Scaryland’s “13 Nights of Fright – 2017″ unleashes a post-apocalyptic nightmare with dozens of actors, custom animatronics and virtual atmospheres, twisting through 20,000 square feet of a now-abandoned meat refrigeration warehouse. == It’s been 10 years since patient zero contracted the zombie virus. The hoards of zombies in the streets make safe travel a forgotten […]
On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, saxophonist Nick Mazzarella and cellist Tomeka Reid perform at Arts + Literature Laboratory in support of their recent release Signaling, a collection of improvised duets inspired by avant-garde music of the 1970s. The idea to record as a duo arose when the two discovered a mutual admiration for the music […]
On Friday, September 15, 2017, Arts + Literature Laboratory presents the improvisational duo Tashi Dorji (electric guitar) and Tyler Damon (drums/percussion). Tickets are $10 online at dorjidamon.bpt.me or at the door. Online sales end 1 hour before the show. Doors open at 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. “Tashi Dorji (electric guitar) & Tyler Damon (drums/percussion) […]
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.
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon talks with pianist Mike Weiser and guitarist Chris Bucheit of Madison jazz band Major Vistas about their recent debut album, Minor Anthems. They play July 22 at Mother Fool’s, August 10 at Jazz At Five, and October 14 at the Indigenous jazz series in the Memorial Union Play Circle. Music on this segment […]
8 O’Clock Buzz guest host Brian Standing (sitting in for Jonathan Zarov) visits with two of Improv Shakespeare’s performers, former Madisonian Asher Perlman and former Texan John Sabine. Since 2005, Chicago’s Improvised Shakespeare Company has been slinging impromptu iambic pentameter in the style of the Bard of Avon. Based on a single audience suggestion, the troupe […]