Arts & Culture
1:57 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Young Musicians, Old Music Take Center Stage at Baroque Festival

Pictured: Some of the young musicians who won for their performances at the 2012 Greater Milwaukee Baroque Festival
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Joan Parsley, the artistic director of Musical Offering.

It's a good weekend for fans of the early musical style known as Baroque.

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Arts & Culture
3:14 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Milwaukee Rep Strikes Chord with "Ragtime"

Gavin Gregory plays the role of Coalhouse Walker in the Milwaukee Rep’s production of “Ragtime."
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Mark Clements and Gavin Gregory of the Milwaukee Rep.

Government shutdowns and debt ceiling debates aside, attaining the “American dream” remains a goal for people of all political stripes in this country.

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Arts & Culture
2:42 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Finding the Connection Between Art, Faith

Tonen O'Connor (left) and Mohammad Isa Sadlon have both been leaders in Milwaukee's arts and faith communities.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Tonen O’Connor and Muhammad Isa Sadlon.

From paintings to music and beyond, faith has inspired artists for as long as art and religion have been around.

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Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Theater Company Embeds Itself in Wauwatosa Nursing Home

Professional actors worked with Luther Manor residents with dementia to prepare the play "Finding Penelope." A documentary captured the collaborative process.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews documentarian Brad Lichtenstein and playwright Anne Basting.

For a year, members of a theater company embedded themselves at Luther Manor nursing home in Wauwatosa.

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Arts & Culture
4:38 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Milwaukee Filmmaker Guides Child Stars to Rave Reviews in 'Mister and Pete'

“The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete” from director/producer George Tillman, Jr., will appear Saturday evening at the Milwaukee Film Festival.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews filmmaker George Tillman, Jr.

While known for its array of films, the Milwaukee Film Festival also pays tribute to people who have made significant contributions to film culture as a whole.

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