8 O'Clock Buzz
From 1965 to 1970, self-taught drummer Clyde Stubblefield played with the James Brown Band, in the process inventing the syncopated foundations of funk, soul and hip-hop. By 1971, Stubblefield had settled in Madison, where for the next forty years he held court, playing weekly Monday gigs, first with the Clyde Stubblefield Band, then with the […]
The Madison Metropolitan School District and youth services nonprofit Briar Patch have teamed up to create the Youth Job Center, aimed at getting teenage kids the skills they need to land and hold a job. Joining 8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing to tell us more are MMSD’s Sarah Ouzonian and Briar Patch’s Youth Employment […]
In June, U.S. District Court Judge James Peterson condemned the State of Wisconsin Department of Corrections for maltreatment of teenage inmates at the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake juvenile detention centers. Calling the Department of Corrections “callously indifferent” to the welfare of its inmates, Judge Peterson noted that Ted Kaczinski, also known as the Unabomber, […]
The U.N. calls the Yemeni victims of the Saudi-lead indiscriminate bombing and subsequent cholera epidemic “the world’s largest humanitarian crisis”. The U.S. supports the Saudi campaign with arms sales and logistic assistance. The Friends Committee on National Legislation is working for peace through negotiation, supporting a House bill to remove funding of logistic aid to […]
Lisa Nunez and Char Devos stopped by the studio to talk about the upcoming exhibit by 608 Arts, being held at the Jackie Macaulay space, 1202 Williamson.
Jan Miyasaki talks to Amanda Perdzock, Statewide Aquatic Invasive Species Program Director of the River Alliance of Wisconsin, about threats to Wisconsin waterways and how that group is working to protect our waters.