What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Josh Wimmer profiles the tireless volunteer managers of the Project Lodge, the multipurpose indie arts space on East Johnson Street.
- Read the candidates' own words in the League of Women Voters' fall 2010 election guide.
- Madison.gov: Madison police to launch new team to fight career criminals.
- Jack Craver sizes up Tammy Baldwin's bid for another term in Congress.
- Jill Carlson reports on Madison resident's Robert McGuigan's anti-gambling activism.
- Bill Lueders reports on the Feds' visit to Madison to investigate UW animal care violations.
- Bill Lueders comments on why rules are not always an effective check on police and prosecutors.
- David Medaris interviews author Rebecca Skloot, whose The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, about race and medical ethics, is the UW Go Big Read selection this year.
- Dean Robbins checks in with still-edgy comedian Joan Rivers, who is performing in Overture Hall.
- Jessica Steinhoff highlights music shows on WORT and WSUM, everything from folk and country to videogame songs.
- Rich Albertoni talks to Canadian rapper k-os about his varied influences.
- Dean Robbins reports that Masterpiece Mystery's Sherlock, on PBS, gives the old detective a shot of life.
- Kenneth Burns says Clint Eastwood's Hereafter is a quietly compelling take on death and immortality, while the documentary Winnebago Man, about an unwitting YouTube star, is glib and cruel.
- Linda Falkenstein visits Lee Asian Bistro, which serves Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese standards on Monona Drive.
- Health Beauty Fitness: Linda Falkenstein finds that learning to grieve is an important element of health at the Center for Life and Loss Integration.
- Tell All finds love in its inbox.