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Is That Really Madison Up On The Big Screen?

The 91st Academy Awards ceremony is happening this Sunday, which got Dean Robbins thinking about movies set in and around ...

The Art Is In The Details

If art is in the eye of the beholder, Manabu Ikeda's mind boggling art is a reflection of his imagination. ...

Director Connects With Her Performers and Herself

Encore Studio for the performing arts is the only professional theater company for people with disabilities in Wisconsin, and one ...

Famed Norwegian Violinist Ole Bull’s Madison Years

When internationally-acclaimed Norwegian violinist Ole Bull came to Madison in January 1868, a hundred torch-bearing countrymen escorted him up West ...

Broadway Shines Bright Due To A Middleton Company

From the world’s tallest building in Dubai, to Main Street Disney in Orlando, to the lights on Broadway in New ...

Ballerinas Share The Thrills And Challenges Of Their Art Form

On a summer afternoon, in a mirror-walled Madison dance studio, Rachelle Butler and Annika Reikersdorfer sit on the floor stretching ...

Breaking Into Stand-Up Comedy

Editor's Note: Many people believe that anyone with a mouth can be a stand-up comedian. But standing on a stage ...

Madison Sacred Harp Singers

Madison Sacred Harp Singers gather twice a month on Sunday afternoons to sing together.

Gathering Spaces: Shape Note Singing

The tradition of shape note singing, also known as Sacred Harp singing, does not come from Wisconsin. It originated in ...

Cartoonist Lynda Barry Explores The Question, “What Is An Image?” Thru Her Art

Cartoonist Lynda Barry has made a career out of putting life on paper. A Wisconsin native, she has returned to ...

UW-Madison Basketball Player Takes Pride In His Native American Heritage

Bronson Koenig is a standout basketball player with the UW-Madison Men’s Basketball team.  He is also a proud member of ...

A Nurse on the Front Lines

Helen Bulovsky was a young Madison nurse who went to France in 1918. Working at evacuation hospitals, she served as ...

UW Professor Teaches A Dairy Sensory Evaluation Course

States like California may cultivate wine taste-testers; but here in Wisconsin, we develop dairy taste-testers. For 36 years, UW-Madison Emeritus ...

Cancer Doctor Becomes Cancer Patient

Just two weeks into his career as a cancer researcher in Madison, Dustin Deming was diagnosed with the very cancer ...

Officers And Equines Of The Madison Police Mounted Patrol Work As Partners

It may not be typical police work, but for Mounted Patrol officer and natural hoof care expert Ken Mulry, caring ...