Karin Wolf, who oversees the City of Madison’s arts grant programs as an arts administrator, wrote in the latest issue of Our Lives Magazine about the tension between rigid city rules and the unsanctioned spontaneity of street art. Wolf’s story also previews the Momentum Urban Arts Fest, taking place August 24 and organized by Momentum […]
Food waste accounts for a quarter — 11,000 tons — of the 44,000 tons of garbage sent to the Dane County landfill each year. Even with recycling diverting some items from the waste stream, the landfill has limited space, and no one wants to tackle the thorny problem of trying to site a new landfill. […]
“Jasmine Flowers” Experience the sounds of West and East coming together in choral music by Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Toru Takemitsu, Chen Yi, Bob Chilcott, Libby Larsen, and others inspired by the musical traditions of East Asia.
“A Thousand Beautiful Dreams” Flint, Michigan has become a symbol of how social and environmental justice (and injustice) are intertwined. We welcome the University of Michigan-Flint Chamber Singers, under Dr. Gabriela Hristova, to join with us in presenting recent music that gives voice to the tragedies of the past and present, the promise of social […]
A Grand Opening, family friendly event to share the recently completed renovated Historic Madison Municipal Building. Music and Performances, Art and Art Projects, Living History/Oral History Project, Lightning Talks, Food Carts, Behind the Scenes Tours and MORE! Dedication by Mayor Paul Solglin at noon. Madison Municipal Building, 215 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Madison WI
“Angels and Demons” Come with us on a Dante-inspired journey from the Inferno through Purgatory all the way to Paradise, as interpreted by composers Karl Jenkins, Zdeněk Lukáš, György Orbán, Alfred Schnittke, Joseph Rheinberger, Rodion Schedrin, W. A. Mozart, and Marteen Spruijt!