Lee Fahrney, WCC Outreach & Public Relations Officer, and Kari Lee-Zimmerman, the DNR liaison to the WCC, join Patty on A Public Affair to discuss the upcoming Wisconsin Conservation Congress hearings. This year, the hearings will be held Monday, April 10th. The Wisconsin Conservation Congress missions states it is “the only statutory body in the state […]
Madison’s 608 Arts Collective includes mixed media and performing artists focused on themes of justice, equity and accessibility. They’ve recently established an indefinite residence, appropriately enough, at the Social Justice Center’s Jackie Macaulay Gallery. This month, 608 Arts opens their new show “Homeless, Not Hopeless,” this Friday, March 31. “Homeless, Not Hopeless,” which runs through […]
If it’s hard to find an affordable apartment in Madison, imagine trying to find a place where you can paint an enormous canvas in oil paints, or to weld a 12-foot tall sculpture, or practice with your large drum corps. Back in 2011, the Madison Cultural Plan concluded that “Madison is a community rich with […]
Dementia and Alzheimer disease is the 6th leading cause of death in Wisconsin, claiming over 1,800 lives in 2014. As Wisconsin’s population ages, that number will only grow. The number of Wisconsinites expected to suffer from some form of dementia is expected to double to over 240,000 by 2040. Given that rapidly growing need, you’d […]
Wisconsin Poet Louis V. Clark III, also known as “Two Shoes”, is out with a new book called “How to be an Indian in the 21st Century.” On March 16th, he joined Tony Castaneda to talk about how he discovered his artistic voice and how the poems explore his own identity.
The final Wisconsin job numbers from 2016 are in, and Governor Walker’s promise of 250,000 private sector jobs remains unfulfilled. Marquette economics professor Abdur Chowdhury spoke with Tony Castaneda about the data, the state’s “brain drain”, and the impact of Walker’s labor policies.