From an exhibit on Hollywood's Red Scare to science-themed stand up comedy, there's plenty to enjoy in Milwaukee this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.
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Power & Money & Response & Resistance
Check out “Blacklist: Hollywood’s Red Scare,” a multi-sensory exhibit, at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee. It explores how politics, art and economics intersected during this period and its impact on First Amendment rights. Listen to a journalists, scientists and artists discuss how federal funding impacts their work.
When: Monday, Jan. 28, 5:30-7 p.m.
Where: Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave.
If you're an educator and want to shake things up in your classroom, this event is for you. Join a professional development program at the Be A Maker Teacher Studio in Brinn Labbs. You'll discover new ways to implement makerspaces and STEAM activities in your own classroom.
When: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 4:30-7 p.m.
Where: Brinn Labs, 433 E. Stewart St.
Stand Up Science with Shane Mauss!
If you're a science geek or comedy fan, gather your friends for a night of Stand Up Science with Shane Mauss, host of "Here We Are" Podcast. Coming to the Cooperage, this Wednesday's 90-minute show will also feature local scientists, comedians and other special guests. Stick around for an interactive Q&A with the audience.
When: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: The Cooperage, 822 S. Water St.
TOMBZ [at] SITE 1A
Catch TOMBZ's show this Friday at SITE 1A. The duo, which first started playing industrial music at this club, brings its signature house and heavy mix back home. This show is open to adults 21 and over.
When: Friday, Feb. 1, 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
Where: SITE 1A, 231 E. Buffalo St., Suite 1A