Press Releases

MPTV Community Cinema Profiles Kenya's Maathai

TAKING ROOT, the story of a woman whose efforts to plant trees in her native Kenya also nurtured social reform in her country, will be previewed at MPTV Community Cinema Thursday, Dec. 1, at 6:30 …

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MPTV Mitten Drive Has Warm Ending

Milwaukee Public Television's 4th annual "Mittens and More" campaign has collected a total of 3,587 new mittens, gloves, hats and scarves, according to Darlyne Haertlein, MPTV's community relations …

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MPTV Brings Home Midwest Emmy Award

Adrienne Danrich, star of THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE: THE STORIES OF MARIAN ANDERSON AND LEONTYNE PRICE has won an Emmy from the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and …

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MPTV Spotlights Local Art, Culture

Short features about the arts in southeastern Wisconsin will be broadcast in November and December, according to Milwaukee Public Television. The three-minute spots, along with an arts calendar, …

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Holiday Art, Gift Fair Supports MPTV

More than 50 artists specializing in fine crafts and art of original design will be on hand for the MPTV Holiday Art and Gift Fair Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 20, from …

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MPTV Children's Contest Showcases Young Writers

Southeastern Wisconsin children will once again have the opportunity to create a story and see it told on television by entering the PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest, sponsored locally by Milwaukee …

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Executive Director of MPTV Friends Passes Away

MPTV and the MPTV Friends lost a dear friend, Art Langlas, longtime volunteer, donor, Auction Director and most recently, Executive Director of the MPTV Friends. Art passed away October 26, 2011, due …

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MPTV Online Auction Offers 1,500 items

More than 1,500 items will be available for bidding during the MPTV Great Holiday Online Auction beginning Saturday, Oct. 30, and running through Sunday, Nov. 20.

The auction, which benefits …

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MPTV Offers Local Angle On Pearl Jam, Ballet

Milwaukee Public Television is broadcasting three-minute highlights about the arts in southeastern Wisconsin immediately following several national PBS cultural programs, the station has announced. …

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Native American Language Revival to Be Explored

The story of the renewal of a Native American language that was lost for more than a century will be previewed at MPTV Community Cinema Thursday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m. The event, which is free and …

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