Lake Effect: Full Show
Summary: Lake Effect, WUWM’s locally-produced magazine program, covers a lot of ground, focusing on your neighbors and your issues. Join the Lake Effect team as they open a window onto life in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin.
Tuesday on Lake Effect : Former BBC correspondent Claire Bolderson offers a view of Brexit chaos from inside the UK. Later, Beats Me explores why birds love Spring as much or more than humans do. We'll meet the creative team behind an adaptation of a 1944 cabaret written inside the Terezin ghetto. And a recent novel imagines the Happy Days characters as real people in 1980s MIlwaukee. Guests: Claire Bolderson, British journalist Susan Bence/Beats Me Naomi Patz, Mark Boergers, Dan Haumschild,
Monday on Lake Effect : WUWM’s Marti Mikkelson interviews Lisa Neubauer and Brian Hagedorn - the two candidates for the open Wisconsin Supreme Court seat. Then, the Marcus Center’s decision to remove the grove of chestnut trees designed by renowned landscape architect Dan Kiley caused a public outcry. Lead architect Jim Shields and Marcus CEO Paul Mathews weigh in on the entire proposed redesign. Plus this month’s On That Note takes a serious turn as contributor Robert Cohen grapples with Brexit
This weekend on Lake Effect : We learn about the challenges of attracting young people to taking up a life on the farm. Then how Milwaukee's Newhall House hotel was the perfectly designed place for one of the deadliest fires in U.S. history. Plus we speak with two artists about their new exhibit, On Belonging , and how it looks at race, identity, and history. Guests: Dave Kozlowski, Pinehold Gardens; Sara Krohn, Village Farmstead Matthew Prigge, author, Damn the Old Tinderbox!: Milwaukee’s
Friday on Lake Effect : A look at Governor Evers' two-year state budget proposal, with Rob Henken from the Wisconsin Policy Forum. Then, Milwaukee PBS host Joanne Williams talks about her work, chronicling a 1967 exchange between African-American kids from Rufus King and white kids from Kaukauna High School. Later, the founder of Gathering Place Brewing talks about his love of lagers. Plus, Bubbler Talk explores an urban myth about a suburban neighborhood. Guests: Rob Henken, president,
Thursday on Lake Effect : We look ahead to next week’s elections, when Milwaukee voters will choose five school board members. Our Fit For You segment speaks with former professional basketball player Cheryl Mohr about why she founded the longest running co-ed Amateur Athletic Union program in the state. Then it's all about celestial motion with astronomy contributor Jean Creighton, and how a naturopathic doctor was having difficulty treating some of her patients, until there was a breakthrough.
Wednesday on Lake Effect : As the final episode of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's "Unsolved" podcast premiers, we update the story with reporter Gina Barton. Then, the consumer advocacy group, Citizens Utility Board, celebrates 40 years of helping Wisconsinites keep their energy bills down. Later, author and police sergeant, Adam Plantinga, talks about his latest book Police Craft: What Cops Know About Crime, Community, and Violence And Renaissance Theaterworks celebrates women in science with
Tuesday on Lake Effect: As Milwaukee prepares for the DNC convention, we look at some of the hotel developments currently underway. Then, we explain the Dark Store Loophole, which some businesses use to decrease their property tax burden. Our "I'm An American" series talks with a Mexican immigrant about his experiences in the United States, and the new exhibit "On Belonging" also considers what it means to be American - exploring history, identity, and where women’s stories fit in. Guests: Tom
Monday on Lake Effect : A look at programs that bring students with intellectual disabilities to college. Our How Did You Do That? segment explores one Wisconsin financial leader's experiences with the Ivy Leagues. We talk with an award-winning math teacher about her groundbreaking work. Plus, we learn about the project to build a statue memorializing South Milwaukee native, and pro wrestler, “Da Crusher.” Guests: Emily Files, WUWM education reporter How Did You Do That? Elizabeth Masslich, math
This weekend on Lake Effect : Journalist and author Alex Kotlowitz talks with us about his newest book on the impact of gun violence in Chicago, An American Summer . Then, Lake Effect ’s Foreign Policy contributor wonders how Brexit might affect the long and cordial relationship between US and British intelligence services. Radio Chipstone sees more of the "Un/Seen" exhibit at the Chazen Museum of Art, plus we get a preview of the Florentine Opera’s production of “The Coronation of Poppea.”
Friday on Lake Effect: A new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum details the challenges featuring education for English language learners in the state. We talk with the author of the report, Anne Chapman. Then, we talk with David & Nic Sheff, whose recent book for young adults talks about why people use drugs and how they impact the brain. Our film contributor discusses the new film Gloria Bell starring Julianne Moore, and Bubbler Talk uncovers the unique history of a Riverwest dog park.
Thursday on Lake Effect : We examine the challenging times for Wisconsin’s dairy industry, then hear about the unique life journey traveled by the CEO of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County. Then, say goodbye to winter with a love letter to a sport that got thousands of people through the cold months - ice fishing. Plus, a preview of the Florentine Opera’s production of “The Coronation of Poppea.” Guests: Jason Stein, Wisconsin Policy Forum research director Dan Simmons,
Wednesday on Lake Effect : We talk with the remarkable Marley Dias, creator of the viral #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign. Plus, the challenge of attracting more young people to farming. And ahead of a unique concert later this week, we hear from several members of the consortium called Milwaukee Musaik. Guests: Marley Dias #1000BlackGirlBooks Dave Kozlowski, Pinehold Gardens; Sara Krohn, Village Farmstead Jeanyi Kim, Susan Babini, Kelsey Molinari, Milwaukee Musaik
Tuesday on Lake Effect : Our foreign policy contributor talks about the challenge for the media in covering terrorist acts without spurring others to commit them. Later, Milwaukee writer Kathleen Davis talks about her experience raising sons as the enter their next stage of life, and she enters hers. Plus, sociologist and former pro football player Robert Turner says high-level college athletes may get a free education, but they don't always get the lessons they need to succeed off the field.
Monday on Lake Effect : Our Beats Me series examines how traffic changes after a major construction project. Later, a human trafficking survivor explains why she started speaking about her experiences. Then, we learn about Milwaukee’s Newhall House fire, one of the deadliest hotels fires in U.S. history. Plus, Radio Chipstone explores some everyday monuments. Guests: Beats Me Theresa Flores, founder, Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution Matthew Prigge, author, Damn the Old Tinderbox!:
This weekend on Lake Effect : Now that Milwaukee has won the bid to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, what are the challenges ahead? We’ll talk with the Milwaukee committee’s bid chair, Alex Lasry. Then we learn about the Ward Irish Music Archives in Wauwatosa, plus listen back to a music performances by Ireland's Socks In The Frying Pan and Seo Linn. Guests: Alex Lasry, senior vice president, Milwaukee Bucks Barry Stapleton, director; Jeff Ksiazek, archivist, Ward Irish Music