• Robin Vos: man of principle

    According to the latest poll, 70 percent of Wisconsin residents want the state to take federal money to expand Medicaid eligibility. But the Assembly speaker is going to “lead” in a different direction. Read more

  • High hopes

    For decades, utility companies have mostly gotten what they want from the state’s Public Service Commission. But opponents to a massive powerline proposed through the scenic Driftless Area are feeling something unusual — hope. Read more

  • Beer saves the day!

    Breweries don’t just supply a community with beer. They create jobs, provide a main street with renewed vitality and create an atmosphere where people want to be. That’s why communities are working to help small breweries open in their towns. Read more

  • Keep cops in high schools

    A small but vocal minority wants to remove police officers from Madison high schools. Read more


  • Little virtues

    Madison’s Bartaco is the 20th location for the mostly eastern seaboard-focused chain, and the first in Wisconsin. This SoCal/Baja Mexican small plate concept seems to be working for the west side. Read more


  • Madison Craft Beer Week

    Isthmus presents tastings, brewer meet & greets and more (including various free events), 4/26-5/5, at Madison area locations. Schedule: Read more

    Apr 26, 2019

    12:01 AM

    Throughout Madison Area

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  • Chloe Darke

    "Secrete, Augment, Testify," Panczenko MFA Prize exhibit, 4/26-6/16, Chazen Museum of Art (reception 5:30-7:30 pm, 4/26). Read more

    Apr 26, 2019

    Chazen Museum of Art

    Art Exhibits & Events Isthmus Picks

  • Lo Marie

    Greater Madison Jazz Consortium "InDIGenous" series. Free. Read more

    Apr 26, 2019

    7:30 PM

    Central Library

    Isthmus Picks Music

  • RAID! Attack on Stonewall

    StageQ-commissioned new play by Malissa Petterson, 7:30 pm on 4/19-20 & 24-26 and 2 pm, 4/21 & 27, Bartell Theatre. $20. Read more

    Apr 26, 2019

    7:30 PM

    Bartell Theatre

    Isthmus Picks Theater & Dance

  • Road Trip

    Encore Studios vignettes on where and why people are compelled to leave home, 4/26-5/11, Mary Dupont Wahlers Theatre, at 8 pm Fridays-Saturdays and 2 pm, 5/5. Read more

    Apr 26, 2019

    8:00 PM

    Mary Dupont Wahlers Theatre

    Isthmus Picks Theater & Dance

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