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
3:34 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Thursday on Lake Effect: Concussion Research, Shear Madness, Early Music Now

Thursday on Lake Effect:

How Milwaukee got to be a center for concussion research, and the coordination of the disparate groups working to understand them better and help people recover. Then, actor John McGivern turns a corner he knows well as he stars in a new production of Shear Madness. The weekend’s Early Music Now concert imagines the music of renaissance composer John Dowland as it might have been performed in an Irish pub. And then we explore the thrill of the chase with meet the author of The Happiness of Pursuit.

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Lake Effect
9:59 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Wednesday on Lake Effect: War on AIDS in Wisconsin, Book Tour By Bike, Butch Vig

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

Where will the next front line be in the war on AIDS in Wisconsin? We’ll get some perspective ahead of the AIDS walk this weekend. Then, we meet an author who did a multi-state book tour – by bike. And legendary musician, producer and Wisconsin native Butch Vig talks about the music industry and a new album by Garbage, the band he cofounded 20 years ago.

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Lake Effect
10:25 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Economic Impact of Same-Sex Marriages, Local Children's Book Author

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Lake Effect
8:57 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Monday on Lake Effect: Wisconsin Economic Scorecard Poll, Short Stories, Conversations About Music

Monday on Lake Effect:

We’ll learn how Wisconsinites view their own financial situation, and how it relates to their view of the state. It’s the results of the latest Wisconsin Economic Scorecard poll. Plus, a documentary tells the story of an American man who wound up fighting alongside the Libyan rebels who overthrew Qaddafi. We’ll speak with Milwaukee area native Andy Mozina about his recent collection of short stories. And cellist Robert Cohen joins us for the first in a series of unique conversations about music.

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Lake Effect
8:51 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Friday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee County Budget, A Bridge to Vietnam, Milwaukee Rep

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Lake Effect
9:00 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Thursday on Lake Effect: Child Labor, Land and Water Conservation Fund, Reducing Segregation

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Lake Effect
9:59 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Lubar School of Business Dean, Frank Lloyd Wright, Psychopath Documentary

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

The dean at UWM's Lubar School of Business says business education is important, regardless of which sector students want to work in. Later, Frank Lloyd Wright is best known for his architectural designs. But a new book argues that it’s his thinking itself that was truly visionary. And about the film Psychopath tells the true story of a man who wanted to build a drive through horror theme park in Oklahoma.

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Lake Effect
9:40 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Senator Ron Johnson, Milwaukee Film, Next Act Theatre

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Lake Effect
10:32 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Monday on Lake Effect: Integrating Spirituality and Medicine, Master Food Preserver

Monday on Lake Effect:

A pioneer in the integration of spirituality and medicine explains why it’s so important for the two worlds to be linked. Later, the art and science of pickling and preserving from Milwaukee County’s master food preserver… and writer Betsy Woodman takes us to 1960s India for a series of novels featuring the character Jana Bibi.

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Lake Effect
9:53 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Friday on Lake Effect: Miller Park Tax, Mothers' Milk Depot, Life-Size Mouse Trap

Friday on Lake Effect:

We’ll hear the little-told story of the Miller Park tax, and what it currently supports. Then, a depot opens in Milwaukee for moms to donate surplus breast milk to help premature babies. We’ll visit a life-size replica of a classic board game being built at State Fair Park. Plus, our last installment of Listening to Mitchell. And a preview of In Tandem Theatre’s production of The Glass Menagerie.

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