The 2017 Wisconsin Film Festival will be running from March 30 to April 6. We’ve got three writers leading the preview coverage for Tone Madison—Mark Riechers, Grant Phipps, and Chris Lay. Grant is also covering the festival a bit for the madison film site LakeFrontRow. As in years past, previewing the festival means choking down a lot […]
Tone Madison contributor Chris Lay wrote an essay in May 2016 about his first experience with the growing sensory-deprivation industry right here in Madison. Give it a listen here, read by the author.
Tone Madison’s Scott Gordon, Mark Riechers, and Chris Lay discuss differing takes on Madison’s newest and gaudiest movie theater, the Palace Cinema in Sun Prairie, and its much-ballyhooed recliners. Chris and Mark have written dueling pieces ripping and defending the amenity-laden theater.
Record Store Day 2016 is a celebration of all things vinyl and CD. This Saturday, Madison’s local record stores will be jamming with live music. Tony Castaneda and Chris Lay chat with Dave Zero of MadCity Music Exchange about why Record Store Day was created and the special events at each store.
Mike Basford, Chair of the Dane County Democratic Party talks with Tony Castaneda and Chris Lay about the presidential primary and spring elections coming up on April 5. They discuss the most recent Marquette poll, the pivotal state supreme court race, the presidential primary, local elections, and planning to make sure you can vote on […]
Get the inside perspective on highlights and hidden treasures of the 2016 Wisconsin Film Festival. Tony Castaneda and Chris Lay chat with Festival Coordinator Ben Reiser, Director of Programming Jim Healy, and Senior Programmer Mike King. This lively discussion is a great way to help plan your Festival going.