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Hidden wounds

“Learning to Stay,” Forward Theater Company’s first commissioned work, is based on a novel by Erin Celello, a former gubernatorial speechwriter. The show deals with the hidden wounds of war.

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Zane Williams

The trauma of war follows many soldiers home. Forward Theater Company takes an earnest look at the subject in James DeVita’s adaptation of Erin Celello’s novel “Learning to Stay.” more

Mar 25, 2017 3:34 PM Stage

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Joan Marcus

There’s no escaping reality in the dark and arresting version of “Cabaret” playing at the Overture Center for the Arts through March 26. more

Mar 23, 2017 4:08 PM Stage

With the upcoming release of his novelization of “Star Wars: Rogue One,” Beloit native Matt Forbeck is on top of his game. more

Mar 23, 2017 5:00 AM Books

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Greg Dixon

Peaches, pears and chestnuts are great edible landscaping. Emily Steinwehe of Emily Plants helps Madison residents transform their yards. more

Mar 23, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Max Siker / Wisconsin Athletics

The basketball Badgers are where they deserve to be. But the road to the Final Four won’t get any easier. more

Mar 23, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

“Young at Art” is an exciting exhibit of more than 170 original artworks from K-12 public school students. It’s at MMoCA through April 23. more

Mar 16, 2017 3:34 PM ARTS & CULTURE

“How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century” is a bittersweet new poetry/memoir from Louis V. Clark III. He goes by the name “Two Shoes,” as in “goody.” more

Mar 16, 2017 5:00 AM Books

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David Stluka / UW Athletics

The Badgers’ prospects are slim in the NCAA tourney. Should UW beat VT, the Badgers likely will face defending national champion Villanova in the second round. more

Mar 16, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

Canine Sports Zone is an indoor fun space for dogs. Agility training and competitions take place here too. more

Mar 16, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Jonathan J. Miner

Mercury Players’ production of Tracy Letts’ drama “August: Osage County,” features expert direction and devastating performances in the sprawling multigenerational story of betrayal and abuse. more

Mar 15, 2017 9:00 AM Stage

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Dahlia Katz

Before “South Park” or “Book of Mormon,” Trey Parker created the 1993 cult film “Cannibal! The Musical.” A new stage version of the musical has been given the full Broadway treatment. Overture Center hosts its U.S. premiere this week. more

Mar 14, 2017 11:26 AM Stage

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Ross Zentner

Theatre Lila’s “The Bed” is a seamless weaving of dance, story and song. This dreamy collaboration plays at the Fredric March Play Circle through March 19. more

Mar 11, 2017 3:15 PM Stage

Madison Theater Guild's "The Whipping Man"

Tom Fonfara

A wounded Confederate soldier comes to his ruined family estate to celebrate Passover with his family’s former slaves in “The Whipping Man,” a sharp drama from Madison Theatre Guild. more

Mar 9, 2017 12:22 PM Stage

UW-Madison professor emerita Robin Chapman’s new exhibit at the Wisconsin Academy’s Steenbock Gallery is an evocative combination of poetry and paintings, looking back at her pastoral childhood near nuclear facilities in Tennessee. more

Mar 9, 2017 5:00 AM ARTS & CULTURE

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Alan Luft

Edgewood College professor Alan Luft distills 15,000 images from Berlin into an evocative book and upcoming exhibit. more

Mar 9, 2017 5:00 AM Books

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