WORT Radio Highlights Beginning Nov. 2nd, 2012

Friday, 2 November 2012 |

 

WORT RADIO HIGHLIGHTS for the week beginning November 2nd , 2012

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.”

LISTEN LIVE ON THE WEB!
Live streaming of all shows, podcasts/archives of our locally produced news & public affairs shows and on-demand archives of music shows are available at: http://www.wort-fm.org.

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WORT BIRTHDAY BOOST—1 DAY PLEDGE DRIVE—FRIDAY, NOV. 30TH
Help WORT celebrate the station’s 37th on-air anniversary with our 4th Annual Birthday Boost. Meeting the goal of $8,990 for this special drive will keep the station on track with our fund raising for the year. WORT items (t-shirts, cookbook, travel mugs, pint glasses, flying discs, and our brand new jeep cap) will be available as thank you gifts to pledgers.

VISIT THE WORT TABLE AT THE FAIR TRADE HOLIDAY FESTIVAL, SATURUDAY, DECEMBER 1ST, 9AM-4PM AT MONONA TERRACE
Purchase fair trade and union made in the U.S. WORT logo items and tickets to the WORT birthday party. This may be your last chance to purchase WORT’s cookbook, “This is What Democracy Cooks Like!”

WORT 37TH BIRTHDAY PARTY AT THE HIGH NOON SALOON—SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1ST, 5-8PM
Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Includes: dinner by New Orleans Take Out; live music by: the Tony Castaneda Latin Jazz Sextet and the Dang Its; and birthday cake!

CHECK OUT WORT’S BRAND SPANKING NEW WEB SITE
WORT’s web collective is proud to announce the unveiling of our brand new web site! Check out the new look and all the bells and whistles! http://wortfm.org.

WORT COOKBOOK AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!
A limited number of “This is What Democracy Cooks Like” are available and we expect to be sold out by December 1st. Books are available at the station, 118 S. Bedford St, weekdays from 9am-6pm. Books are $25 (no tax) with shipping available for $5. To order on-line with a credit card or to print out a mail-in order form visit: wortfm.org

Books are also available at the following locations: (We recommend phoning first to check availability.)
Absolutely Art, 2322 Atwood Ave., 249-9100
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative, 426 West Gilman St., 257-6050
Lakeside Press, 1334 Williamson St., 255-1800
Community Pharmacy, 341 State St., 251-3242
Manna Cafe, 611 North Sherman Ave., 663-5500
Orange Tree Imports, 1721 Monroe St., 255-8211
Wisconsin Historical Museum Store, 30 N Carroll St., 608-264-655.

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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.

11/6, Tuesday
Host Cynthia Lin speaks with Benjamin Schoening and Eric Kasper about their book “Don’t Stop Thinking About the Music: The Politics of Songs and Musicians in Presidential Campaigns.”

 

11/8, Thursday
Host Karma Chavez interviews Mike Wagner, assistant professor of journalism at
the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an expert in electoral politics|. They will discuss his research and the election results from the perspective of his research.

1/12, Monday
Host John Quinlan speaks with Greg Pahl who writes about sustainability issues.

11/13, Tuesday
Host Cynthia Lin speaks with Domo Geshe Rinpoche .

11/19, Monday
John Quinlan with Cameron Whitley and Eleanor A. Hubbard about their book “Trans-Kin, a Guide for Family and Friends of Transgender People.”

11/23, Friday
Host Esty Dinur speaks with Iara Lee about her film, “The Suffering Grasses.”

11/28, Wednesday
Host Tonya Brito speaks with Susan Clark, author of “Slow Democracy.”

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.

11/5
A discussion about the strong activist group involved in supporting citizen rights as evidenced by the “Raw Milk” case .

11/12
“Bricks of Truth” is a talk show on WSUM-fm covering national political issues, separating truths from lies. It is hosted by Ken Rotar, author of ”Bricks of Truth”, a book of aphoristic insights into life. Calls are encouraged.

11/19
Former campers from Madison’s own “Girls and Ladies Rock” camps will play some acoustic songs and talk about their experiences at camp and how their experiences have shaped them going forward.

12/3
The former host of “The Ooze” hosted by “Blog Talk Radio” presents a program revolving around “H.P. Lovecraft”, esotericism, occultism, and the “Left Hand Path”.

12/10
David Bicknase, pianist and composer, will inspire and sooth people with “Harmonies of the Spheres” original music.

12/17
Donald Swadley will do a show about Terrance McKenna on the topic of “Time Wave Zero” or “Novelty Theory”.

12/24
A program of music for the holidays!

1/21
A” Martin Luther King Day” live broadcast, continued as part of WORT news coverage.

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.

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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