Five years after its formal incorporation as a nonprofit, the Madison Classical Guitar Society will sponsor our city’s first Classical Guitar Festival on Oct. 5th at the Overture Center. The widely varied program highlights the contributions of up-and-coming female guitarists. In addition to headliners Ioana Gandrabur, Elina Chekan, and Frances Karim Chiroque, the day-long festival […]
In 2010, an Enbridge pipeline spilled one million gallons of tar sands oil into the Kalamazoo River, a tributary of Lake Michigan. Dane County wants Enbridge to carry extra insurance in case of a similar disaster with the pipeline here; Enbridge has taken to the courts to remove this requirement. For the first segment of […]
The Music Director of the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras (WYSO), James Smith, is the winner of the 2017 Rabin Youth Arts Award in the category of Artistic Achievement. The award, administered by the WYSO, will be presented at Arts Day on March 9, 2017 at the Overture Center at 10:00 am. For 31 years, James […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon and Sarah Witman discuss a handful of noteworthy art shows going on around Madison this month. Discussed: Valerie Mangion’s Night Vision, at the Watrous Gallery through August 28. Read Sarah’s interview with Mangion. All-Licensed Fool, comprising the short films Eager (by Allison Schulnik) and An Emo Nose (by Wong Ping), at the Madison […]
One of Madison’s greatest draws has to be its theaters. On Tuesday October 8th, our host Carousel Bayrd was joined by Rob Chappell, the director of strategic communications for the Overture Center for the Arts, and Pam Andros the director of Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission and Senior Planner for Dane County, to discuss the Overture Center for the Arts as well as the arts in Madison.
Trent Miller and Toby Kaufmann-Buhler came by the studio on January 14th to speak about their exciting new side-by-side solo exhibitions on display at the Overture Center for the Arts. The two pieces, Spindrift and Tether (Miller) and Hidden States (Kaufmann-Buhler), share a gallery space at the Center. Both pieces, unique from one another […]