Woodland Pattern Book Center

The exhibition at Woodland Pattern Book Center, “Vicki, with an i," is organized by Michelle Grabner and features six artists addressing what is described as “the changing power dynamics afforded women in western culture." more

Sep 5, 2017 2:38 PM Visual Arts

Derrick Harriell’s poems pulse with a musical energy as they explore complex topics including death, racism and religion by employing a heavy funk influence. more

Jul 3, 2017 12:56 PM Books

The 23rd Annual Woodland Pattern Book Center Annual Poetry Marathon and Benefit runs 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 through 1 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29. more

Jan 24, 2017 2:38 PM Books

Ruthie answers a question from a reader trying to determine whether his new boyfriend is abusive. Exciting upcoming events include a kink party at Hybrid Lounge, Jan. 13; The Rocky Horror Picture Show’s 39th anniversary at the Oriental Thea... more

Jan 10, 2017 3:03 PM Dear Ruthie

Photographer and filmmaker Dick Blau takes on the pachyderm as subject in Elephant House, his exhibition currently on view at Woodland Pattern Book Center through Jan. 31. more

Jan 10, 2017 2:57 PM Visual Arts

A new coloring book intended mainly for adults is “Retrospective: Reginald Baylor Studio Coloring Book, 1994-2015,” and is available on the artist’s website. more

Jan 3, 2017 2:02 PM Visual Arts

Scythe, the first book in a chilling new series by Neal Shusterman, who has also written screenplays for films and TV shows, will be the topic of discussion by the author at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Shorewood Public Library. more

Dec 6, 2016 3:27 PM Books

Poets John Murillo and Tyehimba Jess will perform a live reading at Woodland Pattern beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2 in an event that will also feature guest curator Nick Demske. more

Nov 29, 2016 3:04 PM Books

Paul McComas and Stephen D. Sullivan transformed a spirited argument over the boundaries of genre fiction into a collaboration, a book called Uncanny Encounters—LIVE!: Dark Drama, Sci-Fi Screams & Horrific Humor, a collection of short plays... more

Oct 25, 2016 2:30 PM Books 1 Comments

In the first-ever comprehensive account of Soviet mass culture, Between Truth and Time: A History of Soviet Central Television, UW-Milwaukee history professor Christine Evans provides an engaging and well-researched account of the news prog... more

Oct 11, 2016 4:07 PM Books

Two newly released profound and moving YA novels focus on the emotional struggles and intense pain that often face teens as they come of age during high school: Kathleen Glasgow’s debut novel Girl in Pieces and international bestselling aut... more

Oct 4, 2016 2:03 PM Books

Milwaukee multi-media artist Thomas Gaudynski remains known for his avant-garde musical tendencies in performance and on record. That same urge to investigate is also behind his latest project, a book of essays and drawings, Re: Re: Re:. Th... more

Jun 28, 2016 2:24 PM Books

The exhibition, “Between a Portrait and its Other,” involving various forms of portraiture from several different photographic sources, runs through Aug. 28 at Woodland Pattern Book Center, 720 E. Locust St. more

May 31, 2016 1:24 PM Visual Arts

Off the Cuff interview with Anne Kingsbury, executive director Woodland Pattern Books since, on the heels of an exhibition of her work at INOVA. Topics include recurrent themes in her art, receiving a 2014 Mary Nohl Fellowship and, of cours... more

Mar 22, 2016 2:42 PM Off the Cuff

A new book by Dick Blau and Nigel Rothfels looks at the dynamic relationship between zoo elephants and their human caretakers. Without taking sides in the debate, Elephant House is a thought-provoking study of how elephants and humans inter... more

Dec 8, 2015 7:24 PM Books

Poets Brittany Cavallaro and Cynthia Marie Hoffman will celebrate the publications of their newest compilations with a book release and live reading at Woodland Pattern Book Center at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16. more

Sep 7, 2015 7:48 PM Books

Interview with musician-radio host Hal Rammel. more

Jun 9, 2015 8:57 PM Off the Cuff

A trio of accomplished Wisconsin poets, Ed Werstein, Thomas J. Erickson and Mark Zimmerman, will appear together at Woodland Pattern Book Center on May 28 for a reading. more

May 26, 2015 7:24 PM Books

Poet Margaret Rozga’s new collection, Justice Freedom Herbs, features descriptive narrative poems on topics ranging from the challenges one faces in nurturing a garden to the injustices our ancestors fought against during the civil rights m... more

Mar 17, 2015 7:54 PM Books

Mark Slouka’s new book entitled Brewster, for the upstate New York town where it takes place, is a memorable coming-of-age story of an unlikely high school friendship. A live reading by three collaborative artists—poets Anna Vitale, Amarant... more

Dec 10, 2014 10:09 AM Books