What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Jay Rath on the future of journalism -- as newspapers fade, bloggers rush in to fill the void.
- Madison.gov: A looks at a proposed zoning rule change to benefit the Edgewater project.
- Clare Milliken explores the trials and tribulations of being a big Muslim on the UW campus.
- Michael Barrett says city's wasteful land-use policies undercut its conservation efforts.
- Rich Albertoni profiles performance artist Nicole Gruter, who makes art of her life.
- Sandy Tabachnick previews a performance by the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, with guests the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet.
- Jay Rath reports on the team that is putting live theater back on the stage at the Orpheum.
- Rich Albertoni talks to guitarist Aaron Williams, the young bluesman who's a chip off the old block.
- Jessica Steinhoff analyzes the music of Times New Viking, who are opening for Yo La Tengo at the Barrymore on Saturday.
- Dean Robbins declares Caprica on SyFy to be visionary.
- Kenneth Burns finds Pedro Almodóvar's Broken Embraces merely interesting, and Marjorie Baumgarten says Extraordinary Measures feels like a TV movie.
- Erin Hanusa reports that dedicated vegetarian dining returns to Madison, and the Green Owl Cafe is off to a promising start.
- It's not difficult to make your own butter.
- Cookbook author Colleen Patrick-Goudreau wants to make life easier on animals and vegans.
- Tell All looks askance at the daily newspaper's classical music critic.