ARTS & CULTURE

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Kevin Henkes

Kevin Henkes gets abstract

If you’re familiar with his award-winning children’s books, you’ll be delighted to experience new works from Kevin Henkes, whose abstract collage exhibit opens at Madison’s Central Library May 6.

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“Hoodwinked: An Installation by Jay Katelansky” is an exhibit at the Chazen Museum of Art. The artist hopes to create space for people of color who feel marginalized on the UW campus. more »

May 5, 2016 5:00 AM ARTS & CULTURE

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Pat Dillon

DILLON is the latest art space on Willy Street. Owner Pat Dillon combines her own studio space with the work of other artists she feels strongly about. more »

May 5, 2016 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Wisconsin Historical Society

​Bring back baseball to UW-Madison. Every other Big Ten university, even ones with athletic programs woefully inferior to those at Wisconsin, field teams. more »

May 5, 2016 5:00 AM Sports

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Jason Atkins

An excellent cast makes magic in Madison Theatre Guild’s production of “The Tempest.” It closes the company’s 70th season and commemorates the Bard’s 400th birthday. This excellent Shakespeare play runs through May 14 at the Bartell Theatre. more »

Apr 30, 2016 2:10 PM Stage

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Dan Myers

Strollers Theatre brings a briskly-paced production of Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit" to the Bartell Theatre, through May 21. more »

Apr 30, 2016 10:49 AM Stage

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Dan Myers

A military wife is desperate for someone to talk to about war, love and loss, and the audience at Lakeside Street Coffee House serves that role. This intimate show is the Midwestern debut of “Arlington,” which runs at the café through May 7. more »

Apr 29, 2016 3:25 PM Stage

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Rataj-Berard

Humble Crossings wood caskets are eco- and person-friendly. Designer and builder Gene Delcourt wants to make burial simpler and more meaningful. more »

Apr 28, 2016 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Lou-Host Jablonski

On May 6, Gallery Night, a large, collaborative art project will be unveiled at Union Corners, on Madison’s east side. The aim is to create unity among different parts of the community. more »

Apr 28, 2016 5:00 AM ARTS & CULTURE

The Madison Blaze women’s football team is dominating the league heading into its home opener. And a forthcoming novel may help give women’s football the respect it deserves. more »

Apr 28, 2016 5:00 AM Sports

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Jim Biever / Green Bay Packers

Daryn Colledge on joining the National Guard more »

Apr 28, 2016 5:00 AM , Sports

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Glenn Trudel

A new play by Danielle Dresden explores the little-known history of a Revolutionary War hero and the issue of school censorship. It opens May 6 at TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater. more »

Apr 28, 2016 5:00 AM Stage

“Black Girl Everything” is a captivating solo art exhibit created by Melana Bass, a senior BFA candidate in the UW’s First Wave scholars program. Her celebration of black womanhood runs through April 29 at the Red Gym. more »

Apr 26, 2016 2:00 PM ARTS & CULTURE

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Milwaukee Bucks

There are plenty of reasons to care about the NBA playoffs, though the Bucks did not make the cut. Golden State is playing thrilling basketball. And ex-Badger Frank Kaminsky is on court with the Hornets. more »

Apr 21, 2016 5:00 AM Sports

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Noelle Ghoussaini

​Based on letters between an inmate and an actor/activist, “Mariposa and the Saint” is a traveling production that highlights the anguish of solitary confinement. more »

Apr 21, 2016 5:00 AM Stage

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James Gill

"Tales of Hoffmann,” based on three separate stories by E.T.A. Hoffmann, it includes fantastical characters and a surreal plot. Madison Opera’s production is perhaps the company’s finest achievement under the reign of general director Kathryn Smith. more »

Apr 21, 2016 5:00 AM Stage

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