WORT Radio Highlights beginning February 15th, 2013

Friday, 15 February 2013 |

Compiled by Diapoulos and Mitroff

For more information call: (608) 256 -2001

News & Public Affairs Facilitator: Molly Stentz

Music Director: Sybil Augustine


WORT was voted “Favorite Local Radio Station” in the 2012 “Madison’s Favorites” Isthmus Reader’s Poll (the 16th time that WORT has received this award.) “A Public Affair” was voted #2 as “Favorite Local Radio Call-In Show.”


Live streaming of all shows, podcasts/archives of our locally produced news & public affairs shows and on-demand archives of music shows are available at: http://www.wort-fm.org.


WORT’s “Radio Carnival” winter pledge drive runs from February 21 through March 6. Please, give generously.



Monday through Friday, Noon-1pm. A Public Affair is WORT’s live call-in interview program. Listeners can call in with questions and comments at: 608-256-2001 or toll free at: 866-899-9678.

2/22, Friday: Host Esty Dinur speaks with Will Allen from Growing Power in Milwaukee

2/26, Tuesday: Anjulli Brekke speaks with Martha Long about her memoir entitled, “Ma, He Sold Me for a Few Cigarettes.”


Mondays, 7pm-8pm

A different individual or group from the community hosts the program each week! Music, discussion, and lots more! For information about hosting an Access Hour, call 256-2001 on Monday at 8pm immediately following the show or email: accesshour@yahoo.com.

2/18: Local tax analyst, June Dalton and her supervisor from H&R Block discuss changes in the tax code.

3/4: People from Project Home, a non-profit focusing on improving the quality and affordability of housing for low-to-moderate income residents in Dane and Green counties, will talk about its work and people, including its weatherization program, its Hammer with a Heart local program to do major home repairs at no cost for low-income homeowners, and its Paint-a-thon to assist residents whose homes are in desperate need of exterior paint but whose owners are unable to pay for or do the work themselves.

3/11: Songs about land, gardening and growing are interspersed with information on the importance of local and sustainable agriculture.

3/18: The MidWest Severe Storm Tracking & Response Center tornado spotters resume action.

3/25: Special music picked or played by Gabe Clemente to celebrate his eighteenth birthday this year.

4/1: Doo-Wop music!

4/8: Post Partum Peers!

4/15: Sean O’Donnell will put together a great oldies radio program, like the old days!

4/22: This is music from Christopher Guest films.

4/29: Savage Class War returns!

5/6: Doctor V returns!

5/20: Norm Stockwell and Joyce Fox host the “Laurie Mlatawou Memorial Show” on the one-year anniversary of her passing.

5/27: This is a preview of an adrenal cancer benefit concert. It will especially benefit “Spencer Bell” who was a local artist and musician. He recently passed away from adrenal cancer.

6/3: Bricks of Truth

6/10: Mourning Dove features her music.

7/1: The Cthulhu Cult

7/8: This is an effort to make young people conscience of social issues and alternative fuels.

7/17: Collaborations: music and words, mainly prose or poetry read aloud in a recorded jazz milieu.

7/15: Art Paul Schlosser

7/22: Helena White has an interview and music with Alejandro Escovedo of Rank and File and The True Believers.




NEW DISC(S) AT NINE: Mon-Thurs nights, one or more NEW DISCS are played at 9pm, during the 8-11pm rock show.

Volunteer Coordinator
Glenn Mitroff has been our volunteer and outreach coordinator for more than 10 years. In that role, he helps coordinate the work of some 300 weekly volunteers who put in about 62,000 hours of service a year.

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