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“Kangaroo Dundee” Packs an Adorable Punch

It’s hard to not love kangaroos, but now that I’ve been introduced to Chris “Brolga” Barnes, the star of Kangaroo Dundee — premiering tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. on Wisconsin Public Television — I think it’s safe to say that he’s the … Continue reading

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Online Exclusive: Watch Oscar-Nominated Last Days in Vietnam

Wisconsin Public Television and PBS have long been a home for the best documentary films on series like P.O.V., Independent Lens, Frontline and, here in our state, Director’s Cut. Across the past decade, WPT has also told the stories of … Continue reading

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An “Ode to a Snowmobile Suit”

“When it’s thirty below, there is no substitute for the comfort and warmth of a snowmobile suit.” Guys on Ice, the uproarious Wisconsin musical tradition from Northern Sky Theater in Door County, is coming to Wisconsin Public Television 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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Tired of winter? Attend Garden Expo!

Bitter cold? Check. Blowing snow? Check. All right. I don’t know about you, but I am more than ready for spring. Luckily, we are just two weeks away from WPT’s annual indoor taste of spring-like atmosphere – Garden Expo! We … Continue reading

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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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