What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Cartoonists Jon Lyons and Alan Talaga go behind the scenes of Gov. Scott Walker's presidential campaign.
- Judith Davidoff reports on the new targets of anti-abortion activists.
- Judith Davidoff reports on new scrutiny for the University of Wisconsin's collaborations with outside organizations.
- Bennet Goldstein reports on draft rules that could mean the end to new bars and taverns for downtown Madison.
- Larry Kaufmann argues that Wisconsin's business climate is improving.
- Sandy Tabachnick previews the 2013-14 classical season, which focuses on American themes and composers.
- Marie Loeffler reviews the Madison Early Music Festival's inaugural Handel Aria Competition.
- Barbara Lam assesses American Players Theatre's production of W. Somerset Maugham's Too Many Husbands.
- Jessica Steinhoff discusses four dance events for experts and novices alike.
- Jessica Steinhoff chats with brainy local rock band TL;DR, who've just released their first album.
- Joshua M. Miller dissects four of Dawes' travel-themed tracks before their show at the Barrymore.
- Dean Robbins like the second season of Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom better than the first.
- Kimberley Jones says 20 Feet From Stardom is a feel-good homage to backup singers, and Scott Renshaw likes Pacific Rim's monsters better than its humans.
- Kyle Nabilcy is head over heels about a certain fish taco.
- Linda Falkenstein talks to Tenaya Darlington about her sumptuous new guide to really good cheese.
- Robin Shepard spends the night in the hotel in the restored Pabst brewery and geeks out on beer tourism.
- Tell All hears from a cross-dressing fan and a cross-dressing skeptic.
- Jason Joyce introduces us to new Mallards manager Donnie Scott.