Preview of the Republican convention, How to transform closed churches, A Milwaukee actor explains their conservation and art

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The Fiserv Forum stands Thursday, June 27, 2024, in Milwaukee. The Wisconsin city is scheduled to host the 2024 Republican National Convention. Morry Gash/ AP Photo

We learn what to expect at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee next week. Then, a pastor explains how shuttered churches can be transformed to serve the public. Then, a Milwaukee-born actor details their work in Hollywood and conservation efforts.

Featured in this Episode

  • Analysis on the upcoming Republican National Convention

    The Republican National Convention takes place in one week in Milwaukee. We get on-the-ground analysis from a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor.

  • Repurposing church properties 

    There has been a wave of church closures around the United States in recent years and it’s predicted to continue. We talk to a Wisconsin pastor about how churches can creatively transform their properties to better serve the community. Original air date: June 3, 2024.

  • Wisconsin actor stars in new MGM+ series

    A Hollywood actor from Milwaukee, Paulina Lule, stars in a new TV series based off Stephen L. Carter’s bestselling “Elm Harbor” books. We talk with Paulina about growing up in Wisconsin and their off-camera work in environmental conservation with the Milwaukee Zoological Society.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Kathleen Dolan Guest
  • Mark Elsdon Guest
  • Paulina Lule Guest
  • Dean Knetter Executive Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director

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