After a contentious election in Wisconsin last week, today we travel back to a more hopeful political time with Mary Lang Sollinger, author of the new book From Inspiration to Activism: A Personal Journey Through Obama’s Presidential Campaign, which gives a behind-the-scenes look at her work in political canvassing and fundraising for Barack Obama. Mary […]
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Madison authors, topics, book events, publishers. Stu Levitan welcomes Madison’s own Mary Lang Sollinger, founder and former owner of The Peacock clothing store on State Street, activist and community organizer, former mayoral candidate, Democratic fundraiser extraordinaire and now author of the award-winning From Inspiration to Activism: A Personal Journey Through Obama’s Presidential Campaign, published by […]
Ali Muldrow is the new Wednesday host of A Public Affair, WORT’s weekday lunchtime call-in talk show. Ali is Co-Director of GSAFE, a Madison non-profit that promotes safe and inclusive schools for LGBT students. She’s an outspoken advocate, community leader, and teacher. She previously ran for Madison School Board and is deeply engaged in the Madison […]
Earlier this year, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow defeated former Dane County Board supervisor David Blaska in the general election for seat 4 on the Madison school board. On today’s episode, Ali and Dave meet in the studio for a frank discussion of their political differences, covering topics like race, gender, sexual violence, abortion, and gerrymandering, […]
Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett talk about TapIt’s newest play “Typhoid Mary, Patient Zero… and the M Factor” which opens October 5th.
What is it about Wisconsin that produces so many compulsively productive and offbeat artists? From Baraboo’s Dr. Evermor, to Phillips’ Fred Smith, to Spring Green’s Alex Jordan, to Madison’s own Sid Boyum, what gets into these souls that they feel compelled to create so many strange figures out of scrap metal, concrete and whatever else […]