Layton Boulevard West Neighbors
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Travel the World in One Milwaukee Neighborhood

Silver City International Food and Art Walk celebrates cultural diversity through the arts

By - Sep 1st, 2015 12:59 pm
2014 Silver City International Food And Art Walk. Photo courtesy of Layton Boulevard West Neighbors.

2014 Silver City International Food And Art Walk. Photo courtesy of Layton Boulevard West Neighbors.

Layton Boulevard West Neighbors (LBWN) announces the 4th Annual Silver City International Food and Art Walk to be held on Saturday, September 12th from Noon-5:00pm on West National Avenue between South 33rd and South 35th Streets in Milwaukee.

Now in its fourth year, the Silver City International Food and Art Walk will offer attendees the opportunity to “travel the world” in one of Milwaukee’s most diverse and vibrant neighborhoods. Artists will perform along National Avenue among the many fine ethnic restaurants that will offer food specials on international cuisine.

“We invite people to travel the world in Silver City – all in one day,” remarked LBWN Economic Development Manager Celia Benton. There will be food options from around the globe include papaya salad, Mexican tacos, Bangkok fried rice and many more specials that will take our taste buds on a journey around the world.

Entertainment highlights include Folkloric dance from Escamilla Entertainment, Lao dancers and music, along with a variety of other local artists. A unique feature this year is the Pop-Up Museum from Milwaukee Public Museum, which is an exhibit created by the community with meaningful objects or stories that they bring and showcase during the event under the theme of ‘Cultural Foodways’.

Admission to the event is free for all. For complete event details, visit www.silvercitydistrict.org.

This event is hosted in the Silvery City District and is supported by the Zilber Family Foundation, LISC Milwaukee, 97.9 Radio Caliente, 88NINE Radio Milwaukee, Asian International Market, Our Daily Salt and yelp.

Layton Boulevard West Neighbors (LBWN) builds strong and healthy Milwaukee neighborhoods by stabilizing and revitalizing the Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park communities. LBWN is a non-profit community development organization founded by the School Sisters of St. Francis in 1995. (www.lbwn.org)

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