Conversations about Madison and Milwaukee often focus on how different the cities are, or how strangely disconnected they are despite being only 70 miles apart. Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon recently got a chance to trade notes with two journalists in Milwaukee about the challenges and opportunities that Wisconsin’s two biggest cities have in common. Matt Wild […]
This month brings two music events that are supported with public funds from the City of Madison. The first, coming up June 15 through 18, is the inaugural Between The Waves music conference and festival (previously announced under the name Madison Songwriter Conference and Festival), and the second is the annual Make Music Madison event […]
Tone Madison editor Scott Gordon talks with Jolynne Roorda of Arts + Literature Laboratory, a new venue on the east side at 2021 Winnebago St. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.
In 2012, composer Ryan Scott Oliver debuted his musical 35mm, inspired by, and featuring his partner Matthew Murphy’s photography. Music Theatre of Madison’s current production of 35mm goes a step yet further. The company has invited 11 local photographers to create new photos based on songs in the musical, which will be projected during the […]
Is art a distinct teaching tool of cultural expression? How does performance art draw on cultural heritages as a mode of agency among populations that have been displaced in the Americas? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find our more!
What impact can the arts have on activism? Find out more on this edition of APA!