Lykanthea, the project of Chicago-based musician, multidisciplinary artist, and academic Lakshmi Ramgopal, explored a mix of ambient music, carnatic music, and a healthy bit of pop on the 2014 EP Migration. But since Migration came out, Ramgopal has been working on all kinds of different performances and installations, including “A Half Light Chorus,” a project at Chicago’s Lincoln […]
In 2018, the Wisconsin partisan primary falls on August 14th. Political cynics, or, if you prefer, political realists, have noted that if you wanted to make it difficult for college students to vote, you couldn’t pick a better date than the day tens of thousands of University of Wisconsin students are homeless. Every year, on […]
First in a series of concerts featuring some of Cult House’s fave mid-western artists & performers, sponsored by long-running Sunday night radio program Weekly World Noise on WORT FM.
Satya Rhodes-Conway is one of three candidates so far who hopes to replace Mayor Paul Soglin in next year’s mayor’s race. The mayoral election will be April 2, 2019, with a primary scheduled for February. Soglin announced yesterday that he won’t be seeking another term after 22 combined years in the office. His most recent turn […]
Brenda Konkel is the executive director of the Tenant Resource Center and a long-time advocate for affordable housing. She also represented the near-east side District 2 as an alder for four terms until losing the seat in 2009. WORT producer Nina Kravinsky sat down with Konkel to discuss her bid for mayor. The election will […]
Madison Alder Mo Cheeks launched a campaign for mayor last week, taking on Mayor Paul Soglin. Cheeks has represented his diverse west side district, which includes the Allied Drive Neighborhood as well as Nakoma area neighborhoods, since 2013. Former Alder Satya Rhodes Conway has also announced her run for Madison Mayor earlier this spring. Mayor […]