Once a month, the Monday Buzz checks in with the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism (WCIJ) for the latest scoop around the state. A nonprofit reporting organization, the Wisconsin CIJ has adopted the motto “Protect the Vulnerable, Expose Wrongdoing, Seek Solutions.” This month, managing editor Dee Hall joins host Brian Standing by phone to take […]
This Friday December 16th is the date for the Ben Ferris Quintet Debut Album – “Home” release party! They’ll be performing at Crescendo Espresso Bar and Music Café (1859 Monroe St. in Madison) on Friday at 7:30 pm. The group consists of Paul Dietrich, trumpet; Nick Bartell, tenor; Paul Hastil, piano; Ben Ferris, bass; and […]
Every three years, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art scours the Badger State to bring you the most interesting homegrown artists working today. The Wisconsin Triennial, on exhibit now, runs through January 8th. This year’s exhibit includes works from over thirty Wisconsin sculptors, painters, performance and installation artists. Shana McCaw and Brent Budsberg have collaborated […]
President-elect Donald Trump claims that there are 2 million of what he calls “criminal aliens” in the United States. He has promised to deport them all, establish a zero-tolerance policy for any criminal infractions committed by immigrants, and to triple the number of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. He has repeatedly promised to build “an […]
Brian Standing interviews Galen McKinley, recently named a Bryson Fellow at the University of Wisconsin’s Nelson Institute Center for Climactic Research, about recent announcements from senior advisors to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that NASA’s Earth Sciences Division will be stripped of funding in favor of exploration of deep space. Galen McKinley is one of the […]
Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing interviews Robbie Fulks who will be playing at the WORT Birthday Bash on Friday December 2nd at the High Noon Saloon. Brian and Robbie discuss music, the recent election and Robbie’s latest record.