articles tagged "Art"

Letter Press Printing, Revitalization In The Digital Age

Friday, 12 April 2013 | buzz
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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 press, it’s recent revival, and his upcoming event tonight, “A Man’s Posters Hangings,” at La follette High School, 702 Pflaum Road. Reception starts at 6:00PM.       more »

Artistic Director, W. Earle Smith

Friday, 1 March 2013 | buzz
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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.” more »

Interactive Artist, Nathaniel Stern, Is On The Web And Out In Space

Monday, 25 February 2013 | buzz
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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? more »

Dane Arts Helps Keep Art Funded

Monday, 18 February 2013 | buzz
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  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 new fundraising tool called “Power2Give,” which they talk about in detail more in the interview.   Listen the interview below:   more »

Where do the Giant Lake Sculptures Come From?

Monday, 11 February 2013 | buzz
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It wouldn’t be winter in Madison if there weren’t something odd poking up from the Lake Monona ice. Folk Artist Tim Browning talks about his latest decoration on top the ice. more »

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