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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

Friday on Lake Effect: Health Care Reform, Behavioral Health Supports, Will Durst, Bubbler Talk

9/22/2017
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Friday on Lake Effect: Why the CEO of a Wisconsin-based healthcare cooperative is holding out hope that health care reform could still pass this fall. Later, we'll speak with a couple of people who are trying to call attention to behavioral health supports. We'll catch up with political comedian and Milwaukee native Will Durst; and Bubbler Talk gets up close and personal with the bats in your belfry. Guests: Cathy Mahaffey, Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative Steven Dykstra, Milwaukee...

Duration: 00:52:57


Thursday on Lake Effect: Asian Carp, Science of War, Fall Equinox, Doors Open Milwaukee

9/20/2017
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Thursday on Lake Effect : An update on the efforts to protect the Great Lakes from the invasion of Asian Carp. Later, science writer Mary Roach makes some interesting discoveries in her investigation of the science of war. Our astronomy contributor sheds some light - and some dark - on the fall equinox. And a look at some key places to visit this weekend during Doors Open Milwaukee. Guests: David Hamilton, senior policy director, Nature Conservancy's Great Lakes Project Mary Roach, author,...

Duration: 00:52:55


Wednesday on Lake Effect: Big Money Addicts, Women's Health, Walk to Sustain Our Great Lakes

9/20/2017
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : The rise and fall of a drug dealing operation on Milwaukee’s north side. Later, we meet the new director of women’s health at the Zablocki VA Medical Center and learn what led two women to hike from Milwaukee all the way to Lake Superior. And acclaimed Latino actor Nicholas Rodriguez prepares to take on the iconic role of Skye Masterson in the Milwaukee Rep’s production of Guys and Dolls . Guests: Matt Hrodey, senior editor, Milwaukee Magazine Dr. Akeira Johnson,...

Duration: 00:52:55


Monday on Lake Effect: 'Live and Let Live,' Sherman Park Diversity, 'The Power of Onlyness'

9/18/2017
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Monday on Lake Effect : Writer Evie Perry shares her research on how it works and how it’s challenged in Riverwest. Then, why the diversity of neighborhoods like Sherman Park is an increasingly rare phenomenon in Milwaukee and around the country. And why “onlyness” is a better predictor than “talent” as a way to make a difference. Guests: Evie Perry, author, Live and Let Live: Diversity, Conflict and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood John Gurda, Milwaukee historian Nilofer Merchan,...

Duration: 00:52:55


Lake Effect Weekend: Streetcars, 'Artifacts,' Radio Chipstone, Ex Fabula

9/16/2017
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This weekend on Lake Effect : As Milwaukee’s new streetcar line gets closer to completion, we explore the history of streetcars in the United States. Then, how the founder of Wild Space Dance Company thinks about movement. Plus, we have the latest episodes of Radio Chipstone and our storytelling series Ex Fabula . Guests: Yonah Freemark, creator, The Transport Politic Deb Loewen, founder and artistic director, Wild Space Dance Company Gianofer Fields, material culture contributor, Radio...

Duration: 00:52:55


Friday on Lake Effect: Mara Liasson, Education News, MIGHTi, Speedskating, Bubbler Talk

9/15/2017
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Friday on Lake Effect : NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson joins us to sort out the confusing web involving President Trump, Democrats, Republicans, and the future of DACA. Later, WUWM's education reporter opens her reporter's notebook to look at what's happening on the education beat this week. We learn how eating insects could solve global nutrition challenges. Plus, a chat with two members of the US National Speedskating Team training this week in Milwaukee for next...

Duration: 00:51:48


Thursday on Lake Effect: Increased Wildfires, Rebel Green, Brave Giant

9/13/2017
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Thursday on Lake Effect : As fires continue to rage in the western United States, we get some understanding about why massive wildfires are happening with more regularity. Later, one woman’s journey from working as a divorce lawyer to running a natural cleaning products company. And we meet Irish indie band Brave Giant, who made their debut U.S. performance at this year's Irish Fest. Guests: Michael Kodas, author, Megafire: The Race to Extinguish a Deadly Epidemic of Flame Ali Florsheim...

