Isthmus Cover Stories


  • Falling in love with Itzhak Perlman

    When violinist Toby Friedlander heard Itzhak Perlman play Ravel's Tzigane in 1963, she rushed backstage, introduced herself and asked him to marry her. They married four years later. Now Madison will get a chance to fall in love with the violinist's sound when he plays Overture Hall on April 19. more

  • Tell All: My #MeToo slander

    Back in college, while living on a coed floor, the males flirted aggressively with females. Now, an old female friend is exaggerating my college horseplay more

  • Hokey poke?

    No joke, poke is here, and Poke it Up is a good place to learn to love it. But sooner or later, Madison’s poke spots will need to introduce more novel options. more

  • Calling all nudes

    Buck_Naked_on_Parade turns Bucky on Parade on its head. It’s exactly what you think. more

  • Cannabis confusion

    While legalities appear in flux, cannabinoid oil or CBD is still being sold locally — for now. A primer of the ins and outs. more

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  • What's happening this weekend

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  • Curated recommendations on eats, reads and more from Isthmus staff and contributors

  • A celebration of great beer