WORT Radio Highlights Beginning January 17th, 2013

Monday, 28 January 2013 |

Compiled by Diapoulos and Mitroff
For more information call: (608) 256 -2001
News & Public Affairs Facilitator: Molly Stentz
Music Director: Sybil Augustine

http://www.wort-fm.org

WORT was voted “Favorite Local Radio Station” in the 2012 “Madison’s Favorites” Isthmus Reader’s Poll (the 16th time that WORT has received this award.) “A Public Affair” was voted #2 as “Favorite Local Radio Call-In Show.”

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A PUBLIC AFFAIR
Monday through Friday, Noon-1pm. A Public Affair is WORT’s live call-in interview program. Listeners can call in with questions and comments at: 608-256-2001 or toll free at: 866-899-9678.

1/18, Friday
Host “Esty Dinur” speaks with “Kalleem Caire” about “Madison Charter Schools”.

1/21, Monday
Live coverage of the “Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Junior” holday celebration.

1/22, Tuesday
Host “Anjuli Brekke” about the conflict in the “Democratic Republic of Congo”.

1/24, Thursday
Host ALLEN Ruff speaks with “WIll Durst”.

1/30, Wednesday
“Karma Chavez” interviews “Babette Gunow” of the “Latin American Solidarity Network” and “Pepe Palacios”, a Honduran LGBTQ activist who will be visiting Wisconsin the following week.

2/1, Friday
Host Esty Dinur speaks with author Sam Pizzigati. Veteran labor journalist and Institute for Policy Studies associate fellow Sam Pizzigati edits “Too Much” a weekly newsletter on excess and inequality. He also contributes a weekly column to “Other Worlds” the Institute’s national non-profit editorial service. His latest book is “The Rich Don’t Always Win.”

2/8, Friday
Host Esty Dinur speaks with “Mel Goodman” about his book “National Insecurity: The Cost of > American Militarism.”

2/22, Friday
Host Esty Dinur speaks with Will Allen from “Growing Power.”

THE ACCESS HOUR
Mondays, 7pm-8pm
A different individual or group from the community hosts the program each week! Music, discussion, and lots more! For information about hosting an Access Hour, call 256-2001 on Monday at 8pm immediately following the show or email: accesshour@yahoo.com.

1/21
A” Martin Luther King Day” live broadcast, continued as part of WORT’s coverage of the City-County event beginning at 6pm from the Overture Center.

1//28
The Thursday Fiction Writer’s Group local writer’s group present their works. It includes flash fiction, short stories and novels underway by group members.

2/4
This show includes discussions and information about the “11 X 16” Campaign to reduce the population of the state’s prisons.

2/11
In this show Doctor Jody will help listeners see how Chinese medicine, homeopathy, T-Touch, Reiki and other healing modalities help animal friends, too.

2/18
Local tax analyst, June Dalton and her supervisor from “H and R Block” discuss changes in the tax code.

3/4
People from “Project Home”, a non-profit focusing on improving the quality and affordability of housing for low-to-moderate income residents in Dane and Green counties, will talk about its work and people, including its weatherization program, its “Hammer with a Heart” local program to do major home repairs at no cost for low-income homeowners, and its Paint-a-thon to assist residents whose homes are in desperate need of exterior paint but whose owners are unable to pay for or do the work themselves.

3/18
The MidWest Severe Storm Tracking & Response Center tornado spotters resume action.

3/25
Special music picked or played by Gabe Clemente to celebrate his eighteenth birthday this year.

4/29
“Savage Class War” returns!

5/20
Norm Stockwell and Joyce Fox host the “Laurie Mlatawou Memorial Show” on the one-year anniversary of her passing.

MUSIC PROGRAM SPECIALS

NEW DISC(S) AT NINE: Mon-Thurs nights, one or more NEW DISCS are played at 9pm, during the 8-11pm rock show.

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Volunteer Coordinator
Glenn Mitroff has been our volunteer and outreach coordinator for more than 10 years. In that role, he helps coordinate the work of some 300 weekly volunteers who put in about 62,000 hours of service a year.

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