In addition to fronting the Madison band Lorenzo's Music and creating the "American Bandito" podcast, Ray writes the daily comics blog "Then This Happened . . ."
OWN director Scott Ross said the records reveal a governor out of touch with average Wisconsinites.
The popular comedian Aziz Ansari parachuted into Madison for an unexpected performance at the Comedy Club on State on Sunday night, and it seems he’s not ready to leave.
The six-episode series is shot in the Australian outback, in a sparsely populated region in the western part of the continent known as the Kimberley.
Melisa Pereyra as Isabella is furious and desperate, a Shakespearean Antigone, forced to appeal for her brother despite believing him a sinner herself.
In July, Wisconsin saw an increase of 2,500 manufacturing jobs, 2,300 jobs in education and health and 2,800 leisure and hospitality jobs.
Creating a brighter future for all of Madison's citizens requires a keen understanding of the past. In that interest, here are some major events involving the city's African-American community since the first half of the 19th century.
A group of entrepreneurs, business leaders and city officials unpacked the significance of fostering diverse leadership on Wednesday night.
Sabrina “Heymiss Progress” Madison’s successful Black Women’s Leadership Conference led to the creation of the new event, which will take place at the Urban League of Greater Madison.
The Simpson Street Free Press managing editor is one of six recipients of YWCA Madison’s 2016 Women of Distinction honor.
A new initiative by 100 Black Men of Madison will offer mentoring, support and career guidance for African-American male youths in Dane County.
Rodney "F.Stokes" Lucas, local hip hop artist, reads his book, "Block Party", during a book launch at the Madison Public Library, in Madison, on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. Lucas talked about the character, Rappin' Ricky, and growing up in Madison during the book launch at the Madison Public…
Slated for the two downtown blocks holding the Government East parking ramp and the Madison Municipal Building, the project aims to replace the aging parking ramp and add a hotel and mixed use development. Here is the timeline of that process.
After over a year of citywide conversations on Madison race relations, the locally-produced play “We the 350: Stories of Poverty, Racism, and Incarceration in Wisconsin” will bring that conversation to the Overture Center.
Kaleem Caire, 44, opened the doors to One City Early Learning on Sept. 8 at its temporary location at Fountain of Life Family Worship Center, 633 W. Badger Road. Next January, the preschool will move to its permanent location at 2012 Fisher St. The school is focused on reaching children who …
Work on the "PEACE" mural/mosaic/photo project continued at the Social Justice Center, 1202 Williamson St., on Thursday. The project, led by muralist Sharon Kilfoy, honors the life of Tony Robinson and those connected to the Williamson Street area who died through violence. Members of the pu…
Slated for the two downtown blocks holding the Government East parking ramp and the Madison Municipal Building, the project aims to replace the aging parking ramp and add a hotel and mixed use development. Now, with JDS Development's latest proposal, biotech company Exact Sciences could also…
As a young girl, Kabzuag Vaj would watch the women in her family cook for hours, then set a table full of mouthwatering dishes. But they didn’t sit down to enjoy the meal; all the fathers, uncles and brothers would eat first.
The project calls for 240 multi-family residential units, retail and office space and a 340-space parking garage, developers said.
The Republican Party’s campaign against Evers began minutes after he won the Democratic primary, and voters should expect to see plenty more through November given Walker’s slim record of accomplishments to tout.
Linking a 66-year-old statewide elected official who has roots in rural Wisconsin (Plymouth) with a 31-year-old community organizer who has roots in the African-American neighborhoods of the state’s great urban center is smart politics.
A recent Free Press story raised concerns about the transparency of a joint city of Madison, Dane County and Madison School District committee known as MOST — Madison Out of School Time. It questions whether it's a violation of the state's open meetings law for the committee to not give notice of its meetings or make notes from meetings available to the public.
From NBC's Parks and Recreation to SimCity, there are some fun examples out there of local government getting the pop culture treatment.
Join political reporter Jessie Opoien for Wedge Issues, a podcast catching you up with the candidates, strategists, analysts and power players in the 2018 election.
Pasture & Plenty provides 100 families three meals a week with a cook kit, one ready-to-heat meal and one dinner it calls "farm to freezer."
On the latest episode of Cap Times Talks, two seasoned political strategists share their thoughts on the race for governor and the U.S. Senate.