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MILWAUKEE – The 3rd Annual Veterans Light Up the Arts will take place on Friday, March 8th at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Veterans Light Up the Arts is presented by the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce, Feast of Crispian, and the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.

Veterans Light Up the Arts is an all-veteran art showcase highlighting veterans in Wisconsin’s arts and cultural landscape. This event empowers veterans and military families, builds community and creativity, and enriches Milwaukee’s thriving arts community.

The event will include a visual art display from local veteran artists, a performance program and a silent auction. The Emcee of the event will be Carole Caine, host of WVTV Super 18 The CW. A list of featured performing and visual artists are listed below.

WHEN: Friday, March 8th, 5:30 PM – 8 PM
WHERE: Milwaukee Art Museum
SPECIAL GUESTS: Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes
Wisconsin Secretary of Veterans Affairs Mary Kolar
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele

Featured Performing Artists
Guitars 4 Vets
Feast of Crispian
Jake Jahneke
Jim Hackbarth
Brian Smith, God’s Outlaw
Sedoria Outlaw, Larry Reed, Charlie Walton
Jeffrey McNeil
DeWitt Clinton
Lawrence Gums
Jim Hoehn
Jason Moon

Featured Visual Artists
Lazlo Kondor*
Jerry Frech*
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.*
Frank Dahmer*
Richard Olsen*
Willie Weaver-Bey
Carissa DiPietro
Sue Zenda
Mark Ard
Michelle M. Friedman
DeAndre Grant
John Koeppen
Ken Roberts
John Zemler
Dan Kasza

*Courtesy of the National Veterans Art Museum

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