Results tagged with 'harambee'
Published Dec. 17, 2014
The Milwaukee Common Council may have held over making a decision on the Milwaukee Streetcar until 2015 in yesterday morning's meeting, but it did approve a recommendation from the Community and Economic Development Committee to allocate $300,000 of Community Development Block Grant funding to the Milwaukee Promise initiative.
Published Aug. 7, 2014
In order to keep up with demand, Lakefront Brewery announced yesterday that it will expand its cold storage and distribution warehouse, located in the Harambee neighborhood at 218 E. Keefe Ave.
Published June 17, 2014
Inspired by last year's TypeFace project, Present Music went back into the same four neighborhoods and, working with schools, organizations and a senior center in the communities, developed new works based on their words and experiences. The results comprise an integral facet of Present Music's season finale, "Home Place," a musical and visual examination of what words and concepts like "home" and "shelter" mean on several levels.
Published April 9, 2014
Milwaukee got its first taste of TED last year with a TEDx conference - a local, self-organized talk event, run independently but guided from afar by TED - in Harambee. And now, thanks to some ambitious students at UWM, it seems the city will get a second taste of TED on Sept. 27.
Published Nov. 6, 2013
Reginald Baylor has a problem with reading. "I do not see pictures when I read words," the Milwaukee-based artist said. "I can't get the environment processed in my mind. Those letters don't translate into an environment." Interestingly enough, that's exactly what TypeFace, Baylor's latest art project, aims to do: translate and transform words into something that visually reflects an environment, or, in the case of this project, a community.
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