Duration: 00:52:52


Wednesday on Lake Effect: Farm Economics, 'My Trip Abroad,' Dead Horses

9/13/2017
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : Contributor Dave Kozlowski discusses how farm economics work - from large-scale growers, to smaller producers. Later, a Milwaukee man publishes the remarkable travel journal his father kept on the trip of a lifetime - two months in Europe in 1936. Essayist Lauren Fox writes about her grandparents' decision to leave Europe in the 1930s, and we catch up with the Milwaukee band Dead Horses, who just released a new single. Guests: Dave Kozlowski, Lake Effect...

Duration: 00:52:54


Tuesday on Lake Effect: Teen Money Managing, Ayurveda, 'Artifacts'

9/11/2017
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : Are teenagers in Wisconsin being set up for failure when it comes to managing their money? New data shows that could well be the case. Then, our Fit For You segment explores Ayurveda, a wellness system with origins in India. And the founder of Wild Space Dance Company explains the way she thinks about movement. Guests: Brenda Campbell, president and CEO, SecureFutures Carol Nace, owner and operator, Bodhi Ayurveda Deb Loewen, founder and artistic director, Wild...

Duration: 00:51:57


Monday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee Streetcar, Roddis Collection, Radio Chipstone, The Family Backpack

9/11/2017
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Monday on Lake Effect : Why cities around the country are starting to build streetcars. Then, a visit to the Museum of Wisconsin Art with Radio Chipstone , to explore the exhibition of children’s clothes designed by Milwaukee native Florence Eiseman. Plus, we meet the woman responsible for the museum's other exhibition: The Roddis Collection. Later, why it's important to bring children along on trips to other parts of the state, the country, or even the world. Guests: Yonah Freemark,...

Duration: 00:52:59


Lake Effect Weekend: 'Blurred Lines,' Concussion Research, Ex Fabula

9/9/2017
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This weekend on Lake Effect : A look at the difficulty students face navigating sex, power, and consent on college campuses. Then, a leading concussion doctor talks about the growing awareness of concussion injuries. We meet two families in a time of transition, as teens moves from high school to college and we have the latest edition of our story-telling series Ex Fabula . Guests: Vanessa Grigoriadis, author, Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on Campus Dr. Kevin Walter,...

Duration: 00:52:54


Friday on Lake Effect: Healthcare Reform, Fall Arts Preview, Br!nk New Play Festival, Bubbler Talk

9/8/2017
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Friday on Lake Effect : Republican and Democratic governors seek to break a legislative stalemate on healthcare reform. Later, Milwaukee Magazine shares its Fall arts preview. Renaissance Theaterworks celebrates 25 years of women making theatre with its Br!nk New Play Festival this weekend. And Bubbler Talk returns with an intoxicatingly sweet topic suggested by a listener. Guests: Barbara Zabawa, owner, Center for Health and Wellness Law Lindsey Anderson, culture editor, Milwaukee...

Duration: 00:52:55


Thursday on Lake Effect: Lead in Water, Comedian Hari Kondabolu, Silver City InterNational Festival

9/6/2017
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Thursday on Lake Effect : A note of caution from the man who shone a national spotlight on the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Later, the benefits (and downsides) of being a political comedian in the Donald Trump era. A festival celebrates the renaissance of one Milwaukee neighborhood this Saturday, and local filmmakers explain the rush they get from making short films in Milwaukee. Guests: Marc Edwards, Flint water crisis response director Hari Kondabolu, stand-up comedian...

