articles tagged "spoken word"

Bobby Watson Wants You to Hear MLK’s Real Message

Monday, 20 January 2014 | buzz
Bobby Watson playing saxophone

Jazz Musician Bobby Watson teams up with spoken word artist Glenn North to pay tribute to Martin Luther King and the forgotten message of the March on Washington. more »

First Wave Hits the Wisconsin Book Festival

Tuesday, 1 October 2013 | buzz
taylor_scott

The twelfth Wisconsin Book Festival is coming up this month. For the first time, the festival is the purview of the Madison Public Library, who inherited it from the Wisconsin Humanities Council. Over four days from October 17th through the 20th, the festival will host more than 50 events incorporating literature, film, art, and performance. The festival is an opportunity for people together from across Wisconsin in celebration of books, reading, and ideas. The First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts Learning Community is a cutting-edge multicultural artistic program for incoming students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. First Wave Learning Community is the first university program in the country centered on urban arts, spoken word and hip-hop culture. First Wave will be presenting poetry workshops at the book festival. First Wave scholars Taylor Scottand Hiwot Adilow spoke with Monday Buzz host Brian Standing about hip-hop, spoken word, their participation in the book fest, and how they landed in Madison . more »

The Vox Pop Line, June 10th, “Consider Pledging To WORT” (A Poem)

Monday, 10 June 2013 | buzz
LeaveAMessage

  “Consider Pledging to WORT,” A poem by the producer of the Monday morning Buzz. If you would like to call in and leave us a message we are now accepting poems, songs, stories. Call 608-622-7899 and leave your message at the tone.   more »

Generation Spoken

Monday, 4 February 2013 | buzz
Screen Shot 2013-02-04 at 12.17.49 PM

                  Brian Standing closed the show today with a piece on Madison’s spoken word collective, Generations Spoken. Standing recently attended a performance at the Madison Overture Center and collected excerpts from the performance as well as a few interviews.   Generation spoken will be performaning Sunday, March 24, Sunday, April 21 at 5:30pm Entrance: Free Where: Overture Center, 201 State Street   more »

rev. 52M