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Millennials, fall theater, Blair Street Brew & BBQ, bike polo in the August 23 issue of Isthmus

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

  • Jamie Stark writes about the promise of Millennials and how they could help save the local economy.

  • Judith Davidoff reports on efforts underway to site LGBT senior housing at Union Corners.

  • Judith Davidoff reports how crackdowns fuel demonstrations.

  • Joe Tarr interviews retiring MPD Chief Noble Wray about race, his childhood and career.

  • Dave Cieslewicz calls for a national search for the next Madison police chief.

  • Amelia Cook Fontella highlights more than 30 must-see plays and musicals local troupes will present in 2013-14.

  • Jennifer A. Smith sees glimpses of the future in American Players Theatre's Antony & Cleopatra, the company's first Shakespeare production in the indoor Touchstone Theatre.

  • Amelia Cook Fontella is impressed by the acting but not the characters in American Players Theatre's take on All My Sons, Arthur Miller's award-winning play.

  • Jessica Steinhoff previews nine live-music acts visiting this year's Orton Park Festival.

  • Scott Morrow dives into three of the Reverend Horton Heat's best songs before the group headlines Live on King Street.

  • Dean Robbins declares the Lifetime movie Escape from Polygamy a compelling portrait of religious extremists.

  • Jessica Steinhoff discusses the retro vibe in Point Cinema's new Take Five Lounge.

  • Jessica Steinhoff praises Cate Blanchett's performance in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine.

  • Kenneth Burns grows frustrated with the new documentary The Act of Killing.

  • Kyle Nabilcy questions the fusion approach to barbecue at Blair Street Brew & BBQ.

  • Jay Rath gazes at Madison's inaugural official Heritage Trees.

  • Adam Powell bemoans Madison's lack of a dedicated bike polo play space.

  • Tell All comforts a man being attacked by his friends.

  • Dan Seiter is irritated with the Brewers' structural problems.

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