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Lake Effect is a daily, two-hour magazine show that reflects the unique character of southeastern Wisconsin - whether it means in-depth series coverage of important issues, or interviews produced on-site to allow listeners an audio window into a place they've never been.

Lake Effect is a daily, two-hour magazine show that reflects the unique character of southeastern Wisconsin - whether it means in-depth series coverage of important issues, or interviews produced on-site to allow listeners an audio window into a place they've never been.
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Milwaukee, WI

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Lake Effect is a daily, two-hour magazine show that reflects the unique character of southeastern Wisconsin - whether it means in-depth series coverage of important issues, or interviews produced on-site to allow listeners an audio window into a place they've never been.

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English


Episodes

Lake Effect Weekend: Art Of Foreign Policy, I'm An American, Bubbler Talk, 'Ireland's Green Larder'

8/17/2019
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This weekend on Lake Effect : Foreign policy contributor Art Cyr talks with us about Brexit, unrest in Hong Kong, and a troubling new power paradigm. We have the latest episodes of Bubbler Talk and I’m an American. Plus, author Margaret Hickey explains how Ireland’s food heritage is also a way of looking at its history. Guests: Art Cyr, foreign policy contributor Bubbler Talk (series) I'm An American (series) Margaret Hickey, author, Ireland's Green Larder

Duration:00:51:25

Thursday on Lake Effect: Sherman Park Unrest, 'The Wizard of Oz' Anniversary, Connla

8/15/2019
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Thursday on Lake Effect : We remember the third anniversary of the Sherman Park protests with Ron Smith of the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Then, film contributor Ryan Jay joins us to talk about The Wizard of Oz as the film celebrates its 80th anniversary. Plus, what it feels like for one band to play the world’s largest celebration of Irish music for the first time. Guests: Ron Smith, editor and project manager, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service Ryan Jay, film contributor Connla...

Duration:00:52:53

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Art of Foreign Policy, Gibbon Communication, Guitarist Shane Hennessy

8/14/2019
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : Foreign policy contributor Art Cyr talks about Brexit, strained relations between Japan and Korea, and why tariffs aren’t likely to help us in the long run. Then, we travel to the Racine Zoo to learn more about how gibbons communicate. And Irish guitar virtuoso Shane Hennessy gives us an in studio performance. Guests: Art Cyr, Lake Effect foreign policy contributor Angela Dassow, Racine Zoo Shane Hennessy, guitarist

Duration:00:52:24

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Wisconsin DNR, 'An American Summer,'

8/13/2019
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : Preston Cole, the Secretary-designee for Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources, talks about the state's water. Then, author and journalist Alex Kotlowitz talks about his latest book An American Summer. And a man incarcerated in the Wisconsin prison system is about to receive a gallery show featuring his miniature abstract paintings. Guests: Preston Cole, Secretary-designee for Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources Alex Kotlowitz, author, An American...

Duration:00:52:23

Monday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee Public Museum, Chagall Circus Exhibit, Saving MKE's Movie Palaces

8/12/2019
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Monday on Lake Effect: We talk with the President and CEO of the Milwaukee Public Museum about their plans for a new building and her vision for the future of the institution. An exhibition of painter Marc Chagall's circus works at Jewish Museum Milwaukee is winding up soon: we speak with Chagall's granddaughter. Plus the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ’s Tom Daykin reports on the efforts to restore some of Milwaukee’s movie palaces. Guests: Dr. Ellen Censky, Milwaukee Public Museum Bella...

Duration:00:51:52

Lake Effect Weekend: Rural OB/GYN Closures, Astronaut Wendy Lawrence, Ceramic Artist Andrew Linerman

8/10/2019
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This weekend on Lake Effect : We learn how obstetric unit closures in rural hospitals impact women in Wisconsin. Then, we speak with former NASA Shuttle astronaut Wendy Lawrence ahead of her appearance in Milwaukee. Then, how a career as a chemistry teacher morphed into making ceramics full time for local artist Andrew Linderman. Plus we feature an episode of Bubbler Talk. Guests: Dr. Sheldon Wasserman, OB/GYN and chair of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Gynecologists...