Duration: 00:52:15


Wednesday on Lake Effect: End of DACA, Concussions, Memorizing Music, 'Unsolved' Podcast

9/6/2017
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : News analyst Charlie Sykes discusses the end of DACA, the rocky road ahead for President Trump, and the end of the Sheriff Clarke era here in Milwaukee. Then, a leading concussion doctor says after years of scare tactics, patients are finally taking concussions seriously. Later, cellist Robert Cohen talks about the the difficulty of memorizing music - a crucial skill for classical musicians, but one that doesn't always come easily. Plus, a preview of the second...

Duration: 00:52:59


Tuesday on Lake Effect: 'Rethinking Sex, Power, & Consent on Campus,' Tom Perrotta, 'Next to Normal'

9/4/2017
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Tuesday on Lake Effect : We discuss trying to navigate the difficult landscape of sex, power, and consent on college campuses. Then, novelist Tom Perrotta explores some of that same landscape, both among college students, and the parents they leave behind at home. Plus we learn about the ambitious aim of a young theatre company opening a production of “Next to Normal” this week at Next Act Theatre. Guests: Vanessa Grigoriadi, author, Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on...

Duration: 00:51:29


Monday on Lake Effect: Gender and Sports, Walter Minx Submarine Plot, Art Therapy

9/3/2017
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Monday on Lake Effect : A Marquette researcher delves into the complicated science of gender and performance in sports. Then, the bizarre story of a homemade submarine and an extortion plot in 1940s Milwaukee. And how art therapists know that using art is helping their clients get through their mental health challenges. Guests: Dr. Sandra Hunter, professor, Marquette University’s Exercise Science Program Matthew Prigge, writer Emily Nolan, Ashley Smallwood, and Caitlin Walsh, art...

Duration: 00:52:59


Lake Effect Weekend: The Fight for Open Housing, Radio Chipstone, Device Cybersecurity, Ex Fabula

9/2/2017
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This weekend on Lake Effect : We look back on a landmark in Milwaukee history - the start of 200 nights of open housing marches. Race and ethnicity reporter Aisha Turner speaks with a man who was front and center during that time - Prentice McKinney. Then we examine cybersecurity and internet connected devices, from your fitness tracker to your car. Radio Chipstone introduces us to a woman looking at the pervasive nature of racism in Wisconsin’s history, and we present the latest edition...

Duration: 00:52:59


Friday on Lake Effect: Remembering the Open Housing Marches, 'The Family Cabin,' Towering Pines Camp

9/1/2017
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Friday on Lake Effect : As teenagers they marched for housing reforms - 50 years later, they share those memories. Then, as the school year begins, we recap the week in education with reporter Rachel Morello. An architect talks about the disconnect cabin owners are seeking, and we’ll take a road trip to northern Wisconsin and a couple of summer camps that have been part of one family for decades. Guests: Ann-Elise Henzl, WUWM Rachel Morello, education reporter Dale Mulfinger, author, The...

Duration: 00:52:25


Thursday on Lake Effect: Hotel Building Boom, Autism Awareness, Milwaukee Rowing Club, 'Good Time'

8/30/2017
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Thursday on Lake Effect : A look at Milwaukee's hotel building boom, and the potential speed bumps ahead. Then, how society’s view of autism has evolved in the past four decades. Our Fit For You segment heads to the Milwaukee River for a lesson on rowing, and critic Dave Luhrssen shares his thoughts on the film Good Time. Guests: Corri Hess, reporter, BizTimes Milwaukee Emily Levine, executive director, Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin Roger Huffman, director and head girls coach,...

Duration: 00:52:59


Wednesday on Lake Effect: Strange Fruit Music Festival, Farm to Table Dinner, Trapper Schoepp

8/29/2017
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Wednesday on Lake Effect : How the Strange Fruit festival in Milwaukee seeks to use music to address race relations. Later, a farm-to-table dinner honors some of the high school students who worked the land. A Whitefish Bay woman’s recent book tries to help parents get their kids ready to leave the nest with some basic realities. Plus musician Trapper Schoepp explains how Bay Beach Amusement Park inspired his new album. Guests: Jay Anderson, Strange Fruit Music Festival founder Dave...

Duration: 00:52:58

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