Once the toolbox to the world, Milwaukee has suffered the fate of many American rust belt cities. But despite shuttered businesses, and high unemployment rates, Milwaukee and its resilient people are poised for a rebirth. State of the Re:Union visits Milwaukee to explore it’s industrial past and to learn of its post-industrial future.
Viva La Polka!State of the Re:Union visits Milwaukee’s last polka bar, Kochanski’s Concertina Beer Hall. The owner believes that keeping the live polka tradition at the venue is important but has also branched out to host surf, rockabilly and country bands as well.
The Bravest ThingWill Allen started a food revolution in creating new urban farmers across the country. State of the Re:Union explores one of those farms in Milwaukee called Sweet Water Organics. Check out their incredible process that utilizes aquaponics and hydroponics, as well as their philosophy on taking another step to fighting the phenomena known as food deserts.
|David Bazan||Hard to Be|
|The Subcontinentals||The Continental Drift|
|Clint Eastwood||Frankie’s Office|
|Clint Eastwood||Blue Morgan (Opening Titles)|
|Alex Meixner||Donuts Polka|
|Brian and the Mississippi Valley Dutchmen||Laughing Concertina|
|Crazy Rocket Fuel||Taycheedah Bound (Mastered)|
|Gary Kent & His Band||Old Milwaukee Polka|
|This Will Destroy You||Villa Del Refugio|
|The Six Parts Seven||Changing The Name Of October|
|The Six Parts Seven||Silence Magnifies Sound|
|Kings Go Forth||Don’t Take My Shadow|
|This Will Destroy You||They Move On Tracks Of Never-Ending Light|
|Imogen Heap||First Train Home (Instrumental)|