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Thursday on Lake Effect: Shortcoming in Proposed County Budget, Milwaukee Bucket List Guide

Thursday on Lake Effect:

The Milwaukee board chairwoman talks about shortcomings she saw in the proposed county budget and the significant changes to it the County Board budget committee has offered up. Then, we’ll have a local writer’s bucket list guide to Milwaukee. We hear about the world premiere of an opera that tells the true story of a man who attempted to raise a chimpanzee like a human child, and find out why the time is right for a new style guide for writing.


  • Marina Dimitrijevic, Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman
  • Barbara Ali, author of The Milwaukee Bucket List – 101 Real Milwaukee Adventures
  • Jill Anna Ponasik, Artistic Director of the Milwaukee Opera Theatre; Librettist Kelley Rourke and Composer John Glover, creators of the opera, Lucy
  • Steven Pinker, professor of psychology at Harvard University and author of The Sense of Style: the Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century