray, recorded Turner's startling account of his prophecy and the insurrection. Nathan Alan Davis's play imagines Turner's final night in a Jerusalem jail cell, as he is revisited by Gray and they reckon with what has passed, and what the dawn will bring. Nat Turner in Jerusalem examines the power of an individual's resolute convictions and their seismic reverberations through time. Fredric March Theatre, 1010 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, Winnebago County. Subjects: Theater [E-109267]
 Nature Printing Drop In
Saturday, October 5, 2019 through Sunday, October 6, 2019. 10:00am-2:00pm, 11:00am-2:00pm. Drop in on the forest naturalists. They will have artifacts, activities, and answers to your nature and outdoor questions. Come for a few minutes or more than an hour for some nature fun. Adults are encouraged to participate with their children. Let your artistic energies flow! Using objects from nature, print lovely designs on cloth or note cards. Bring a T-shirt or bandanna or purchase one that day Wisconsin State Park Sticker. Kettle Moraine State Park - Northern Unit - Ice Age Visitor Center (located off State Hwy 67 half mile west of Dundee), N2875 State Hwy 67, Campbellsport, Fond du Lac County. Call 920-533-8322. Subjects: Community, Environment, Nature [E-109010]
 Nat Turner in Jersualem
Thursday, October 10, 2019 through Saturday, October 12, 2019. 7:30 pm. In August 1831, Nat Turner led a slave uprising that shook the conscience of the nation. His attorney, Thomas R. Gray, recorded Turner's startling account of his prophecy and the insurrection. Nathan Alan Davis's play imagines Turner's final night in a Jerusalem jail cell, as he is revisited by Gray and they reckon with what has passed, and what the dawn will bring. Nat Turner in Jerusalem examines the power of an individual's resolute convictions and their seismic reverberations through time. Fond Du Lac Prairie Theater, 400 University Drive, Fond Du Lac, Fond du Lac County. Subjects: Theater [E-109268]
 Covered Bridge Art Studio Tour
Friday, October 11, 2019 through Sunday, October 13, 2019. Friday, Oct 11 4-8 Saturday & Sunday : 10- 5 Studio tour featuring Paula DeStafanis' art studio at the Grafton arts mill Grafton Arts Mill, 1300 14th Ave, Grafton, Ozaukee County. Call 262-377-3514. Subjects: Art [E-108465]
 Creatures of the Night Drop In
Saturday, October 12, 2019 through Sunday, October 13, 2019. 10 am-2 pm, 11 am-2 pm. Drop in on the forest naturalists. They will have artifacts, activities, and answers to your nature and outdoor questions. Come for a few minutes or more than an hour for some nature fun. Adults are encouraged to participate with their children. Uncover what animals are awake while we sleep and how they survive under the cloak of darkness. Kettle Moraine State Park - Northern Unit - Ice Age Visitor Center (located off State Hwy 67 half mile west of Dundee), N2875 State Hwy 67, Campbellsport, Fond du Lac County. Call 920-533-8322. Subjects: Environment, Community, Nature [E-109011]
 Fall Fun on the Farm: Apprentice Weekend at Old World Wisconsin
Saturday, October 12, 2019 through Sunday, October 13, 2019. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Join us as we celebrate the close of another season of Fall Fun on the Farms with hands-on mini-apprenticeships (5-10 minute activities for all ages) across the site- help make sausage, help harvest in the gardens, help in the woodshed, shoe shop, general store, and more! Adults (13-64): $20 Seniors (65+): $18 Children (5-12): $10 Children (4 & under): Free Wisconsin His. Old World Wisconsin, W372S9727 Hwy 67, Eagle, Waukesha County. Call 262-594-6301. Subjects: Historic, Families, OutdoorRec [E-109301]
 Northwoods Art Tour 2019
Friday, October 11, 2019 through Sunday, October 13, 2019. 10am-5pm. Explore working studios and galleries of some of the Northwoods' finest artists, get a behind-the-scenes view of how their work is created, observe artist demonstrations, peruse the original artwork for sale, and some studios provide hands-on opportunities for creativity. You can visit the artists' pages at our website for more information about the artists and see the brochure and map of all studio/galleries over the five counties of the tour. Free. Northwoods Art Tour, 5 Counties -, Lac du Flambeau, Vilas County. Call 2243068599. Subjects: Art, Photography [E-109285]
 Oktoberfest
Friday, October 11, 2019 through Sunday, October 13, 2019. 4pm-8:30 11am-9:30pm 11-3. Oktoberfest Artisan Fair October 11, 12, & 13, 2019 Oktoberfest Artisan Fair is a quality art and handcrafted products shopping experience with food, a beer garden, make & take activities, and music/entertainment. Family friendly. Artisans: Saturday 11 AM- 8 PM and Sunday 11:00AM - 3:00 PM. Friday Fish Fry and Ed Hause Polka Music Saturday night Beef Tip Dinner Saturday music: Fox and Branch, Singer-Songwriter Showcase, and the Squeezettes. Free admission & parking. Free. Our Lady of Lourdes, 3722 S. 58 St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-377-9177. Subjects: Crafts, Music, Fairs [E-109165]
