Performance

Arts & Culture
4:01 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Establishing Country Roots in Brookfield

Brookfield-native Nora Collins is planting her country roots.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews musician Nora Collins.

Nora Collins began taking music seriously at the age of 14. Now 19, she has been named Wisconsin’s 2013 WAMI Rising Star and 2013 Vocalist of the Year.

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Arts & Culture
3:42 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Former BoDean Scores Playwright's Life Story

Sam Llanas, from the BoDeans, performs his song for "A Day for Grace" in the Lake Effect studio.
Mitch Teich, Lake Effect

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews performer Doug Vincent, musician Sam Llanas, and producer Gary Tanin.

When playwright Doug Vincent needed music for his new one-man show, he turned to what he loved: the music of former BoDean Sam Llanas.

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Arts & Culture
10:25 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Tribute Concert Honors Local Punk Legend Richard LaValliere

Time Trek, the collaborative film between Paul McComas and Richard LaValliere, will be shown at the Requiem for Richard LaValliere & Rover Rescue
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews a trio of musicians about an upcoming tribute to punk rocker Richard LaValliere.

It was loud, angry, and rough. Punk rock came of age in the mid-1970s and was a direct reaction to the over produced rock and roll of the time.

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Arts & Culture
10:42 am
Thu August 8, 2013

A White Piece of Art Makes Life Colorful: Milwaukee Chamber Theatre performs Reza's "Art"

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's production of Yasmina Reza's "Art" is opening tonight, featuring (l-r) Tom Klubertanz, C. Michael Wright & Brian Mani.
Credit Bill Finn

Lake Effect's Bonnie North speaks with actors Tom Klubertanz, C. Michael Wright & Brian Mani about their newest production, "Art."

Would you spend $200,000 on a painting of a white background with white stripes?  How would your closest friends react if you did?

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Arts & Culture
5:51 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Good Nutrition Takes Center Stage…Literally

Milwaukee Public Theatre's "Out to Lunch" will entertain and teach kids the benefits to eating their vegetables.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Milwaukee Public Theatre representatives about their new show.

 Milwaukee Public Theatre says "Eat Your Vegetables!"

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Arts & Culture
12:04 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

As You Like It: Optimist Theatre Performs in New Space

Milwaukee's Optimist Theatre is performing As You Like It, one of Shakespeare's liveliest comedies, at Kadish Park.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Tom Reed and Kristin Hammargren of Optimist Theatre.

It's summer and time for Shakespeare in the Park. The Optimist Theatre has a new production - and a new home.

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