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Ankur Malhotra

Clyde Stubblefield, a beloved Madison institution and James Brown’s “Funky Drummer,” died at age 73 from kidney failure. more

Feb 18, 2017 6:50 PM MUSIC

Adam Driver is a wonder in Jim Jarmusch’s quiet, contemplative “Paterson,” which shows the poetry that emerges from a New Jersey bus driver’s daily routines. more

Feb 8, 2017 4:12 PM Movies

No 3-D movie experience is quite like Werner Herzog’s magnificent “Cave of Forgotten Dreams.” The documentary on France’s Chauvet Cave screens as part of UW Cinematheque’s 3-D series Jan. 28. more

Jan 26, 2017 5:00 AM Movies

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Theresa Scarbrough

They streamed in from all over the nation to make sure their voices were heard on the first full day of Donald Trump’s presidency. Catherine Capellaro reports from an exhausting and exhilarating bus trip to the Women’s March on Washington. more

Jan 26, 2017 12:00 AM News

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Michael Hirshon

After a traumatic brain injury, there were some days when Andy Elkins could barely stand up. This summer, he achieved a lifelong dream of crossing the “border route” of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. And he did it on a standup paddleboard more

Nov 23, 2016 9:06 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

“Miss Sharon Jones” is a riveting documentary about the lead singer of Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, who died Nov. 18. Knowing that she lost the battle won’t make watching her thrilling comeback any less thrilling, even if it is infinitely sadder. more

Nov 23, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

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James O'Brien

Since being released from prison for a 2012 performance, members of Pussy Riot haven’t backed down from criticizing the Russian government. Maria Alyokhina and Sasha Bogina are at the Wisconsin Union Theater for a Q&A on Nov. 17. more

Nov 10, 2016 5:00 AM Stage

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Holly Andres

Shape-shifting bass whiz Esperanza Spalding talks with Isthmus about her newest project, “Emily’s D+Evolution,” and the alter ego that inspires it. She’s at Shannon Hall on Oct. 30. more

Oct 20, 2016 5:00 AM MUSIC

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Paulius Musteikis

Musician Christopher Taylor wanted a better way to play two grand pianos at the same time. So he tapped into his science background and invented a new device — the “hyper-piano.” He’ll debut the instrument on Oct. 28 at Mills Hall. more

Sep 22, 2016 5:00 AM Snapshot

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Gina Bower

Catherine Capellaro talks to Brandon Beebe, the local phenom behind Purple Veins, the Prince tribute playing the Majestic Theatre on Sept. 24. more

Sep 21, 2016 3:00 PM MUSIC

Madison’s concert venues will be overflowing this fall season, with everything from big-time hip-hop acts at Freakfest (Anderson .Paak) to DIY punk shows at Mickey’s Tavern. Here’s a handy guide to your music options. more

Sep 1, 2016 12:05 AM , , , , , , MUSIC

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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

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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

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Dylan Brogan

We are a rather flat place, but that does not mean you can’t find an awesome view from above, or an intimate space below. Here are some staff picks for both. more

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David Michael Miller

The new sign is being installed at the Orpheum Theater. An impressive re-creation of the original 1920s-era “blade sign,” it will light up State Street with more than 2,000 energy-efficient lights. more

Jul 6, 2016 1:35 PM ARTS & CULTURE

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Carissa Dixon (Brenda DeVita)

Less than a quarter of plays produced in the United States are written by women, but in Madison, the landscape is different. Meet 10 women at the helm of theater companies in Madison. more

Jun 30, 2016 5:00 AM Stage 4 Comments

Taking care of others takes its toll in “I Like You Just Fine When You’re Not Around,” an insightful new novel from Stoughton-based author Ann Garvin that looks at the travails of caregivers. more

Jun 16, 2016 5:00 AM Books

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