Lake Effect

Environment
10:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

One City Kid's Journey into Organic Farming

Annna Metscher (center) and partners Alissa Moore and Joseph Dittman

Anna Metscher’s evolution spans from “non-vegetable eating” child in Milwaukee; to budding farmer who savors nearly everything fresh from her field.

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Arts & Culture
4:03 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

"Dirt is My Favorite Color": The Photography of Paul Calhoun

Paul Calhoun was inspired by the shirt worn by the boy on the left.
Credit Paul Calhoun

Lake Effect's Bonnie North chats with Milwaukee photographer Paul Calhoun

Photographer Paul Calhoun has traveled the world with his camera.

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Arts & Culture
3:59 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

How Shakespeare Helps These Wisconsin Veterans Suffering From PTSD

Nancy Smith-Watson and her husband working with participants.
Credit Feast of Crispian

Lake Effect's Bonnie North speaks with Nancy Smith-Watson and Shep Crumrine.

A little over a year ago, Feast of Crispian began holding weekend Shakespeare intensives at the Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee.

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Environment
12:53 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Biologist Attacks Pests with Environmentally Safe Control Agents

The black fly was biologist Daniel P. Molloy's first research target.
Credit R. Rothman NYS Museum

Daniel P. Molloy took on “out of control” flies,  invasive mussels, and now at-risk oysters.

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Books
4:00 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Four Fantasy Novels That Ask Real Life Questions

Philip Martin's "Purpose of Fantasy" details twelve must-read fantasy books.
Credit crickhollowbooks.com

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews fantasy author Philip Martin.

Every year, awards like the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award honor what many people think of as “serious” fiction - weighty titles wrestling with weighty issues in a way that’s sometimes accessible, sometimes less so.

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