Sunday, April 18, 2010

Day 22 WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser (LAST DAY!)

Last day of the WYOU Spring Fundraiser. Please consider donating now. We need YOUR support if we are to keep the doors open, the lights on, and the programming running.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

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.

Friday, April 16, 2010

Day 20 WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

WYOU belongs to the people. Give and receive. Please donate now.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Day 19: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

It's not too late to donate and show your support for community television.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Day 18: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

Please donate by calling (608) 258-9644 or online at You can also mail in your donation to WYOU Community Television, 1202 Williamson Street, Suite 101, Madison , WI 53703.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

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.

Monday, April 12, 2010

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.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

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.

Friday, April 9, 2010

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

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Day 12: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

Classes in full swing during the pledge drive. Instructor and WYOU Board Chair Rick Richards taught a Final Cut Pro editing class tonight at the new Willy Street location. The editing bays are all up and working.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Day 11: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

Yesterday we had a few packs of cub scouts into the studio to take a tour. They also helped us create a couple station IDs by being on camera. Watch for the new interstitials to air between programs some time in the next couple weeks.

Tonight, Steve Singer of Wisconsin Megaphone returned to tape another pledge drive show. His guest this time was Rokker Inkwell, WYOU board member and founder of the Maximum Ink.
High school volunteer Nita McDaniels in the control room mixed the Wisconsin Megaphone program.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Day 10: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

Help us keep the lights on. Please donate now. Call (608) 258-9644 or go online at and click the donate link.

Tune in each day at 5:30 p.m. to catch Executive Director Barbara Bolan and Education Director Robert Lughai with the latest update on the WYOU Spring Fundraiser.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Day 9: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

Day nine of our fundraiser doesn't disappoint! We have all kinds of new programming. Also, come on into the station today to see more acts and shows recorded live!

-Barbara and Robert doing the Pledge Drive Rap

-Patrick Breiner on solo sax, 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (live in the studio)

-From The Beginning, alternative rock, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (live in the studio)

-Steve Singer's Wisconsin Megaphone with guest DW Wanberg, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (live in the studio)

-Krause Family Band, bluegrass, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (live in the studio)

Volunteer Heidi Krause on "camera one"

-Tony Zirngible volunteering on "camera three"

Please consider donating to WYOU - help keep this great programming alive in Madison!
Call (608) 258-9644 or donate online at and click the donate link. A $50 pledge gets you a year's membership to the station, but we're happy with whatever you are able to give. Really!

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Day 8: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

Day eight of WYOU's Spring Fundraiser includes a lot of new pledge programs, so check them out during the day and be sure to stick around for a full night of great music!

Bathtub Mothers 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Steve Schad 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Brandy Held 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Mockingbird 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
deVillebillies 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The JFars 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Mirrors for Windows 10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Venus for Furs 11:00 p.m. - midnight

To see the full schedule of programming go to

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Day 7: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser continues!

Day seven of WYOU's Spring Fundraiser kicked off early this morning with all BRAND NEW PROGRAMS recorded right here in our new studio. Music shows, talk shows, dance shows and tons more. Watch this great new line up all week during the 2nd half of our Spring Fundraiser. And please call in, go online or stop in to the new station to donate. We need your support more than ever to keep the station alive and thriving.

Amongst the many great new pledge drive shows to air are a host of socially relevant community programs including:

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (with several repeat airings)
-Luciano Matheron's Willy Street TV (BRAND NEW SERIES!)11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (with several repeat airings)
-Brenda Konkel's Live Blog ShowThis Side of Town, (BRAND NEW SERIES!) 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (with several repeat airings)
-Madison Progressive Voices
with host Rick Richards 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (with several repeat airings)
-Smart Transit
also with host Rick Richards 3:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m.

Plus many more!

Here's a clip from Luciano Matheron's Willy Street TV featuring Wisconsin Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton with Catfish Stephenson on guitar:

To see the full line up of programming go to our schedule page.

Please donate today. Call (608) 258-9644 or go online at and click the donate link.

Friday, April 2, 2010

Day 6: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

Day six of the WYOU Spring Fundraiser! We need your support to survive. Please donate today. Call (608) 258-9644 or go online at and click the donate link. A $50 pledge gets you a year's membership to the station, but we're happy to accept any amount.

In the studio today:

Steve Schad (guitars and vocals)

Smart Transit host Rick Richards
with Guests Chuck Kamp and Mick Rusch plus Sonya Newenhouse

Madison Progressive Voices host Rick Richards
with Brenda Konkel, Jason Joyce, and Kristin Czubkowski

This Side of Town host Brenda Konkel
back in the studio with guest Scott McDonell

Long-running Madison en Vivo rounds out the evening!

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Day 5: WYOU 2010 Spring Fundraiser

Day 5 kicks off with long time WYOU producer Jesse Walker in the studio followed by lots more. Watch for all of these shows to air this coming week starting on Saturday April 3rd.

Jesse Walker

Bathtub Mothers

Tom Giles of Words of Peace (on right)
talking with Robert Lughai, WYOU's Program Director

Venus in Furs - Nat, Marlo, and Vic

We learn a little more about this new band
when Heidi Johnson interviews Nat of Venus in Furs

Sleep Walks