Monday, June 25, 2012

Transportation in Wisconsin

Listen to the show: Transportation Development Association

On June 23, Mark O'Connell, Executive Director of Wisconsin Counties Association, hosted return guest Craig Thompson, Executive Director of the Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin.

If you own a company that produces a product, you need to get your goods to the market and similarly as a consumer you care about how long it takes to get goods and the method in which they're delivered, as that influences the price. Craig and TDA are the foremost authority on transportation in Wisconsin and Craig and Mark will discuss transportation in our state, recent conditions and potential future changes that will affect Wisconsin's infrastructure. 

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Summerfest Celebrating 45 Years

Listen to the show: The World's Largest Music Festival

It's time for Diane's annual Summerfest show and joining her again is John Boler, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Summerfest, and Bob Babisch, the Vice President of Entertainment for the 700 plus events held over 11 days.

Listen in as Diane, John and Bob kick-off summer by discussing what's in store for this year's event, as Summerfest celebrates its 45th anniversary.

Summerfest Dates/Hours
June 27 - July 1
July 3 - 8, 2012
(Closed Monday) 
Noon - Midnight

Admission Promotions
Adults & Children Over 10, Tues-Fri from Noon to 4 p.m.: $9.00
Adults & Children Over 10, General Admission: $16.00
3-Day Pass: $36.00
Seniors, 60 and Over: $4.00
Children 10 and Under: $4.00
Children 2 and Under: Free

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

2012 Lakefront Festival of Arts - Celebrating 50 Years!

Listen to the show: Lakefront Festival of Arts

This year Milwaukee's Lakefront Festival of Arts (LFOA) is celebrating 50 years of art, food, music and family fun! Diane is joined on the show by MAM Director of Special Events Krista Renfrew and 2012 Lakefront Festival of Arts co-chairs Scott Wallace and Kathy Schnuk, to talk about what's new and exciting at this year's festival.

LFOA will be held June 15 - 17, featuring 170 artists, plus performing arts on a main stage and children's stage, Milwaukee Magazine Wine Garden and other attractions that appeal to a wide variety of interests and ages.

Admission (Includes admission to the Milwaukee Art Museum)
$15 General admission
$8 Advance tickets
$8 Milwaukee Art Museum Members
$20 Three-day pass
Free for kids 16 and under
Buy Tickets

Fri, Noon–11 PM
Sat, 10 AM–8 PM
Sun, 10 AM–5 PM

More information about 2012 Lakefront Festival of Arts.