Damita Brown talks about getting out there and doing something with… – Briley Thirion, Ann Murphy and Jeffrey Jackson about their Vigils for Black Lives at Oscar Rennebohm Park. – LaNia Sproles and Jennifer Bastian about their art auction fundraiser for Chrystul Kizer and Chrystul’s tragic story. Photo by Ken Fager on Flickr:
When you think of professional modern dance, does “cold war politics” immediately come to you mind? No? Well, Victoria Phillips, Lecturer in History at Columbia University, writes about dance as propaganda for democracy in her latest book: “Martha Graham’s Cold War: The Dance of American Diplomacy”. Jan talks to her about this great read.
Writer and activist adrienne maree brown’s book Pleasure Activism hit shelves last year and created waves in Black feminist and activist circles. Her politics of radical pleasure, self-help, society-help, and planet-help are needed now more than ever. Today on the show, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow spends the hour with adrienne maree brown to discuss what […]
With a mission to help land trusts and owners protect, maintain, and restore land to its native state, Gathering Waters works to provide the tools and resources to make this possible. In this episode of the 8 O’Clock Buzz, Annual Giving and Outreach Manager Patricia McMurtrie talks about what a land trust is, and how […]
Wisconsin State Rep. Chris Taylor announced earlier this year that she would not be seeking reelection to the legislature. There are eight candidates running to fill the seat and represent Assembly District 76, which covers downtown Madison (see the full map here). For today’s Meet the Candidates show, Carousel speaks with two of these candidates: […]
Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Madison BookBeat host Stu Levitan welcomes National Book Award- winner Sarah M. Broom, author of The Yellow House, just out in a new paperback edition from Grove Atlantic. Her new virtual book tour starts tomorrow night at 7 in a Crowdcast conversation presented by our friends at the […]