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January 2022

Artist-in-Residence Jeff Zimpel

January 28 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 31, 2022

Arts @ Large Community Center, 1100 S 5TH ST
MILWAUKEE, WI 53204 United States
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Artist-in-Residence Jeff Zimpel will premiere a virtual short film this Friday at NOON to launch his exhibition "An Ecology of Marks". Tune in to the A@L Facebook or Instagram pages to hear Jeff highlight the themes of the exhibition and give us insight on his body of work. To keep our patrons safe, A@L will NOT be open for Gallery Night MKE. Mark your calendar for the March 31st Closing Celebration! "An Ecology of Marks" exhibition is open for self-guided…

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EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR @ Sunstone Studios MKE

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 29, 2022

Sunstone Studios MKE, 127 E Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$39

Nan has decided to teach her abusive husband Kyle a lesson. With the help of her friend Simon (acting as her emotional — and actual — cheerleader) and a stripper named Sweetheart, she tapes Kyle to a chair and forces him to watch as they reenacts scenes from their painful past. In the piece de resistance, they plan to cover the room in meat and honey so Kyle will be mauled by a bear. Through this night of emotional trials…

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Constellations of the Zodiac: Aquarius

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, UWM Physics Building 139 1900 East Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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$6

Delve into the astronomy and mythology behind the zodiac and learn how to find your zodiac constellation in the night sky. In this live, interactive show, we will explore the stories and science of the zodiac constellations with a focus on what makes this month’s constellation, Aquarius, unique. The program will include an indoor stargazing session of the night sky followed by the opportunity to ask questions. Not recommended for children under 4. For questions about this event, please email…

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Friday Night Retro Dance Party with Andrew Optimist!

January 28 @ 9:00 pm - 2:15 am
Mad Planet, 533 E Center St.
Milwaukee, WI 53212 United States
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$7

Mad Planet's legendary Friday Night Retro Dance Party featuring DJ Andrew Optimist from Elechronic! Synth pop/new wave, funk, house, classic hip hop, goth, all laced together tight, Optimist style! $7

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Vocabulary Potluck

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Arts @ Large Community Center, 1100 S 5TH ST
MILWAUKEE, WI 53204 United States
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Join Writer Brit Nicole as she uses a “Vocabulary Potluck” to help us explore various words, phrases and pieces of writing. We’ll create a community story that will connect with other participants in this collective shared experience. **All in-person programming requires proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test within the last 72 hours of the event.** NOTE : Please know all Arts@Large in-person programming is subject to cancellation. We are monitoring Covid numbers in the area and basing our…

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Masterclass: Marking Vision

January 29 @ 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Arts @ Large Community Center, 1100 S 5TH ST
MILWAUKEE, WI 53204 United States
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Coe Douglas and Jeff Zimpel invite participants to explore the history and power of “the mark”. **All in-person programming requires proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test within the last 72 hours of the event.** NOTE : Please know all Arts@Large in-person programming is subject to cancellation. We are monitoring Covid numbers in the area and basing our programming off of MPS virtual/in-person learning decisions. Follow Ars@Large Facebook and Instagram for real-time updates on programming.

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EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR @ Sunstone Studios MKE

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 29, 2022

Sunstone Studios MKE, 127 E Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$39

Nan has decided to teach her abusive husband Kyle a lesson. With the help of her friend Simon (acting as her emotional — and actual — cheerleader) and a stripper named Sweetheart, she tapes Kyle to a chair and forces him to watch as they reenacts scenes from their painful past. In the piece de resistance, they plan to cover the room in meat and honey so Kyle will be mauled by a bear. Through this night of emotional trials…

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Geoffrey Asmus Live At The Laughing Tap!!

January 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until January 29, 2022

The Laughing Tap, 706B S. 5th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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$20

The very funny Geoffrey Asmus (FOX’s ‘Laughs’ and Kevin Hart’s LOL Network) headlines Milwaukee’s Home for Comedy! Geoffrey Asmus began performing stand-up in 2013 immediately after wasting $143,548 on four college degrees. Within a short time Geoffrey won Comedy on State’s “Funniest Person in Madison 2015” and Penguin Comedy Club’s “Funniest Person in Iowa 2015,” both times beating out the guy who invented meth, Quentin. Soon after, Geoffrey was selected as a ‘New Face’ at Just For Laughs in Montreal…

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Eva Papamargariti: Factitious Imprints

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 15, 2022

John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 608 New York Ave.
Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States
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FREE

Eva Papamargariti’s video Factitious Imprints takes viewers on a journey through a posthuman, postnatural landscape that blurs boundaries between virtual and physical environments and ecosystems. The video presents a hybrid, dystopic dreamscape of digitally rendered scenes and images of real places culled from Google Maps, drones, and handheld recording devices. Its overlapping surfaces—from nonbiodegradable waste to simulations of animals and plants to the artist’s own skin—shift and change form as we move through it. A reflection on the idea of…

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February 2022

Sculpture Talks 2022 in Conversation: Virginia Overton and Keltie Ferris

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Meeting Via Zoom, To Be Determined
Milwaukee, WI 53207 United States
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Join us for a conversation between artists Virginia Overton and Keltie Ferris, whose collaborative work, "Untitled (Late Bloomer covered)", is on view for Sculpture Milwaukee's, "there is this We exhibition." Virginia and Keltie will talk about their collaborative process and the works that led them there, followed by a moderated Q&A with co-curator Michelle Grabner. Sculpture Talks bring together regional, national, and international artists, curators, and professionals that elaborate on and provide context for the works and ideas in Sculpture…

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