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Documenting the Vivacity of Vel Phillips

Written by Robert Trondson, producer/director of the WPT documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams. I first saw Vel Phillips speak in spring of 2012 …and I was completely blown away. I had attended a screening of the PBS documentary American … Continue reading

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Sherlock, Dressed Much Like… Sherlock

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman are in the midst of filming a new episode of “Sherlock” for Masterpiece Mystery! A photo shared by Entertainment Weekly shows Cumberbatch dressed much like the Sherlock of old. Though the new episode of the … Continue reading

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Vel Phillips Community Engagement

More than a documentary, Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams is a statewide engagement project that will bring the community together for screenings and conversations about equity and civil rights in the 21st century. Due to extraordinary interest in hosting events … Continue reading

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All 5 Best Actor Nominees talk to Charlie Rose

Anyone filling out an Oscar ballot this year could probably learn a thing or two about the movies they’re not familiar with by watching Charlie Rose. When I learned that he was interviewing actor Eddie Redmayne this week, I realized … Continue reading

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Food Worth Traveling For

Wisconsin Foodie is back for a fifth season on Wisconsin Public Television, and I’m excited because that means it’s time to start planning new culinary adventures. As the title indicates, “Foodie” is a show about food, but the program also … Continue reading

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