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Scott Walker, the MSO, turkey day buffets, and Giving in the November 20 issue of Isthmus

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

  • Roger Bybee ponders the career and prospects of GOP gubernatorial contender Scott Walker.

  • Watchdog: A local birder is getting people excited about Warner Park.

  • Anita Weier looks into efforts to make schools do a better job of spotting dyslexia.

  • UW student Jack Craver hauls off on Madison's too-powerful mayor.

  • John Barker breaks down how the Madison Symphony Orchestra designs a season of music.

  • Jennifer Smith talks to Michelle Wildgen, the acclaimed novelist who's helping make Madison a hotspot for books.

  • Jessica Steinhoff profiles the darkly political Madison rockers The United Sons of Toil.

  • Rich Albertoni previews the upcoming performance by Modern Skirts at the Project Lodge.

  • Dean Roobins says the PBS documentary How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin convincingly argues that the Fab Four brought down the Soviet Union.

  • Kenneth Burns finds Sandra Bullock ravishing in the sports melodrama The Blind Side.

  • Kristian Knutsen surveys the massive repasts available at Madison restaurants on Turkey Day.

  • Linda Falkenstein reports that the Roman Candle will open a third pizza restaurant in Fitchburg, and Stella's Bakery once again has a cafe.

  • Local Flavor: A squash soup to serve as first course on Thanksgiving.

  • Tell All finds a romantic local club for a marriage proposal.

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