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 […]
Rob Dz Reflects on Martin Luther King
Rob Franklin, better known as Rob Dz, performed live at the Madison & Dane County Martin Luther King Day tribute on January 16th.
The Word on Spoken Word
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 […]
Poetry Spoken Here
… 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.
Bobby Watson Wants You to Hear MLK's Real Message
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.
First Wave Hits the Wisconsin Book Festival
The twelfth Wisconsin Book Festival is coming up this month. For the first time, the festival is the purview of the Madison Public Library, who inherited it from the Wisconsin […]