On the Monday, July 15th 8 O’Clock Buzz, Scott Gordon joined host Brian Standing to discuss his podcast project Madison Arts Extract. In the wake of The Onion and the Madison AV club leaving the city, this podcast program seeks to fill the gap for local arts events.
Director of Development at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Elizabeth Tucker joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss the upcoming Art Fair on the Square.
The potential strip mine in the Penokee hills has sparked debate and controversy on both sides of the issue. On the Friday, July 12th A Public Affair, sub host Rebecca Kemble talked with a panel of people involved in the anti-mining activism.
Following days of protests and army ultimatums, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was deposed on July 4th, 2013. Now, with an interim President ruling the country, an election date next year, and protestors of both sides filling the streets of Cairo, the question must be asked – what now? On the Thurday, July 11th A Public Affair, host Allen Ruff was joined by Joel Beinen, history professor and expert of Egyptian studies at Stanford, to talk about where Egypt might go from here.
Job creation has long been a hot-button item for Americans and lawmakers. As the number of temporary workers continues to hike, however, maybe the discussion we need to have is one on the kinds of jobs that are being created.
On the Tuesday, July 9th A Public Affair, host Carousel Bayrd was joined by Representative Terese Berceau and Representative Melissa Sargent to discuss the local impacts of the Wisconsin State Budget.