Each year, Madison’s Arts and Literature Laboratory offers a prize to University of Wisconsin Madison Masters of Fine Arts students who demonstrate outstanding artistic merit. This year, one of the two awards goes to Rita Mauwena Benissan, whose exhibit, “Mo Apiafo,” runs at A.L.L. through May 1, 2021. Rita Mauwena Benissan has a truly globe […]
Back in April, Madison’s Arts and Literature Laboratory announced its first-ever Midwest Video Poetry Festival. The idea was to bring together one of humanity’s oldest art forms together with one of its newest, and to expand the audience for both. Originally conceived as an in-person screening event, the COVID-19 pandemic forced a change in plans, […]
Here are the latest updates for live-streamed music events. Submit your listings to firstname.lastname@example.org to be included. ================================================================== MAY 11 GRFF Radio Songwriter #22, 5-6 pm Hosted by Great River Folk Festival This highlight show of our Songwriter finalists will feature a deep dive into David Nash’s “The Man in the Pines” and will start with […]
Ever since it moved from New Haven, Connecticut to Winnebago Street in Madison in 2016, the Arts and Literature Laboratory has sparked Madison’s Schenk-Atwood Neighborhood’s culture scene with a variety of gallery exhibits, musical performances, microcinema screenings, classes and workshops. In the fall of 2019, Arts and Literature Laboratory announced that it was cementing its […]
This week on the WORT Weekly Wrap-Up: the nonprofit organization Arts and Literature Laboratory gets help from the City for a big transition, more on proposed F-35A jets on Madison’s east side, and check out our stage at the Willy Street Fair this Sunday from noon-7 pm.
Chicago’s Media Burn collective is dedicated to the preservation of and distribution of guerilla television documentaries made in the 1970s and 1980s outside the television industry. Their archives number over 8,000 films. Media Burn asked two American filmmakers: Lori Felker, from Chicago, and Dmitri Devyatkin, from New York and two Russian filmmakers, Dmitri Kalashnikov and […]