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Madison arts stories that blew up big

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Guitar whiz Stanley Jordan hits the big time after his stint as a Madison busker in the '80s.

Simon Sparrow becomes a nationally recognized outsider artist in the '80s after being discovered selling his work on Madison streets.

Garage-rockers Fire Town get a major-label recording contract in the 1980s.

Smart Studios records Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins and other major acts, and cofounder Butch Vig goes on to stardom as a producer and member of Garbage.

George Segal's "Gay Liberation" statue installed in Orton Park, 1986.

The satirical musical Walmartopia heads to off-Broadway in 2007 after its Madison run.

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