Before the age of the internet, musicians and artists had to fight tooth and nail to get their work noticed. This ethos manifested itself in the punk and DIY movements, anticipating the eventual rise (and perhaps fall) of indie rock.
This week, thousands of miles away in Lignano, Italy, three Madison residents seek world titles in the circus art of German Wheel. Lisa Nunez talked with them during one of their final practices before crossing the pond. Below, Carly Schuna, of the Madison Circus Space, demonstrates some German Wheel tricks:
It’s a never ending game to see how many musicians and instruments we can pack into our little studio. Hoot ‘n Annie played that game with us on the June 8th Buzz. The Madison string band stopped by to help liven up the place for the Summer Pledge Drive.
The new Harlem Renaissance Museum opened its doors this spring on East Washington Avenue. It’s had a busy few months, but it hopes to share the artistic vibrancy and joy of the black American experience with even more people in the months to come. The museum’s own Caitlin McGahan joined the Monday Buzz on June […]
Each month the Monday Buzz hears the latest from muckrakers at the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. Kate Golden and Madeleine Behr joined us on June 1st to share stories of the troubling decline of walleye in the region and the extent of the WEDC’s impact in the northern part of the state.
Every month in Madison, a group of individuals meet up to share stories with one another. Anyone with a yarn of their own can get on the mic, and the result is a wide-ranging compendium of tales from all walks of life. Madison Storytellers is wrapping up its schedule before a summer recess, and Brendon […]