Backstage with Mark Metcalf
Mark Metcalf interviews local artists, musicians, filmmakers, arts administrators, writers and other members of Milwaukee’s cultural movement.
PODCASTSep 30th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
Mark talks to Executive Director Jonathan Jackson about the final night of the MFF, featuring a film that Variety calls "an exercise in sustained tension."
PODCASTSep 24th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
Short films, that is. MFF'10 offers up seven shorts programs, chock full of wacky characters and animated hilarity you just won't find anywhere else.
PODCASTSep 23rd, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
Tragedy, romance, action, comedy and visually stunning documentary film - it's all part of the Milwaukee Film Festival, and it all begins tonight!
PODCASTSep 16th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
Mark and Milwaukee Film intern Jessica Farrell offer their picks for Take One and discuss how every detail counts when creating a successful film festival.
PODCASTSep 9th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
The staff at Milwaukee Film put a lot of hard work into the film festival, but it simply wouldn't run without the aid of dedicated volunteers.
PODCASTSep 2nd, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
The second annual Milwaukee Film Festival is just around the corner. In the weeks leading up to the Fest, Mark talks with the people who make it happen.
PODCASTAug 26th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
No matter how far she travels, Susan Firer's poems will always be tethered to the geography of her hometown.
PODCASTAug 19th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
A walk through Australia's Blue Mountains sent Emily Ballou on a cross-continental journey to bring Charles Darwin's reality to life through poetry.
PODCASTAug 12th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
What happens when a born mathematician leaves a lucrative career to follow his passion for poetry?
PODCASTAug 5th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
Through the COA's youth programming, spoken word artist Damien Smith helps teens channel their emotions and express themselves through poetry.
PODCASTJul 29th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
For Keith Gaustad, running a (semi-regular) small-press poetry anthology is a labor of love.
PODCASTJul 22nd, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
Must a poem always follow traditional forms? Or can it evolve and free itself from the page to become something else entirely?