On Monday’s show, our host John Quinlan interviewed some youth from Proud Theater for the first part of the show. For the rest of the show, John Quinlan talked about a special production of a new work about a gay male couple who were visible civic leaders in Mineral Point beginning in the 1930s and throughout their 40 year long partnership.
On the second half of the Monday, May 20th show, John Quinlan was joined by Jacque Pokorney and Patrick Barrett. They previewed the “Fighting Forward: A Labor and Working Class Summit” which will be held in Madison June 12th-15th.
On Monday, May 20th, John Quinlan hosted a two part show. During the first half, he interviewed Andy Miller, manager of the Madison Area Community Land Trust (MACLT), and Lisa Fiala, a homeowner who participates in MACLT.
On the Monday, May 13th A Public Affair, host John Quinlan discussed legislation now pending to give LGBT couples and families the same immigration rights as traditional couples and families.
On Tuesday, May 7th interim host John Quinlan spoke with filmmaker Joanie Juster, director of “Alaska Far Away”. Joanie Juster is known for her work in Madison through protests and rallies in the capital, and attributes this work to a love of the Midwest. Her film chronicles the history of the New Deal within the Midwest and the farm families who left this area to travel to Alaska.
On Monday, May 6th host John Quinlan talked about buying and investing locally with Colin Murray and Kay-Tee Franke, respectively executive director and president of Dane Buy Local. Joining the conversation was Tera Johnson with the Small Business Development Center at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.