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Off limits, Ken Lonnquist, and the Annual Manual in the August 21 edition of Isthmus

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

  • Pick up the Annual Manual, complete with Madison's Favorites 2009, the Isthmus Resource Directory and restaurant guide, and more!

  • Off Limits, a photo essay: Christopher Guess finds out what goes on behind closed doors.

  • Mayor Dave draws criticism for picking aide to serve on city committee.

  • Maggie Rossiter Peterman reports on how MEDiC program brings volunteers to provide health care to the city's neediest residents.

  • Rick Berg tells the Dems what they can do with their damn health-care reform.

  • David Medaris hangs out with Ken Lonnquist, the Madison music institution who has a band, a children's musical, and a snarky song about Sarah Palin for everyone.

  • Jay Rath reports on the army of student interns working on Four Seasons Theatre's production of Evita

  • Rich Albertoni talks with Steez, the Madison combo that's sprucing up the jam-band sound with synthesizers.

  • Jessica Steinhoff interviews Justin Townes Earle, the accomplished Americana musician who is the son of Steve Earle,

  • Dean Robbins previews the new season of Project Runway, which has a new cable home on Lifetime after a series of acrimonious lawsuits.

  • Marc Savlov says Inglourious Basterds is Quentin Tarantino through and through, but Marjorie Baumgarten is disappointed by The Stoning of Soraya M., a well-intended film about the stoning of an Iranian woman.

  • Raphael Kadushin checks out dining spots in Spring Green and finds much to like at the Riverview Terrace Cafe and The Bank.

  • Erin Hanusa finds the five best ice cream sundaes in Madison.

  • Terese Allen reports on farmers' market purveyors who make eating local a snap with prepared foods.

  • Native Minnesotan Jason Joyce ponders his split loyalties between the Packers and the Vikings with the decamping of Brett Favre to the latter.

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