articles tagged "Madison"

Fine Arts in Madison

Tuesday, 8 October 2013 | A Public Affair
The Overture Center for the Arts logo

One of Madison’s greatest draws has to be its theaters. On Tuesday October 8th, our host Carousel Bayrd was joined by Rob Chappell, the director of strategic communications for the Overture Center for the Arts, and Pam Andros the director of Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission and Senior Planner for Dane County, to discuss the Overture Center for the Arts as well as the arts in Madison. more »

The Book of Matt: Hidden Truths about the Murder of Matthew Shepard

Monday, 7 October 2013 | A Public Affair
Cover of, "The Book of Matt: Hidden Truths about the Murder of Matthew Shepard"

As we mark the 15th anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s horrific murder this month, a new book questions whether his death was the result of a hate crime, or based in a history of drug abuse and a sexual relationship with one of his assailants. On Monday October 7th, our host John Quinlan discussed the book, “The Book of Matt: Hidden Truths about the Murder of Mattew Shepard” with author Stephen Jimenez. more »

Politics Close to Home and in Greece

Friday, 4 October 2013 | A Public Affair
panyotakis

On Friday October 4th, our host Esty Dinur was joined by Damon and CJ Terrell for the first half of the show to discuss updates with the solidarity sing-a-long at the capitol here in Madison. For the second half of the show, Dinur was joined by Costas Panayotakis, an associate professor of social theory, political economy and environmental sociology at New York City College of Technology, to talk about what’s happening in Greece and the Golden Dawn. more »

Comet ISON and All Things Astronomy

Wednesday, 2 October 2013 | A Public Affair
Jim Lattis

With the government shutdown, it’s likely that we will not have access to NASA’s website today. However on Wednesday October 2nd, our host Tim Hansel was joined by James Lattis, who is the director of the UW Space Place, to tell us about Comet ISON and other various astronomy topics. more »

Empowering Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence

Tuesday, 1 October 2013 | A Public Affair
Shannon Barry

On Tuesday October 1st we talked about domestic abuse and how groups like the Domestic Abuse Intervention Service are being put into action. Our host Carousel Bayrd talked with Shannon Barry, the executive director of DAIS, about what they’re doing to help domestic abuse victim and survivors. more »

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