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Thursday, October 2, 2014 |  Madison, WI: 62.0° F  Fog/Mist
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Crisis pregnancy centers, spring concerts, winter cocktails in the February 1 issue of Isthmus

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

  • Judith Davidoff reports on the misleading information dispensed at Wisconsin's crisis pregnancy centers.

  • Joe Tarr talks to a Vietnam vet about the need for separate shelter space for homeless veterans.

  • Joe Tarr looks at the new management scheme for the temporary day shelter on East Washington.

  • Joe Tarr takes note of another city headcount of area homeless.

  • Nora G. Hertel talks about life in the minority with three Dane County freshmen lawmakers.

  • Ruth Conniff urges Wisconsin women to stand up for reproductive rights.

  • Jessica Steinhoff picks 31 of the most promising live acts to hit Madison this winter and spring.

  • Scott Gordon chats with Those Poor Bastards, a macabre local country band that's toured with Hank Williams III.

  • Andrew Winistorfer interviews French trip-hop artist Wax Tailor, who'll set to perform at the High Noon Saloon.

  • Jessica Steinhoff discusses author Lorrie Moore's 27 years in the UW's creative writing department -- and her decision to move to Vanderbilt University this fall.

  • Cameron Connors reviews Encore Studio's Going to Temple, a new play about a woman's search for autistic savant Temple Grandin.

  • Katie Reiser assesses Broom Street Theater's Class, an examination of a famous but controversial experiment about prejudice.

  • Dean Robbins is ambivalent about the Cold War intrigue of FX's The Americans, which embeds Soviet spies in the suburbs.

  • Kenneth Burns lauds Emmanuelle Riva's Oscar-nominated performance in Amour, and Kimberley Jones praises the character-driven humor of the zombie rom-com Warm Bodies.

  • André Darlington takes hardship duty and reports on Madison latest crop of craft cocktails (two words: bacon tincture).

  • Linda Falkenstein talks to Janet Parker of the Farley Center's family of CSAs, and visits the new pie shop known as humble.

  • Sari Judge uncovers five great solutions for cabin fever.

  • Tell All hears the confession of a fake online girlfriend.

  • Jason Joyce updates fans on the progress of Marquette's Vander Blue.

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