“A Musical Offering,” hosted by Ena Foshay, is celebrating 20 years of being on the air every Wednesday morning from 5:00-8:00 am. Paul Baker, former volunteer host of “Chamber Notes” on WORT, interviewed Ena on the occasion of this milestone. A trained singer, teacher, and choir manager, Foshay brings unique knowledge and passion to her […]
WORT, Madison Charts for the week beginning October 19, 2015 top 30 1 SHANNON AND THE CLAMS Gone By Dawn Hardly Art 2 CRIBSHITTER Acapulco Coconut Fanatics 3 DAVE ALVIN AND PHIL ALVIN Lost Time Yep Roc 4 PEACHES Rub I U She 5 DEAD WEATHER Dodge and Burn Third Man 6 PUBLIC IMAGE LTD. […]
If the aspiring young rapper in your life is looking to rise to the ranks of Drake and Jay Z, but doesn’t really know where to begin, local hip-hop artist and educator Rob Dz is probably their best bet. Through Madison Public Library’s Bubbler program, Rob offers regular classes on hip-hop recording and personal marketing, […]
As Wisconsinites, we can pretty easily observe the ways in which polka and its various cultural trappings (read: beer, dancing, more beer) have shaped public life. Folklorist, musician, and author Rick March’s new book, Polka Heartland: Why the Midwest Loves to Polka, seeks to document this influence and chart its trajectory from European parlor fad […]
Jim writes: “I wanted to let you know about the program, “Violence in America” on the Access Hour on September 28, 2015. Thank you again for allowing me to do this on your program. I’ve come up with a pretty good one hour special that I think needs to be aired and discussed. Here is […]
I’ve often heard Lollapalooza hailed as one of the best festivals, which I figured must be true since the headliners are Paul McCartney, Metallica, and Florence + the Machine; after experiencing my first day, I can attest to the awesomeness of the event.