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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, ...

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 ...

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. ...

‘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 ...

An Ode To Beld Street: Leaving Our First Home

Nigel and Amy O’Shea bought their first home in Madison in 2013. Now, they've departed Wisconsin with their daughter after ...

Forgiveness Explored In Milwaukee Writer Deshawn McKinney’s New Poetry Book

Finding forgiveness is deeply personal. Sometimes, it’s easy to forgive someone who’s wronged you and move on. Other times, the ...

Loyalty, Nostalgia Keep Wisconsin’s Remaining Video Rental Stores Open

Browsing video stores for the perfect rental have long been replaced with the ease of scrolling online streaming services from ...

Wisconsin Comedian Charlie Hill Continues To Inspire Generations Of Indigenous People

Comedian Charlie Hill grew up in Oneida, Wisconsin watching his favorite comics get laughs on late night TV. He eventually ...

‘Portrait of Manitowoc’ Encourages Residents To See Themselves And Their Community’s Diversity

It’s give and take when Sonia Vasquez starts a painting. The Manitowoc native creates rich portraits in the classical tradition. ...

The Heist In Ripon Fosters A Creative Community

There’s a place in Ripon that’s providing a space for musicians and artists to get as creative as they want ...

‘Catch A Glow’: Milwaukee Poet Explores Hurricane Maria’s Impact On Puerto Rico

When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and surrounding islands in 2017, it was devastating. The storm tore through communities, decimated ...

La Crosse Author Reimagines Hmong Folk Tale in New Book ‘Folklore’

The story of Xai and Sia is a Hmong folk tale of a young woman’s journey to the netherworld to ...

Wauwatosa Native Joe Wong On Becoming A Master Of All Musical Trades

Joe Wong was a musical kid growing up in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He learned to play a few instruments, but he ...

‘Music Is A Conversation’: Milwaukee’s Klassik On His Art, Being Subject Of Upcoming Book

Klassik is an artist with many talents: he’s a producer, mentor and activist. The Milwaukee musician is a singer, rapper ...