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Burgers, Morlino, dumate, Sofra, and the Green Guide in the April 24 edition of Isthmus

What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:

  • Isthmus Green Day is on Saturday, April 25, at Monona Terrace. The festival guide includes speaker bios, lots of tips for green living and more than 100 eco-conscious business listings.

  • Linda Falkenstein tries to turn the burger, the Hummer of food, into a Prius.

  • Joe Tarr looks at the city of Madison's big plans for Lisa Link Peace Park.

  • Jim Beyers considers the tyrannical reign of Bishop Robert Morlino.

  • Jessica Steinhoff talks to members of dumate, the progressive hip-hop group, about backpack versus gangsta rap.

  • David Medaris previews the 20th anniversary performance by Cycropia Aerial Dance.

  • Amelia Cook checks in with a co-author of The Why Files, the book version of the UW's successful science web site.

  • Jessica Steinhoff talks with Cathy Dethmers and other local music scenesters on the High Noon Saloon's fifth birthday.

  • Rich Albertoni gears up for 100th birthday celebration of The Progressive at the Orpheum, featuring the Indigo Girls and Ani DiFranco.

  • Dean Robbins grooves on Mary McCormack's pain in USA's In Plain Sight.

  • Kenneth Burns is moved by the photographically themed Swedish film Everlasting Moments, and Michael Wilmington says Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx's music-themed The Soloist is good but not great.

  • We review Sofra Family Bistro in Middleton, and find a great bargain in their Albanian mixed grill for two.

  • Terese Allen greets spring with a recipe for watercress.

  • Tell All: How to deal with a crush on NBC 15 anchor Leigh Mills.

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