Ten years ago, Todd Cambio quit his job as a carpenter to become a luthier, specializing in guitars from the early 20th century that he now sells to musicians worldwide. Seth Jovaag introduces us to the Madison craftsman.
Dr. Evermor has been turning bits of metal and other salvaged parts into fantastical sculpture since 1983. Behind Delaney’s Surplus near Baraboo, he’s created a whole world of mechanical creatures, insects, birds, and other contraptions.
Wisconsin is home to one of the oldest amusement parks in the United States. Visitors from around the world come to Green Bay every summer to enjoy the rides and the beautiful views. Patty Murray has the story.
Many towns stake their claim to fame on an historical event, a large fiberglass object, or local delicacy. In Wisconsin, not one but three towns claim to be the state’s UFO Capital. Erik Lorenzsonn went to investigate.
For 87 years, every Tuesday night in the summer, bicycle racers have thrilled spectators at the Washington Park Velodrome in Kenosha. Producer Nancy Camden went to see the riders race around the oval track.
Off a busy street in Greenwich Village lay a cluster of restaurants known as Little Wisco. Owned and operated by Wisconsinites, these restaurants celebrate the spirit of the state. Producer Erin Clune went to talk with Wisconsin ex-pats Adam Benedetto and Brian Bartels.
Wisconsin’s small town and rural landscapes take center stage in a photography project by two photographers. John Shimon and Julie Lindemann compare and contrast modern Wisconsin with old postcard images they have found. It all comes together as “The Wisconsin Project.” Patty Murray has more.