Cupids and chocolates are fine, but to spread the local and cheesy love send one of these free #MilwaukeeLove Valentines to your sweetheart.
Artist Reginald Baylor recently opened his new studio at 211 W. Florida St. in Walker's Point in a low-slung, two-story building that actually carries three addresses: 211, 215 and 219. But more importantly, that rather unassuming-looking building, also carries a lot of years and some really interesting history, too.
Today we are introducing nine new LocaMojis to help you express yourself, Milwaukee style. This pack is for those who love sports and transports. You can download LocaMoji for iOS and Android.
For the second year, The Pfister Marketplace popped up inside the former Roger Steven's shop in the opulent lobby of the Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave. The marketplace features art of all kinds created by 65 Milwaukee-based artists.
Furniture maker Matt Bohlmann, who bought the long-vacant Finney Library in the Sherman Park historic district last March, has made progress renovating the building that will become his studio and an arts incubator. In addition, according to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, Bohlmann has recruited prominent local artist Reginald Baylor to become his first tenant.
The final Night Market of the season is tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 16. You shouldn't miss it. You'll also probably find it hard to miss the new large black and white geometric mural that's perched on the side of parking structure near the corner of 4th Street and Wisconsin Avenue.
Its last stop in Milwaukee was a huge hit, so the White White Castle "Crave Mobile" is rolling back into Milwaukee for a special The Spot 4MKE En Fuego event.
Henry Huggins, a graduate of Vincent High School, puts his heart into everything he does, both work and play, which landed him the Milwaukee All-Star spot this week.
In 2008, New York City's Tina Roth Eisenberg decided to launch a free, open-to-everyone series offering breakfast and a lecture on a creative topic one Friday a month. The simple concept, called CreativeMornings, is now active in more than 100 cities worldwide, including Milwaukee.
A dozen finalists were named for a public art initiative that will take place on West Wisconsin Avenue next summer and fall.
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.
The Third Ward's Lela Boutique will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a fashion show and party on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m.
As part of its all-year celebration of American art, MAM opened "30 Americans," a survey of African-American contemporary art drawn from the Rubell Family Collection. The show has a wide variety of work, from the nuanced to the impactful.
Even if you're paying close attention, it's sometimes difficult to keep up with the latest in food news here in Milwaukee. So here's a taste of what's new and notable - with news about Bourbon and Tunns grand reopening, Maxie's Derby Day festivities, a new menu at the Eatery, and a brunch revamp at the Packing House.
ART Milwaukee is once of four recipients of the 2013 Joyce Awards.