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a.MKE: Three of a Kind, WI fails air quality check, Andy Warhol's "Lost Then Found", UW Tuition freeze and Global Citizen Project 4.25.13

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The American Lung Association gave Southeastern Wisconsin poor grades during its annual report on Wednesday. Although air quality has improved from 2008 to today, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine and Kenosha had the worst air quality making it unhealthy for sensitive groups of people and those that are active outdoors.

Rare and never seen before 33mm slides of Andy Warhol taken 30 years ago in the south of France, were discovered in a storage cabinet of photographer Steve Wood.  The resulting exhibition "Lost Then Found" opens on May 3 for 10 days in New York featuring unusual shots such as Warhol winking or posing with a giant sunflower and backpack

As reported by WUWM news, Republican and Democratic legislators are calling for a tuition freeze for the UW System. The UW System ended the last fiscal year with nearly $414 million in surplus tuition.  UW-Milwaukee's chancellor released a statement clarifying UWM's financial situation, stressing the university does not have a large, uncommitted cash balance.

GOOD's Global Citizenship Project is looking for five community innovators from around the globe with creative and scalable projects that strengthen the social fabric of their communities. Winning applicants will visit GOOD HQ in L.A. for pop-up fellowship to elevate and expand their work. Submissions are accepted through April 30th at Noon. A link can be found on our facebook page.

THREE OF A KIND=Where The Wild Things Are

1. It has been adapted into other media several times, including an animated short in 1974; an opera in 1980; and a live-action feature-film in 2009.

SONG: "Wake Up" by Arcade Fire


2. QUOTES: “And now,let the wild rumpus start!”  - “There should be a place where only the things you want to happen, happen”  - “Oh, please don't go—we'll eat you up—we love you so!” 

SONG: "Breezeblocks" by Alt-J


3. Author Maurice Sendak sold the movie rights to Walt Disney Studios in the early 1980s. Pixar superstar John Lasseter, used the new technology to produce a partially hand-drawn, partially computer animated cartoon for a short test film. Plans to turn the small short into a full-length feature never materialized.

SONG: "All is Love" by Karen O and The Kids