Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett talk about TapIt’s newest play “Typhoid Mary, Patient Zero… and the M Factor” which opens October 5th.
The East Side Progressives will be holding an informational forum with two of the three Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates on October 15th. Gretchen Lowe gives some details.
The Madison Public Library is sponsoring a number of grants for small groups of unaffiliated individuals to host events at the library. Entitled “Library Takeover“, the library will provide money, space, and experts to plan and host, well, whatever. Jan Miyasaki talked with librarians Kylee Stoor and Laura Damon Moore about the process of planning […]
Jan talks with Jim Leary, professor emeritus of folklore and Scandinavian Studies at the U.W., about his recent book “Pinery Boys: Songs and Songcatching in the Lumberjack Era”, which reveals the work done by Franz Rickaby and his studies on lumberjack songs and poets in the early 20th century.
Reporting fellow Adam Federman talks to Jan Miyasaki about his latest book, “FASTING AND FEASTING The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray” which describes the life of one of the first “local sourced” foodies, Patience Gray.
Peter Skopec, director of the Wisconsin Public Interest Group (WISPIRG) talks about continued assaults on the Consumer Financial Protection Board (begun in the shadow of the 2008 financial recession to advocate for consumer protections), Rent-to-own and pay-day lending transparency, student loan scams, both at the state and national level.