What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Cover-to-cover coverage of the Wisconsin Book Festival, including author profiles and a complete schedule.
- Phil Busse reports on how sports programs are going green.
- Joe Tarr takes a look at the Frautschi's redevelopment plan for State Street.
- Jay Rath finds there is newfound interest in a city bus depot.
- Sandy Tabachnick previews a season of original commissions for the Pro Arte Quartet, which is celebrating its centennial.
- Jessica Steinhoff looks at neo-soul bands hitting Madison stages this fall.
- Rich Albertoni listens to the new album by Madeleine Peyroux, who's performing at Wisconsin Union Theater in an Isthmus Jazz Series show.
- Sandy Tabachnick talks to music director Andrew Sewell about this weekend's Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra concert, the first of the season.
- Alan Talaga and Jon Lyons preview -- in cartoon form -- the weekend performances by comedians Lewis Black and Steven Wright.
- Dean Robbins says Laura Dern is brilliant as a serenity-seeking exec in HBO's Enlighted.
- Scott Renshaw says the political drama The Ides of March holds your attention, but it's not clear what's at stake.
- Marcelle Richards samples Latin soul food at El Rincon Tico.
- Sari Judge interviews the founders of a new local high school for dyslexic students.
- Jason Joyce urges Wisconsin fans to enjoy their moment of sports dominance.
- Tell All: Does New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie deserve to be taunted for being overweight?