The legislature’s Joint Finance Committee is expected to reconvene soon to finish its review of Governor Walker’s proposed 2015-2017 budget. On the list of topics yet to be discussed is funding for transportation projects, including the building and expansion of roads. 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, a land use advocacy group, has successfully sued the state […]
Ben Zoltak has been an artist all his life, experimenting with countless forms and mediums over the years. But his most recent endeavor involves a towering mass of concrete, a mosaic of recycled junk, and an increasingly threatened bird species. Ben plans to build enormous sculptures all around the country to serve as nesting locations […]
Before the age of the internet, musicians and artists had to fight tooth and nail to get their work noticed. This ethos manifested itself in the punk and DIY movements, anticipating the eventual rise (and perhaps fall) of indie rock.
This week, thousands of miles away in Lignano, Italy, three Madison residents seek world titles in the circus art of German Wheel. Lisa Nunez talked with them during one of their final practices before crossing the pond. Below, Carly Schuna, of the Madison Circus Space, demonstrates some German Wheel tricks:
It’s a never ending game to see how many musicians and instruments we can pack into our little studio. Hoot ‘n Annie played that game with us on the June 8th Buzz. The Madison string band stopped by to help liven up the place for the Summer Pledge Drive.
The new Harlem Renaissance Museum opened its doors this spring on East Washington Avenue. It’s had a busy few months, but it hopes to share the artistic vibrancy and joy of the black American experience with even more people in the months to come. The museum’s own Caitlin McGahan joined the Monday Buzz on June […]