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Erica Krug

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Amy Stocklein

Want some advice on how to be a sensitive ally to people of color? Sabrina “Heymiss Progress” Madison offers a class for white women. Read more

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Remember that wood veneer Pioneer receiver you had in college? It might be rehabbed and for sale at HiFi Haus, purveyor of vintage and old-school-inspired stereo equipment. Read more

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Amy Mietzel

Curious kids love pulling things apart to see how they work. This is a learning experience at Bare Knuckle Arts, where children learn how to use tools as well. Read more

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The holidays may not seem the best time to bring up climate change. But with these gifts you can encourage your loved ones to seek out alternative modes of transportation, and enjoy them, too. Read more

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Carolyn Fath Ashby

Grasshopper Goods, the forward-looking mobile boutique, has met the challenges of not being able to vend on Madison city streets. Now, owner Karen Tardrew has opened a second location that stays still, in downtown Stoughton. Read more

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Christopher Klinge

Sip and Stargaze gave revelers a chance to see the heavens from Parthenon’s roof. Read more

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Carolyn Fath Ashby

Nothing parenthetical about it: State Street’s (shoo) is a fun place to shop. Owner Pat Blake likes to feature lesser known styles. But (shoo) also functions as an art gallery and a vintage clothing shop. Read more

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AMY STOCKLEIN

UW-Madison’s Hamel Music Center will celebrate its grand opening this weekend. But first, some fine tuning happened. Even this was better with an audience. Read more

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AMY STOCKLEIN

The street artist, Triangulador, has found his canvas with old mattresses and couches that people toss to the curb. Although most of his work is displayed for just a few days or minutes, his colorful creations have attracted fans. Read more

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Amy Stocklein

To help reduce plastic pollution, Troy Kids’ Garden created a machine that can recycle plastic. Read more

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Stephanie Fitch

A Forest School goes back to the philosophical roots of the original kindergartens. Madison’s first, Mighty Seeds, is now operating out of Door Creek Park. Read more

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AMY STOCKLEIN

CampBUILD shows girls they can build things as well as boys can. Read more

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AMY STOCKLEIN

An AmeriCorps NCCC team is stationed in the Madison area for eight weeks, removing invasive species, restoring trails, and planting pollinator gardens. Read more

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Green thumbs are made, not born. Kate Holl of Wildewood, a new plant shop, will help your houseplants thrive. Read more

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Laura Zastrow

Less time under anesthesia. Smaller incisions. Lower costs. A veterinary specialist in spaying and neutering offers many benefits. Read more

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Sharon Vanorny

North of Madison, there’s a secret indoor skate park called The Shred Shed. It’s just for friends, but if you want to be friends with the organizers, they’ll be friends with you. Read more

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Hillary Schave

Opera for the Young has been taking one of the stuffiest music genres into schools since 1970. The organization doesn’t just perform the art, it makes the kids part of the show. Read more

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Amy Stocklein

Hanah Jon Taylor never liked how music is taught more like science than the language it really is. So every Saturday, he turns his Cafe Coda jazz club into a classroom. Read more

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Madison designer Hailee Von Haden has a creative way of extending the viability of clothes. Her embroidery skills join her concern over fashion waste. Read more

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Mary Langenfeld

Several local amateur boxers are heading to the Golden Gloves tournament later this month in Middleton. They hope to qualify for the national tournament in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Read more

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    Erica Krug

    Mark Raszewski rescues unclaimed materials from businesses when they close or renovate. Nearly all of the items he sells are from Dane County.

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    Erica Krug

    Laila Borokhim, Jason Kierce and Gill Altschul were three chefs who were "chopped" before the evening's end.

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    Erica Krug

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    Erica Krug

    Gen Kelsang Gomlam: “We need hope.”