What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Lynn Welch looks into what happens to bad teachers in Madison.
- Watchdog: Why are so many of the UW-Madison's nonwhite workers pushing brooms?
- Bill Lueders uncovers more discontent within the Madison Parks Division.
- Steve Braunginn puts in a good word for the juvenile justice bill.
- Jennifer Smith looks at "Stitched Ground," an exhibition of edgy textile art at the Watrous Gallery.
- Jay Rath assesses the finances of Forward Theater in the wake of its big January production.
- Jessica Steinhoff previews the Purim hootenanny being put on by Yid Vicious, the fun-loving klezmer band.
- Rich Albertoni checks in with Free Energy, the Philadelphia band that is reviving the spirit of classic rock.
- Dean Robbins has his say on the Tonight Show brouhaha now that Leno's coming back to late night.
- Kenneth Burns says that Christopher Plummer deserves his Oscar nomination for playing Tolstoy in The Last Station, and that Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans is good-bad, or is it bad-good?
- Get Smarter: A little learning is always a good thing. How should you go back to school: on-campus, or online? Plus a variety of arresting continuing education courses for spring.
- Linda Falkenstein talks with "Not Eating Out in New York" blogger Cathy Erway as she comes to Madison to cook and read.
- It's a great time to use local products in a soup.
- Michana Buchman finds that Title Nine Sports at Hilldale is for reality-based women.
- Tell All comments on a boyfriend's amazing technique.