 Quilt Show
Saturday, October 12, 2019 through Sunday, October 13, 2019. 10 am-4 pm. When Does Quilting Become Fiber Art? The 32nd Annual Quilt Show held by the Mixed Sampler Quilt Guild will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 12th and 13th.Over 200 quilts and wall hangings will be exhibited. You will see a wide range of techniques like quilting free hand, long arm, computerized long arm, piecing and applique'. There will be a variety of styles including contemporary, traditional, modern, pictorial and landscape. Special exhibit Native American fiber artist. $5 adults and children 12 under free. Webster High School, 7564 W Adler St, Webster, Burnett County. Subjects: Art, Homes, Quilts [E-109286]
 Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story
Thursday, September 5, 2019 through Sunday, October 27, 2019. Seven shows weekly Wed - Sun. Before the Beatles and the Rolling Stones ever played a note, popular music was forever changed by Buddy Holly. Now you can see his story explode in a toe-tapping, hand-clapping extravaganza, which will have you up and dancing. BUDDY tells the true story of Buddy Holly through his short yet spectacular career and features the classic songs "That'll Be the Day," "Peggy Sue," "Oh Boy," "Everyday," "Heartbeat," as well as The Big Bopper's "Chantilly Lace," Ritchie Valens' "La Bamba," and many more! Fireside Dinner Theatre, 1131 Janesville Ave, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County. Call 800-477-9505. Subjects: Theater, Music [E-107757]
 West Side Story
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 through Sunday, October 27, 2019. 7:30 pm. Two rival gangs struggle for control of their New York City neighborhood. When Tony falls for Maria, the star-crossed lovers find themselves wrenched between their worlds. This passionate adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is filled with some of the most unforgettable songs including "Maria," "Tonight,""I Feel Pretty" and "America" telling the greatest love story ever told in this larger-than-life musical. Please check website for up to date info as date/time are subject to change. Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 E. Wells St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-224-9490. Subjects: Theater, Musicals [E-108931]
 Sara and Paula's playlist
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 through Thursday, October 31, 2019. Sara Risley and Paula DeStefanis select abstract works by regional artists. Grafton Arts Mill, 1300 14th Ave, Grafton, Ozaukee County. Call 262-377-3514. Subjects: Art [E-108464]
 From Schleisingerville to Slinger: 150 Years
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 through Saturday, November 2, 2019. open hours. This temporary exhibit will highlight businesses and events from the 150 years of Slinger, complementing the Village of Slingers' celebrations. Included will be Storck Brewery items, video clips and memories from residents and a Schaefer organ. For more information contact Janean Van Beckum, Curator of Collections and Exhibits at 262-335-4678. Included in museum admission fee or free with membership. The History Center Washington County, 320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-335-4678. Subjects: Museums, Business, Historic [E-108455]
 2 Pianos 4 Hands
Friday, September 6, 2019 through Sunday, November 3, 2019. 7:30 pm. Two actors, two pianos, and dozens of characters grace the stage in this hilarious portrayal of pushy parents, eccentric teachers, and the triumphs and tortures of being extraordinarily good musicians. Featuring the music of Bach, Beethoven, Billy Joel, Jerry Lee Lewis and more, this wildly popular show not only hits all the right notes, it tickles the ivories and your funny bone too. Please check website for up to date info as date/time are subject to change. Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 East Wells Street, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-224-9490. Subjects: Theater, Musicals [E-108927]
 The Niceties
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 through Sunday, November 3, 2019. 7:30 pm. In this riveting two-person drama, an ambitious young black student and her esteemed white professor meet to discuss their differing views on the college junior's paper about slavery and the American Revolution. Riddled with smart dialogue, this dramatic confrontation forces us to empathize with two vibrant and complicated women. It's an entertaining and thought-provoking nail-biter that will have everyone talking. Please check website for up to date info as date/time are subject to change. Stiemke Theater, 108 E Wells St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-224-9490. Subjects: Theater [E-108936]
