Pam Andros, Director of Dane Arts (a.k.a. Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission) came by the studio on Monday, February 18, 2013, to talk with Brian Standing about the art opportunities happening through the county arts program. The organization supports local arts and culture projects, primarily done through grant programs. They also have a […]
Interactive artist, Nathaniel Stern, joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, February 25, 2013, to talk with host, Brian Standing, about some of his collaborative web art. Ever wanted to send a text message to an alien life form?
W. Earle Smith has over 30 years of professional experience choreographing, teaching and performing. This is Mr. Smith’s thirteenth season with the Madison Ballet as Artistic Director. As a dancer, D Magazine called Mr. Smith “meticulously chosen and prepared…who knows Balanchine.” The Wisconsin State Journal hails his choreography as “imaginative and…rhythmically smooth and lively” with the Capital Times saying Artistic Director W. Earle Smith “more than delivered on every level.”
Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Friday, April 12, 2013. Kennedy is a printer, well known for his social commentary in his posters. He is a rarity, working as a Letter Press Printer in an age of digital media. He sat down with Norman Stockwell to talk about the craft of letter […]
Last time the Monday Buzz talked with Milwaukee artist, Nathaniel Stern, he was sending tweets into space and subverting Wikipedia for his own nefarious artistic ends. Now, he’s jerry-rigging flatbed scanners for high-resolution, time-shifting underwater duty. Listen as Nathaniel explains to host Brian Standing how to turn a flat imager into a self-contained scuba camera, […]
We are often taught that the history of human civilization has been one of near-constant progress. Life keeps getting better, with better technology, more education, more leisure time. In contrast, life in ancient times was, in the words of Thomas Hobbes, “brutish, nasty and short.” But, on the other hand, consider art. The ancients — […]