University of Wisconsin-Madison Interdisciplinary Artist-In-Residence Michele Byrd-McPhee will be joined by guest artist Ursula Rucker for a virtual conversation. Rucker is a renowned spoken word and recording artist and activist. At this event, they will discuss her background and career. Ursula Rucker is a Philadelphia born poet, mother, activist, and recording artist. She has been […]
Dave the Potter was an artisan enslaved in South Carolina from his birth in 1801 until the end of the Civil War. His impressive body of work includes 27 stoneware storage jars. Even more impressive was his ability to read and write, a skill that meant death for many enslaved people. Dave signed, dated and […]
For today’s show, Ali highlights the work of Sofia Snow, a community leader, writer, and performing artist who was recently named the director of the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) at UW–Madison. Sofia, herself a graduate of OMAI’s First Wave hip-hop scholarship program, discusses her path from the East Coast to Madison, her extensive […]
A one-hour spoken word program featuring Nathan J. Reid’s original work, which will be shared in both a live and pre-recorded capacity.
Come to perform, exchange books, and enjoy the Read and Recycle event at ZuZu Cafe in honor of Earth Day. Our thematic for this open mic is “Life!”
WORT celebrated World Radio Day 2019 at the Parched Eagle Taproom, 1444 East Washington Ave. This world-wide event brings volunteers and listeners together to appreciate independent, noncommercial, community radio. We enjoyed live performance from the Handphibians and spoken word from Flowpoetry, as well as WORT DJs Helena White (On the Horizon) and Kayla Kush (Kayla’s […]