8 O'Clock Buzz
Since April of 2017, three of the current literary lights of Madison’s African-American community have travelled around Dane County to talk about three literary giants from days gone by. Former Madison poet laureate Fabu, Inspiring Destiny founder and novelist Sherry Lucille and playwright Catrina Sparkman have been hitting the road with “Hidden Voices: African American […]
Last fall, Madison’s long-awaited day-shelter and resource center for the homeless individuals finally opened. Longtime Buzz host Brian Standing speaks to Jackson Fonder, President and CEO of Catholic Charities about how things are going so far at The Beacon.
Madison found out this week that Frank Productions, the Madison-based independent promoter group, is being acquired by Live Nation, a large, international promotions company. Jonathan Zarov speaks with two music journalists about what this acquisition for Live Nation will mean for Madison’s music scene. Dave Brooks is a Senior Correspondent for Billboard Magazine, and founder of Amplify. […]
Women in the service industry as victims of work-related assault or harassment may not have the power to name their predators. Jenny Brown of the National Women’s Liberation and Labor Notes talks with Jan about what options are available and what unions can do to help.
Literature and art is alive and well in Madison! One of the premier venues, the Arts + Literature Laboratory, has provided a site for over 250 events and shows in just two years! Rita Reese and Jolynne Roorda, founders, talk about the space, the origins, and the two year anniversary party this Saturday at 7:00.
Jan talks with Elizabeth Gotein, Co-Director, Liberty & National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, about the upcoming vote to renew the FISA government surveillance approval program, and the “USA Rights Act” amendment which seeks to limit government overreach.