Duration:00:52:55

Friday on Lake Effect: MKE County Zoo's Large Animal Curator, Family Recipes, Dragon Boat Festival

8/9/2019
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Friday on Lake Effect : We speak with the Milwaukee County Zoo’s curator of large animals ahead of World Elephant Day on Monday. Then, a Milwaukee Magazine article urges people to get out of town and check out some nearby destinations - including towns on Lake Michigan. We begin a new series called Family Recipes, and the organizers of Milwaukee’s Dragon Boat Festival explain why they began the tradition here. Guests: Tim Wild, Milwaukee County Zoo curator of large animals Chris Drosner,...

Duration:00:50:55

Thursday on Lake Effect: Astronaut Wendy Lawrence, 'The Ghosts of Garfagnana,' 'Shanri-LA'

8/8/2019
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Thursday on Lake Effect : We talk with former NASA Shuttle astronaut Wendy Lawrence ahead of her appearance in Milwaukee. Then, Paul Salsini's latest novel returns to Tuscany and focuses on the Garfagnana - a region known for its supernatural occurrences. Radio Chipstone explores the 19th century practice of object lessons. Plus, Wisconsin natives and filmmakers Drew Rosas and Nick Sommer share the story behind their new web series, Shangri-LA . Guests: Wendy Lawrence, former NASA Shuttle...

Duration:00:52:54

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Rural OB/GYN Closures, Ceramic Artist Andrew Linerman, B~Free

8/7/2019
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : We learn how obstetric unit closures in rural hospitals impact women in Wisconsin. Then, how a career as a chemistry teacher morphed into making ceramics full time for local artist Andrew Linderman. Plus, local artist B~Free explains why her musical partnership with her husband and fellow musician Quentin Farr has been so important to their work. Guests: Dr. Sheldon Wasserman, OB/GYN and chair of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Gynecologists...

Duration:00:52:55

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Breastfeeding, 'On That Note,' 'Beats Me,' Vigoa Cuisine

8/6/2019
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : How to make sure you and your baby are healthy and happy while breastfeeding. Then, cellist Robert Cohen reflects on the influences that have shaped his musical career, starting with his father. Beats Me tackles listener questions about plastic bags and our Fit For You segment meets two traveling chefs on a mission. Guests: Dr. Kelsey Ryan, pediatrician, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Robert Cohen, On That Note Beats Me Kristi Linebaugh and Miriam Vigoa,...

Duration:00:52:54

Monday on Lake Effect: A Wisconsin State Fair Special

8/5/2019
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Monday on Lake Effect : Editor's note: This show is a re-broadcast of Lake Effect' s Aug. 10, 2017 live show from the WE Energies Energy Park at the Wisconsin State Fair. We get some perspective on the history and enduring importance of the State Fair from food historian Kyle Cherek, plus learn about Abraham Lincoln's appearance at one of the first Wisconsin State Fairs. Later, how the Wisconsin 4-H Club has evolved over time and what makes its work still very relevant today. Gardening...

Duration:00:52:55

Lake Effect Weekend: Road Diets, Gardening For Your Health, Bubbler Talk, Milwaukee Music Roundup

8/3/2019
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This weekend on Lake Effect : We look at how "road diets" can help curb reckless driving in Wisconsin. Then, gardening expert Melinda Myers talks about the benefits of gardening for your health. Plus Bubbler Talk finds out about City Hall Square and our new series, Milwaukee Music Roundup, gets underway with Milwaukee Record 's Matt Wild. Guests: Kevin Muhs, executive director, Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission Melinda Myers, gardening contributor Bubbler Talk (series)...

Duration:00:50:55

Friday on Lake Effect: Genomics, Ko-Thi Dance Company, 'There Is Another World'

8/2/2019
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Friday on Lake Effect : How the science of genomics is causing a revolutionary moment in the practice of medicine. Then, Ko-Thi Dance Company celebrates its 50th anniversary with its "Juba-Lee" concert series. Plus, musician Peter Mulvey offers a selection of tunes from his new album There Is Another World . Guests: Dr. Raul Urrutia, director of the Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin Ferne Caulker, founder, Ko-Thi Dance Company; DeMar Walker,...

