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Friday on Lake Effect: Actor Ben Vereen, Old World Wisconsin Wedding, Milwaukee Short Film Fest

Friday on Lake Effect:

Ahead of an upcoming Milwaukee event, actor Ben Vereen talks about his recovery from substance abuse and addiction, and about the role in "Roots" that helped define his career and shape history. Later, how the reality of war is portrayed in a collection of short fiction; a unique couple prepares for a unique wedding in front of loved ones and tourists at Old World Wisconsin. And we'll have a preview of the Milwaukee Short Film Festival.


  • Ben Vereen, actor
  • Katey Schultz, author, Flashes of War
  • Anne Danko and Karl Kaphengst​, Old World Wisconsin wedding
  • Ross Bigley, MKE Short Film Festival
  • Listening to Mitchell