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Andy Manis

From holding Maya Angelou’s grocery bags to overseeing a multimillion dollar renovation, Ralph Russo has seen a lot in his 35 years with the Wisconsin Union Theater — 17 of them spent as director. Read more

A & E

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Aaron Williams

Designed by Arthur Peabody, UW-Madison’s Field House is one of the university’s signature buildings. It’s getting a much-needed renovation, as campus officials hope to “dress up” this entry to campus. Read more

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Anna Gustafson

A small seed of an idea — “Teach kids to cook” — has grown into an important campus-community partnership between Slow Food UW and community groups in South Madison. Read more

FOOD & DRINK

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James Heimer

UW Health and School of Medicine and Public Health need a “major culture change” if they’re going to move their world class research into drugs and treatments that will save lives, a recent study argues. Read more

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David Michael Miller

Foxconn is purchasing a building on the Capitol Square to make it easier for disgruntled taxpayers to show their outrage over the state’s botched deal with the Taiwanese manufacturer. Read more

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David Michael Miller

As the cost of a college education continues to grow, some UW-Madison students find the cost of living in dorms to be the real culprit. Read more

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Rick Langer

The Pro Arte Quartet explores the work of Moisey Weinberg, a Polish Jew who fled Warsaw for Russia during World War II and became a protege of Dmitri Shostakovich. Read more

MUSIC

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Pat Fry

John Sharpless, the conservative history professor, compares going against the liberal grain at UW-Madison to “pooping in the pool.” But after his retirement last December, many people will miss him. He’ll be honored at a private party March 26. Read more

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Victoria Davis

Bitter cold, six inches of snow and 10 mph winds — for the Wisconsin Hoofers, it’s the perfect time to go snowkiting on Lake Mendota Read more

Snapshot

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Christopher Diaz

The inaugural Black Arts Matter Festival aims to bring together creatives from campus and community, says organizer Shasparay Lighteard, a UW-Madison First Wave scholar. Read more

Stage

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Beau Meyer

Despite some sound engineering issues, a joint production of University Opera and University Theatre produces a marvelous talent showcase with “Into the Woods.” Read more

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Sharlen Moore

For the fifth annual social justice conference, UW-Madison’s School of Social Work wanted to hear from people who know the social work system better than anyone — the people who grew up in it. Read more

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UW-Madison

In the early 1990s, famed UW biochemist Hector DeLuca was accused of improperly using other scientists’ research in developing drugs that earned millions for WARF. A new court ruling echoes those earlier charges. Read more

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Matthew Laznicka

If humans are going to explore deep space, they need to figure out how to grow food there. UW-Madison’s Simon Gilroy is doing ground-breaking research in gardening in space. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories

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Shawn Harper

Despite a scaled-back ballet season, Madison still had plenty of dance performances that challenged and delighted Isthmus dance critic Katie Reiser. Read more

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Jim Mayfield

UW-Madison’s WARF was founded in 1925 to help bring ground breaking research to the market. But it’s fallen behind the times and desperately needs to change. Erik Iverson has a plan. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories

JKX Comics started as friends drawing in a bar. Now a group of UW scientists is creating comics that illustrate complicated scientific concepts. Read more

Visual Arts

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Angela Richardson

Stuart Flack, UW-Madison’s current interdisciplinary artist-in-residence, helps students explore new ways of presenting information to audiences with a performance titled “Data Vaudevilles. Read more

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Lauren Justice

UW-Madison created the country’s first art glass lab in 1961. Inside where the furnace burns a fiery 2,250-degrees Fahrenheit, “assume any metal surface could be hot.” Read more

Snapshot 1 Comments

To continue to exist, free speech needs to come with a big dose of tolerance. Read more

Citizen Dave 3 Comments

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    Bryce Richter - UW-Madison

    Dancers in a workshop hosted by Laura Anderson Barbata prepare for STRUT!

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    Bryce Richter / UW-Madison

    The Brooklyn Jumbies workshop in Lathrop Hall at UW-Madison, Feb. 28, 2015.