Esperanza Spalding’s ‘Emily’s D+Evolution’ defies definition, and explores the intersection of jazz, funk, rock with performance art at the Wisconsin Memorial Union Theater-Shannon Hall. Story by Steve Braunginn The Wisconsin Union Theater presents Esperanza Spalding’s visionary stage performance art, ‘Emily’s D+Evolution’ (read D plus Evolution), Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 7:30pm! Tickets are available at […]
The 2016 Madison World Music Festival kicked off fabulously last night with the Enyedi-Salamon Ensemble from Hungary. Fronted by newlyweds Ágnes Enyedi (vocals) and Soma Salamon (accordion), the youthful quartet played traditional music from Hungary and of the Hungarian minorities in Transylvania and Moldva, Romania. Salamon also doubled on flutes. His medley of tilinko (overtone flute) […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon catches up by phone with British journalist Jon Ronson, who visits Madison for a Tuesday, February 23 talk at the Wisconsin Union Theater. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.