What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- The spring 2014 elections are nigh -- Learn more about candidates for the Dane County Board, school boards, and other offices in the League of Women Voters questionnaire for the April 1 election.
- Tamara Dean reports on the fight over frac sand mining in Wisconsin's towns.
- Joe Tarr reports on the demise of Madison's alcohol density policy for downtown.
- Joe Tarr reports on the two internal finalists for Madison police chief.
- Seth Jovaag reports on a proposal to turn a Montessori school into a Madison public charter.
- Bruce Murphy explains Republican plans to suppress the vote in Wisconsin's Democratic-leaning cities.
- Ben Munson highlights 18 must-see spring concerts by local bands.
- Brent Stewart chats with local country singer Whitney Mann, who recently started releasing videos that share the stories behind her songs.
- Brian Palmer catches up with blues breakout star ZZ Ward, who's playing the Majestic.
- John W. Barker finds Karina Canellakis' performance with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra to be rushed but spirited.
- Jennifer A. Smith examines contemporary works by Native American artists at the Chazen Museum's Changing Hands exhibition.
- Dean Robbins laughs and cries -- but mostly laughs -- at John Leguizamo's colorful life story in the HBO special Ghetto Klown.
- Kimberley Jones says The Grand Budapest Hotel, is so enchanting that director Wes Anderson's naysayers "will be hard-pressed to resist it."
- Kenneth Burns says the beach-set murder drama Stranger by the Lake seems like an allegory of the HIV-AIDS crisis.
- Linda Falkenstein visits the new Swad Indian restaurant on cool Monona Drive.
- André Darlington details the development in Sicilian wine.
- Close to Home: Andy Moore grooves on the vibe of college basketball.
- Dan Seiter has three cheers for the Badgers -- men's basketball, and men's and women's hockey.