What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Judith Davidoff tells the story of a Madison dad's fight to stay in the country.
- Joe Tarr reports on how Madison police protect people living on the streets.
- Joe Tarr reports on Mayor Paul Soglin's fundraising campaign for 2014.
- Marc Eisen explores the dearth of women in information technology.
- Ruth Conniff thinks Madison school board member Mary Burke would make a strong Democratic candidate for governor.
- Aaron R. Conklin chronicles how Wisconsin Public Radio launched its new, arts-themed program 45 North.
- Laura Jones says American Players Theatre has teased some comedy out of Hamlet.
- Katie Reiser says APT's Dickens in America shows how the famous author created such compelling characters.
- Marie Loeffler previews the Madison Early Music Festival's concerts and its masked ball.
- Jessica Steinhoff profiles local singer-songwriter Brandon Beebe.
- Brian Palmer discusses several touring acts performing at La Fête de Marquette.
- Dean Robbins reveals the woman who made Showtime's Dexter a killer.
- Scott Renshaw says Johnny Depp is a sad excuse for Tonto in The Lone Ranger, and MaryAnn Johanson wonders why the makers of Despicable Me 2 adopted the Hollywood tropes they avoided in the original.
- André Darlington dines at the brick-and-mortar Banzo, and it is good.
- Adam Powell surveys the new west side grocery landscape.
- IsthmusParents.com: Sari Judge checks in on teens and their widely varying summer jobs.
- Tell All hears from a Paula Deen defender.
- Jason Joyce throws his support behind the Pittsburgh Pirates. Arrrrgh.