Lake Effect

Airs Weekdays at 10 am & Weekends at 3 pm

Lake Effect, WUWM’s locally-produced magazine program, covers a lot of ground, focusing on your neighbors and your issues. From discussing politics and the economy to spotlighting Wisconsin authors and musicians, Lake Effect goes beyond the headlines. Join the Lake Effect team as they open a window onto life in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin.

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Lake Effect
4:37 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Monday on Lake Effect: County Transit Changes, Frederick Layton Bio, Musician Billy Bragg

Monday on Lake Effect:

The county board chair says there's a tall order for whoever gets the contract to run Milwaukee's buses. Then, a new book tries to tell the full story of Frederick Layton and his importance to Milwaukee's cultural landscape. And the legendary Billy Bragg reflects on a career of trying to effect social change through his music.

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Lake Effect
2:00 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Friday on Lake Effect: All Music Show, with the Masonic Wonders, Nora Collins, and Luray

Friday on Lake Effect:

We’ll meet the Masonic Wonders, who have been making gospel music in Milwaukee for more than a half-century. Later, Nora Collins tries to make a name for herself on the country music scene - from Brookfield. And Shannon Carey talks about her mid-career shift that led to launching the band, Luray.

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Lake Effect
5:28 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Thursday on Lake Effect: National Security and Privacy Debate, New Play at Next Act, Singer Zoe Muth

Thursday on Lake Effect:

An ACLU attorney says national security and citizens’ rights to privacy should not be in conflict. Then, a play opening tonight at Next Act Theatre examines similar issues. And singer-songwriter Zoe Muth turns out new songs that would be at home in a record store years ago – and finds plenty of fans for it.

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Lake Effect
4:41 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Transit Changes, Town Hall Meetings, Pets & Poverty, Doors Open Milwaukee

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

The head of MV Transportation talks about why he believes his company should take over the operations of Milwaukee County Transit.  Later, how politics and technology are shaping the reality of town hall meetings by elected officials.  We’ll learn about a program aimed at improving animal health in impoverished areas; another program seeks to expose international college students to everyday American life.  We’ll get a preview of the 3rd annual Doors Open Milwaukee this weekend; and an in-studio performance by musician John Grant.

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Lake Effect
1:08 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Steve Marcus on Art Vision, Rowing Race, Milwaukee County Fair, The Dunwells

Tuesday on Lake Effect:

Steve Marcus hopes a major art project along Wisconsin Avenue could serve as a catalyst for the whole city. We talk with him at the University Club. Then, ahead of a big Milwaukee race this weekend, we'll explore the appeal of competitive rowing. We learn about the Milwaukee County Fair, and meet the young English band The Dunwells, who performed in studio C1 this summer.

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