July 10, 2014 - 8:00pm
The Mary Nohl House in Fox Point. Photo: Mirandala (CC-BY-NC-ND).
The Mary Nohl House in the Milwaukee suburb of Fox Point may soon be taken apart and moved to an arts center in Sheboygan.
June 24, 2014 - 12:30pm
Illustrations of the proposed arts center.
While he has expressed support for the proposed Eau Claire arts center called the Confluence Project in the past, Gov. Scott Walker now says he will actively push for the building's construction.
June 18, 2014 - 7:00pm
Above, a scene from "Penelope: A Theatrical Odyssey." Image courtesy of the Penelope Project.
The documentary “Penelope: A Theatrical Odyssey” follows nursing home residents in suburban Milwaukee as they put on an adaptation of Homer's “Odyssey.” Terry Bell conducted the following interview with Brad Lichtenstein, who produced and directed the film, and Anne Basting, who was involved with...
June 16, 2014 - 11:45am
Above, the mural "Confluence in downtown La Crosse. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR News.
The La Crosse arts community hopes that a new, highly anticipated mural that was unveiled downtown over the weekend will inspire more people to create and enjoy the arts.
May 27, 2014 - 4:30pm
The mastermind of the acclaimed HBO TV series "True Detective" summarized the motivations behind the program and offered a sneak preview of its upcoming second season during a recent interview on " To The Best Of Our Knowledge ," dropping a few key spoilers along the way. The show, a police...
May 26, 2014 - 10:00am
Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua is putting up a brand-new, massive canvas tent for this year's concert schedule in Bayfield. Despite the higher cost of canvas, the Big Top managers refuse to switch to vinyl. The new tent is 483 feet in circumference, with 2,100 yards of royal blue canvas and 900...
May 20, 2014 - 7:45pm
Jessica Knap. Photo courtesy of Jessica Knap.
Jessica Knap, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's film program, will screen her short film, "Forget Me Knot," at the Cannes Film Festival.
May 20, 2014 - 3:00pm
About 220 glass plate negatives of images taken by an Apostle Islands lighthouse keeper at the turn of the century provide a glimpse into northern Wisconsin during that period.
May 15, 2014 - 1:00pm
Above, a scene from the documentary "The Entertainers." Photo courtesy of The Entertainers.
“The Entertainers” is a documentary that profiles six of America's best Ragtime piano players competing in the World's Greatest Old-Time Piano Player Competition. Producer and director Nick Holle is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He made “The Entertainers” with his friend and...
May 9, 2014 - 11:15am
Historical and structural work on five of the Apostle Islands six light stations is getting underway. The challenge is to preserve 19th century structures with 21st century artisans. This three-year, $4 million project on places like Devil's Island, Outer Island and others will shore up lighthouse...