The management of Overture Center for the Arts has managed to upstage their run of Miss Saigon even before a note’s been sung. In response to objections over problematic narratives in Miss Saigon, the story of a romance between a young Vietnamese woman and an American G.I. during the Vietnam War, the Overture Center partnered […]
Listen to all of the candidates running in competitive races on the Madison City Council. Click on your neighborhood to hear from both candidates running to represent you. Election Day is Tuesday, April 2.
As we get ready for the 2019 Wisconsin Film Festival to kick off on April 4, we’ve got our eye on a lot of the Wisconsin-based filmmakers who will be showing their work. Among the most noteworthy is Milwaukee’s Carol Brandt, who, although she’s only in her mid-20s, has already directed four feature films. Her […]
Madison, spring 1967 – the Race for Mayor Mayor Otto Festge was elected to his first term in 1965 by eight thousand votes. But election night 1967, he’s ahead by only about thirty votes with just one precinct left to report. That’s what happens when taxes and crime are both up, college students are causing […]
Madison, spring 1965 – the race for mayor The polite but partisan mayoral election of 1965 gives the city a clear choice between continuity and change: —Businessman George Hall, who ran Henry Reynolds’s successful campaigns in 1961 and 63, and Dane County clerk Otto Festge. Hall, sixty-four, is chairman of the Hyland Hall construction […]
Tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine again looks into climate change. This time, how the impacts of climate change will/have effected agriculture and farming, and what, if anything, can farmers do in terms of current farming practices to adapt to the new realities of climate change. It seems that agriculture will need to develop new and […]