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Stacked – Opening Of A New Library

07/22/13 11:00 AM | buzz

Madison Public Library Roof As the final touches are being put on the new Madison Public Central Library, Trent Miller and Courtney Davis are busy planning for “Stacked”. The event will take place on Sept. 19, with the official grand opening on Sept. 21. Tickets go on sale mid-August.

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Digital Jesus and How The Web Shapes Religion

07/22/13 9:40 AM | buzz

digital jesus On the Monday 8 O’Clock Buzz, host Brian Standing was joined by Robert Glen Howard, folklorist, communications professor at U.W. Madison and author of Digital Jesus. His work focuses on the folklore in online religion and specifically how this has shaped Christian fundamentalism.

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Are We Delicious?

07/19/13 1:12 PM | buzz

are we delicious This coming July 23rd & 24th, 8 local Madison actors put on an hour show in 8 “tasty” bits. ‘Are We Delicious’ theater group hits Madison once again.

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The Leaving of Things

07/19/13 10:30 AM | buzz

the leaving of things On the Friday, July 19th 8 O’Clock Buzz Jonathan Zarov is joined by author Jay Antani, to discuss his new book “The Leaving of Things”. This book, written as a Ph.D. project by film critic Antani, reflects the cultural shift of a man who grew up in America and then moved back to India with his family.

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What’s New At The Madison Children’s Museum

07/19/13 10:00 AM | buzz

Deborah Gilpin Deborah Gilpin, the new director of the Madison Children’s Museum, joined Jonathan Zarov on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss her move to Madison and her work with developing the museum here. You can also listen to her explain some of those plans in this video. In addition, she explained an upcoming program where young adults who are planning on having children are allowed to tour and get involved in the museum.

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Los Chechos

07/18/13 10:13 AM | buzz

Electric_guitar Alejandro Pumbra of the 7-man Spanish rock-and-roll band Los Chechos joined host Tony Castaneda on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to play a sample of his music and promote his band’s upcoming show at the High Noon Saloon beginning at 6 pm.  

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Wisconsin Is Getting Fracked

07/18/13 10:02 AM | buzz

mama Over the past two years, frac sand mining in Wisconsin has exploded – growing by 160% between 2011 and 2012 alone. PK Hammel of Madison Action for Mining Alternatives joined Tony Casteneda on the Thursday 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss the the effects of fracking on communities and action to stop it.

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Fair Housing Council

07/17/13 3:42 PM | buzz

fair housing Laurel Bastian of the Fair Housing Council joined Jan Miyasaki on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss the work of the Fair Housing Center of Greater Madison and the work they do to eliminate discrimination in housing. In her words, they seek to ensure that “nothing comes between an individual and the housing that they qualify for” and that there are racially and economically integrated housing patterns across Madison and Dane County.

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Papa and Me: The Perils of Patriarchy

07/17/13 10:06 AM | buzz

Catherine Mich is author of “Papa And Me: The Perils of Patriarchy”. A former nun with the Order of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, she was involved in a movement to bring the Catholic Church to the left during the Vatican Second Council. She joined Jan Miyasaki on the July 17th 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss her history and her recent book.

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Justice? is Served

07/17/13 9:57 AM | buzz

Treyvon Martin In a decision that has been accused of racial bias, George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Treyvon Martin on July 13th, 2013. Margaret Kimberly, writer for Black Agenda Report, joined Jan Miyasaki on the Wednesday 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss her views on the shooting, the trial and ultimately the acquittal.

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