Join us for an evening of poetry, music, and film to celebrate the culmination of Bre Legan’s Milwaukee Emerging Poet Fellowship. The event will feature a reading by Bre along with contributors to their sidewalk poems project, a performance by singer-songwriter Jorge Vallentine, and the premiere of Bre’s short documentary film, exploring the creative pulse of Milwaukee. The event will conclude with a Q&A.
We also invite you to enjoy a poetry walk around Riverwest to view Bre’s sidewalk poems project, which situates lines of poetry in trafficked areas so as to offer unexpected moments for recognition and reflection. Maps will be available throughout the day on June 18, and beyond.
Bre Legan is a multimedia storyteller and dreamer living and loving out of Milwaukee, though they are pleased to have roots in many places. A graduate student in Communication and Digital Media at Marquette University, Bre holds degrees in art and writing from Drury University and Santa Reparata International School of Art. When they aren’t busy studying the intersections of art and social justice, you will likely find them fiddling with an ancient typewriter, organizing with Midcoast Artist Collective, and exploring this beautiful world.