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5 events worth checking out in Milwaukee this week

Looking to mix things up this week? From a community gathering to a picnic, here's a roundup of options to help you get out and about in the days ahead.

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UEDA Annual Community Gathering

From the event description:

This annual event celebrates UEDA’s accomplishments over the past year, serves to update our members and partners on new and continued efforts in serving the community and economic development sector, and thank you for your partnerships and support.

When: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 5-7 p.m.
Where: Sherman Phoenix, 3536 W. Fond Du Lac Ave.
Admission: Free
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Sculpture Talks: Alive and Strong- Beverly Pepper and Woman Sculptors

From the event description:

Sculpture Milwaukee presents a talk by Jill Sebastian about the work of Beverly Pepper and others who paved the way for women in art. Join us afterward for a tour by Saint Kate's Art Historian, Samantha Timm. The tour will focus on women artists in the hotel's collection and last 20-30 minutes.

When: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 5:30-7 p.m.
Where: Saint Kate - The Arts Hotel - The Arc Theater, 139 East Kilbourn Ave.
Admission: Free
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Backspin: The Bonus Episode

From the event description:

Join us for a live taping of Radio Milwaukee's first long-form podcast, Backspin, at Radio Milwaukee on August 21! Tyrone Miller (DJ Bizzon) will host a conversation with some of our podcast's featured subjects — Maurice (Doc B) Beckley, Sherman (CoreDJ Sherman) Morton, Homer Blow, and DMT to talk about the first generation of Milwaukee hip-hop. Stay for our after-party with early hip-hop recordings being spun by local DJ, Kid Millions.

When: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 6-9 p.m.
Where: 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, 220 E. Pittsburgh Ave.
Admission: Free
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Local First Milwaukee Annual Picnic

From the event description:

We're celebrating over a decade of Local First Milwaukee members doing amazing things in our community. Not a member? We'd love to meet you, so join us! This FREE event is our way to thank current members and welcome those who are interested in learning more about Local First Milwaukee. Feel free to bring a guest!

When: Thursday, Aug. 22, 4-7 p.m.
Where: City Tours MKE, 1659 N. Jackson St.
Admission: Free
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Artist Talk with Tom Shannon

From the event description:

The Warehouse will host an Artist Talk with American artist Tom Shannon titled, "The Resonance of Visual Ideas: Art Connecting with the Full Spectrum of Knowledge." The talk will lead into discussion on his ideas and themes of past and current work beginning with one of his earliest pieces, Squat (1966). 

When: Thursday, Aug. 22, 6-8 p.m.
Where: The Warehouse, 1635 W. St. Paul Ave.
Admission: Free
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