The Ramadan tradition, Pinball machine technology

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A Muslim pilgrim praying
A Muslim pilgrim prays on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Friday, Nov. 4, 2011. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws 2.5 million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world. Hassan Ammar/AP Photo

Ramadan is a holy month of fasting, worship and prayer. A Wisconsin Muslim leader explains the tradition. Then, we examine the charm and allure of pinball machines as a weekend gaming event kicks off in Milwaukee.

Featured in this Show

  • Observing Ramadan in Wisconsin

    We’re in the middle of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, a season Muslims traditionally observe through fasting and spiritual reflection. A leader in Wisconsin’s Muslim community discusses the holy month and community interests.

  • Major pinball convention comes to Wisconsin this weekend

    This weekend, the Midwest Gaming Classic in Milwaukee will feature thousands of pinball machines and arcade games for attendees to enjoy and possibly buy. We talk with Wisconsin’s only pinball manufacturer and a local game distributor about the resurgence in classic arcade gaming.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Wassim Malas Guest
  • Charlie Emery Guest
  • Chris Meunier Guest

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