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Artist Fatima Laster Stripping Away Perceptions of Art

Artist Fatima Laster’s work is full of layers. She uses paints and canvases to form abstract pieces of art. "My ...

Greendale Man Repairs and Makes Art on Local Chimneys

Just outside Milwaukee sits a community like no other in Wisconsin. Greendale is the only Depression Era village built during ...

Joni Mitchell Skates On Lake Mendota—And Into Music History

This story brings together a mid-winter ice storm, the southeast shore of Lake Mendota in Madison, ice skating, and a ...

Madison Flag Maker Uses Reclaimed Barn Wood to Recreate Wisconsin History

It’s easy to see something online that you want. It’s not so easy to make it yourself. For Jeremiah Logemann ...

Keshena Musician Keeps In Tune With His Menominee Nation Roots

Wade Fernandez says his music is hard to pin down into a single genre. He says people will ask if ...

Duckmobile Gives You a Good Reason to Quack Up

A hailstorm in 2006 left Jen Mulder with a problem. What was she going to do with her severely dented ...

The Pen Project Gives Voice to Incarcerated Authors and Artists

A La Crosse County government building is an unexpected gallery space, but in a way, the works by current and ...

Wisconsin Artist Brushes Against Perfection

Wisconsin artist Kelly Meredith has spent the last 35 years of her life brushing against perfection. Meredith paints realistic historical ...

Waukesha County Man Takes Hands On Approach To Building Theremins

Charles Collins has always enjoyed tinkering with electronics. He spent time three decades ago fixing instruments in a music store. ...

Miss Black USA Uses Her Experience, Voice to Help Children of Color

"Your queen," says the pageant announcer, "is Miss Black Wisconsin." In that moment, life for TeKema Balentine changed. Historically, Wisconsin ...

Drumming Up Empowerment

Drumming is much more than just music to Yorel Lashley.  It’s the vehicle to teaching children the importance of discipline, ...

Traveling Through A Latino Neighborhood: Las Chicas Y Chicos De Blossom Street

"Las Chicas y Chicos de Blossom Street” is an animated poem written by Araceli Esparza in which she lovingly revisits ...

Tomahawk Circle: An Ojibwe Family Band

For the members of Tomahawk Circle, playing in a rural family band is a labor of love. Founded in 2006, ...

‘Bitten With The Concrete Bug’: Sculpture Gardens Showcase Wisconsin’s Outsider Artists

Listener Chris Murphy of Madison asked us, "Why are there a higher concentration of outsider artist environments in Wisconsin than ...

Creating Keepsakes: Artist Makes Memorials To Remember The Pets That Have Passed

(Editor's Note: This story discusses animal processing.) Whether it’s a dog, cat, bird, or even a pig, our pets are ...