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Dr. Edwin T. Bachelor, DDS, And The Important Daily Routine

02/19/13 10:59 AM | buzz

Brushing Dr. Edwin T. Bachelor, DDS, a southerner by birth and self-proclaimed military brat, is a practicing dentist in Madison, Wisconsin.  He spoke with Aaron Perry on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, about oral hygiene. Often a subject many people shy away from, oral hygiene is an important part to a persons general health.  Bachelor spoke about how he tries to present a comforting atmosphere with his own practice and said, “treat people the way they would want to be treated.” Bachelor also spoke more generally about oral health.

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Dr. Walter Milton, Former Madison Superintendent Finalist

02/19/13 10:38 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-02-19 at 10.31.08 AM   Dr. Walter Milton, Former Madison Superintendent Finalist, spoke with Aaron Perry, the host of the Tuesday 8 O’Clock Buzz on February 19, 2013, about his ability to teach. Learn more about Dr. Walter Milton and he journey of becoming a School Superintendent.

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Senator Cullen: Vote on Mining Bill Expected Soon

02/18/13 11:18 AM | buzz

sen15 Senator Tim Cullen of Janesville joined the Buzz on Monday, February 18, 2013, to talk with host Brian Standing about the fast tracked mining bill that is causing controversy. It could be voted on by the Senate in two weeks. Read more and listen to the interview.

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Dane Arts Helps Keep Art Funded

02/18/13 11:00 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-02-18 at 10.58.45 AM   Pam Andros, Director of Dane Arts (a.k.a. Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission) came by the studio on Monday, February 18, 2013, to talk with Brian Standing about the art opportunities happening through the county arts program.   The organization supports local arts and culture projects, primarily done through grant programs. They also have a new fundraising tool called “Power2Give,” which they talk about in detail more in the interview.   Listen the interview below:  

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The Not Quite Historically Accurate Django Unchained

02/15/13 12:17 PM | buzz

django.jpg.CROP_.rectangle3-large Stephen Kantrowitz’s new book is “More Than Freedom: Fighting for Black Citizenship in a White Republic, 1829-1889”. He is professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kantrowitz joined the Buzz to talk about Quentin Tarantino’s new film, Django Unchained.

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ADULT SWIM @ Madison Children’s Museum

02/15/13 12:05 PM | buzz

logo It’s full steam ahead for our second annual Steampunk Adult Swim! Polish your goggles and wax that mustache, and join us for a night of grownup fun. Play Victorian parlor games, join the fashion-invention showcase, and have your cards read in our rooftop Tea Room. Entertainment by the First Brigade Band, DJ Doctor Oxygen, James the Magician and more!

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02/15/13 11:58 AM | buzz

tumblr_inline_mi8b0dH1gn1qz4rgp More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever. Now it’s back and mesmerizing audiences once again. From the first note to the final breath, West Side Story soars as the greatest love story of all time and remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The Bernstein and Sondheim score is considered to be one of Broadway’s finest and features such classics of the American musical theatre as “Something’s Coming,” “Tonight,” “America,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Somewhere.” As the Associated Press says, “West Side Story remains Broadway’s best dancedriven musical. Five decades have not dimmed the extraordinary choreography or the score that pulsates throughout.”

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Neighborhood Activism In A Changing Neighborhood

02/14/13 11:41 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-02-14 at 11.20.41 AM     Paul Abramson is a neighborhood activist on the East Side. He is on the Board of Directors with the Wil-mar Neighborhood Center. The 30 year old organization is well loved and always in the black, said Abramson, when asked if his organization was in trouble. He went on to say that they have been doing quite well, financially, which is unusual for a nonprofit.           Abramson talks about the organizations history and also what it plans to do in the future. The neighborhoods of Madison have undergone a lot of change in the last 30 years, including significant rises in property values. Because of this the mission of the ….

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What Is The Current State Of Democracy?

02/13/13 10:57 AM | buzz

5058955472_0bc59889f1 Mike McCabe, Executive Director of Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. A nonprofit nonpartisan watchdog group dedicated to clean government. McCabe spoke candidly about the State of the Union address. “I’ve grown tired of what they say,” he said and then added, “What they do is what matters.”

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Nikole Hannah-Jones: How the Supreme Court Could Scuttle Critical Fair Housing Rule

02/13/13 10:48 AM | buzz

photo_9473 Joining WORT over the phone on February 13, 2013, was Nikole Hannah-Jones. She is an investigative reporter at ProPublica, the public interest newsroom. She recently published an article on February 8, 2013, titled: How the Supreme Court Could Scuttle Critical Fair Housing Rule. She joined the Buzz to talk about fighting housing discrimination. Bio from ProPublica:

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