Join us for a most wonderful weekend filled to the brim with rich Swedish folk fiddling and dance workshops, fabulous food and fellowship, plus dancing into the evening! Workshops will focus on folk dance, fiddle, and nyckelharpa.
Join Friends of Olin-Turville (F.O.O.T.) for an evening of Argentine passion with the Madison TANGO Society. This FREE dance is on Tuesday, September 3rd, from 6 to 8 PM in the historic Olin Park pavilion. There will be demonstration and instruction. You can just watch or join in – no partner required to learn. And […]
The Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives’ annual Line Breaks Festival is comprised of performances, lectures, and discussions by First Wave students and invited professional artists engaging with the local campus community. Inaugurated through OMAI’s sponsored Marc Bamuthi Joseph Arts Institute Residency in the spring of 2007, the Line Breaks project culminated in a final performance […]
Grandpa’s Elixir string band presents their 3rd Annual Harvest Square Dance & Pot Luck! This will be a Musicians For WORT event scheduled for Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, 953 Jenifer St. Dances will be called by Jesse Downs & Liz Vaz. The Pot Luck community meal will begin at 6:15 […]
The Hootenanny is a monthly mashup of ruthlessly majestic music/performance/surprises that simply won’t be ignored. It’s like that person you meet who, at first glace, seems too intense for you — maybe even a little crazy — but who then gains your trust and becomes a treasured companion. Our first Hootenanny rocked the audience with […]
Libraries are all about permanence, serving as indexed archives of culture. The written word, photographs, moving images in physical or digital media, written musical scores, musical recordings, these are the bread and butter of libraries. But what about the ephemeral, the fleeting or the one of a kind? How do you archive those kinds of […]