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Flashes of brilliance

A short, short story from a Madison high school teacher has traveled all the way from Madison to Beloit and finally to New York City, where “The Wallet” will premiere as a short opera.

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Janelle Holmstrom

Jangle Soapworks is an off-the-grid farm near Mount Horeb. Its soaps are cured like fine cheese for the best effects on skin. more

Jan 19, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Courtesy of the Aldo Leopold Fou

Why Aldo Leopold right now? Students will find the relevance of his message in today’s world in a series of classes and talks from the UW’s Division of Continuing Studies this spring. more

Jan 19, 2017 5:00 AM ARTS & CULTURE

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Evan Siegle/Green Bay Packers

The Green and Gold to face Falcons for the NFC title. Can they go all the way to the Super Bowl? more

Jan 19, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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Dan Myers

“Time Stands Still,” presented by Madison Theatre Guild, is a nuanced and powerful play about journalists returning from the Middle East. It’s a fascinating study of relationships and the morality of wartime reporting. more

Jan 15, 2017 11:45 AM Stage

On Donald Trump’s inauguration day, cities across the country will host comedy festivals, with proceeds benefiting the American Civil Liberties Union. The Madison installment, at the Majestic Theatre, features headliner Madison native Nate Craig. more

Jan 12, 2017 5:00 AM Comedy

A Madison pastor writes an engaging first book in a trilogy, revisiting and updating the biblical tale of David and Goliath. Joshua McHenry Miller’s “Tyrants and Traitors” introduces the shepherd boy at age 15. more

Jan 12, 2017 5:00 AM Books

Madison’s poets and writers come together for Writers Resist as part of a national effort to respond to the election of Donald Trump. Readings and an open mic take place on Jan. 15 at Gates of Heaven. more

Jan 12, 2017 5:00 AM Books

Brown & Beam mixes new, old and reclaimed furniture and accessories. The Middleton store and design service opened in November. more

Jan 12, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Matt Becker/Green Bay Packers

The Packers have perilous playoff matchup with Dallas. The Cowboys will be tough to beat, but they probably feel the same about the Pack. more

Jan 12, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

Although it didn’t pack the Capitol Theater, on Jan. 10, the audience witnessed a powerful performance from five extraordinary dancers at “Citizen,” choreographed by Milwaukee native Reggie Wilson. more

Jan 11, 2017 3:57 PM Stage

“Alternative Photographies” at Overture Galleries, two boundary-pushing artists display the results of explorations. more

Jan 5, 2017 5:00 AM ARTS & CULTURE

How about fixing some of the dumb stuff? Adios, Thursday night football. more

Jan 5, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

GiGi’s Playhouse provides programming and support for families and children with Down syndrome. The new center on Monona Drive is increasing its programming in 2017. more

Jan 5, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

The Arts + Literature Laboratory is foraging for artists for a new community-supported art program. more

Jan 5, 2017 5:00 AM ARTS & CULTURE

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Shawn Harper

In 2016, Madison-area audiences enjoyed a host of challenging and delightful stage offerings. Here are some of the year’s favorites from Isthmus theater critic Gwendolyn Rice and dance critic Katie Reiser. more

Dec 22, 2016 5:00 AM , Stage

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