Tony Castañeda speaks with Melissa Smith, an Elected Delegate at the Wisconsin Conservation Congress and Executive Director at Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf. They talk about a new bill being proposed by Reps. Adam Jarchow (R-Balsam Lake), Mary Felzkowski (R-Irma), Romaine Quinn (R-Rice Lake), and Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) that would stop game wardens from enforcing state or […]
Tony Castañeda speaks with Peter Boger, curator of the sixth annual environmental film festival Tales from Planet Earth, from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Films will screen this weekend, from Friday, November 3rd to Sunday, November 5th. Keynote speakers include environmental activist Winona LaDuke and Savi Horne of the Land Loss Prevention Project.
Thursday host Tony Castañeda speaks with Martha Glowacki, curator of The Capitol at 100: Madison Artists Celebrate the Centennial, an exhibition celebrating the centennial of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Exhibition artists, including guests Patrick J.B. Flynn and Eric Baillies, have work that comment on the history, architecture, and cultural symbolism of the Capitol building. The opening […]
Did you know Madison has a musician’s union? Tony’s guest is Bruce Fife, International Vice President of the American Federation of Musicians. Fife will be in town presenting at the Arts and Literature Lab, talking about the Fair Trade Music Campaign that is designed to create fair contracts and equitable business relationships for musicians and clubs.
It’s the haunting season, so Thursday Buzz host Tony Castañeda interviews vampire expert Professor Tomislav Z. Longinović. Not only does he study vampires, but he’s an expert on cultural transmission of legends and myths. He’s a professor in the Slavic Languages and Literatures Department at the University of Madison, and author of Vampire Nation: Violence as […]
Ed Holmes is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at the Overture Center, where he works to connect and serve Madison’s diverse communities. Photo courtesy Overture Center.