Lake Effect http://wuwm.com en Friday on Lake Effect: All Music Show - Cheryl Leonard, Nora Collins, Escondido http://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://wuwm.com Thursday on Lake Effect: Bucks Being Sold, Gluten-Free Cooking, Milwaukee Start-up Improves Walkers http://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://wuwm.com Wednesday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee Ballet's Peter Pan, Mental Side of Tennis, Milwaukee Poet http://wuwm.com/post/wednesday-lake-effect-milwaukee-ballets-peter-pan-mental-side-tennis-milwaukee-poet <p></p><p>Wednesday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p><p>The Milwaukee Ballet’s production of <em>Peter Pan</em> airs nationally on PBS this week. Learn why it is a good fit for the network, and why it’s important to the ballet itself. Later, how one local tennis school is stressing the mental part of the game as much as the lob or the backhand; and Milwaukee poet Angela Sorby reads from her new collection, <em>The Sleeve Waves.</em></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:00:38 +0000 Lake Effect 29279 at http://wuwm.com Tuesday on Lake Effect: Update on Ukraine, Professional Walking, Corporations As People http://wuwm.com/post/tuesday-lake-effect-update-ukraine-professional-walking-corporations-people <p></p><p></p><p><em>Tuesday on Lake Effect:</em></p><p>The continued violence in Ukraine forced a special meeting of the UN Security Council this past weekend. Our foreign policy contributor weighs in. Then, we'll learn about the 19th Century forerunner to big-time spectator sports; professional walking. The hero of Brian Kimberling’s novel, "Snapper", studies the birds... and the people of Indiana. And essayist Joel Habush imagines a scenario in which corporations really are people…</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:34:54 +0000 Lake Effect 29208 at http://wuwm.com Monday on Lake Effect: Racial Disparities Versus Racism, Pioneers of Television, Photography Exhibit http://wuwm.com/post/monday-lake-effect-racial-disparities-versus-racism-pioneers-television-photography-exhibit <p></p><p>Monday on <em>Lake Effect:</em></p><p>In examining racial disparities, why the term racism often causes more problems than it solves – we look at the distinction between racial disparities and racism. Later, the local producer of PBS’s “Pioneers of Television” previews the fourth season of the show, which premieres Tuesday night. Our Islands of Milwaukee series continues, and a major photography exhibit at the Haggerty Museum asks us to look at our roles as consumers.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:18:44 +0000 Lake Effect 29125 at http://wuwm.com