Araceli Esparza’s grandmother picked vegetables for canning factories in Wisconsin. Among the vegetables she picked were beets, which stained her hands with both their color and smell. Araceli tells us about how the smell of beets unleashed memories of her grandmother’s hands.
The flute is one of the oldest instruments in the world, after the human voice. Almost every culture has their version of one and, chances are, flutist Peter Phippen wants to play it.
People are flocking from across the state to West Allis this week for the Wisconsin State Fair. The best in show will be on display: from cows and pigs, to dog tricks and crocheted scarves, to pies and beer.
For the last five years, Mayo Clinic Health System has been hosting the Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival in La Crosse. Teams of 20 paddlers compete in the race on the Black River, raising money for breast cancer research and treatment.
These days, there’s a camp for everything: theater, football, Harry Potter. At University of Wisconsin-Green Bay this summer, a group of teenagers and volunteers decided they wanted to dedicate a week of their lives to something else: diversity and leadership.
Madeline Island is a place of wild beauty. On any given day you can hear the sound of Lake Superior waves on the shore, wildlife, and if you listen close, maybe even chamber music.