OCT. 7-MARCH 12 | SAINT KATE – THE ARTS HOTEL
Nehemiah R. Edwards – also known by his moniker, Nemogreater – uses playful angles and demons in his work. A lot of his pieces are meant to make you think about morality and vices. His latest work is going up in The Closet at Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel this month.
OCT. 16 | SHARON LYNNE WILSON CENTER FOR THE ARTS
This classically trained duo are taking the stage at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts. Frank Almond will be on violin, and Emi Ferguson will be playing flute and singing. If you want to learn more about the famous violinist, read our feature about him here.
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OCT. 13 | THE SUGAR MAPLE
Storytime with Ex Fabula is at the Sugar Maple this month. The “StorySlam” is a chance to share true, personal stories to a live audience, but without notes or props. Attend to listen in, or throw your name in a hat for a chance at the mic. At the end of the night, a secret ballot will be cast to crown and audience favorite.
Know an individual or group committed to bridging divides in our community? Nominate them for a Unity Award by Oct. 31.
OCT. 14-16 | UIHLEIN HALL AT THE MARCUS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
The Florentine Opera is bringing a Shakespearian classic to life this month. The music will be sung in French. The show will star Duke Kim as Roméo and Emily Pogorelc – a Milwaukee native making her Florentine Opera debut – as Juliette.
OCT. 20-NOV. 18 | CAFE CON ARTE
Día de Los Muertos is a Mexican holiday to celebrate and remember those who have passed. Traditions involve parades, foods and also making altars and placing offerings, or ofrendas, on them. Latino Arts will be showing off some of these displays for a month in honor of the events.
OCT. 29 | CACTUS CLUB
These four bands will make for one fun night at the Cactus Club, with genres spanning from punk country to spooky garage surf music – perfect for its Halloween-weekend date. Go if you love live music and supporting local artists. Donations will also be accepted to support the 21st street Housing Cooperative.