A new grant program from the Wisconsin Department of Administration is allocating ten million dollars to 54 theater operators throughout the state. Funding for the program is being pulled from Wisconsin’s share of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. According to the Department of Administration, the program provides about $14,600 in […]
While many offers from the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art have gone digital, one thing has not has not: Rooftop Cinema. In this installment of Staying Artful, features contributor KT Howard checks in with program coordinator Jim Kruel about how the pandemic’s effect on Rooftop Cinema. Click here to see what else MMoCA is doing […]
Madison has seen its share of pop-up outdoor theaters this summer, the likes of which add to the handful of drive-ins already scattered across Wisconsin. A pastime once thought to be fading away, the drive-in is experiencing a resurgence in response to the coronavirus. This week on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster takes us back […]
For today’s holiday edition, co-hosts Richelle Wilson and Nate Carlin look back on some of the notable moments in arts and culture in 2019—the books, movies, and TV that generated important conversations about what we value in society. With the input of listeners, they take up the effect of mega box-office hits on cinema and […]
UW-Cinematheque’s spring season of art-house film screenings kicks off on January 18 at Vilas Hall with Blake Williams’ Prototype, which will take advantage of Cinematheque’s recently installed 3-D screening equipment. It won’t be Cinematheque’s first 3-D screening, but it will be a debut of sorts for new 3-D gear that recently became a permanent piece […]
Come see Joey Bednarski torture the panel of the damned with another film that might have better been forgotten. Prizes brought to you by the good folks at Four Star Video Cooperative. Stop in today!