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  • Submitted events are not published immediately. Please do not submit an event more than once–it will show up after being approved.
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  • Events may be postponed or cancelled at the last minute, so be sure to check with the venue. Thanks!

Doodle POP

Overture Center for the Arts 201 State Street, Madison

A mischievous duo starts to doodle… and ends up creating a whole imaginative world! They invite us along on their sea adventure with a tiny little turtle. What will happen as we follow their vivid drawings into this beautiful watery world, and will they return the turtle to the sea safely? This touching and playful […]

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Ensemble in Process: Surrealist Dreamscapes

ALL, the Arts & Literature Laboratory 2021 Winnebago St., Madison, WI

Don't miss the Ensemble in Process: Surrealist Dreamscapes + Album Release Concerts featuring Cole Bartels and Brian Mark at Arts + Literature Laboratory on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 1:00 and 4:00pm. Tickets $12 ($8 students/members) in advance online at https://dreamscapes.bpt.me until 2 hours before the show, and $15 at the door (doors open 30 […]

$2 – $30

The Argument Against Quantum Computers

virtually online WI

In this lecture, Professor Gil Kalai will introduce quantum computers and present an argument for why they are impossible. General principles for the behavior of noisy quantum systems will be derived through analysis. The recent announcements concerning “quantum computational supremacy,” which conflicts with Professor Kalai's theory, will also be briefly discussed. The lecture is going […]

We Give Summit

Virtual

We Give Summit ignites and unites all of us in the powerful movement of collective giving. Open to giving circle members, community leaders, philanthropy experts and social impact newcomers, we'll celebrate innovation and growth in collective giving as we navigate a changing landscape and reimagine our futures. Join us May 11-14, 2022 to be on […]

Free

COVID Two Years On: Pandemic Struggles and Silver Linings

James Watrous Gallery 201 State Street, Madison

Join Wisconsin Academy for a conversation with infectious disease researcher Dr. Nasia Safdar focusing on the epidemiology and pathogenesis––origins, make-up, and development––of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Dr. Safdar will also discuss outcomes of the COVID-19 pandemic and the mitigation steps necessary to move forward to a healthier future. Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD is an internationally recognized […]

Free

Stand Up and Sing for Kids

Capital Brewery Bier Garten 7734 Terrace Ave., Middleton, WI

Join us for Stand Up and Sing for Kids 2022 on Wednesday, May 11! This dynamic event is a popular and entertaining fundraiser that supports the meaningful work Canopy Center is doing in the Dane County community. There will be food, drinks, entertainment, and items up for auction. Proceeds from the event support the critical […]

Free

Wednesday Nite @ The Lab:”Lower Extremity Biomechanics in Collegiate...

UW Biotechnology Center 425 Henry Mall, Madison, WI

WN@TL runs every Wednesday night, 50 times a year. Our topics cover the full range of science, engineering and technology research at UW-Madison, from astronomy to zoology, and from bioethics to biomedical engineering. Remember, we’ve now shifted to Hybrid so we can both Zoom and gather in one Room—Room 1111 Genetics Biotech Center, 425 Henry Mall, […]

Free

Professor Brian Cox: Horizons

Overture Center for the Arts 201 State Street, Madison

World-renowned physicist Professor Brian Cox brings his immersive live experience, “Horizons: A 21st Century Space Odyssey,” to North America as part of his 2022 World Tour. “Horizons” takes us on a dazzling cinematic journey, a story of how we came to be and what we can become. The deepest of questions will be explored using […]

STAND UP FACE OFF

High Noon Saloon 701 E Washington Ave,, Madison, WI

Cheshire Cat Comedy Presents: STAND UP FACE OFF Thursday, May 12th Doors 7pm | Show 8pm | 18+ $10 ADV / $15 DOS TICKETS: bit.ly/StandUpFaceOffHighNoon ABOUT: Comics face off. You choose who wins. Part competition show, part stand-up comedy showcase, STAND UP FACE OFF makes its debut at High Noon Saloon on Thursday, May 12. […]

$10.00

English Country Dance & Music Weekend

Folklore Village 3210 CTY BB , Dodgeville, WI

This event has sold out; email Program Manager Kelli Emerson at programs@folklorevillage.org to be added to a waitlist in case of cancellations.  Join Folklore Village for a weekend of English country music and dance featuring members of Bare Necessities and dance caller Kalia Kliban. The weekend includes workshops in music and dance, nightly dances, delicious cultural meals, […]

$260

Southern Wisconsin Dulcimer Festival Workshop & Concert

Rock Prairie United Presbyterian Church 8605 E County Road A, Janesville, WI

Dona Benkert, Lorinda Jones will each teach 3 mountain dulcimer workshops. Pam Bowman will teach 3 hammer dulcimer workshops and Tom Garrett will teach Old Time Banjo, Jaw Harp and Mandolin workshops. Two classes will be before the box lunch (must pre-order) There will be open mic and jamming (if time) after lunch. The third […]

$30 – $81
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Troy Farm Annual Plant Sale

Troy Farm 502 Troy Drive, Madison, WI

Now two weekends! Troy Farm's annual Plant Sale will be held Saturday, May 7 and Saturday, May 14 at 502 Troy Drive from 10 am - 2 pm. Organic vegetable, herb, and flower starts will be available at both days. You can pre-order your starts plus seeds from High Mowing Seeds by going online at […]

