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Wild In America: A Collaborative Exhibition

03/25/13 12:13 PM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-03-25 at 12.11.19 PM   This week Madison’s commonwealth gallery and Monsters Of Poetry host Wild In America. A collaborative painting, performance and poetry exhibit. The project pairs local writers and artists to create one piece of writing and one piece of art that explores American Wildness. On Monday, March 25, 2013, Brian Standing was Joined by curator of the exhibit, Ellen Siebers, and poets Kara Candito and Matt Guenette.  

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Diane Nash, Smart Civil Disobedience

03/25/13 11:40 AM | buzz

diane_nash_lecture Diane Nash, co-founder and strategist for the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, spoke in Madison last Wednesday at Edgewood College. Among her many accomplishments during the civil rights era Nash led the 1961 Freedom Rides, worked with the Southern Leadership Council, and engineered the Lunch-counter integration Sit-ins in Nashville. The 8 O’Clock Buzz captured audio from her talk on smart civil disobedience. “Voting is important but voting is not nearly enough. You spend ten minutes in the voting booth every two years and think that you are going to have the kind of society that you want. It is just not happening.”

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Madison School Board Candidates Meet The Public

03/25/13 11:33 AM | buzz

With Governor Scott Walker proposing dramatic changes to the public education system in Wisconsin the upcoming school board elections in Madison are quite significant. Wondering what the Madison School Board Candidates are saying at the public forums? Well, the Monday morning Buzz has your back. On this page you will find both audio and video from the public hearing.

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The Iraq War, Ten Years Later

03/22/13 11:16 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-03-22 at 11.18.12 AM       On Friday, March 22nd, the 8 O’Clock Buzz featured an excerpt from Democracy Now. The segment features Amy Goodman and Arundhati Roy speaking about the Iraq war. Ten years ago the Iraq war began. Below is the video of the segment that was played on today’s Buzz.    

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The Real Divas Of Dane County

03/22/13 11:06 AM | buzz

6033859 On Friday, March 22nd, the 8 O’Clock Buzz invited members of the Fresco Opera to talk about their upcoming performance, “The Real Divas Of Dane County.” March 22nd (TODAY), 23rd, 24th at the Overture Center for the Arts.

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The Postal Service “Give Up” On Saturdays

03/21/13 11:02 AM | buzz

Unknown Not everyone’s ready to give up Saturday mail. Fans of the post office will rally at the main Madison branch at 3903 Milwaukee Street on Sunday from 2PM to 4PM. Congressman Mark Pocan is expected to speak.

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Wisconsin Literacy

03/20/13 11:32 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-03-20 at 11.31.47 AM     Host, Jan Miyasaki, of the Wednesday morning, 8 O’Clock Buzz, was joined Erin Aagesen, Director of Health and Literacy at Wisconsin Literacy.   Wisconsin Literacy Mission Statement: “Wisconsin Literacy’s vision is to strengthen Wisconsin’s workforce, families and communities through literacy. We pursue that vision by supporting adult, family and workplace literacy programs statewide through program and resource development, information and referral, training, and advocacy.”   Listen to the interview below:    

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The Freedom Of Information Lawsuit

03/20/13 11:23 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-03-20 at 11.20.28 AM Jan Miyasaki, was joined by Bret Coughmen of the National Security program at the American Civil Liberties Union, on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Jan Miyasaki is the Wednesday host at the 8 0’Clock Buzz. Last week the ADC appeals court rejected the CIA’s secrecy claims in the ACLU’s targeted killing freedom of information lawsuit. Listen to the interview below:

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How Industry Dollars Reach Your Doctors

03/20/13 11:14 AM | buzz

photo_2092 Host, Jan Miyasaki, of the Wednesday morning, 8 O’Clock Buzz, was joined by Charles Ornstein, is an investigative journalist for ProPublica.

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Aaron Perry Broadcasts Live At The Barber Shop

03/19/13 10:10 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-03-19 at 10.08.32 AM     On Tuesday, March 19, 2013, the 8 O’ Clock Buzz broadcasted live at JP’s Hair Design. Listen to the full hour of this special addition of the 8 O’Clock Buzz. Aaron Perry interviews a couple of the regulars at the barbershop as well as the owner, Jeff Paterson.      

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