Community and culture events worth seeking out in Milwaukee this week

Looking to get out into the community this week?

From a talk on immigration advocacy to a beer run for charity, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events coming up in Milwaukee this week. Read on for a rundown.

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Bambadjan Bamba

If you're into social justice, come and hear actor Bambadjan Bamba at the Art Beyond Borders Gallery. The "Black Panther" actor and DACA recipient has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, NPR and more to discuss his #standwithbamba advocacy campaign. It's designed to increase awareness of the challenges that undocumented African-American students face. 

When: Thursday, April 18, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Wisconsin Room, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Price: Free

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MAM After Dark: Local Talent

This Friday, get ready to turn up our hometown pride. This month’s event features local artists, local brews and more. Look out for performances from Immortal Girlfriend, Clear Pioneer, Amanda Huff and Crystal Knives.

When: Friday, April 19, 7-11 p.m.
Where: Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive
Price: Free (MAM Member Admission Reservation); $12 (Non-Member General Admission)

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Beer Run - Third Space - Part of the 2019 WI Brewery Running Series

Saturday brings the beer run at Third Space Brewing. Join this 5k fun run — part of the Wisconsin Brewery Running Series — and keep your eye on the prize: a cold beer at the finish line. A portion of the proceeds go to a local nonprofit. 

When: Saturday, April 20, noon-2 p.m.
Where: Third Space Brewing, 1505 W. St. Paul Ave.
Price: Free (Volunteer); $30 (Beer Run/Walk 5K); $40 (Beer Run/Walk 5K + T-Shirt)

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