Open Doors for Refugees is a new nonprofit network formed recently to raise awareness of the refugee crisis in Syria and other parts of the globe. Its aim is to build community-wide support for the resettlement of refugees in the Madison area.
Odonata, or dragon and damselflies, are an order of insects that have existed, in one form or another, since the Triassic, at least 250 million years ago. That makes them older than dinosaurs, and a hundred times older than human beings. One Wisconsin species, the Hines Emerald, has the dubious distinction of being the very […]
Ever since taking office five years ago, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has made it a priority to reform the state Department of Natural Resources. From his appointment of long-time DNR critic Cathy Stepp as department head, to steep budget cuts to science services staff, the Governor has sought to remake the nearly 100-year old agency […]
Josh Duncan is the July 2016 artist in residence at the Madison Public Library. He’s taking the task seriously, indeed, focusing all of his multiple workshops on ultimately creating drawing a comic book zine about all the myriad wonders of the library itself. Josh has studied in Nebraska, and right here in Madison under the […]
Fresh off their MAMAs award for “Hip Hop Performer of the year,” Madison’s Dogs of War takes the stage at the High Noon this Friday, July 22nd for the release of their new EP “Unleashed.”
In 1974, seven disabled veterans of the Vietnam War occupied the Los Angeles office of U.S. Senator Alan Cranston and staged a hunger strike. The action was the first of the fledgling Americans Veterans Movement, an organization cooked up on a whim by U.S. Marine Corps veteran Ron Kovic. Kovic became an author and an […]