Tee It Up with Ebony Eyes Foundation for Cancer Awareness

Hook and Fade 113 S. Hamilton St., Madison

We are proud to partner with Ebony Eyes Foundation for a FUN fundraising event on Saturday, May 14! Join us from 6-10 p.m. for games and contests, a silent auction, hors d'oeuvres from Banzo and specialty cocktails featuring Tito's Handmade Vodka. Tickets are $40 in advance or $50 at the door. ------------------ About Ebony Eyes […]

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Stoughton Village Players Syttende Mai Show

Stoughton Village Players Theater 255 E. Main Street, Stoughton

The Stoughton Village Players Syttende Mai Show is back with Silly Surprises If it’s the month of May then all thoughts in Stoughton, Wisconsin turn to Norwegian Independence Day. And the Stoughton Village Players return with their annual original comedy, missing due to COVID since 2019. Don’t miss Velkommen til Earth OR A Complete Waste […]

$15
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CHAI ANXIETY

The Brink Lounge 701 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI

Fringe theatre company Pile of Cats presents its latest collection of original contemporary comic shorts, examining issues of the high-stress and high-reward 2020s, always with an eye to amuse and engage. Featuring squabbling couples who may or may not be opening their relationships, employees navigating work-at-home isolation, a backyard séance, and even demons at an […]

$15

Discover the Milwaukee Community Map

WI

Presented by Reflo's Michael Timm, this engaging virtual presentation will provide an orientation and overview of the Milwaukee Community Map in Google Earth, showcasing toggleable basemaps including watersheds, historic water features, sewer areas plus interactive story features including green infrastructure projects, green & healthy schoolyard redevelopments, and progress improving the Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern. […]

Free

MR CHAIR & Spoken Word Artist DEQUADRAY

North Street Cabaret

Special preview performance of SPECTACULOUS! This new collaboration between rapper/singer/spoken word artist Dequadray & Mr. Chair draws together elements of hip-hop, funk, rock, & R&B. All original music by Dequadray, realized and arranged by Mr. Chair. Hear selections from the upcoming full-length album and be inspired by Dequadray's incredible energy & message!

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A Night of Words

Slowpoke Lounge & Cabaret 37 W. Jefferson St., Spring Green, WI

An open mic. Friends sharing words. Watch. Listen. Speak. Share. Maybe you have a favorite poem, or passage from a book you’d like to share. Or maybe you write your own and are ready to share it with the rest of us. Maybe you just want to tell a story. Or maybe you just want […]

Free

Sensory Subtypes in Autism: State of Evidence & Future Directions

3150 Medical Science Center 1300 University Ave, Madison

This is a lecture by Dr. Alison Lane who is a professor at La Trobe University and the Deputy Director at the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre in Bundoora, Victoria, Australia. Dr. Lane was the first in the field to identify sensory subtypes in autism and explore their relationship to other child characteristics such as […]

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Community Purchase of Voit Farm

Online at savethefarm.net WI

After 175 years of private ownership, on January 14 the 65-acre Voit Farm on Madison's eastside was finally listed for sale. National developers are eagerly eyeing this unique parcel, which has been fully engulfed by suburbia. For over a year, a group of concerned citizens have been planning a strategy to purchase this farm cooperatively, […]

Free
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Hannah Bennett Workshop Series

Garver Feed Mill 3241 Garver Green, Madison

Express your creativity and learn something new at Garver Canvas! Join exhibiting artist Hannah Bennett as she teaches techniques unique to her craft. Hannah is offering a variety of workshops at different times/days during her exhibition stay at Garver Canvas. May 18th: Earth Pigments on Textiles May 25th and 29th: Beginning Embroidery June 1st: Papermaking […]

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COOL SCHOOL is Back!

Cafe CODA 1224 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703 1224 Williamson St, Madison

Long-awaited 'Cool School' is BACK - in person, finally! Musician/educator Hanah Jon Taylor resumes his beloved 'Cool School' with young musicians in the art of improvisation. Bring your instruments, or use one of ours, and get ready to jam with the master and the others! You can also just come and listen. Our Jazz Cafe […]

Free
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New Domesticity, Bodies of Knowledge, and Kinfabula

James Watrous Gallery 201 State Street, Madison

The James Watrous Gallery welcomes a trio of exhibitions running April 15 – June 12: photographer Lois Bielefeld’s New Domesticity, painter Comfort Wasikhongo’s Bodies of Knowledge, and social artist Borealis’ Kinfabula. All three exhibits examine themes of home and body, individual and community. An opening reception will be held on April 15 from 6-8 pm.

Free
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CHAI ANXIETY

Crucible 3116 Commercial Avenue, Madison

Fringe theatre company Pile of Cats presents its latest collection of original contemporary comic shorts, examining issues of the high-stress and high-reward 2020s, always with an eye to amuse and engage. Featuring squabbling couples who may or may not be opening their relationships, employees navigating work-at-home isolation, a backyard séance, and even demons at an […]

$15

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Submitted events are not published immediately. Please do not submit an event more than once–it will show up after being approved.
  • You must choose at least one music genre for it to be published. Date, time and location are also required.
  • Events may be postponed or cancelled at the last minute, so be sure to check with the venue. Thanks!
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