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Weekly Download | Aquilo, "Human"

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This week's download comes from a UK duo by the name of Aquilo. Aquilo recently released an EP entitled Human.  You have a week to download the title track, which was produced by SOHN.

5 O'Clock Shadow 1-12-15 "Young Pilgrims"

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Super cool to have Jack Tell of Animals in Human Attire and Lousy Trouts by to perform a live shadow. Check it out, and then find out a little bit more below about his art project!

New nonprofit helping foster kids and families

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  • Co-Executive Director Cyrus Behroozi and client Ashley Stokes.

A new social service organization is helping children and youth who have been the victims of abuse to live better lives, filling service gaps in the complicated foster care system.

The Milwaukee Center for Children and Youth focuses on restorative justice, trust building and character development.  Founders Cyrus Behroozi and Michele Wink formed the orgaization in 2012 after leaving positions with the Department of Children and Families and Department of Justice, respectively.

Greater Milwaukee Foundation and Public Museum partner to offer free admission

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The Milwaukee Public Museum is offering free admission during the weekend of Jan. 24 and 25, thanks to a one-time grant from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.

Attendees will be treated as "members for a day" and will be able to visit all of the museum’s permanent exhibits and Daniel M. Soref National Geographic Dome Theater & Planetarium.  Visitors will also be eligible for discounts on food, beverages and gifts.

No reservations or proof of residence will be required.

Kizomba Angola Mixtape | Sound Travels Jan. 11th 2015

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Okay, so I'd actually never really put in any listening time with the style I presented on Sound Travels last; at least not till a couple weeks back while surfing youtube videos and stumbling across one for kizomba. Kizomba, a style that is pretty big throughout Western Africa as well as parts of Latin America, had just never been in the frame for me. Strange that it hadn't, it originates in Angola and Angola is a place whose music holds a big draw for me.

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