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July 21, 2017
Polka is celebration; it’s community; it’s family. It’s also our official state dance. And perhaps no town in Wisconsin is as polka mad as Pulaski. Shawn Connelly brought his dancing shoes to the four-day Pulaski Polka Days festival.
Maa Vue singing in Hmong on stage
July 12, 2017
Wausau's Maa Vue tours the country with fellow Hmong musicians performing rock, rap and pop in their native language to appreciative crowds.  With a strong voice and powerful stage presence, Maa has been called the "Hmong Adele."   
People at blues concert
July 11, 2017
Jimmy Voegeli seems to have lived the classic Wisconsin farm story.  “Like most kids, we were in a tractor by 10.”  It turns out, Jimmy had the classic musician's childhood too, with parents that played and encouraged him to reach for his dreams and stay connected to the farm.
Actor on stage
July 11, 2017
Jade Payton is an acting apprentice at American Players Theatre. For an aspiring actor, that means starting at the bottom of the career ladder.
June 23, 2017
Spring Green has a lot going for it. It’s one of the reasons Marnie Dresser loves living there, though sometimes, dealing with the tourists leaves a bit to be desired.
June 16, 2017
Jazz legend Joan Wildman doesn’t perform much anymore. But she’s made indelible mark on the students she taught at UW-Madison and the people who've heard her perform, like Dean Robbins, who tells us about this remarkable artist.
June 9, 2017
Bill Mattison fell in love with the circus as a kid in the 1930s. Though many of us joke about running away to join the circus, Bill actually did it. Though a career in the circus wasn’t for him, Bill channeled his love into lovingly crafted miniatures that fill his Madison home.
June 8, 2017
It's Father's Day and Rose's present leaves her Dad wondering.
June 5, 2017
TimeSlips Creative Storytelling is a program based on the therapeutic power of stories.

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