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Jeri Casper

Here, kitty! Isthmus staff and freelancers share their favorite onscreen cat characters. Read more

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We say “good riddance” to this year with a look at the 10 stories of 2016 that got the most attention on isthmus.com. Read more

News

“Yule” want to check out these three local events that celebrate Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year. Read more

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Nine events to get you in the holiday spirit, from family-friendly festivities to heathenesque headbangers. Read more

A & E

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David Michael Miller

The Madison premiere of “The Smart Studios Story” was a purely Madison experience, a raucous lovefest best appreciated if you’ve spent a good amount of time in the city. Read more

Movies

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Timothy Hughes

The Packers and Badgers football rule the top five sports stories of 2015. Read more

Sports

What do poetry, AC/DC, climate change and Jesse Eisenberg have in common? You can find all four in the top five most popular book-related stories of 2015. Read more

Books

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Joe Rocco

The top 5 Emphasis stories are delightfully diverse, with everything from a thoroughly modern co-working space to a local business selling salvaged building materials. Read more

Emphasis

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Bex Finch

Laugh it off: Find out which comedians tickled our readers’ funny bones last year. Read more

Comedy

This year, Isthmus readers were trying to cope with having Scott Walker as their governor. Tell All offered advice to these and other disconcerted Madisonians. Read more

Tell All

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Dan Myers

With one catchy commercial jingle exception, the top five music stories of 2015 were dominated by local and regional acts. Read more

MUSIC

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Ross Zentner

A Broadway show, a symphony concert and a musical for the kids grabbed readers’ attention. Read more

Stage

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Timothy Hughes

The Force was strong in this category. Read more

SCREENS

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David Michael Miller

From high-speed rail to a wild fruit cave (whatever that is), we count down your favorite stories of 2015 that weren’t actually from 2015. Read more

News

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Bex Finch

Hip-hop, haiku and Hodgman: these and more made the top 10 of 2015 in arts & culture. Read more

A & E

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Christopher Klinge

Our writers played hard so you could read about it. Read more

A & E

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Eric Tadsen

News and opinion dominated the list. Bill Lueders and Dave Cieslewicz were page-view hogs. Read more

News

Dishing on your favorite food and drink stories of 2015, from the resurrection of Tony Frank’s to the best dining deals in Madison. Read more

FOOD & DRINK

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    Jeri Casper

    The sun setting over Burrows Park, with clouds and the moon overhead.