Tagged: music

Car-Free Klezmer

(2008, Brian Standing, 23 minutes)

Madison-based Klezmer mavens Yid Vicious spent a week taking their music to the city’s streets, bike paths, and bus stops, to the surprise, delight, and sometimes bleary-eyed confusion of commuters. Continue reading

Music from the Wisconsin Uprising

Emma Goldman reportedly said “If there won’t be dancing at your revolution, I’m not coming.” Emma would have had plenty to dance to in Wisconsin in 2011. The Solidarity Sing Along and the Forward! Marching Band are two of the musical forces that have helped supply the soundtrack to the protests surrounding Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and his attempts to crush union labor. Continue reading