The Latest Articles from PBS Wisconsin

Mon, Jul 27, 2020

Q&A: ‘Here & Now’ Anchor Frederica Freyberg on 2020 Election Coverage, Reporting During Quarantine

On Nov. 3, American voters will head to the polls to vote in the 2020 presidential election. Few elements of...

Tue, Jul 7, 2020

Come Out of the Woods With American Players Theatre

Imagine the thrill actors feel when they step on stage in front of a large audience and pour all they...

Mon, Jun 22, 2020

PBS Wisconsin Honors Female Trailblazers

As we approach the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment (Aug. 26, 1920), granting American women the right...

Mon, Jun 1, 2020

PBS Wisconsin Celebrates African American Music Appreciation Month

Every June since 1979, the United States has celebrated African American Music Appreciation Month to honor the contributions of African-American...

Sat, May 30, 2020

Quick Fit With Cassy (At Home!)

Back in March PBS Wisconsin launched our first digital fitness series Quick Fit With Cassy, rolling out eight original studio episodes...

Tue, May 26, 2020

Important Tax Changes for Charitable Giving

Like you, PBS Wisconsin is adapting in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying economic uncertainty. We remain deeply grateful...

Sun, May 24, 2020

Celebrate Pride Month with PBS Wisconsin

As we approach the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall riots and their monumental impact on the gay rights movement, PBS...

Sat, May 23, 2020

Q&A: Emily Graslie, Host of ‘Prehistoric Road Trip’

Fossilized bacteria, paleobotany and a T-Rex named Sue are just a few fascinating elements of America’s prehistory that will be...

Fri, May 22, 2020

What We Watch: Alyssa Beno

Alyssa Beno is the new editor of Airwaves. Here are some of her top public television picks that she watches...

Fri, May 22, 2020

Q&A: Lynn Sprangers, Producer of ‘America’s Socialist Experiment’

Above image: President Harry Truman, left, visits with Milwaukee’s socialist mayor Frank Zeidler in the run up to the 1952...

Tue, May 19, 2020

Q&A: Designing the Set for “The Light”

PBS Wisconsin is proud to premiere The Light, a new digital project showcasing the wide-ranging talent and vivid storytelling of Zhalarina...

Tue, May 12, 2020

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month on PBS Wisconsin

In May the United States celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month to honor the achievements and contributions of Jewish Americans and...

Fri, May 1, 2020

Make a Mini Quilt This May!

“Quilt”: A cover or garment made by putting wool, cotton or other substance between two cloths and sewing them together. An...

Tue, Apr 28, 2020

What We Watch: Laura Schultz

Laura Schultz is Auction manager for PBS Wisconsin. Our Auction is an annual online event that raises funds to support...

Mon, Apr 27, 2020

PBS Wisconsin Honors Asian Pacific Americans

In May the United States observes Asian Pacific American Heritage Month to honor the essential contributions of people of Asian...

Fri, Apr 24, 2020

“Shelter in Poems” for National Poetry Month

The Academy of American Poets entreats us to “shelter in poems” for consolation, strength and connection. April is National Poetry...

Tue, Apr 14, 2020

Q&A: Tia Nelson on new Gaylord Nelson Education Resource

PBS Wisconsin Education has released a new Wisconsin Biographies story titled, Gaylord Nelson: A Vision for the Earth. Wisconsin Biographies is...

Tue, Mar 31, 2020

Q&A: A Cappella’s New Note

A Cappella’s New Note, a new PBS Wisconsin original documentary, follows students from three Wisconsin high school vocal groups as...

Sat, Mar 21, 2020

Q&A Introducing Quick Fit With Cassy

PBS Wisconsin is pleased to introduce our new, digital fitness series — Quick Fit With Cassy. Led by Cassy Vieth, a...

Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Family Resources and Support for Home Learning From PBS Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s PBS Stations to Begin At-Home Learning Broadcasts Monday, March 30 As schools in Wisconsin have closed to mitigate the...

Tue, Mar 3, 2020

Q&A – New PBS Wisconsin Education Wisconsin Biographies: Milly Zantow: Recycling Revolutionary

PBS Wisconsin Education has released a new Wisconsin Biographies story titled Milly Zantow: Recycling Revolutionary. The Wisconsin Biographies series is a...

Fri, Feb 28, 2020

Q&A: Lina Soblytė, Rabbett Before Horses

Ojibwe artist Rabbett Before Horses Strickland first shared his extraordinary work with PBS Wisconsin viewers in the documentary Ma’iingan: Brother...

Mon, Feb 10, 2020

PBS Wisconsin celebrates African-American History Month

February is African-American History Month! PBS Wisconsin is proud to offer a variety of programs that spotlight the lives of...

Wed, Feb 5, 2020

Standing by LIVE From the Shrubbery at Garden and Landscape Expo 2020

Spring is in the air! Well . . . maybe, not quite. However, the PBS Wisconsin 27th Annual Garden and...

Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Q&A: Stanley Nelson, director of Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool on American Masters

Miles Davis: Horn player, bandleader, innovator. Elegant, intellectual, vain. Callous, conflicted, controversial. Magnificent, mercurial. Genius. The very embodiment of cool....

Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Q&A: Deborah Blum, The Poison Squad on American Experience

In the newest episode of American Experience, Deborah Blum‘s acclaimed book The Poison Squad comes to life. Tune in 8...

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Q&A: Luke Zahm, new host of Wisconsin Foodie

For Luke Zahm, landing the gig as Wisconsin Foodie’s new host has been a “dream job.” The new season of...

Fri, Dec 13, 2019

2019 Holiday Schedule

Enjoy holiday specials and more this month on PBS Wisconsin! Click on the highlighted text for additional air-times and video...

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...