What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Bill Lueders weighs in on why Scott Walker's war will hurt Wisconsin, for many years
- A roundup of Isthmus coverage of the uprising at the Capitol.
- Madison.gov: Groups representing local officials dispute Walker's claim that they've ask to end collective bargaining.
- David Blaska shows just how much sympathy he has for teachers and their unions: none at all.
- Jennifer Smith previews Going to St. Ives, the new play from Forward Theater of Madison.
- Josh Wimmer reviews Little White Rabbit, the latest book from Madison children's author Kevin Henkes.
- Jessican Steinhoff profiles Julian Lynch, the UW grad student who's a darling of the national indie scene.
- Rich Albertoni checks in with the cheerful musicians of Pearl and the Beard, the Brooklyn indie-folk band playing the Project Lodge.
- Dean Robbins is psyched for ABC's Oscars broadcast, for once.
- Kenneth Burns is pleased with the Mike Leigh film Another Year, finds Four Lions to be an uproariously funny comedy about suicide bombers, and considers The Illusionist to be pleasant enough.
- Terese Allen tells us what's new at the Dane County Winter Farmers' Market.
- Teach us how to Bockfest: Robin Shepard visits Capital Brewery amidst its 25th anniversary celebrations.
- Learn more about continuing education in Dane County in a new edition of Get Smarter.