 ACT Test Prep Course
Saturday, October 5, 2019 through Saturday, November 9, 2019. 8:15 am. Saturdays, 10/5/2019-11/9/2019, 8:15-11:30 a.m.; 1404 Centennial Hall, UWL This unparalleled ACT test preparation course readies students for all four sections of the ACT test, plus the optional writing section. Students take official, retired ACT pre- and post-tests to determine strengths and weaknesses. Qualified instructors work directly with students to work through this comprehensive preparation program. Fee: $199 UWL Extended Learning, 220 Morris Hall, La Crosse, La Crosse County. Call 608-785-6500. Subjects: Education [E-109001]
 RAM Artist Fellowship Exhibition 2019
Friday, August 23, 2019 through Saturday, November 16, 2019. Opening at RAM's Wustum Museum with a reception on August 22, the RAM Artist Fellowship Exhibition 2019 offers a series of concurrent solo shows featuring the work of four area artists-Alex Mandli, Amy Misurelli Sorensen, Crystal Neubauer, and Marilyn Propp-who were recipients of RAM Artist Fellowships in 2018. Meant to showcase the diversity and vitality of the Racine/Kenosha visual arts community, the biennial fellowships provide support for the professional development of the area's artists. Adults: $7, Seniors (62 and over) and Students: $5, RAM Members and Children (12 and under): FREE. RAM's Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, 2519 Northwestern Avenue, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-636-9177. Subjects: Art, Community [E-108989]
 Dia de los Muertos Ofrendas
Saturday, October 12, 2019 through Friday, November 22, 2019. Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead), a Mexican celebration, is a day to celebrate, remember, and prepare special foods in honor of those who have departed. On this day in Mexico, the streets near the cemeteries are filled with decorations of papel picado, flowers, candy calaveras (skeletons and skulls), and parades. Join us and view the beautiful array of ofrendas created by local artists and community members! Free. United Community Center / Latino Arts, Inc, 1028 South 9th Street, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 4143843100. Subjects: Art [E-108895]
 Navigating Restlessness: New Work in Paper and Glass
Friday, October 11, 2019 through Friday, November 29, 2019. 10am-4pm T-F 12-3pm S-S. Show casing artists, Kristin Thielking, Keven Brunett and Lisa Beth Robinson Artists' Opening Reception Friday October 11th, 4:30-7:00pm Featuring , Louise Mann Piano Studio: Lori Brown, George Schroeder, Rosalie Hartmann and Louise Mann Plymouth Arts Center 520 E. Mill Street Plymouth, WI 53073 920-892-8409 Hours: Tue.-Fri.: 10am-4pm S/S 12pm-3pm. Free. Plymouth Arts Center, 520 E Mill Street, Plymouth, Sheboygan County. Call 920-892-8409. Subjects: Art, Galleries [E-109294]
 Twinkle Twinkle Art Studio
Saturday, October 5, 2019 through Saturday, November 30, 2019. 10:30am-12pm. Students Grades 3-6.Twinkle Twinkle Art Studio. Supplies included. Pre-registration required. Class 10:00-12:00pm $20 per class Name:___________________Tele:____________ Address:_________________Email:______________ __September 21: Harry Potter Owls!-Oil and Pastels ___October 5: Monsters and Spooky Beings!- Markers and Paintings ___November 16: Thanksgiving Centerpieces- Weaving ___November 30: Holiday Celebration- Ornaments and Cards making $20 per class. Plymouth Arts Center, 520 E Mill Street, Plymouth, Sheboygan County. Call 920-892-8409. Subjects: Art, Kids, Education [E-109288]
 Birds in Art Exhibition
Saturday, September 7, 2019 through Sunday, December 1, 2019. Birds- soaring, alighting, and foraging all around us- are ambassadors to the natural world, linking people to the outdoors. Majestic yet fragile, amusing, and poignant, birds connect us with nature, heralding each dawn and signaling environmental shifts. The 44th annual, internationally renowned exhibition features all-new paintings, sculptures, and graphics of 114 worldwide artists; visit often this fall to discover and savor what inspires you. Free. Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th Street, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Museums, Education [E-109059]
 Word and Image
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 through Monday, December 2, 2019. Word and Image explores the combination of text and image in post-war prints drawn from the Haggerty Museum of Art's collection. Whether incorporating texts as visual elements in their work, or responding to the contents of literary texts, all of the exhibiting artists combine word and image. Includes works by Corita Kent, Jasper Johns, Edward Rushca, Mark Bradford, Robert Indiana, Andy Warhol, and others. Free. Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, 13th & Clybourn Streets, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-288-1669. Subjects: Art, Museums [E-109048]
 Ben Shahn: For the Sake of a Single Verse
