In her career, Madison artist Bird Ross has created very tiny, portable theaters in a wheelbarrow and full-size theatrical sets. She’s made doorstoops, clotheslines with laundry, alphabet blocks, book origami, handbags, and sidewalk mural PSAs to get voters to the polls. She’ll be mending your broken stuff at the Madison Public Library.
Madison Central Library continues its Indigenous Jazz series, focusing on new works by local artists. Next up on the concert program is the Organic Quintet, who will play the library Friday, June 10. This band is dedicated to the soulful, swinging 1960s tradition of the Hammond B3 Organ quintet with music composed mostly by its […]
Madison Central Library and the Greater Madison Jazz Consortium continues its Indigenous Jazz series, focusing on new works by local artists. Next up on the concert program is the Ben Ferris Quintet, who will play the library Friday, May 27. The band will feature new compositions inspired by events and experiences in today’s world such […]
WORT-FM Community Radio, together with the Wisconsin Book Festival, hosted the kick-off event for the national book tour of PEOPLE GET READY, the new book by John Nichols and Robert W. McChesney that looks at the future of technology and how it will impact our way of life. On Friday, January 19th in the Madison […]
Once a month, we check in with the Madison Public Library’s artist in residence program. This time around, Madison artist — and frequent WORT guest — Angela Richardson has the honor of officially occupying the Central Library’s Bubbler Room for January and February. She joined 8 O’clock Buzz host Brian Standing in the studio.
Bird Ross discusses her role as Artist in Residence at the Madison Public Library Bubbler and talks with Buzz host Brian Standing about the mending and fixing of all manner of things.