RSS

Catherine Capellaro

“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. more

Mar 23, 2017 5:00 AM Stage

Cinephiles get ready: Isthmus critics review some promising offerings from the 2017 Wisconsin Film Festival. more

Mar 23, 2017 5:00 AM , , Movies

Art-Do-Ho-Suh-Exhibit-crCatherineCapellaro-02232017.jpg

Music-StubblefieldClyde-crAnkurMalhotra-09102015.jpg

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

Cover-Womens-March-Washington-TEASER-crTheresaScarbrough-01262017.jpg

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

Cover-Womens-March-Washington-crCatCapellaro-01262017 (2).jpg

Cover-Womens-March-Washington-crCatCapellaro-01262017 (3).jpg

Cover-Womens-March-Washington-crCatCapellaro-01262017.jpg

Cover-Elkins-Andy-TEASER-crMichaelHirshon-11242016.jpg

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

Stage-Pussy-Riot-crJamesOBrien-11102016.jpg

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

Music-Esperanza-Spalding-crHollyAndres-10202016.jpg

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

Snapshot-Taylor-Christopher-crPauliusMusteikis-09222016.jpg

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

Music-Purple-Veins-crGinaBower-09222016.jpg

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

Stage-Orpheum-Sign-Lighting-crChrisCollins-07222016.jpg

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

Books-Braverman-Blair-crQuinceMountain-07212016.jpg

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

Cover-Crane-TEASER-crDylanBrogan-07212016.jpg

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

Jul 21, 2016 5:00 AM , , , , , , , , Isthmus Cover Stories 1 Comments

Sunday

March 26, 2017

Monday

March 27, 2017

Sorry, no events.

Tuesday

March 28, 2017

Wednesday

March 29, 2017

Thursday

March 30, 2017

  • Isthmus Picks

    -

    UW Cinematheque, Union South-Marquee & Chazen Museum of Art; Barrymore Theatre; and Sundance Cinemas 608

Friday

March 31, 2017

  • Isthmus Picks

    -

    UW Cinematheque, Union South-Marquee & Chazen Museum of Art; Barrymore Theatre; and Sundance Cinemas 608

Saturday

April 1, 2017

  • Isthmus Picks

    -

    UW Cinematheque, Union South-Marquee & Chazen Museum of Art; Barrymore Theatre; and Sundance Cinemas 608

What to Do
Picks Playlist Header

MADISON MIRROR - A photo series highlighting life in the Madison area. Updated daily.

Madison Mirror
LogosForSite.indd
* indicates required

  • What's happening this weekend

  • Bringing you the fun around town

  • A celebration of great beer