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Ashley Morris

A new group in Madison supports women’s role in the cannabis industry. Its next meeting is coming up Oct. 13. Read more

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Carolyn Fath Ashby

Natives know all the best places. From parks to restaurants, libraries to makerspaces, Isthmus staff share their favorites. Read more

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Chelsey Dequaine

Two new tattoo shops in Madison join the growing scene in Dane County. Read more

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We love dogs. And we love watching dogs — in real life and onscreen. Here are some of Isthmus’ favorite movies (and one TV episode) featuring canines and their humans. Read more

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Brett Williams

Set in 1930s New Orleans, “Suddenly, Last Summer” grapples with secrets, lies and sanity. StageQ’s production gives depth to the poetic Tennessee Williams play. Read more

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Experts agree: Artists, local organizations and city government need to work together to help link artists with opportunities and funding. Read more

Visual Arts

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Brett Williams

StageQ revives “The Twilight of the Golds” to commemorate the 20th anniversary season of the Bartell Theatre. It’s a moving look at power and acceptance. Read more

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“The Donation” is an unusual blend of activism and theatricality — a play set in northern Wisconsin that raises money to preserve tropical rainforests. Read more

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Makeshift Festival is a new outdoor event featuring site-specific art and tasting menus from local chefs. It’s at Olbrich Park on August 20. Read more

Visual Arts

Hand and Eye Tattoo opens in Atwood Studios. Artist Dave Nielsen launches his own shop after 16 years at Steve’s. Read more

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After 20 years in its current location, longtime Willy Street record store MadCity Music Exchange is pulling up stakes and moving to a larger space on Atwood Avenue. Read more

MUSIC

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Paul Harries

Nashville’s All Them Witches bring their propulsive, psychedelic rock to the High Noon Saloon March 18. Read more

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It’s okay to touch the art at an exhibit at the Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired. It opens on Gallery Night, Oct. 7. Read more

A & E

Well-known Cuban painter, Orestes Larios Zaak, exhibits at Madison’s Goodman Community Center. The visit is sponsored by the Madison-Camaguey Sister City Association. Read more

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In his studio, Alex Connelly reaches for unconventional artistic tools, including coffee, mangos and hot chocolate. His new solo exhibition runs at Drunk Lunch through Aug. 20. Read more

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An exhibit at Pinney Library explores the content of dreams. The whimsical images are printed on vintage pillowcases and are based on illustrations in”Awakening to the Song of Yourself,” a book by Ann Aswegan. Read more

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Glenn Trudel

A new play by Danielle Dresden explores the little-known history of a Revolutionary War hero and the issue of school censorship. It opens May 6 at TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater. Read more

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Jonathan J. Miner

Sam White’s “Coyote Moon” is a comedic farce that captures the mundane absurdity of small-town Wisconsin life. It runs at the Bartell Theatre through April 23. Read more

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Now in its 25th year, the Marcia Légère Student Play Festival gives audiences a chance to see timely works from UW student playwrights. Read more

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It’s tough to overstate Frank Stella’s impact on the art world. The celebrated artist was at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art on Feb. 5 to open his first retrospective since 1982. Read more

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    Chelsey Dequaine

    Isthmus Tattoo & Social Club

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    Chelsey Dequaine

    Cory Correia of Isthmus Tattoo & Social Club.

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    Chelsey Dequaine

    Isthmus Tattoo & Social Club

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    Chelsey Dequaine

    Isthmus Tattoo & Social Club

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    Chelsey Dequaine

    Isthmus Tattoo & Social Club

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    Chelsey Dequaine

    Intern at Isthmus Tattoo & Social Club.