articles tagged "dance"

WORT Music Charts for the week beginning August 4, 2014

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 | Sybil Augustine
record store day 3

WORT’s weekly charts of the top new music releases getting played in the genres of rock, metal, electronic, hiphop, jazz, world and more. more »

Give It Up for the Poet… and the Actors… and the Dancers…

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 | buzz
Taylor Scott

First Wave scholar Taylor Scott with a song, a poem and a rundown on the 8th annual Line Breaks festival 4/15 to 4/25. more »

Li Chiao-Ping: The Knotcracker

Friday, 30 November 2012 | buzz
The Knotcracker

In this special WORT Birthday Boost edition of the Friday 8 O’Clock Buzz on November 30, our host Jonathan Zarov speaks with Li Chiao-Ping, of Li Chiao-Ping Dance, about The Knotcracker, which will be opening tonight. The show, which is filled with puns, is a playful take on The Nutcracker, and is considered to have taken on its own tradition in Madison. “It’s about a child, boy or girl, who is trying to work his or her way through life trying to find him/herself.” There are two child and two adult leads.   Li explains, “the show is not to replace [The Nutcracker]. I consider it as an alternative. It does offer a totally different entertaining take on [The Nutcracker]. [...] more »

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