The Week: February 23-27, 2009

Madison Movie Times
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  • Flocking to Jefferson

    The Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival should attract a diverse crowd. Farmers will admire a wide variety of breeds of sheep. Cooks will find cooking demos. Dog lovers will head to the stock dog trials. And everyone will want to see the newborn lambs. more »

    Aug 28, 2015 Emphasis

  • ​A gleaming installation

    As the sun sets each evening from Sept. 2 through Oct. 30, six large-scale illuminated sculptures will pulse to life at Olbrich Botanical Gardens. They are part of “GLEAM: Art in a New Light.” more »

    Aug 28, 2015 ARTS & CULTURE

  • Samantha Muljat

    ​Earth doesn’t stand still

    A quarter-century after forming, Earth is selling more records than ever. Guitarist Dylan Carlson’s refusal to stand still musically is one reason it has survived multiple decades of fickle musical tastes. more »

    Aug 28, 2015 MUSIC

  • ​Infinite genius

    Jesse Eisenberg is wonderfully wretched as the journalist interviewing novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) in “The End of the Tour.” more »

    Aug 28, 2015 Movies

  • Chris Collins

    ​Saving the sculpture house

    The late Sid Boyum was a practitioner of what has been variously called folk, intuitive, naïve and outsider art. Now neighbors and fans are scrambling to save a house and yard jammed with his iconoclastic sculptures. more »

    Aug 27, 2015 ARTS & CULTURE

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  • Hot plates

    What to eat this week: Tomatoes in various guises at Lombardino’s, sweet corn risotto at Nostrano, Willow Creek pork at Graze. more »

    Aug 31, 2015 FOOD & DRINK

  • Julie Andrews

    Hands-on and homemade

    Chef Julie Andrews is program coordinator at the high-tech UW Health Learning Kitchen in The American Center on Madison's east side. The kitchen offers low-cost cooking classes to help regular folk produce good food. more »

    Aug 28, 2015 Cooking

  • Sharon Vanory

    Beer bar, burger joint

    With 130 taps, you’re going to find something unusual, or unexpected, at HopCat. The food menu, though, is also unexpectedly deep. more »

    Aug 27, 2015 Reviews

  • Beer buzz

    Black Husky Brewing moves into Madison market, Hydro Street closes in Columbus, Greenview’s taproom makes progress and a couple special beers to watch for in the next few weeks. more »

    Aug 27, 2015 Beer

  • Carolyn Fath

    Hitting the bottle

    These days Mike McDuffee and Ace Lynn-Miller’s bright, highly caffeinated cold-brewed coffee concentrate, Let It Ride, is lighting up Madison’s coffee scene. more »

    Aug 27, 2015 Reviews


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