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Wisconsin culture and traditions

Internationally renowned coffin maker Eric Adjetey Anang is part of a vanguard of immigrant and first-generation American artists who call Wisconsin home. Steven J. Erickson, 2017.

Six first-generation immigrant artists describe how moving to Wisconsin has affected their artwork and their careers.

A 1995 photo of the artist Arthur Kdav in Lake Geneva, Illinois. Photo by Heather Swan.

My dad, the artist Arthur Kdav, didn’t tell anyone when he noticed the first signs of his disease.

Photo of author Chris Fink and his new book

“Who’s native and who’s been introduced?” asks a character in Chris Fink’s story, “The Bush Robin Sings.” The question in many ways fits tidily into the other stories within his new collection, Add Thi

The main building of the Modine-Benstead Observatory houses a 16-inch telescope, observation deck, library, and meeting room. Photo by Justin Kern.

Eight times a year the Racine Astronomical Society invites the public to view the skies through two intricate telescopes housed at the Modine-Benstead Observatory.

Frank Anderson knows a lot about Wisconsin.

It seems these days that discussions of metrics and measuring success are humming around me like the mosquitoes in my garden.

A grain-to-glass philosophy infuses the spirits created at 45th Parallel Distillery in New Richmond, Wisconsin.

My wife once asked me why we print photo essays in the magazine. “Photos are everywhere online and everyone has a camera these days,” she said. “So, why bother?” 

That feeling you get when the taste of something brings back memories of a more carefree time in your life.

Perspectives on the American experience and our shared identity.

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