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ART Jamboree - Art and Buy Local Fair

ART Milwaukee to shut down the Grand Ave Mall for 1 day in partnership with:

- Okanjo - Upaf - Local First - - Westown Association - Shops of Grand Ave - - Milwaukee Up Market - MKE Up Market -

**************Event Details**********************

Date: May 18, 2013 Time:  2pm-10pm Location: Grand Ave Mall (Plankinton Building)Address: 161 W. Wisconsin -  Free and open to the public (all ages are welcome) - Free fist pounds - All day fine art and buy local fair - Dance, music, theater and live art all day - Over 100 visual and performing artists and 50 vendors - Cash bar and food vendors- $5 parking all day until 11pm.

Schedule:- More than 100 visual and performing artists take over the Grand Ave Mall - 50 local vendors ranging from food, crafts, glass blowing, clothing & more- Performances from Sophia's heart- Local singer/songwriters spread throughout the Grand Ave Mall- 2 to 5:30pm DJ Simon Says - DJ Lessons from True Skool - The former Old Navy space turns into a Buy Local Bazaar - 6pm dance performances from Hip Hop Babies - 6:30pm dance performance by Danceworks on the spiral staircase - 6 to 8pm roaming actors in full costume from the Milwaukee Rep
***************Timothy Westbrook Studios****************
Schedule 2-8pmFormer Dispatch Space - Apprentices of Timothy Westbrook Studio will have their work on display. Come speak to the artists and engage their work. Carl Geenen (Painting), Jasmine McMasters (Mixed media Painting) Marissa Waraksa (Wood turning and performance art)
Timothy Westbrook Studios - Handmade, charities, and local (OH MY!) Art Objects: Sonic Fabric cassette tape woven neck ties, Newman and Potterworks handmade wallets, illustrated book The Circus and the Cyclone by Sue Lawton, Yarn Susans for the traveling knitter, handmade scarves by Timothy Westbrook Studio, and handbags by Linda Marcus proceeds of which all go to support KIVA. 
Timothy Westbrook Studio Soft Opening: Timothy Westbrook is a sustainability focused fiber artist. He has recently moved his studio to the Shops of Grand Avenue and will be constructing all of his costume creations live in the studio. Come see the weaving looms in action and catch a glimpse of creations made from all repurposed materials.
***Former Old Navy Space - 1 Day Local Bazaar Sponsored by Okanjo***
Schedule: 2 to 10pm: Fine art and buy local fair, live music, food vendors6 to 6:30p: 6 to 6:30pm: Milwaukee Youth Sympohy Orchestra - Bronzeville Jazz Quartet 6:30 to 7pm: Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra - Matt Daniels 7 to 8pm: Skylight Music Theater performance8 to 8:30pm: Performance by the Florentine Opera9 to 10pm: Heinrich Davis and the Flood 
********ART Milwaukee, NEWaukee, Beintween Offices**********
Schedule: 6 to 6:15pm: Renaissance Theaterworks - Suzan Fete will do a short reading from THE BELLE OF AMHERST.6:15 to 7pm: Accoustic Singer Songwriter 7 to 10pm: Live art7 to 7:30pm: The Improvised Musical -  a cabaret style show8 to 9pm: Acoustic Singer Songwriter
******************Open MiKE Space***********************
Schedule: 6 to 7pm: Live performance by Esh the Singer7 to 10pm: Milwaukee Freestyle Hip-Hop Showcase hosted by Fresh Cut Collective's Kiran Vee
****************Stone Creek Coffee***********************
Schedule: 4 to 5pm: Brewing methods demonstration and coffee tasting  7 to 10pm: New Word Document - Spoken word open mic and scheduled performances
Schedule: 6 to 10pm: Live art, t-shirt screen printing and DJ's 
****************MPT ARTIVITY SPACE**********************
Schedule:6 to 9:30pm:C'mon, MIlwaukee . . . have fun at our "do-it-yourself" carnevale featuring sizzling Latin music by CACHE, sensational samba dancers, colorful carnival performers & YOU!Free salsa lessons!Free drumming session!Free juggling lessons!Pole dance demo!Zumba demo!Create your own mask!Caricature artists!Fortune teller!Artist/Vendors from the UC!
****************Underground Collaborative*****************
Schedule: 4 to 7pm: Galleries from local Milwaukee artists7:30 to 10pm: A Staged Reading of THE BALTIMORE WALTZ By Paula Vogel Directed by Alan Piotrowicz and Featuring the talents of Kelly Coffey, Mark Neufang, and David Franz "suggested donation $10"

********************Sophia's Heart***********************
Schedule: 2 to 8pm: Rehearsal lessons and spot performances all day long.  

More coming soon.

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