Miniature transgressions

As a child, Claire Stigliani became obsessed with making dolls. Now the artist films videos of puppets acting out grownup fairy tales on her miniature theater sets. MMoCA hosts an evocative exhibit from the UW MFA grad through Sept. 4.

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Joe Lawniczak

Good morning, Lake Monona! Though perhaps not as popular as a lakeside sunset, the sunrise still has its fans, with ducks to rowers enjoying a serene morning on the Madison lake. more »

Jul 25, 2016 11:30 AM Madison Mirror


Ben Wydeven

In the Midwest premiere of Harvey Fierstein’s “Casa Valentina,” a group of cross-dressing men gathers in the Catskill Mountains for a memorable retreat. The StageQ production opened at the Bartell Theatre on July 22. more »

Jul 24, 2016 10:00 PM Stage


Joe Lawniczak

Gotta catch 'em all: Two early-morning fisherman on Lake Monona enjoy a sunrise and, hopefully, a few fish. more »

Jul 24, 2016 11:30 AM Madison Mirror


Cherie Miller

A hazy day at the Tenney Lagoon. more »

Jul 23, 2016 11:30 AM Madison Mirror


Chris Collins

Despite thunderstorms and flood warnings, several hundred people showed up to cheer as Orpheum owner Gus Paras counted down to the moment when the theater’s new sign was lit for the first time. more »

Jul 22, 2016 12:07 PM ARTS & CULTURE


Tatum Lynn Loire

Last night's intense thunderstorm shoots a bolt of lightning across the sky behind a downtown power plant. more »

Jul 22, 2016 11:30 AM Madison Mirror

A pidgey taunts a Pokemon Go player outside of the University Police station, where a Pokemon-related safety message reminds players to try and not get killed or injured while playing. more »

Jul 21, 2016 11:30 AM Madison Mirror

Four ways to have more fun in the pool. more »

Jul 21, 2016 5:00 AM Emphasis

Simply Swimming expands its services with new space in Middleton. For owner Susie Mather, moving into the building is like coming home. more »

Jul 21, 2016 5:00 AM Emphasis


Quince Mountain

Blair Braverman’s riveting memoir, “Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube,” is the story of a young woman’s love affair with the north. The intrepid author’s adventures take her to Norway and to an Alaskan glacier, where she works as a dogsled guide. more »

Jul 21, 2016 5:00 AM Books

The Capitol Theater once boasted a vertical sign to rival the Orpheum’s. No one seems to know where it is, but in the meantime, the jewel tower is getting a refurbishment. more »

Jul 21, 2016 5:00 AM ARTS & CULTURE 1 Comments

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Two-time Pro Bowler Chad Clifton will be inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame July 23. He is perhaps best remembered for being on the wrong end of a blindside tackle from Tampa Bay’s Warren Sapp. more »

Jul 21, 2016 5:00 AM , Sports

His work spans music, comedy, puppetry and video. Isthmus speaks to “outsider artist” David Liebe Hart in advance of his July 25 performance at the Frequency. more »

Jul 20, 2016 4:00 PM Comedy


Ted Alsop

Shimmering Lake Monona and the Capitol skyline as seen from a stand-up paddleboard. more »

Jul 20, 2016 11:30 AM Madison Mirror


Hilary Duerksen

The Memorial Union Terrace is one of the best places in Madison to catch the sunset. more »

Jul 19, 2016 11:30 AM Madison Mirror


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