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The Morning Show

Preview of Kander and Ebb's "Flora the Red Menace," the main stage musical at Carthage, which opens this weekend. 

Dr. Bryan Albrecht, the President of Gateway Technical College, with two second round winners of the FoxConn Smart Cities-Smart Futures Competition: horticulture instructor Kate Field and engineering student Don Heckel. We'll also be joined by Gateway instructor Steve Whitmoyer, who collaborated with Heckel. 

Novelist Timothy Jay Smith, author of "The Fourth Courier."  His novel is set in Poland in 1992, which is when that nation was undergoing its wrenching transition from communism to capitalism.   

No program. WGTD is closed because of the Easter holiday.

No program because of Good Friday. 

An overview of KAFASI- Kenosha Area Family & Aging Services. 

A walking tour through the Kenosha Public Museum and their newest exhibit,  "From Curiosity to Science." This Morning Show was live from The Kenosha Public Museum- Click HERE to watch the the live tour. 

Justin Martin author of "Genius of Place: The of Frederic Law Olmsted."

Mark Obmascik, author of "The Storm on our Shore: One Island, Two Soldiers, and the Forgotten Battle of World War Two." 


We celebrate the 150th anniversary of P.E.O. - the Philanthropic Education Organization, a group which works to promote educational opportunities for women and to help women achieve their full potential.   

Nan Calvert, from Root-Pike WIN,  pays her monthly visit to the program.

Dr. Art Cyr, Clausen Distinguished Professor of World Business and Political Economy at Carthage, offers his analysis of current events.

Carthage music professor and composer Mark Petering, whose new work "Cityscape" is performed Saturday evening by the Kenosha Symphony.   

Dr. Laurie Helgoe, author of "Fragile Bully:  Understanding our Destructive Affair with Narcissism in the Age of Trump 

From WGTD's archives:  Bob Cowser, Professor of English at St. Lawrence University, and author of "Dream Season: A Professor Joins America's Oldest Semi-Pro Football Team."   

Steven Brill, author of "Tailspin: The People and Forces Behind America's 50-Year Fall and Those Fighting to Reverse it." 

Christopher Paulsen from the Racine Heritage Museum. 

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Matt Richtel talks about his new book "An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science
of the Immunity System:  A Tale in Four Lives."   

Christy Wopat - author of "Almost a Mother: Love, Loss, and Finding Your People when your Baby Dies."  

Ron Rapoport, author of "Let's Play Two:  The Legend of Mr. Cub, The Life of Ernie Banks." 

Archive- Former major leaguer Ransom Jackson, who died on March 20th.   His memoir was titled "Handsome Ransom Jackson: Accidental Big Leaguer."

A memorial tribute to Kurt Chalgren, a choral music legend in Kenosha, who died earlier this month. 

Dr. Wael Farouk previews Carthage College's Lakeside Piano Festival. Also, concert pianist Jorge Osorio.

Part One:  Previewing Wizardpalooza at the Kenosha Public Museum (a Harry Potter celebration) with Miles Hartley and Vickie Steger.  Part Two:  "Falcon's Feather," the newest book in the National Geographic's Explorer Academy series for young readers. 

Max Klau, author of "Race and Social Change."  

Part 1- Concert Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio, who plays at Carthage's Lakeside Piano Festival this coming Tuesday evening- 7:30 p.m. in Siebert Chapel.   Part 2- from the archives- a fresh look at Napoleon Bonaparte.  

Carol Sabbar and Mia Bennett-  efforts to live a more sustainable lifestyle.

Gateway Technical College President Bryan Albrecht

Betsy Ade, a contestant on TV's "The Voice" - a substitute teacher and musician from Kenosha. This show was live streamed in its entirety- watch the video HERE 

Jonathan Karmel, author of "Dying To Work:  Death and Injury in the American Workplace."  

An environment-related topic with monthly guest Nan Calvert.

Argentinian composer Martin Palmeri and Carthage College's Dr. Eduardo Garcia-Novelli talk about this weekend's performance at Carthage of Palmeri's "Misa Tango" by the Master Singers of Milwaukee.  

Professional violist and Kenosha native Paul Cortese. 

Randall Tucker,  Chief Inclusion Officer at Mastercard.   

Tom Clavin, author of "Wild Bill:  The Story of America's First Frontier Gunslinger."  

Joshua Kundert and Maham Ali,  student captains - and attorney Michael Phegley,  director of Carthage's mock trial program, who is also a member of the Carthage faculty.

David Cullen, author of "Parkland: Birth of a Movement."  

Jennifer Sassaman, UW-P theater faculty.  She's directing their production of the musical "Urinetown," which opens March 8th.

Rachel McPhee Benson previews her one-woman show "Dead Shot Mary," which she is performing in Racine this weekend

Kathryn Andrea, Amy Trottier, and Cory Uebele, with A & O Certified Public Accountants discuss the most recent changes in the tax laws.

Blake J. Harris, author of "The History of the Future:  Oculus, Facebook, and the Revolution that Swept Virtual Reality."    

Steve Mussenden, executive director of the Racine Literacy Council.  He will have a RLC volunteer tutor with him to talk about the experience of being a tutor. 

Bryan Albrecht, president of Gateway Technical College pays his monthly visit to the program.

Dr. Art Cyr, director of Carthage College's Clausen Center.  Professor Cyr joins us once a month to offer his analysis of current events. 

Previewing the Racine Theater Guild's production of "Wait Until Dark." 

Dr. John Swallow,  president of Carthage College

Dr. Jennifer Harvey,  author of "Raising White Kids:  Bringing up children in a Racially Unjust America."  

Nancy Matthews and Dan Joyce,  Kenosha Public Museum - "From Curiosity to science."  

Part One: Nioucha Homayoonfar, author of "Taking Cover:  One Girl's Story of Growing Up During the Iranian Revolution." Also - previewing the film "Coal Black Voices," which is being shown later this week at Carthage.  Part Two: (approximately 30 minutes into the program)   Carol Sabbar and Mia Bennett discuss Carthage's new film series "This is America," which opens this Thursday night with the film "The Art of Rap." 

Part One:  Kenosha Symphony's John Williams Concert.  Part Two:  Fleeing Artists Theater's production of "Almost, Maine."