Healing the Divide urges us, at this fraught political time, to move past the negativity that often fills the airwaves, and to embrace the ordinary moments of kindness and connection that fill our days. The anthology features work by Mark Doty, Ross Gay, Donald Hall, Marie Howe, Naomi Shihab Nye, and many others. These poets, […]
Come join the Black Earth Institute as we welcome Iowa Poet Mary Swander to Wisconsin! Mary is bringing her play Vang to Art + Literature Laboratory on Friday, April 19 at 7:30 pm. Following the performance, Mary will lead a talkback. This event is part of BEI’s Dane County Performance Series. A Hmong family who […]
Simone Weil was a philosopher and activist whose writings have inspired and troubled generations of thinkers and poets, including Adrienne Rich, Anne Carson and Ilya Kaminsky. Others have found her to be offensive and even absurd. What can we make of her life and work for our own lives? Join us for a reading from […]
Make Time is moving back to Madison for the winter! Make Time is your opportunity to set aside at least one day each month to leave all of your life behind and focus on the things that make you glow, relax, create, focus or find exactly what you need. Make Time is a day for […]
Tone Madison contributor Liz DiNovella talks with jazz improviser and avant-garde composer Ken Vandermark, who plays Friday, September 30 at Arts + Literature Lab in Madison. You can also read a version of that interview at tonemadison.com this week.