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Capacity Building Workshop
Milwaukee Makerspace
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April 7, 2011

Dear ,


We are only a few days away from announcing our new organization! I hope you can join us Wednesday evening to celebrate this exciting next step. Please register below if you haven't. 


It has been our absolute pleasure to serve the nonprofit arts and culture community as the Cultural Alliance since 2005. As we grow to serve an even broader section of the community, I want to thank our many dear friends and partners for their support. Your involvement has been vital to our success and we look forward to continuing to serve you and the entire creative industries. 


Christine Harris
Executive Director
Cultural Alliance of Greater Milwaukee

Next Wednesday: Creative Hub Live: Grand Opening 

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Event Sponsor: Arte Piso 


Presenting Sponsor: 

Herzfeld Foundation

Register NOW

Creative Hub Live: Grand Opening

Wednesday, April 13
Moct, 240 E Pittsburgh Ave, Milwaukee

Announcing our NEW:
  • Organization
  • Website
  • Membership Program

The celebration will also include food/cash bar, music from local DJ Romke de Haan, a networking scavenger hunt and a drawing for a free year-long membership with the new organization!

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UPAF Dancing with the Stars Footage
If you missed UPAF's 2011 Campaign Kick Off at the Broadway Theatre Center last week, you can still get in on the fun! Check out the "Dancing With the Stars" extravaganza, videos courtesy of Keith Knox.
Dancing with the Stars

Please consider supporting UPAF during its 2011 Campaign. Together, we'll continue to make Milwaukee a top destination to live, work and visit. To make a contribution, please click here or call the UPAF offices at (414) 273-8723.
One Day For Design
On April 13, 2011, add your voice to an open, national digital dialogue on design. One Day For Design brings together a global community of designers and design enthusiasts to exchange ideas, challenge viewpoints and push boundaries-collaborating in real time on the future of our profession and the organizations behind it. Spread the word. Join the conversation at or via Twitter.

Moderators include: Alex Bogusky, Doug Bowman, Liz Danzico, Debbie Millman, Erik Spiekermann, Armin Vit, Alissa Walker and Katherine Walker.
FREE Capacity Building Workshop
Using Information Systems to Build Our Community
As demand for services continues to increase, so does the demand for resources. Today's creative and community organizations require innovative solutions to meet these challenges. SmartWave is offering a FREE workshop to explore solutions that address building capacity of your organization and the community.  Learn More
Milwaukee Makerspace Grand Opening

Grand Opening this Saturday, April 9
Noon - 10:00PM
Noon - Doors Open & Meet the Makers
1:00PM - Power Wheels Race
2:00PM - Stump the Makers
2:30PM - Handmade Music Group
3:00PM - Learn How to Etch Circuit Boards
3:30PM - Watch as Biodiesel is Made
4:00PM - Learn to Solder
4:00PM - CNC Router Demonstration
4:30PM - Biodiesel Pour
5:00PM - Makerbot Demo
5:30PM - Arduino & Microprocessors
6:00-10:00PM - Live Music & Pig Roast 
Pfister Hotel Selects Next In-House Storyteller/Blogger
The historic Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee has named StacieStacie Williams Michelle Williams as its second 'Pfister Narrator.' In the role, she will spend time in the hotel's lobby, interviewing visitors and guests and sharing their stories on the Pfister's blog. As narrator, she will be posting blog entries twice-per-week over a six-month period.
FLOW: The Traveling Water Circus
Milwaukee Public Theatre presents a new environmental-themed production: "FLOW: The Traveling Water Circus". Incorporating the company's trademark circus skills and kinetic theatrics, "FLOW" features a water-loving troupe of colorful characters who learn more about this irreplaceable resource. Call 414-347-1685 for tickets: $10/$5. Group discounts available.
Friday, April 15
Lincoln Center for the Arts
820 E. Knapp St.Milwaukee
NEW Job Postings
PR & Marketing Committee Member - Volunteer
Strategize, plan, advise and help execute PR and marketing tactics. 
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Public Relations/Marketing Internship - Part-Time
Looking for an internship to gain a quality, hands-on public relations/marketing experience? At Creatonomy, you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, rapidly growing agency alongside experienced professionals. 
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Member Policy:
Cultural Alliance members in good standing are able to submit up to five events per year, which will be included in the Weekly Update and promoted via CAGM's social media.

Non-Member Policy: The Cultural Alliance of Greater Milwaukee promotes sector-wide sponsored events in the Weekly Update, rather than single-organization events.  Exceptions are made occasionally, completely at the discretion of CAGM. 

Thank you for your understanding.
Thanks to our Creativity Works! Sponsors  
This project is supported in part by the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration and by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Creativity Works! thanks its local sponsors: 

Forest County Potawatomi Foundation * Frontier Airlines *  Greater Milwaukee Foundation  *  Harley-Davidson Motor Company * Helen Bader Foundation  *  Kahler Slater  * Marcus Corporation  *  M & I Corporation  * MillerCoors  * Northwestern Mutual Foundation *The Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Foundation  *  Spirit of Milwaukee  *  

The Wagner Companies  *  West Bend Mutual Insurance  *  Wisconsin Arts Board