On today’s A Public Affair, Patty Peltekos discusses Wisconsin voting issues with Andrea Kaminski, executive director of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, and Erin Grunze, education director of the organization. Wisconsin’s partisan primary election is next Tuesday, August 9th. Dane County voters will select the candidates for U.S. senator, U.S. representative, state representative, and at the county level, […]
Tone Madison contributor Michael Penn II joins editor Scott Gordon for a discussion about “The Circus,” Penn’s ongoing essay series about racism and violence in Madison. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon talks with Madison native, musician, and journalist Dan Kaufman about growing up in Madison in the 1980s and getting exposed to that era’s great Midwestern underground—especially Appliances-SFB, whose singer, Tom Laskin, died on June 15. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon and LakeFrontRow editor David Klein discuss the conflicting roles that state and local pride play in the local arts and culture conversation. A panel at this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival prompted Klein to write that “State connections are the start of the Wisconsin film conversation, not the subject.” To put it another way: […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon reports on an effort to preserve the music of country artist and Wisconsin native Owen Mays, who died in July 2015 at the age of 32. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.
El martes 12 de abril nos visitó por primera vez (pero no será la última) la poeta y activista latina Araceli Esparza. Nacida en Wisconsin de padres de origen mexicano, y criada entre dos idiomas, dos culturas y dos geografías, Araceli charló con nosotros sobre su experiencia de vida y nos leyó un poco de […]