What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Isthmus Green Day is on Saturday, April 25, at Monona Terrace. The festival guide includes speaker bios, lots of tips for green living and more than 100 eco-conscious business listings.
- Linda Falkenstein tries to turn the burger, the Hummer of food, into a Prius.
- Joe Tarr looks at the city of Madison's big plans for Lisa Link Peace Park.
- Jim Beyers considers the tyrannical reign of Bishop Robert Morlino.
- Jessica Steinhoff talks to members of dumate, the progressive hip-hop group, about backpack versus gangsta rap.
- David Medaris previews the 20th anniversary performance by Cycropia Aerial Dance.
- Amelia Cook checks in with a co-author of The Why Files, the book version of the UW's successful science web site.
- Jessica Steinhoff talks with Cathy Dethmers and other local music scenesters on the High Noon Saloon's fifth birthday.
- Rich Albertoni gears up for 100th birthday celebration of The Progressive at the Orpheum, featuring the Indigo Girls and Ani DiFranco.
- Dean Robbins grooves on Mary McCormack's pain in USA's In Plain Sight.
- Kenneth Burns is moved by the photographically themed Swedish film Everlasting Moments, and Michael Wilmington says Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx's music-themed The Soloist is good but not great.
- We review Sofra Family Bistro in Middleton, and find a great bargain in their Albanian mixed grill for two.
- Terese Allen greets spring with a recipe for watercress.
- Tell All: How to deal with a crush on NBC 15 anchor Leigh Mills.