Lake Effect http://blog.wuwm.com en Wednesday on Lake Effect: Sustainability at UWM, Listen To Your Mother, Sean Carey http://blog.wuwm.com/post/wednesday-lake-effect-sustainability-uwm-listen-your-mother-sean-carey <p>Wednesday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p><p>UW-Milwaukee focuses on sustainability this week, but the results of the effort go beyond the environment. Later, a storytelling event planned for Sunday focuses on the experience of motherhood – we’ll speak with an organizer and one of the essayists. And we’ll chat with singer-songwriter, producer, percussionist, and Wisconsin native Sean Carey ahead of his concert this evening in Milwaukee.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:52:31 +0000 Lake Effect 29790 at http://blog.wuwm.com Tuesday on Lake Effect: Efforts to Solve WI's High Black Male Incarceration Rate, Acoustic Ecology http://blog.wuwm.com/post/tuesday-lake-effect-efforts-solve-wis-high-black-male-incarceration-rate-acoustic-ecology <p></p><p>Tuesday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p><p>Learn about efforts to solve the complex issue of the high incarceration rate of black men in Milwaukee, plus how statistics inform our understanding of crime. Then, what wearing denim has to do with raising awareness about sexual violence. And Earth Week is underway. We'll learn about an under appreciated part of ecology – acoustic ecology.</p><ul><li><a href="http://wuwm.com/post/four-area-nature-centers-team-bring-acclaimed-ecologist-town" target="_blank">Four Area Nature Centers Team Up to Bring Acclaimed Ecologist to Town</a></li></ul> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:39:57 +0000 Lake Effect 29717 at http://blog.wuwm.com Monday on Lake Effect: Quieter MRI Machines, Ira Glass, Capturing the Essence of WI http://blog.wuwm.com/post/monday-lake-effect-quieter-mri-machines-ira-glass-capturing-essence-wi <p></p><p>Monday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p><p>A Milwaukee-area company pioneers the effort to make MRI machines quieter and less disturbing to patients, and a Milwaukee-area hospital is one of the first in the country to adopt it. Then, we’ll chat with <em>This American Life</em> host Ira Glass, who comes to Milwaukee this Saturday with his new stage show that combines radio and modern dance. Later, eleven photographers from around the world fan out around the state to capture the essence of Wisconsin. We talk with two of them. And we’ll have the latest segment from Islands of Milwaukee.</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:25:11 +0000 Lake Effect 29626 at http://blog.wuwm.com Friday on Lake Effect: All Music Show - Cheryl Leonard, Nora Collins, Escondido http://blog.wuwm.com/post/friday-lake-effect-all-music-show-cheryl-leonard-nora-collins-escondido <p></p><p>Friday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p><p>It’s an all music show today, starting with composer, instrument builder and sound designer Cheryl Leonard. She’s been in residence at UWM this week and is known for her exploration of the “micro-aural” worlds of non-traditional instruments like pinecones and sand. Then, Brookfield native Nora Collins is making a name for herself on the country music scene without going to Nashville, while the duo Escondido is based in Nashville, but their sound brings to mind the open spaces of the American west.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:03:58 +0000 Lake Effect 29446 at http://blog.wuwm.com Thursday on Lake Effect: Bucks Being Sold, Gluten-Free Cooking, Milwaukee Start-up Improves Walkers http://blog.wuwm.com/post/thursday-lake-effect-bucks-being-sold-gluten-free-cooking-milwaukee-start-improves-walkers <p></p><p>Thursday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p><p>We’ll analyze Wednesday’s announcement that former Senator Herb Kohl will sell the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks to two hedge fund billionaires. Later, a Milwaukee company works to take the guesswork out of gluten-free cooking. And another Milwaukee start-up aims to improve a device that has gone unchanged for 60 years – the walker.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:44:18 +0000 Lake Effect 29359 at http://blog.wuwm.com