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MSO takes audience 'Behind the Score' of Mendelssohn's 'Italian Symphony'

"Behind the Score: Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4: Why Italy?," provided audience members with a warm and jubilant respite from the cold and snowy Madison weekend. Read more

Butch Vig digs into Smart Studio archives for 'American Noise Vol. 2'

“American Noise Vol. 2” from Dirtnap Records is the latest in an ongoing series of recordings released in conjunction with Wendy Schneider’s 2016 documentary “The Smart Studios Story.”  Read more

Coming Attractions: Neil Young, Randy Bachman, Reza

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Nurse Practitioner opening near Madison

Growing primary care practice an hour north of Madison, WI has an immediate opening for a Nurse Practitioner. Read more


Security solutions to keep your Southern Wisconsin family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.


Salud! A middle school friendship goes the distance at Full Mile Beer Co.

Nathan Kinderman and C.J. Hall developed parallel careers as a bar manager and a marketer/homebrewer before opening Full Mile together in December 2018. Read more

Let's Eat: Noodles, dumplings, lassi and curry, The Globe offers them all

The Nepalese owners of The Globe whittled their menu down from 70 ideas. The restaurant at 309 N. Henry St. features cuisines from all over the world.  Read more

Restaurant review: Beef Butter BBQ tempts the north side with smoked ribs and brisket

Patrick Riha, Beef Butter BBQ’s owner, sees the addition of his brisket and ribs spot to the neighborhood as an “all barbecue boats rise” situation. Read more



Pioneering all-female rock band L7 finally gets its due in new film

“Pretend We’re Dead” is now streaming on Amazon Prime, and gets a Madison homecoming of sorts when it plays on the big screen at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Barrymore Theatre, 2090 Atwood Ave. Read more

Experimental 'Prototype' conjures up a storm of 3D images

The Madison premiere of “Prototype” (in 3D) takes place at 7 p.m. Friday at the UW-Cinematheque, 4070 Vilas Hall, the first screening of its Spring 2019 film series. The screening is free. Read more


Bingeworthy: 'Schitt's Creek' may be the best show with the worst pun

 The generosity of spirit in this Canadian sitcom will keep you coming back. Read more

Bingeworthy: Noomi Rapace gets in our face with Netflix action thriller 'Close'

It’s not perfect, but it gives Rapace the kind of showcase she deserves, and it’s a rare action film led by women both in front of and behind the camera. Read more

Photos: UMOJA magazine covers by Jerry Butler

Artist Jerry Butler's Kwanzaa-themed UMOJA covers are being compiled in a book by Milele Chikasa Anana, set to be published later this year… Read more

Photos: 'Angels and Demons' at the Central Library

Artist Jerry Butler created the work for the Central Library “Angels and Demons” show in less than a year. Butler wanted to show the “angel… Read more

Photos: Jerry Butler in the studio

At 71, Jerry Butler has entered one of the most prolific seasons of his long artistic career. He makes work in his west side studio for eig… Read more

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