Lake Effect http://blog.wuwm.com en Thursday on Lake Effect: Health of Milwaukee's Non-Profits, Postcards from America, Myles Coyne http://blog.wuwm.com/post/thursday-lake-effect-health-milwaukees-non-profits-postcards-america-myles-coyne <p></p><p>Thursday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:38:22 +0000 Lake Effect 36748 at http://blog.wuwm.com Wednesday on Lake Effect: Gun Violence, Connecting Writers in the Great Lakes Region http://blog.wuwm.com/post/wednesday-lake-effect-gun-violence-connecting-writers-great-lakes-region <p></p><p>Wednesday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p><p>A series of reports on gun violence looks at why it’s occurring and what might be done at the neighborhood level. Plus, a literary magazine tries to connect writers around the Great Lakes region. And Wisconsin native Rebecca Rasmussen channels some of her childhood trips to the northwoods in her winning new novel, <em>Evergreen</em>.</p><p>Guests:</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:15:11 +0000 Lake Effect 36656 at http://blog.wuwm.com Tuesday on Lake Effect: Foreign Policy, Journey Through Grief, Trews http://blog.wuwm.com/post/tuesday-lake-effect-foreign-policy-journey-through-grief-trews <p></p><p>Tuesday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p><p>Today on the show, our foreign policy contributor says Vladimir Putin was playing with fire even before Russian-backed Ukraine separatists brought down a passenger plane. Then, a Milwaukee mother remembers her late son in a book that chronicles her journey through grief. And the Canadian rock band the Trews return to Milwaukee with a new album that’s a mix of hard driving rock and roll and tuneful, almost folky ballads. We’ll have an in studio performance.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:11:21 +0000 Lake Effect 36578 at http://blog.wuwm.com Monday on Lake Effect: Mandate Politics, Phantom of the Opera, Door County Novel http://blog.wuwm.com/post/monday-lake-effect-mandate-politics-phantom-opera-door-county-novel <p></p><p>Monday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p><p>From Nixon to Obama, the danger of presidents using mandates as the rationale for policy decisions – we’ll get some insight from a Milwaukee expert on mandate politics. Later, Wisconsin native Linda Balgord relishes her role in the touring company of “The Phantom of the Opera”; and the hero of Patricia Skalka’s new mystery novel is a reluctant transplant to Door County.</p><p>Guests:</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:43:55 +0000 Lake Effect 36494 at http://blog.wuwm.com Friday on Lake Effect: Breaking the Cycle of Black Male Incarceration, Listening to Mitchell http://blog.wuwm.com/post/friday-lake-effect-breaking-cycle-black-male-incarceration-listening-mitchell <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Friday on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Lake Effect:</em></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:18:38 +0000 Lake Effect 36326 at http://blog.wuwm.com Thursday on Lake Effect: Crazy Worm, Moths, Old Fashioned Bicycles, Slaid Cleaves http://blog.wuwm.com/post/thursday-lake-effect-crazy-worm-moths-old-fashioned-bicycles-slaid-cleaves <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thursday on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Lake Effect:</em></p><p>A new invasive species threatens to be as destructive to Wisconsin’s forests as the Emerald Ash Borer – we’ll learn about the so-called “Crazy Worm.” Later, why we should seek out moths in southeastern Wisconsin, and how to do it. We’ll find out why the Milwaukee County Zoological Society uses theater to enhance its mission. Old fashioned bicycles will be spotlighted this weekend at Old World Wisconsin. And an in-studio performance by singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:17:08 +0000 Lake Effect 36240 at http://blog.wuwm.com Wednesday on Lake Effect: Storm Chasing, Calatrava Café, Boundary Waters http://blog.wuwm.com/post/wednesday-lake-effect-storm-chasing-calatrava-caf-boundary-waters <p></p><p>Wednesday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p><p>Is this week’s cool weather really a relative of the polar vortex that gripped the region last winter? And how is a chilly Lake Michigan impacting our weather? Later, some insight into storm spotting and storm chasing in Wisconsin. Then, we’ll go behind the scenes, and learn how the café at the Milwaukee Art Museum plans its menu to match the art upstairs. And a Waukesha writer looks back on years of family canoe trips to the Boundary Waters.</p><p>Guests:</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:10:53 +0000 Lake Effect 36149 at http://blog.wuwm.com Tuesday on Lake Effect: New Medical College Campuses, Wild Mustangs, Saving Kandinsky http://blog.wuwm.com/post/tuesday-lake-effect-new-medical-college-campuses-wild-mustangs-saving-kandinsky <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday on<em> Lake Effect:</em></span></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:58:07 +0000 Lake Effect 36147 at http://blog.wuwm.com Monday on Lake Effect: Auto Racing & Environmentalism, Pioneers of Television http://blog.wuwm.com/post/monday-lake-effect-auto-racing-environmentalism-pioneers-television <p></p><p>Monday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p><p>We meet a midwestern native trying bring more auto racing fans to environmentalism, and more environmentalists to the race track. Then, we'll hear about why classic television stars are compelling historical subjects, from the Cedarburg producer of a PBS series just nominated for a prime time Emmy Award. And Milwaukee writer Paul Salsini shares the story behind his latest book - the fifth in a series set around a farmhouse in Tuscany.</p><p>Guests:</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:19:31 +0000 Lake Effect 35973 at http://blog.wuwm.com Friday on Lake Effect: Economic Ties Between Wisconsin & France, Art on Milwaukee's Mitchell Street http://blog.wuwm.com/post/friday-lake-effect-economic-ties-between-wisconsin-france-art-milwaukees-mitchell-street <p></p><p>Friday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p><p>As Milwaukee’s Bastille Days goes on, we look at the economic ties between Wisconsin and France, with the French ambassador to the United States. Then, a new multimedia art installation celebrates the unique experience of Milwaukee’s Mitchell Street. Garden contributor Melinda Myers says it’s not too late to plant vegetables this year. And a new concert series tries to change the live music experience in Milwaukee.</p><p>Guests:</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Lake Effect 35756 at http://blog.wuwm.com