The Consent, Amplified panel discussion Tone Madison hosted on November 15 at Arts + Literature Lab was hardly the first conversation people have had about making Madison’s music community a better place for women and other marginalized people. However, moderator Emily Mills invited four guests—Martha White of the Cardinal Bar, independent promoters Lili Luxe and Sarah […]
Back over the summer, a Craigslist missed connections post from Madison made its way around the Internet. It was from a man who’d been out dancing at Merchant and addressed to a woman he’d watched fending off a series of unwanted advances from other men. It was delightful in its way, but it also romanticized […]
Tetris has attained Monopoly-esque status as a standard bearer within the videogame canon, universally known by grandmas and disrespecting, Gameboy-ignorant youths alike. But the history of how the game escaped a Russian psychology-focused computing center via questionable legal channels and landed in a three-way corporate rights battle is anything but standard. The “illegal” black Tengen […]
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.
Tone Madison’s Liz DiNovella talks with author and hip-hop historian Jeff Chang, who speaks at the Wisconsin Book Festival and at the Passing The Mic conference on October 22. His newest book is We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes On Race And Resegregation.
Tone Madison‘s Sarah Witman and Scott Gordon trade notes on a few of the best visual art shows currently on display in Madison. First, we talked about the big one: The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art’s 2016 Wisconsin Triennial (on display through January 8), which brings together work from a few dozen artists from across […]