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Airbnb, Monona Terrace, upstart art, 608 in the August 1 issue of Isthmus

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

  • Catherine Capellaro reports on the local manifestation of the global phenomenon that is Airbnb, the DIY home rental portal.
  • Joe Tarr investigates the economic impact of Monona Terrace.

  • Judith Davidoff reports on a tech incubator in the works for Madison.

  • Jessica Steinhoff compares the songbooks used by the dueling groups of Wisconsin Capitol singers.

  • Ruth Conniff calls out Gov. Scott Walker for going after protesters at the Capitol and the mining site.

  • Jessica Steinhoff examines the entrepreneurial side of Madison's art scene.

  • Brent Stewart introduces Audrey Lauren Wax, StageQ's new artistic director.

  • Katie Reiser considers the challenge of writing for the stage in Playwrights Ink's Coming of Age showcase of six short plays.

  • Jessica Steinhoff recalls the monologues in Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative's Voices of a People's History.

  • Brian Palmer chats with Sam Lyons, a MAMA-winning singer-songwriter headed to the Berklee School of Music.

  • Scott Morrow discusses three essential tracks by old-time music purveyor Pokey LaFarge, who's set to play play the Union Terrace.

  • Dean Robbins laughs along with Lisa Kudrow and friends on Showtime's Web Therapy.

  • Marjorie Baumgarten praises the witty writing and well-crafted plot in 2 Guns, and Kimberley Jones says The To Do List is bursting with filthy fun.

  • André Darlington continues down the Wisco restaurant road by visiting State Street's 608.

  • Linda Falkenstein talks to the directors of the Farley Center for Peace and Justice and Sustainability about its official dedication events.

  • Sari Judge visits the Sherman school outdoor kitchen, and its au naturel new wall.

  • Tell All hears all about recycling-bin wars on the east side.

  • Dan Seiter looks at the future prospects of the football Badgers, and the Razorbacks, too.

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