Day 21 WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

It’s the weekend and in the studio today are some very special folks. First there was Ed Garvey and John Nichols with their special guest Bill McKibben, author of the book, Eaarth.

L-R: Ed Garvey, Bill McKibbon, John Nichols

Then Steve Singer, host of the WYOU program Wisconsin Megaphone welcomed crew members from the new film, Feed the Fish, into the studio. The movie was shot here in Wisconsin. Joining Steve was the writer/director Michael Matzdorff along with producers Nicholas Owen Langholff and Alison Anne Abrohams as well as the Director of Photography Steven Parker.

Feed the Fish crew: L-R Alison Anne Abrohams, Michael Matzdorff, Host Steve Singer, Nicholas Owen Langholff, Steven Parker.

What better time to give. Please donate now.

Day 17: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

WYOU Board meeting tonight at 6:30pm. Open to members.

And here’s some great news! Starting next week and running until the end of the month, you will be able to catch Noam Chomsky as taped earlier this month at the Orpheum Theater in Madison. His talk, “The Role of the Radical Intellectual: Some Personal Reflections,” was filmed by WYOU producer Karen Chin of On The Earth Productions.

Air times are:
Mondays at 5:00pm and 11:00pm
Wednesdays at 3;30am and 10:00am
Saturdays at 1:00pm and 8:00pm

Please donate to keep great programming like this on the air in Madison.

Day 16: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser (Baaba Maal)

WYOU producer Sankulay Jallow recently video taped international performer Baaba Maal at the UW Memorial Union Theater in Madison. Be sure to tune into West Africa Experience at 4:30 pm (central) on April 25th to see footage from the concert as well as an exclusive interview with Baaba Maal himself.

Please donate now to keep unique programming like this on the air and to keep the doors open at WYOU.

Day 14-15: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

The WYOU Spring Pledge Drive has been extended! You will be able to see all the great programming created here in our new studio for another seven days. Tune in all this coming week to see what’s been going on here at our new Willy Street location.

Here’s a couple clips from Catfish Stephenson’s performance in the new studio. Shot by WYOU board member Justin Bomberg.

And please consider donating. The station needs your financial support in order tp keep the doors open and the light s on. More than ever…please donate now. Call (608) 258-9644 or donate online at

Thank you for your support.

Day 13: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

Be sure to tune in today to see all the great new programming creating by WYOU producers over this past week.

Just some of the highlights:
12:00 noon – Steve Schad on Guitar
2:00 pm – Wisconsin Megaphone with guest Rokker Inkwell
3:30 pm – Bellydancing UW
4:30 pm – Beerpocalypse Now!
7:00 pm – Madison En Vivo
9:00 pm – Smart Transit
10:00 pm – The Mad Kings
10:30 pm – Snodgraz Synima