Backstage with Mark Metcalf
Mark Metcalf interviews local artists, musicians, filmmakers, arts administrators, writers and other members of Milwaukee’s cultural movement.
PODCASTMay 26th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
The city's Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator Dave Schlabowske talks about plans for a more bike-friendly Milwaukee and the benefits of experiencing our fair city on two wheels.
PODCASTMay 19th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
Want to save the planet? Environmental stewardship begins with you. Ken Leinbach of the Urban Ecology Center talks about how simple behaviors can have a huge impact.
PODCASTMay 12th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
Honeybees play a vital role in the food system, but they are in peril. Today, Beepods co-founder Charlie Koenen talks about how saving the bees can potentially save the world.
PODCASTMay 5th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
A silkie chicken, to be exact. Today, Mark chats with "Milwaukee" and Jessica Lane of Cream City Hens about the benefits of backyard henkeeping.
PODCASTApr 28th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
Through the Victory Garden Initiative, Gretchen Mead uses urban agriculture to connect people to sustainable food sources, and in turn, to each other.
PODCASTApr 21st, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
After decades of experiencing violence in the home, Jenissee Volpintesta was able to break the cycle of abuse for her family. Today, she shares her story.
PODCASTApr 14th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
How much does environment inform behavior? Social worker Cathy Arney explains how gender roles, societal messages and abuse at home affect the cycle of violence.
PODCASTApr 7th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
Daystar Inc.'s long-term transitional home offers shelter and resources to battered women, helping them to become financially stable and emotionally independent.
PODCASTMar 31st, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
In 2009, domestic violence rates reached a 10-year high. In Milwaukee, the Sojourner Family Peace Center works to aid victims and end violence through education.
PODCASTMar 24th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
Mark talks with MPS teacher Ralph Janes about how theater and the arts are powerful tools for creating autonomous, high-achieving students.
PODCASTMar 17th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
As programs are stripped from schools, Christina Ratatori uses A.R.T. to collaborate with teachers, artists and students to get the arts back in education.
PODCASTMar 10th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
Danceworks Executive Director Deborah Farris explains how ballroom dance helps to build confidence and leadership in Milwaukee's underprivileged students.