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Alverno College Foodie Adventure offers cultural insights through food

Published April 11, 2018

It's eye-opening to consider how Belgium became famous for the creation of fine chocolate when the primary ingredients needed to make it are grown more than 3,000 miles away. And those are exactly the sorts of cultural insights being mined by a new program at Alverno College called Foodie Adventure.


Milwaukee area residents maintain a "Bridge to Vietnam"

Published Sept. 29, 2014

Journalist and documentary film producer Mark Siegrist found strong connections between veterans and others from Milwaukee and a former adversary. His "Bridge to Vietnam" will air on Milwaukee Public Television on Friday at 7:30 p.m.


Geenen recounts struggle for civil rights on the South Side

Published March 29, 2014

In his books, community activist and author Paul Geenen has homed in on important, hyper local subjects, like the heyday of the Bronzeville neighborhood, the diversity of Sherman Park and the story of Gimbels and Schuster's department stores. His latest book for The History Press, "Civil Rights Activism in Milwaukee: South Side Struggles in the `60s and `70s," is the result of a special request.

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