Art

Arts & Culture
5:44 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Exhibition Puts Visuals to Words

Vicki Reed's photography will be on display as part of the "Text and Texture" exhibition at the Cedarburg Cultural Center.
Credit Cedarburg Cultural Center.

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews photographer Vicki Reed and poet Buz Reed.

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many pictures is a poem worth?

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Arts & Culture
4:19 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

New Exhibit Offers Glimpse at 19th Century Celebrity Life

Thomas Sully's 1833 "Frances Anne Kemble as Beatrice", part of the Sully retrospective at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Credit Courtesy of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Exhibit curators William Rudolph and Carol Eaton Soltis spoke with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich about "Thomas Sully: Painted Performance".

If you thought the celebrity publicity machine was a modern-day phenomenon, think again.

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Economy & Business
4:51 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Steve Marcus Calls for Downtown Sculptures, Sales Tax for Civic Projects

Steve Marcus, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Marcus Corporation
Credit Michelle Maternowski

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Steve Marcus, chairman of the board of the Marcus Corporation.

For more than half a century, Steve Marcus has helped shape the city of Milwaukee.

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Arts & Culture
2:06 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Boutique, Artist Celebrate Creative Fabric of Third Ward

Lela Boutique in the Third Ward celebrates 10 years of business.
Credit Lela

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Lela boutique owner Carrie Arrouet and artist Reggie Baylor.

A renowned artist is helping a Third Ward clothing boutique mark its 10th birthday - in a unique way.

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Arts & Culture
6:06 pm
Sat September 7, 2013

Cedarburg Gets New Art Museum, Courtesy of Bank

The new Cedarburg Art Museum is housed in a historic Victorian mansion.
Credit Cedarburg Art Museum

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews director Jill Hepburn of the new Cedarburg Art Museum.

The city of Cedarburg is known for its strong local arts scene.

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Arts & Culture
3:29 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Drumming Up Interest in a Sculpture Garden

The inuksuk, or Inuit stone markers, inspired an outdoor music piece coming to Milwaukee.
Credit Nicolas M. Perrault/Wikimedia Commons

Lake Effect's Amy Kiley interviews the Lynden Sculpture Garden Executive Director Polly Morris and Present Music Artistic Director Keven Stalheim.

Ninety-nine percussionists will be playing throughout the Lynden Sculpture Garden this weekend, combining the arts of sound and scene.

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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
4:44 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

New Managing Director: Milwaukee Rep Performs 'World Class' Art

Chad Bauman is the Milwaukee Rep's new managing director.
Credit Chad Bauman

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews the Milwaukee Rep's new managing director Chad Bauman.

As it opens its 60th anniversary season, the Milwaukee Rep is in a good place.

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Arts & Culture
3:04 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

MECCA Basketball Court Bounces Back to Life As Art Exhibit

The MECCA basketball court floor will be shown for one night only at the U.S. Cellular Arena.
Mitch Teich

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Ben Koller and Andy Gorzaski, of Our MECCA Group.

If you’re more than 35 years old, and you grew up watching sports in Milwaukee, you probably have memories of an iconic basketball court at the MECCA arena - now the U.S. Cellular Arena.

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Arts & Culture
6:48 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

'30 Americans' Showcases Black Artists' Experiences

Hank Willis Thomas' "Branded Head, 2003" is on display at the "30 Americans" exhibit at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Credit Milwaukee Art Museum

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews artist Hank Willis Thomas and Milwaukee Art Museum curator Lisa Sutcliffe.

The Milwaukee Art Museum’s latest exhibition, 30 Americans, opened last month to the public.

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