8 O'Clock Buzz
After the People’s Republic of China sought to claim Tibet under their rule, many Tibetans made a hard choice to leave their homeland, including Tenzin Kelseng’s family. Hesitant at the opportunity to come to America, Tenzin eventually accepted and met Madeline Uraneck at work one fateful day. Across languages, religions and cultural differences, the two […]
This weekend, the 122th protester was killed since March during Palestine protests which aim to draw attention to the 11-year blockade by Israel and Egypt of the coastal territory and to press refugee claims to lands lost when Israel was established in 1948. These killings have been condemned by the U.N. as use of “excessive […]
The Madison Herbal Institute is holding its annual “Herb Day” at Olbrich Park this coming Sunday, June 10th, 2018, at Olbrich Gardens. There will be numerous classes, herb walks, and kids’ activities. Katherine Alexander and Kate McFeeley talk about the event.
In December of 2017, the OIR Consultant Group released its long-awaited, policy and procedure review of the Madison Police Department. The city council commissioned the audit in the wake of a wave of police shooting incidents, which resulted in the deaths of Tony Robinson, Ashley DiPiazza, Michael Schumacher and Paulie Heenan. The audit report included […]
Madison’s has its own Latin jazz super duo, Acoplados. Band leader, vocalist and cojon player Juan Tomas Martinez has toured the globe with Canteca de Macao, while guitarist Richard Hildner Armacanqui has studied and toured with Paul Jeffreys, best known as Thelonious Monk’s saxophonist, and with Juan “Cotito” Medrano. Acoplados joins Eight O’Clock Buzz host […]
Jerome Dillard, Director of ExPO (Ex-incarcerated Persons Organizing) talks with Rudy Bankston, MMSD Restorative Practice Coach, and Aaron Hicky, Peer Support Specialist for the Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership, about issues with the criminal justice system, overcrowding in Wisconsin prisons, the benefits of peer guidance when returning to the community, and more…