Thursday October 2nd        8:00pm $5

Hank and Cupcakes + GGOOLLDD + Light Music + Airo Kwil

Hank & Cupcakes are everything you would NOT expect them to be. Named in reference to notorious Charles ‘Hank’ Bukowski and one of his lovers ‘Cupcakes’, this Brooklyn based duo by way of Tel Aviv Israel & Melbourne Australia will make you shake, rock, dance, sway, shout and most of all, Hank & Cupcakes will turn you on.

Friday October 3rd     9:00pm  $6

Lazy + Pen Test + Dogs in Ecstasy + Soup Moat + $tuggle $e$$Ion

LAZY are anything but–after near-constant touring throughout 2012 the art-fucked troop from Kansas City has ponied up to deliver their brazen debut LP, Obsession, an all-fronts punk assault. Kinetic, hook-filled rockers bristle with the frantic energy of Wire or the Buzzcocks, while an experimental bent unifies their twisted anthems: chaotic guitar rustling, gnarled-out bass grooves, machine-gun drumming, desperate vocals.


Saturday October 4th         8:00pm   $5

BLAX & Friends Concert and Artwalk After Party! OPEN BAR Cocktail Sampling by Great Lakes Distillery 8-10pm.

Saturday, October 4th 2014 come out for an exciting night featuring live music, performance and art exhibition at The Riverwest Public House for the BLAX & Friends Concert and Artwalk After Party. Free open bar cocktail sampling provided by Great Lakes Distillery from 8-10pm accompanied by the sounds of TOMBZ and DJ 1L. Musical performance by G.R.A.M.Z and the 4FUN Locos (Brooklyn, NY), BamCirca86 (San Diego, CA), R.O.E (Chicago, IL) and BLAX (Milwaukee, WI) starting at 9pm. Set times TBA. Hosted by MC Mikal. Doors open at 8pm. $5.00 entry fee. Turn up all night long!

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Sunday October 5th        4:00pm  Free

Colin Ford’s Lakefront Brewery My Turn Release/ Going Away Party Featuring music by: Violent Opposition + Short Walk + Shut In

Come join us as one of our close friends celebrates the release of his beer in the My Turn series from Lakefront Brewery! Enjoy tasty beer and great music as we say farewell to Mr. Colin Ford!

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October 2014 Membership Drive —Buy, Renew, or Refer a Friend!


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Activism Weekend!

Dontre Hamilton Planning the Revolution and Fundraiser

Friday September 26th 6PM $5

We’ll be holding a fundraiser for the Coalition for Justice on Friday September 26th. We’ll have performances by family members and friends of the coalition and we’ll be making signs and banners to prepare for the September 30th speak-out and march.

We ask for $5 at the door. (No one will be turnd away due to lack of funds!) The fight for #justicefordontre is going strong, but the Coalition for Justice will need funds to win. We invite you all to join us for some music and fun with fellow freedom fighters. Everyone is invited to share their own talents, as well, so feel free to bring your instruments!

We have come so far, but It is more important now than ever to sustain the momentum in our fight. Join us as we continue to organize and build towards a Milwaukee free of racist police and white supremacists. If we can all come together, there is no question that we will win!

CoSponsored by the Step By Step Collective and the Riverwest Public House Cooperative



A Latinamerican Journey- Step By Step Fundraiser

Saturday September 27th 7PM $5

A night of live Latin music and dance!

From The Andes mountains to the Llano, from the fertile Pampa to the Yunque rain forest, passing through the driest desert of Atacama to jump into the tropical beaches in the Atlantic.

Come sing with us, dance with us, request songs…..

Nelson Soza, a lifelong guitar wizard and father extraordinaire, and his daughter Carolina will be your navigators through this adventure!

* $5.00 suggested donation, but no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.


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Sustaining Jobs and Community: Can Cooperatives Save Milwaukee?

“Milwaukee needs jobs. But not just any old job will do: we need meaningful work, and we need to enjoy the benefits and responsibilities of ownership. The city could start modestly with a city resolution to support cooperatives worker and community ownership with investment, education and outreach. The result will be improved communities, improved workforces, and a thriving, truly local economy.”

Check out the full Shepherd Express article, written by Public House Board of Directors/Lifetime Member/PH Designer – Peter F. Murphy, found here:

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Night School Series = Sexual Education for Adults. SEX TOYS 101

Third Period: SEX TOYS 101
Sunday, September 14th, 6-8pm 

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Join Tool Shed education coordinator, Lucky Tomaszek, for an education in erotic enjoyment! We’ll go over the ins and outs of sex toys, both for solo-play and for spicing up your relationships. This primer will include solid information on safe sex toy materials, the care and cleaning of your collection, how to get the most out of your toy and introduce you to a few new things. There will be samples of toys for you to see, and plenty of time to get your questions answered.

Lucky Tomaszek is a sexuality educator living in Milwaukee, Wi, and working at the Tool Shed: An erotic boutique. As a mother of three teens and a former home birth midwife, she really knows her shit.

More information about the series is HERE. Scroll to the bottom. 


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Filth Safari Dance Party!

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Friday Aug 29th House of Skrink will crawl out of our hibernation to be on the hunt for fabulous, ferocious, and sleazy beast to fill our dance floor at the Riverwest Public House. This is all in honor of Miles Long/Michelle L Ewald-Neumann who needs a major surgery.. We’re raising funds the best way we know how: By throwing YOU a Costumed Queer Dance Party!! Yes we want you to dress up and shake your shit to our grimy ass beats!!
What does Filth Safari mean?? Take it as you may: wild animal print, dapper Kaki, sequence loin cloths, or just painted for FILTH-we just want to see your beautiful face there! We will also be bringing our COSTUME CLOSET along so you can change up your look all throughout the night. DJ DickNUrFace and DJ AllNitLong will be turning up the base starting at 10pm. Cover for this hunt to remember is only 5$

We also hope to host a raffle to raise additional funds..If your crafty or a have a hook up and want to donate items to be raffled off please contact Cari Ewald-Neumann or Adrienne Strelcheck..


Stay tuned to this event for costume inspirations, song requests, and sneak peaks at raffle items!!!!

No animals will be harmed in the making of Filth Safari :)


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Night School: Sexual Education for Adults

Featuring Kofi Short & Mia Noel 
August 21st, 6-8pm


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