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Thursday on Lake Effect: Root Causes of ISIS, The Surface Movie, First Halloween, Ballet

Thursday on Lake Effect:

A former high ranking CIA official talks about the root causes is ISIS. Then, director Gil Cates, Jr., talks about making the new film The Surface on Lake Michigan. Essayist Alexandra Rosas remembers the immigrant experience around her first Halloween. And our continuing series on the Milwaukee Ballet Two program highlights the reality of performing in three different ballets, twice in the same day.


  • ​Graham Fuller, former CIA official
  • Chris Mulkey, actor; Gil Cates, Jr., director; Jeff Gendleman, writer and producer; and Jimmy Sammarco, cinematographer of the film The Surface
  • Alexandra Rosas, essayist
  • Lucien Jung, contributor, ballet series