It’s a split show! For the first half of the hour, Carousel chats with Clare Arena Haden and Matt Daniels from Forward Theater Company. They are cast members of the Tony Award–winning musical Fun Home, premiering in Madison on November 1st. Then, we get updates on Kajsiab House, a Hmong community mental health and resource center, from […]
We continue our local political coverage with an episode featuring three candidates for the Wisconsin State Senate: Lori Hawkins, Kriss Marion, and Lee Snodgrass. They each share what inspired them to run for state senator, the unique challenges and characteristics of their respective districts, and the excitement and energy surrounding the “pink wave” of women […]
Today’s pledge drive edition features Carousel’s interview with Margaret Hagerman, author of White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America. Margaret Hagerman is an assistant professor of sociology at Mississippi State University, where she also serves as affiliate faculty in the African American studies program and the gender studies program. Her research focuses […]
Today’s pledge drive edition offers an inside look into Wisconsin politics during the Walker era. Carousel talks with Ed Wall about his new book, Unethical: Life in Scott Walker’s Cabinet and the Dirty Side of Politics, a tell-all about his time in the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
It’s September, which means it’s time for our annual back-to-school check-in with the Madison Metropolitan School District! Carousel catches up with superintendent Jen Cheatham to get the scoop on MMSD, including the district’s Behavior Education Plan, their commitment to school empowerment, and an update on the ongoing issues surrounding emotional and physical safety at school. […]
On today’s back-to-school episode, Carousel takes a look at youth court and restorative justice work in Madison public schools. She is joined in the studio by Lorrie Hurckes Dwyer, executive director of Dane County TimeBank, and Bill Baldon from YWCA Madison to discuss the TimeBank’s Youth Court Program and positive alternatives to the traditional juvenile […]