Today on the show, Ali kicks off WORT’s fall pledge drive with Jen Rubin, author of We Are Staying, an account of the shuttering of family-owned Radio Clinic and gentrification in Manhattan’s West Side. Jen Rubin is a lifelong storyteller and co-producer of the Moth StorySLAM in Madison. She works at the Wisconsin Historical Society Press […]
Ouisconsin — spelled with an francophone O-U-I instead of a W — is, according to pseudo-historian and artist Philip Heckman, “the land of mumbled apologies.” From now until July 31, if you wander through the Sequoya branch of the Madison Public Library, you will find Heckman’s curious anachronism an actual card catalog, filled with typed […]
Hosted by Ex-Fabula and First Unitarian Society of Madison, this community StorySlam theme is “Living Your Truth: Stories of Social Justice, Inclusion, & Saving the Planet”
Join us for a free workshop led by Ex-Fabula. Learn how to craft your story and tell it to an audience. No experience with StorySlams or storytelling needed.
In celebration of Black History Month, today’s episode is about creating new Black history. Guest host Harry Hawkins is joined in the studio by local filmmakers and entrepreneurs Johnny and Marie Justice to discuss the challenges and opportunities of being artists and business-owners as people of color.
Walking the line between fiction and reality, cartoons have the power to convey seemingly complex messages through subtle, and often creative, ways. As a cartoonist, Rodney Lambright Jr. makes use of the surreal imagery to disarm readers with a friendly atmosphere on the surface, but then dives into psychological trauma and the unconscious mind through […]