8 O'Clock Buzz
Stephen Kantrowitz’s new book is “More Than Freedom: Fighting for Black Citizenship in a White Republic, 1829-1889”. He is professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kantrowitz joined the Buzz to talk about Quentin Tarantino’s new film, Django Unchained.
It’s full steam ahead for our second annual Steampunk Adult Swim! Polish your goggles and wax that mustache, and join us for a night of grownup fun. Play Victorian parlor games, join the fashion-invention showcase, and have your cards read in our rooftop Tea Room. Entertainment by the First Brigade Band, DJ Doctor Oxygen, James the Magician and more!
More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever. Now it’s back and mesmerizing audiences once again. From the first note to the final breath, West Side Story soars as the greatest love story of all time and remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The Bernstein and Sondheim score is considered to be one of Broadway’s finest and features such classics of the American musical theatre as “Something’s Coming,” “Tonight,” “America,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Somewhere.” As the Associated Press says, “West Side Story remains Broadway’s best dancedriven musical. Five decades have not dimmed the extraordinary choreography or the score that pulsates throughout.”
Paul Abramson is a neighborhood activist on the East Side. He is on the Board of Directors with the Wil-mar Neighborhood Center. The 30 year old organization is well loved and always in the black, said Abramson, when asked if his organization was in trouble. He went on to say that they have […]
Mike McCabe, Executive Director of Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. A nonprofit nonpartisan watchdog group dedicated to clean government.
McCabe spoke candidly about the State of the Union address. “I’ve grown tired of what they say,” he said and then added, “What they do is what matters.”
Joining WORT over the phone on February 13, 2013, was Nikole Hannah-Jones. She is an investigative reporter at ProPublica, the public interest newsroom. She recently published an article on February 8, 2013, titled: How the Supreme Court Could Scuttle Critical Fair Housing Rule. She joined the Buzz to talk about fighting housing discrimination.
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