What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Meet the furry winners of the My Madison Pet photo contest.
- Judith Davidoff reports on the belated public outcry over a new state law that opens state parks to trapping and hunting.
- Judith Davidoff recounts how Freedom From Religion Foundation gained new members after filing suit against the IRS.
- Joe Tarr reports on the strategy by 350 Madison to address global warming: a divestment campaign at the UW.
- Dave Cieslewicz praises the Madison Common Council for an unprecedented display of power.
- Katie Reiser reviews the UW Dance Department's multidisciplinary Facets.
- Jennifer A. Smith praises University Theatre's production of the 1937 musical The Cradle Will Rock.
- Scott Gordon argues that the citywide Make Music Madison festival could put local music in a refreshing new context.
- Ben Munson checks in with Americana band Scott Lucas & the Married Men before their show at the Frequency.
- Wayne Corey explains how the jazz musicians in Ninety Miles Project are helping to improve the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.
- Dean Robbins reviews HBO's Witness, which chronicles a war between government and gangs in the Rio slums.
- Scott Renshaw says Life of Pi is frustrating to ponder but exhilarating to look at, and Kimberley Jones wonders if a bunch of sighing fangirls filmed the final chapter of the Twilight series.
- André Darlington surveys the highlights of Madison's fall menus.
- Marcelle Richards cooks Brussels sprouts the non-stinky way.
- Close to Home: Andy Moore helps celebrate Jim Schwall's 70th birthday.
- Tell All offers tips for post-election healing.
- Jason Joyce discovers that squash is not just for preppies any more.