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The Ukuladies Hit All The Right Notes

Mary Backus spent more than 30 years as a choral director in Milwaukee. She’s always had a passion for music, ...

Milwaukee Arts Program Goal: Connect Kids To Arts Through Dance, Music

Flying home from performing at a women’s prison in Texas, Linda Wade envisioned a youth dance program to help her ...

Milwaukee Country Artist Brings Music Into The Classroom

Milwaukee musician KC Williams was born and raised in the city, but his musical roots were planted in the country. ...

Milwaukee Teacher Still Lecturing at 90

If you choose a job you love, some people believe you’ll never work a day in your life. Ed Drexler ...

The Ukuladies Hit All The Right Notes

Mary Backus spent more than 30 years as a choral director in Milwaukee. She’s always had a passion for music, ...

Milwaukee Country Artist Brings Music Into The Classroom

Milwaukee musician K.C. Williams was born and raised in the city, but his musical roots were planted in the country. ...

Milwaukee Teacher Still Lecturing at 90

If you choose a job you love, some people believe you’ll never work a day in your life. Ed Drexler ...

Quirky Milwaukee Museum Of Yesteryear Shows Thousands Of Once Everyday Objects

“What’s a Chudnow?” That’s the first question many visitors to the Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear ask, jokes curator Steve Daly. ...

Wisconsin Life #409: “Making Magic”

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of Kim Souther, a classically trained cellist ...

Shakespeare Workshop Helps Veterans Heal

Milwaukee actor and therapist Nancy Smith-Watson and her husband have always loved Shakespeare. “Shakespeare tells the best stories. He tells ...

Wisconsin Life #408: “Creative Origins”

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of a team of four UW-Barron engineering ...

Milwaukee Artist Paints Her City In A Positive Light

Milwaukee is frequently referred to as America’s most segregated city. Tia Richardson knows decades of racial division have opened a ...

Wisconsin Life #407: “Past and Present”

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of Tia Richardson, a Milwaukee artist who ...

Shot In The Chest, Theodore Roosevelt Kept Talking In Milwaukee

President Theodore Roosevelt was on his way to a campaign rally in Milwaukee when he was shot at close range ...

Camera In Hand, Artist’s Model Captures Urban Wildlife

For a self-described “city girl”, Mary Lee Agnew spends a lot of time in nature.  As an artist’s model, Agnew ...