What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Denise Thornton takes readers on a tour of Dane County's wild places.
- Joe Tarr looks at "Obamacare" and Gov. Scott Walker's response to it.
- Mary Ellen Gabriel reports on neighborhood efforts to keep the Southwest Commuter Path free of lights.
- Larry Kaufmann opines that there will be no political consensus until progressives agree to reform government.
- Emily Mills writes about her experiences as a teacher at Girls Rock Camp Madison.
- Scott Gordon checks out the Wisconsin Historical Museum's new exhibit about Madison's 1980s and 1990s rock scene.
- Jessica Steinhoff profiles Gardens & Villa, the heretofore sunny California popsters who've developed a slightly sinister sound.
- Dean Robbins says Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom on HBO doesn't recapture that old West Wing magic.
- Scott Renshaw says Pixar's Brave has interesting things to say about mothers and daughters, and Marjorie Baumgarten says Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is a doomsday film with a twist.
- André Darlington finds an exceptional pork banh mi at Kim's Noodle on Monona Drive.
- Marcelle Richards sets out on the path of the native aronia berry.
- Tell All readers respond to Bishop Morlino criticism.
- Jason Joyce considers Ryan Braun.