SistaStrings are sisters Chauntee and Monique Ross, classically trained violin and cello musicians from Milwaukee. In this interview with Helena White, SistaStrings discuss how and why they infuse their classical music with influences from Black culture: Gospel singing, Blues and Jazz improvisation. This interviewed was recorded live during ‘On The Horizon’ on December 1st, 2019. […]
Wisconsin Getting Hotter is a monthly series exploring the impact of the climate crisis on Wisconsin and how we can take action to change our current trajectory. To hear the series, tune in to WORT 89.9 FM every first Monday of the month at 11 a.m. or 6 p.m.
Hear a conversation about POLKA! with Don Hedeker of The Polkaholics. “Polka Can’t Die” is the name of an album by Chicago polka band The Polkaholics – a band who is keeping the polka tradition alive by injecting it with good old rock n roll! During ‘On the Horizon’ on Sunday, August 18th 2019, Helena […]
If you live in a coastal city like Jakarta, Miami Beach, or Tuvalu, you’re only too familiar with the effects of climate change. Even in the continental interior, as in Wisconsin, climate change is real. On September 9th, WORT reporter Helena White debuts her new series on the impact of Climate Change on Wisconsin. Helena […]
On November 11, 1918, the Allied Forces and Germany signed an armistice agreement ceasing hostilities in what was then known only as “The Great War,” but we now remember as World War I. As the 100th anniversary of the end of the “War to end all Wars” draws near, WORT reporter, host of On the […]
President Trump was in Racine County last Thursday to attend the ground breaking ceremony of the new FoxConn factory. Officials say the factory will produce liquid crystal display screens and provide jobs for 13,000 people. The Taiwanese company was lured by Governor Walker’s a record breaking tax breaks totalling 4 Billion dollars in taxpayer money. […]