Backstage with Mark Metcalf
Mark Metcalf interviews local artists, musicians, filmmakers, arts administrators, writers and other members of Milwaukee’s cultural movement.
PODCASTMar 3rd, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
As schools are forced to cut back, First Stage Children's Theater and Academy offers a creative outlet for students, fostering empowerment through the arts.
PODCASTFeb 24th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
At the height of Wisconsin's budget crisis, we explore the role of art in education - both in and out of the classroom - starting with Arts@Large.
PODCASTFeb 17th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
Dr. Bruce Wilson joins Mark again this week, with advice about planning your death, and the potential consequences if you don't.
PODCASTFeb 10th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
It's a complex issue, but undeniably important to talk about. This week, I've invited Dr. Bruce Wilson to join me in starting the conversation.
PODCASTFeb 3rd, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
In August, a Milwaukee couple made the choice to end their lives. Today, Mary Gute-Witte shares her parents' story and discusses this taboo and difficult topic.
PODCASTJan 27th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
UWM's Center on Age & Community collaborates with Sojourn Theatre, using Homer's "Odyssey" to creatively engage seniors in long-term care at Luther Manor.
PODCASTJan 20th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
When Lynda Markut's mother was diagnosed with dementia, she became both daughter and caregiver. Today, that experience inspires her outreach efforts.
PODCASTJan 13th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
This week, Dr. Piero Antuono discusses risk factors for the disease and the curative measures being taken to improve quality of life for Alzheimer's patients.
PODCASTJan 6th, 2011 by Mark Metcalf
Backstage begins a new series talking to caregivers and doctors in Milwaukee who are working to better understand -- and cope with -- Alzheimer's Disease.
PODCASTDec 30th, 2010 by Mark Metcalf
2010 was full of ups and downs. But hey... the weather was pretty good, right? This week, Mark and guest David Begel discuss the big stories of the year.
PODCASTDec 25th, 2010 by Third Coast Daily
One season, many voices. To conclude TCD's Holiday Tales series, poetess Dasha Kelly eschews the traditional tannenbaum and creates a new Christmas tradition.
PODCASTDec 24th, 2010 by Third Coast Daily
One season, many voices. This Christmas Eve, First Stage Children's Theatre Education Director Julia Magnasco offers a lively reading of a beloved poem.