The Latest Articles from PBS Wisconsin

Tue, Nov 26, 2019

Q&A: Michael Perry, Where I Come From

Author, musician and humorist Michael Perry always has something growing. In March, PBS Wisconsin premiered How Ya Doin’, a retrospective...

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

Around the Farm Table: Something Sweet in the City

It’s Thursday in Wisconsin! This week, PBS Wisconsin’s Cultural Affairs unit manager Samantha Nash joins producer and videographer (and nascent...

Thu, Nov 7, 2019

Around the Farm Table blog: Saddle up!

After a brief break, Around the Farm Table returns with an all-new episode tonight! Producer and videographer (and expert construction...

Mon, Nov 4, 2019

Welcome to PBS Wisconsin

Today marks an exciting moment as Wisconsin Public Television officially unveils our new name and logo —PBS Wisconsin. We are excited...

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, celebrated across the lands now known as the United States. It’s a good time...

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

Q&A: Patty Loew, The Warrior Tradition

In 2007, former Wisconsin Public Television host and producer Patty Loew, a member of the Bad River Band of Lake...

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

What We Watch: Ryan Ward

The multitalented Ryan Ward is a multimedia producer in WPT’s Local Series unit. See some of his great work on...

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Around the Farm Table Blog: Silos and Sledgehammers

If it’s Thursday, Wisconsin Public Television programs are Made in Wisconsin! Producer and videographer (and determined backroads navigator) Colin Crowley...

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Around the Farm Table Blog: Endless Summer

Producer and videographer (and occasional goat wrangler) Colin Crowley is back, with a behind-the-scenes look at the second episode of...

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

Introducing our Around the Farm Table blog – now with more goats!

Around the Farm Table returns tomorrow night, with all-new episodes 7:30 p.m. Thursdays following Wisconsin Life! Join host Inga Witscher...

Tue, Oct 1, 2019

Join us Oct. 3 for a new season of Wisconsin Life!

We’re just two days away from the new season of Wisconsin Life, premiering 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 on Wisconsin...

Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with WPT!

From Sept. 15-Oct. 15, we celebrate the contributions and presence of Hispanic and Latinx Americans in the United States through...

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Q&A – New WPT Education Resource: Kindness in the Classroom

After collaborating with the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and classrooms and educators across the state,...

Sun, Sep 15, 2019

Enjoy Ken Burns’ Country Music with a Wisconsin twist

After many months of anticipation, we’re thrilled to share Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns with Wisconsin Public Television...

Tue, Sep 3, 2019

See You This Week at Quilt Expo!

We’re just two days away from Quilt Expo 2019 — Sept. 5-7 at the Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall in...

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

What We Watch: Sigrid Peterson

Sigrid Peterson, online content editor for Wisconsin Public Television, manages much of the content that livens up WPT’s web presence....

Tue, Aug 6, 2019

Tune In: American Experience: Woodstock – Three Days That Defined A Generation

Fifty years after half a million young people journeyed to a dairy farm in upstate New York for a concert,...

Tue, Aug 6, 2019

Remembering Toni Morrison

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison, a literary giant whose work transcended race and time, has died at the age of 88...

Wed, Jul 24, 2019

Quilt Expo 2019: Sept. 5-7 in Madison, Wisconsin

Tickets are now on sale for the ultimate quilting adventure! Join us Sept. 5-7 in Madison for the 15th-annual Quilt Expo,...

Thu, Jul 18, 2019

Friends of WPT Board: Meet Masood Akhtar

Elected to the Board of the Friends of Wisconsin Public Television just a few months ago, Masood Akhtar, of Middleton,...

Fri, Jul 12, 2019

Q&A: Thomas Allen Harris, Family Pictures USA

We know our family history through the images we retain: albums, videos, memories. What kind of story do these images...

Wed, Jul 10, 2019

Meet Molly of Denali!

The newest PBS Kids star debuts Monday, July 15 – and she’s already breaking new ground. Molly of Denali follows the adventures...

Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Look to the stars: Summer of Space is here!

As we near the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, PBS brings viewers the...

Fri, Jun 21, 2019

What We Watch: Mouna Algahaithi

Mouna Algahaithi, WPT’s new education engagement specialist, started at the station as an education and community engagement intern in May...

Thu, Jun 6, 2019

What We Watch: Deb Piper

Deb Piper, producer and manager of remote production, has worked in public broadcasting for 30 years – almost all of...

Mon, Jun 3, 2019

Director’s Cut season finale: John Whitehead

We wrap up Season 12 of Director’s Cut with an excellent music documentary. Director John Whitehead rolls into town to...

Fri, May 31, 2019

Celebrate LGBTQ Pride this June on WPT!

Diverse perspectives contribute greatly to our knowledge and understanding of the culture and diversity of Wisconsin residents. Fifty years after...

Thu, May 30, 2019

Director’s Cut: Yinan Wang, Yujin Wang and Dick Blau, Yen Ching

While watching this week’s Director’s Cut, prepare to find yourself craving Chinese food (I’m a Kung Pao Chicken guy). The documentary Yen Ching takes...

Wed, May 22, 2019

Director’s Cut: Shorts

This week on Director’s Cut, we switch things up a bit by focusing on short films. Tune in as I welcome...

Wed, May 15, 2019

Director’s Cut: Keri Pickett and Roy Blakey, The Fabulous Ice Age

It’s all about about the golden age of figure skating on this week’s Director’s Cut! I was delighted to welcome director/producer/cinematographer...