Tonight, the Wisconsin Labor History Society hosts an author event for the biography of area musician Cris Plata, whose family was part of the migrant farmworkers who moved from Texas to Wisconsin. The book, “Cris Plata: From Fields to Stage,” includes text in both Spanish and English. Plata will join author Maia Surdam at the event. This is at 6pm at Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa Street. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tomorrow night, the Wisconsin Academy Talk is “Studying Wisconsin – The Life of Increase Lapham.” Authors Martha Bergland and Paul G. Hayes will highlight Lapham’s work in botany, geology, and the natural sciences, and feature guided mini-tours of the herbarium’s collection area. The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are suggested. For more info and to register, visit wisconsinacademy.org. This is tomorrow from 6 to 8pm at the Wisconsin State Herbarium, Birge Hall Lobby, 430 Lincoln Drive.
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