Past Madison, WI Event: VOL 9

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Why Madison? It's the Public Libraries

@ VOL 9 ON APR 17, 2014

"Libraries are truly becoming more of an experience. We're trying to create environments where the users can interact within the library" 

In "Why Madison? It's the Public Libraries" from PechaKucha Night Madison, WI Vol. 9, Greg Mickells showcases Madison's terrific public library system as it doesn't look like the libraries of the past. Today's libraries are engaging the community with new ideas, and ways to learn, share and create.

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Why Madison? Ironman Wisconsin

@ VOL 9 ON APR 17, 2014

Cindi Bannink speaks on the Ironman Wisconsin, which moved into Madison in September of 2002 and since then has had a big impact on the local community, from financial gains to inspiring healthy lifestyles. It brings people from all over the country and world, each pursuing their goal of the Ironman finish line.

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The Importance of Setting

@ VOL 9 ON APR 17, 2014

Michelle Wildgen discusses how the choice to live in Madison, WI has changed her writing and why the Midwest is a great place to be a writer.

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Dispatches from the People's Republic of Madison

@ VOL 9 ON APR 17, 2014

Carl Sack speaks about Madison, which is known as a hotbed of radical left-wing activism. He shares how Madisonians are engaging in social movements through the eyes of an active participant.

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Madison's Big Bang

@ VOL 9 ON APR 17, 2014

Ron McCrea speaks about the Madison activists who were propelled by the movement of the '60s. Veteran Madison activists and idealists created a burst of new institutions in the '70s that redefined the city and have stood the test of time. Madison is poised to reinvent itself again.

Cindi Bannink
Endurance Coach in Madison, WI
Stu Levitan
Radio Host, 92.1 WXXM/Chair, Madison Landmarks Commission/Administrative Law Judge, State of Wisconsin in Madison, WI
Ron McCrea
in Madison, WI
Carl Sack
in Madison, WI
Andy Wallman
in Madison, WI
Michelle Wildgen
in Madison, WI
Greg Mickells
Library Director, Madison Public Library in Madison, WI