WORT Radio Highlights Beginning Nov. 9th

Friday, 9 November 2012 |

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, SATURDAY, 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: http://www.wortfm.org/this-is-what-democracy-cooks-like/

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.

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.

1/12, Monday
Host John Quinlan speaks with Greg Pahl who writes about sustainability issues.
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“.
12/7
Host Esty Dinur speaks with Chrystia Freeland, author of “Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else.”

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
Members of Broom Street Theatre discuss the ten new plays of the 2013 season.
11/12
“Bricks of Truth” is a talk show 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.
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.
11/26
“Packer Maniac” music and history both current and past.
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 listeners with “Harmonies of the Spheres”.
12/17
Donald Swadley will do a show about Terrance McKennaon the topic of “Time Wave Zero” or “Novelty Theory”.
12/24
A program of music for the holidays!
12/31
The music of The Weavers. It will end with their Christmas songs.
1/7
A program about the city bus system.
1/14
A program of music from Matthew Hollingsworth consisting of music he recently released.
1/21
A Martin Luther King Day live broadcast, continued as part of WORT news coverage.
1//28
New authors from a local writer’s group present their works.
2/4
Discussions and information about the 11 X 16 Campaign to reduce the population of the states prisons.
2/11
Dr. Jody helps listeners see how Chinese medicine, homeopathy, T-Touch, Reiki and other healing modalities help animal friends, too.
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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