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11:42 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Digital Billboard Art Pops Up In Milwaukee

Digital Billboard Art
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Digital billboards seem to occupy more and more of our environment. A local public art advocate saw “opportunity” and pounced.

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Arts & Culture
10:59 am
Tue October 1, 2013

The Cucaranchula: A Short Film on Creative Rejection

The Cucaranchula

Lake Effect intern Nathan Royster interviews filmmaker Kate Balsley.

Kate Balsley’s short film – being screened at the Milwaukee Film Festival – draws upon personal experience on the topic of creative rejection. Her film is called The Cucaranchula.

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Arts & Culture
10:36 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Date America: From Milwaukee to Los Angeles to Find Love

Bob Murray in his documentary, "Date America"

Bob Murray was not planning to become a filmmaker. But a few years ago, the Milwaukee area banker took stock of the state of his dating life, and decided that his only choice was to go on a nationwide quest to find love, and make a movie in the process.

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Arts & Culture
10:03 am
Tue October 1, 2013

New Novel Explores A Centuries-Old Conspiracy Theory About A Bavarian King

Oliver Pötzsch is the author of the new novel “The Ludwig Conspiracy.”

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews author Oliver Pötzsch.

The Milwaukee Film Festival, which runs into next week features both films with local ties, and also internationally significant titles.

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Regional
9:49 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Past and Future of Milwaukee County Transit

Lake Effect talks about the past and future of Milwaukee County Transit with the company that’s operated the system for more than three decades, but could soon find itself displaced.

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with Jacqueline Janz of Milwaukee Transport Services.

This summer, the news came out that the for-profit, Texas-based MV Transportation was the chosen bidder to operate the Milwaukee County Transit System.

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