What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Read messages to and from sweethearts in the 2013 edition of the Book of Love.
- Joe Tarr evaluates Gov. Scott Walker's first two years in office amidst his promises to change Wisconsin's economy.
- Amy Barrilleaux reports on the quick exit of one finalist for Madison schools superintendent.
- Judith Davidoff digs into why a minor seeking a court-approved abortion was referred by the state public defender's office to a crisis pregnancy center.
- Amy Barrelleaux interviews the three primary candidates vying for a seat on the Madison school board.
- Larry Kaufmann chides our tax code as anti-democratic.
- Jennifer A. Smith dives into MMoCA's exhibition of Ellsworth Kelly prints with curator Richard Axsom.
- Jessica Steinhoff contemplates Edgewood College Gallery's latest photography show, Art Lesson: The Boston School Considered.
- Amelia Cook reviews Mercury Players Theatre's Circle Mirror Transformation, a play about an acting class.
- Ben Munson recommends six upcoming concerts for lovers and haters of Valentine's Day.
- Scott Gordon discusses jazz saxophonist Riche Cole, who will perform at the Brink Lounge.
- Dean Robbins discovers the meaning of life in Fox's Touch.
- Kenneth Burns critiques this year's Oscar-nominated shorts, and Scott Renshaw dissects Side Effects, a new psychological thriller by Steven Soderbergh.
- Kyle Nabilcy has fun with the new menu items, often house-made, that pair with Ale Asylum brews at its tasting room.
- Linda Falkenstein reports on the end of Mildred's, the beginning of Dishcrawl, and a spate of special dinners.
- Jay Rath discovers the secrets to successful winter bicycling in preparation for Winter Bike To Work Week.
- Tell All ponders the new Capitol dress code.
- Jason Joyce looks at the Badgers' QB wannabees.