Friday, August 16, 2019 through Sunday, December 15, 2019. A portfolio of twenty-four lithographs from the Haggerty Museum of Art's collection created by artist Ben Shahn. The prints illustrate a select passage from Rainer Maria Rilke's only novel. This semi-autobiographical novel tells the story of a college student from an aristocratic Danish family living in destitute in Paris in the early 1900s. Although Shahn first read the novel while visiting Paris in the 1920s, he didn't create the illustrations until 1968-a year before his death. Free. Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, 13th & Clybourn Streets, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-288-1669. Subjects: Art, Museums [E-109046]
 The Ariel Poems
Friday, August 16, 2019 through Sunday, December 15, 2019. The pamphlets featured in this exhibition are part of the Raynor Memorial Libraries Special Collections and University Archives, which holds a complete collection of titles in the series. Many of the poets are well-known today, but perhaps the most significant of these is T. S. Eliot. This exhibition was curated by Amy Cooper Cary, Head, Special Collections and University Archives, Raynor Memorial Libraries and Dr. Angela Sorby, Professor, Department of English. Free. Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, 13th & Clybourn Streets, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-288-1669. Subjects: Art, Museums [E-109047]
 Objects Redux: 50 Years After Objects: USA Defined American Craft
Saturday, September 21, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Revisiting an ambitious large-scale project from 50 years ago, Objects Redux combines work featured in the landmark craft exhibition, Objects: USA with works featured in a related sales catalog. Drawing on RAM's collection, as well as generous lenders from the Racine area, this exhibition investigates how the public was introduced to late twentieth-century craft as a field that was as interested in personal, material, and aesthetic concerns, as well as functional ones. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Museums, Art, Galleries [E-108790]
 Objects Redux: Clay, Glass, and Metal, 1960-1985
Sunday, August 11, 2019 through Sunday, January 26, 2020. As part of a series that showcases changes in studio craft in the last part of the twentieth century, this exhibition features clay, glass, and metal works made between 1960 and 1985. In some instances, multiple works by the same artist are shown in order to reflect how their work changed during a span of time when there was a lot of fluctuation in the field. Adults: $7 Seniors (62 and over) and Students: $5 RAM Members and Children (12 and under): FREE. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Museums, Galleries, Art [E-108789]
 It's Like Poetry: Building A Toshiko Takaezu Archive at RAM
Friday, August 2, 2019 through Sunday, July 26, 2020. While unassuming in her disposition, artist Toshiko Takaezu (1922-2011) was a bona fide ceramic superstar who pushed the boundaries of clay in the late twentieth century. Inspired by nature and the environment, Takaezu created work that embodied a poetic balance between art and life. This exhibition in Racine Art Museum's Windows on Fifth Gallery features a selection from the more than 30 Takaezu works now in the museum's collection. Adults: $7, Seniors (62 and over) and Students: $5, RAM Members and Children (12 and under): FREE. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art [E-108988]
 Senior Beat: Diane Hesselbein
Monday, May 15, 2017 through Thursday, May 15, 2031. Our May guest is Diane Hesselbein, Assembly District 79 Representative, and her main topic will be the state budget. Representative Hesselbein is sensitive to the needs of senior citizens. She serves on the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, and is Vice-Chair for the Speaker's Task Force on Alzheimer's and Dementia. Watch Senior Beat all month: Tuesdays at 12:30pm, Wednesdays at 4:30pm, Fridays at 12:00pm, and Sundays at 4:30pm on Madison City Channel. Free. Madison Senior Center, 330 W Mifflin, Madison, Dane County. Call 608-266-6581. Subjects: Education, Seniors [E-105880]
 Third Annual Twin Triathlon
Saturday, August 26, 2017 through Tuesday, August 26, 2081. 8 am - 12 pm. 8 am registration; 9 am start; Noon Awards! Fun event is unique in the Northwoods-8K paddle on North Twin Lake, followed by a 16K bike ride, then a 5K run. Individual ($35), a family or a team ($90). Do one leg, or all three! Beautiful route, healthy fun for the whole family! Registration is encouraged; Participants who register after 8/5/2017 are not guaranteed an event t-shirt. It's fun and a unique event to cap out the summer! Info: Phelps Chamber of Commerce. $35. Phelps, 2429 Highway 17 North, Phelps, Vilas County. Call 715-545-3800. Subjects: Kayaking, Bicycling, Triathlon [E-106239]
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