Duration:00:52:52

Thursday on Lake Effect: Mentoring New Farmers, Healthy Gardening, 'Rag Head: An American Story'

8/1/2019
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Thursday on Lake Effect : We look at the challenges of attracting young people to making a life on the farm. Then, Lake Effect contributor Melinda Myers talks about the benefits of gardening for your health. Essayist Mel Miskimen tries to move her father into assisted living and contributor Shaun Ranft shares a poem. Plus we learn about the play, Rag Head , which explores what it means to be an American. Guests: Dave Kozlowski, co-owner and operator, Pinehold Gardens; Sarah Kroh, co-owner...

Duration:00:52:55

Wednesday on Lake Effect: MPS Superintendent, Fit For You, Milwaukee Music Roundup

7/31/2019
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Keith Posley talks about his first year on the job and what's to come in his second year. Then, our Fit For You series explores the effects of artificial sweeteners. Plus, a look at some of the city's best musicians in our Milwaukee Music Roundup. Guests: Keith Posley, Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Stephanie Olivier-Van Stichelen, Medical College of Wisconsin Matt Wild, co-founder, Milwaukee Record

Duration:00:52:23

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Road Diets, Electric Cars, Writer David Sedaris

7/30/2019
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : A look at how road diets can help curb reckless driving in Wisconsin. Then, the positives and negatives of electric cars and how the industry is working to meet consumer expectations. Plus, writer David Sedaris talks about growing older and his latest book, Calypso . Guests: Kevin Muhs, executive director, Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission Mark Savage and Dan Harmon, Lake Effect automotive contributors David Sedaris, writer

Duration:00:50:02

Monday on Lake Effect: Red Summer 1919, Musician Mario Quadracci, 'The Summer Guests'

7/29/2019
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Monday on Lake Effect : One hundred years ago the nation was rocked by race riots and massacres of African Americans. We discuss the events of the Red Summer of 1919 and its lasting legacy. Then, musician and composer Mario Quadracci takes it out of the basement and onto the stage at Miramar Theatre. And New York Times best-selling author Mary Alice Monroe explains what drives her writing. Guests: Reggie Jackson, head griot, America's Black Holocaust Museum Mario Quadracci, musician Mary...

Duration:00:51:25

Lake Effect Weekend: Vaccines, Chagall's Le Cirque, 'The Vietnam War on Film,' Bubbler Talk

7/27/2019
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This weekend on Lake Effect : A look at how vaccinations work and how these life-saving medicines have become victims of their own success. Then, a chat with the painter Marc Chagall’s granddaughter about his circus works currently on view in Milwaukee. And how the Vietnam War was represented in film, plus the latest episode of Bubbler Talk . Guests: Dr. Joyce Sanchez, professor, Medical College of Wisconsin Bella Meyer, granddaughter of artist Marc Chagall; Spike Barkin, son of Milwaukee's...

Duration:00:52:52

Friday on Lake Effect: MuniTool, Green Infrastructure Plan, BMX Stunt Riding

7/26/2019
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Friday on Lake Effect : The Wisconsin Policy Forum’s new online MuniTool allows people to analyze government spending in Wisconsin. Then, as Milwaukee officially adopts a green infrastructure plan, we find out some of the ways the city is adapting our urban environment. And how a kid from West Bend became one of the voices of the wild world of Bicycle Motocross. Guests: Jason Stein and Ari Brown, Wisconsin Policy Forum Kurt Sprangers and Sara Gantt, Milwaukee's Department of Public Works;...

Duration:00:52:55

Thursday on Lake Effect: Proposed SNAP Changes, 'The Vietnam War on Film,' Radio Chipstone

7/25/2019
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Thursday on Lake Effect : A look at the USDA’s proposed changes to the federal nutrition program known as SNAP, and what it could mean for families in Wisconsin. Then, how the 1968 John Wayne film The Green Berets highlights the rift in the United States over Vietnam. Radio Chipstone tastes a bit of history and we explore the unique history of cats, how they ended up in our homes, and the paths they took to get there. Guests: Sherrie Tussler, executive director, Hunger Task Force Dave...

Duration:00:53:00