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.
Johannes Wallmann’s latest album, Love Wins, draws on a couple of pivotal moments in the jazz pianist’s personal, political, and creative life. Wallmann and his husband Keith Borden were among the people who sued the state of Wisconsin to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. That lawsuit of course succeeded, with a federal court ruling […]
Rob Franklin, better known as Rob Dz, performed live at the Madison & Dane County Martin Luther King Day tribute on January 16th.
Madison’s spoken word scene has flourished for a number of years now. Back in 2008, the city hosted the National Poetry Slam, putting it in on the poetry slam map of larger metro areas like Boston, Oakland, and Austin, Texas. Meanwhile, Madison’s local scene continues to thrive, with the venerable Urban Spoken Word performance every […]
… and if you’re of a more literary bent, the Wisconsin Book Festival is also upon us. They’re featuring spoken word poetry from First Wave. Willy Ney, Executive Director of the UW Office of Multicultural Arts Initiative joined the Monday Buzz on October 13.
Jazz Musician Bobby Watson teams up with spoken word artist Glenn North to pay tribute to Martin Luther King and the forgotten message of the March on Washington.