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
10:39 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Working to Eradicate Global Hunger, Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Filmmakers

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

We’ll meet a former Wall Street Journal correspondent who now works to eradicate global hunger and improve childhood nutrition.

Milwaukee Magazine takes on two fashion stories that go far beyond just style.

 

And we feature two reimaginings of classic stories – Milwaukee Ballet adapts Snow White to create Mirror, Mirror, and two Milwaukee filmmakers produce Hamlet A.D.D.

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Lake Effect
9:09 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Thoughts on MAM Addition Design, Car Recalls, Outpost in Mequon

Tuesday on Lake Effect:

Architecture critic Tom Bamberger responds last week’s changes in the design for the planned addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum. Then, auto contributor Mark Savage has some advice for car makers dealing with a potential recall notice. Essayist and first generation American Alexandra Rosas shares her story, and with the opening of a Mequon store, Outpost Natural Foods looks back and ahead at its mission.

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Lake Effect
11:46 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Monday on Lake Effect: Technology's Impact on Reporting, Studying Virtue, Pro Westling Villian

Monday on Lake Effect:

The Washington Post’s Kevin Merida says technology helps reporting a lot, but also takes something away from it. Then, a huge grant to study the science of virtue could be a game changer in the world of education. We’ll hear about the thrills of being a pro wrestling villain, and a recent book of essays taps writer Scott Jacobs’s memories of childhood skiing in Wisconsin.

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Lake Effect
9:34 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Friday on Lake Effect: 20 Years of Transformation in South Africa, Brewers, Summer Movies

Friday on Lake Effect:

We’ll look back at twenty years of transformation in South Africa since Nelson Mandela became president. Later, the Brewers slow down a bit after a fast start to the season. Should Milwaukee baseball fans be worried? And summer movies, critic Dave Luhrssen says there’s reason for hope.

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Lake Effect
9:54 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Thursday on Lake Effect: Drug Treatment Courts, Climate Change's Impact on Wildfires

Thursday on Lake Effect:

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Lake Effect
10:36 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Distinction Between Racial Disparities & Racism, Peter Mulvey

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

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, a West Allis native talks about her budding Hollywood career, known for her acting – and now screenwriting and producing. And Milwaukee singer-songwriter Peter Mulvey joins us for a solo set and to talk about his new album, Silver Ladder.

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Lake Effect
11:10 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Art Museum Addition Update, Medical Journal, Steampunk Novel

Tuesday on Lake Effect:

We’ll discuss the plans for and the controversy surrounding a new addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum. Later, Aurora Health Care takes on a specific niche as it launches a new medical journal. We’ll travel to the Steampunk Age and learn about Jaleigh Johnson’s new middle-grade fantasy novel. And we’ll meet Madison writer Dale Kushner.

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Lake Effect
9:24 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Monday on Lake Effect: Helping Children of Inmates Go To College, UWM Students Developing Apps

Monday on Lake Effect:

A program in place in Milwaukee and a handful of other places seeks to help the children of prison inmates afford and go to college – and the inmates themselves are helping. Later, how some UW-Milwaukee students are getting real world experience in developing mobile apps. We’ll learn how Door County has weathered the long winter, and also meet one of the County’s top wine makers.

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Lake Effect
8:55 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Friday on Lake Effect: State of Arts Education, Award-Winning Music Educators, Drum Corps

Friday on Lake Effect:

It’s a Friday focus on the arts – the Public Policy Forum looks at the state of arts education in the Milwaukee area and looks to other cities for examples of how to improve. Later, we’ll speak with two award-winners in the area of music education – a teacher and an administrator making a difference in their field. We’ll hear from a band that is trying to change the image of the French Horn; and learn the history of Racine’s Horlick Athletic Field, the birthplace of the American drum corps tradition.

Lake Effect
8:47 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Thursday on Lake Effect: Economic Ties Between France & the Midwest, Bay View Massarce

Thursday on Lake Effect:

The French ambassador to the United States comes to Milwaukee to strengthen economic ties between his country and the Midwest. Then, we look back at the legacy of the Bay View Massacre, which took place 128 years ago this week. And two visiting guitarists perform together for the first time in Lake Effect’s studio.

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