ARTS & CULTURE

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Todd Hubler

“Prepare for the worst”

Local and state arts organizations are wondering whether President Trump will follow advice of ultraconservatives and slash federal arts funds.

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Mare Chapman, a psychotherapist and meditation instructor, has published a new book geared toward women seeking to unlearn damaging thought patterns. She launches “Unshakeable Confidence” at A Room of One’s Own Feb. 17. more

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 AM Books 2 Comments

Gnar Hoops & Happy World Clothing combines hula hoops and eco-friendly clothing. Oh yeah, the hula hoops are eco-friendly, too. more

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

Fat bikes, ideal for traversing ice and snow, make for oversized fun. The stable ride makes them a perfect choice for the casual enthusiast. more

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 AM ARTS & CULTURE

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Keith Allen

The WIAA swimming and diving championships at the Natatorium can feel like the Olympics. And EauClaire standout Paul DeLakis is ranked sixth in the U.S. more

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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Matzner Photography

In “Baba Yaga: A Portrait of the Wickedest Witch,” Kanopy Dance undertakes an ambitious retelling of a Russian folk tale. more

Feb 14, 2017 12:30 PM Stage

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Dominic Mercier

A full house jammed into Overture’s Capitol Theater Feb. 10 for opening night of Madison Opera’s production of “Charlie Parker’s Yardbird,” an opera that explores the highs and lows in the life of the iconic jazz saxophonist and composer. more

Feb 12, 2017 10:10 AM Stage

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Anja Tanner

Tenor Joshua Stewart plays the ghost of saxophonist/composer Charlie Parker in Madison Opera’s production of “Charlie Parker’s Yardbird.” The chamber opera has its Midwest premiere at Overture Center’s Capitol Theater Feb. 10 and 12. more

Feb 9, 2017 5:00 AM Stage

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Michael Schwartz

Pioneering standup comedian and National Public Radio institution Paula Poundstone, brings her wry humor to the Barrymore Theatre on Feb. 11. more

Feb 9, 2017 5:00 AM Comedy

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David Stluka / UW Athletics

Badger women’s hockey enters the WCHA playoffs. It’s home ice for the first round, slated for Feb. 24-26. more

Feb 9, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

Paper Source brings fine stationery and some imagination to Hilldale. Custom invites, crafts and, of course, valentines are on hand as the store opens Friday. more

Feb 9, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Jonathan J. Miner

Looking for a fun and thought-provoking date night? Strollers Theatre’s “Prelude to a Kiss” is a delightful love story anchored by strong performances. It plays at the Bartell Theatre through Feb. 18. more

Feb 5, 2017 9:20 AM Stage

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“Never Curse the Rain: A Farm Boy’s Reflections on Water” is a new memoir from the prolific and insightful octogenarian Jerry Apps. more

Feb 2, 2017 5:00 AM Books

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Andy Manis

The Chicago-based contemporary dance troupe the Seldoms packed the Fredric March Play Circle for two performances of “Power Goes,” an exploration of the legacy of Lyndon Baines Johnson. more

Feb 2, 2017 5:00 AM Stage

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Ross Zentner

In Forward Theater Company’s “Outside Mullingar,” two middle-aged farmers discover love, despite a longstanding feud between their families. more

Feb 2, 2017 5:00 AM Stage

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Michael Hirshon

Romance, lust and compassion will be unpacked during WPR’s “To The Best of Our Knowledge” live show at the Majestic on Feb. 9. more

Feb 2, 2017 5:00 AM Stage

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