1) Brewcity Bruisers Home Bout 1 (all ages)
Saturday 01/13: UWM Panther Arena (Westown); 5pm – 10pm ($18)

If you’ve never been to a Brewcity Bruisers roller derby bout, then you don’t know Milwaukee sports. We wrote about them a while back, talking about its a smash-mouth, high-octane fight between women warriors, all on roller skates. Grab a seat at the intimate old Mecca (UWM Panther Arena) for their opening match of the season, pick a favorite silly-named player, and get rowdy.

2) 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration (all ages)
Sunday 01/14: Marcus Center for the Performing Arts (East Town); 1pm – 3:30pm (free)

Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s grave site. All photos by Joe Powell for The Squeaky Curd.

For 34 long years, Milwaukee has stood as one of the only cities in the country to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday on a grand scale. This years free afternoon of visual, written, and spoken art and works will be focused around the theme of “Take a Stand for Truth and Justice”.

3) Korean Cooking: Traditional Dishes to Celebrate Korean Culture (all ages)
Saturday 01/13: Urban Ecology Center (Washington Park); 1pm – 3pm ($12)

It’s time to stretch those cooking muscles of yours, stepping outside your Americanized comfort zone and learning from a local cooking instructor and founder of Kosari Kimchi how to make traditional Korean dishes. Don’t worry: I didn’t know what “Jap Chae” was either, but it sounds delicious.


1) Mess with The Todd aka Stan Todley on his bachelor party

So suave. So debonair. So Todd.

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