(as I couldn’t attend this meetup due to a last-minute photo-assignment, Kristine Hansen, local writer, attended and wrote this up, with a photo from Kerri Grote!) A small group of us gathered at MKE Creatives’ first meeting of 2017 last … Continue reading
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MKE Comicbook is a Milwaukee-based meetup for teens-to-adult readers of comicbooks. It’s a discussion-based group, with each month focusing on a different topic! My buddy, Don, a high school English teacher, started the group, and he and I have been … Continue reading
The December MKE Comicbook was one with a fun topic – “Controversial Comics”, and was very well-attended! Since we had some new faces, we started out with introductions, with people sharing their current favorite comicbook. Here’s what they shared: Dillon … Continue reading
(clicken to biggen) The last MKE Creatives of 2016 was a wholly appropriate one to close out the year, to send us into 2017 invigorated and inspired. Anodyne Coffee was again our host, and a local independent writer, Kerri Grote, … Continue reading
The end of a year always prompts a certain amount of introspective “what did I learn? what can I do better? what have I accomplished” thoughts. I thought it would be fun to go through 2016, month by month and … Continue reading
For two years, I’ve been organizing the “MKE Cosplay 5k” – a combination geek-event, 5k run/walk, and donation-raiser-for-a-local-nonprofit. On October 23, a whole bunch of Milwaukee’s geeks came out and ran around the neighborhood of Sherman Park, and raised donations … Continue reading
(click ’em to big ’em) November’s MKE Comicbook at Anodyne Coffee had a topic was a one I was excited for – “History”. What I enjoy about our meetups, is that we really don’t put restraints on how people can … Continue reading
MKE Creatives, a networking group for self-employed creatives and the folks that work with, and for, them is heading into its third year of monthly meetups! While the presenters are still being finalized, the dates have been decided – so … Continue reading
In October, I tried out something new. I’ve long been an supporter of trying to bring advocacy and fun together , believing that people >can< have fun AND make a difference at the same time – that’s a big part … Continue reading
The Racine Art Museum is a neat museum, whose reputation is largely built on their large collection of contemporary crafts. They host exhibitions such as “Go For Baroque: Oppulence and Excess in Contemporary Art”, “Watercolor Wisconsin”, “The Annual PEEPS Exhibition”, … Continue reading