What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Maggie Ginsberg-Schutz considers the work of Safe Harbor, a Dane County non-profit that assists victims of child abuse and neglect.
- Watchdog looks into Gov. Walker's costly crony promotion plan.
- Joe Tarr takes stock of the races for Madison Common Council.
- Ruth Conniff explains the stakes in the race for state Supreme Court.
- Dean Robbins profiles jazz singer Dianne Reeves, who's performing at Wisconsin Union Theater in an Isthmus Jazz Series show.
- Jay Rath reports that Gov. Walker's budget would eliminate funding for Wisconsin's poet laureateship.
- Rich Albertoni talks to The Disclosures, the Madison pop duo that performs songs about credit unions.
- Jessica Steinhoff previews the UW Memorial Union performance by gloomy songsters Dark Dark Dark.
- Dean Robbins says the "mommy concierge" of Bravo's Pregnant in Heels caters to preposterous clients.
- Kenneth Burns likes the lovely and absorbing movie adaptation of Jane Eyre and Marc Savlov says the sci-fi thriller Source Code is gritty and entertaining.
- Erin Hanusa visits Wild Bull as the restaurant tames Middleton's hungry masses.
- Kids & Parents: Lynn Welch finds that gardening with kids is more than making mud pies.
- Michana Buchman finds that Hatch Art House nails it at Baldwin and Willy.
- Abode: Co-op living, tips on home selling, much ado about mulch, bunnies, box lunches and mainstreaming steampunk.
- Tell All: Shoplifter still feels guilty for elementary-school heist.