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
10:25 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Friday on Lake Effect: Impact of Uber and Lyft, People's Climate March, Fine Arts Quartet

Friday on Lake Effect:

A look at the technological and business implications of ride services Uber and Lyft, as they bring change to Milwaukee taxi world. Later, the stories of six Milwaukeeans who plan to be a part of the People’s Climate March in New York on Sunday. We’ll get a fall movie preview from our film contributor. And the Milwaukee-based Fine Arts Quartet welcomes a new member and prepares for its season-opening concert this weekend.

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Lake Effect
9:17 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Thursday on Lake Effect: Howard Fuller, Sand Fracking Novel, Jazz Musician John Raymond

Thursday on Lake Effect:

Howard Fuller talks about his place in the school choice debate – and the life that led up to it, including breaking barriers at Carroll College, community organizing, and working with freedom fighters in Mozambique. Later, the controversy over sand fracking makes its way into a new novel by Wisconsin writer Jerry Apps. And we’ll meet jazz musician John Raymond ahead of a concert tomorrow night at the Jazz Estate.

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Lake Effect
9:01 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Genetic Testing, Doors Open Milwaukee, Milwaukee Public Theatre

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Lake Effect
10:41 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Marquette's Mike Lovell, Innovative Kitchen, Author Elizabeth Gilbert

Tuesday on Lake Effect:

Today on the show, former UWM Chancellor Mike Lovell talks about becoming Marquette’s next president. He’ll be inaugurated at the end of the week. Then, a Wisconsin start-up tries to connect the state’s growers and food producers with large-scale kitchens. And we talk with best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert about her newest book, The Signature of All Things.

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  • Mike Lovell, Marquette President
  • Rick Terrien, Innovation Kitchen
  • Elizabeth Gilbert, author

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Lake Effect
9:07 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Monday on Lake Effect: Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak, Milwaukee Fall Arts Guide

  Monday on Lake Effect:

A wide ranging interview with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak about innovation, technology and education. It was hosted by Mitch Teich, and recorded live on stage this summer at Flying Car Milwaukee. Plus, a look ahead at an extremely busy fall for the arts in Milwaukee, from plays to concerts to books and dance. ​

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  • Steve Wozniak, co-founder, Apple
  • Tim McCormick, Milwaukee Magazine

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Lake Effect
9:50 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Friday on Lake Effect: Math Is All Around Us, Musician Zachary Scott Johnson

Friday on Lake Effect:

Two new books tell lesser-known stories about things we thought we knew well. First the story of how four women were involved in the war effort on both sides during the Civil War. Later, a Wisconsin mathematician’s new book explains how math is all around us, all the time. We’ll have the latest installment in our Listening to Mitchell series. And music performed in studio by Racine native Zachary Scot Johnson.

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Lake Effect
9:21 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Thursday on Lake Effect: AIDS & Homelessness, Fall Gardening Tips, Slaid Cleaves

Thursday on Lake Effect:

The intersection between homelessness and AIDS is the focus of a new study by two Milwaukee researchers. Then, 13 years after 9/11, a Lake Effect essayist shares some thoughts on the slow erosion of our privacy. We get fall gardening tips from contributor Melinda Myers, and singer songwriter Slaid Cleaves chats with Mitch Teich and performs some songs in the studio.

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Lake Effect
10:16 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Aging Population, Wishbone Ash, Mystery Novel Set in Door County

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Lake Effect
10:09 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Manpower Hiring Data, Connecting Kids With Nature, Natalie Merchant

Tuesday on Lake Effect:

New data from Manpower Group shows Wisconsin’s companies are likely to hire people this fall. Then, two efforts to connect kids with nature; one from the Urban Ecology Center, the other from the US Forest Service. And singer Natalie Merchant chats with us about her newest solo album, her musical evolution, and how the record business has changed since her time with 10,000 Maniacs.

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Lake Effect
10:16 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Monday on Lake Effect: Creative Pairs, Citizen Science, Cedarburg Art Museum, Canning & Pickling

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