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Ukuladies
  • Culture & History
  • The Arts
February 21, 2017
After three decades directing a choir, Mary Backus decided to form a different kind of music group for women who love to play the ukulele.
KC Williams
  • Culture & History
  • The Arts
February 10, 2017
Milwaukee musician K.C. Williams forges a career from country music to the classroom.
Long Time Teacher
  • Culture & History
January 20, 2017
Ed Drexler has taught genetics at Pius XI High School in Milwaukee since 1950. Now 90 years old, he looks back at a life dedicated to teaching others.
Museum Of Yesteryear
  • Culture & History
  • Wisconsin Originals
November 17, 2016
A visit to the Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear is trip back in time. A nineteenth century Milwaukee home has been converted into a collection of shops from the 1920s and 1930s full of merchandise from that era.  It's the culmination of Abe Chudnow's lifelong passion for collecting items from his youth, now lovingly displayed in a museum founded by his children.
Wisconsin Life #409: “Making Magic”
  • Culture & History
  • Food & Travel
  • Science & Nature
  • The Arts
  • Wisconsin Originals
November 16, 2016
Meet a classically trained cellist who’s putting a modern spin on music, a blogger who’s exposing dishonest business practices, a mathematics-inspired furniture maker, a man who holds the key to an incredible collection of artifacts, and a highly skilled Magic: The Gathering competitor.
Veterans in an acting class
  • Culture & History
  • The Arts
November 10, 2016
A Shakespeare therapy program at Zablocki VA hospital in Milwaukee that helps treat veterans suffering from PTSD.
Wisconsin Life #408: “Creative Origins”
  • Culture & History
  • Science & Nature
  • The Arts
November 9, 2016
Meet the UW-Barron Rube Goldberg team, a muskie fisherman, a body artist from Madison, and a Shakespeare therapy program for veterans.
Black Cat Alley
  • Culture & History
  • The Arts
November 3, 2016
Milwaukee is often referred to as America’s most segregated city. Artist Tia Richardson hopes to combat those negative stereotypes by painting her city in a positive light.
Wisconsin Life #407: “Past and Present”
  • Culture & History
  • Food & Travel
  • Science & Nature
  • Sports
  • The Arts
  • Wisconsin Originals
November 2, 2016
Meet a Milwaukee street artist, the Wollersheim wine maker, a loving grandpa from Rosendale, and a UW-Stout professor who designed his own video game.
  • Culture & History
October 14, 2016
President Theodore Roosevelt was on his way to a campaign rally in Milwaukee when he was shot at close range by a would-be assassin. Dean Robbins tells us what happened on that October day.

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