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Frac sand, LWV guide, local gigs, Swad Indian in the March 21 issue of Isthmus


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

  • The spring 2014 elections are nigh -- Learn more about candidates for the Dane County Board, school boards, and other offices in the League of Women Voters questionnaire for the April 1 election.

  • Tamara Dean reports on the fight over frac sand mining in Wisconsin's towns.

  • Joe Tarr reports on the demise of Madison's alcohol density policy for downtown.

  • Joe Tarr reports on the two internal finalists for Madison police chief.

  • Seth Jovaag reports on a proposal to turn a Montessori school into a Madison public charter.

  • Bruce Murphy explains Republican plans to suppress the vote in Wisconsin's Democratic-leaning cities.

  • Ben Munson highlights 18 must-see spring concerts by local bands.

  • Brent Stewart chats with local country singer Whitney Mann, who recently started releasing videos that share the stories behind her songs.

  • Brian Palmer catches up with blues breakout star ZZ Ward, who's playing the Majestic.

  • John W. Barker finds Karina Canellakis' performance with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra to be rushed but spirited.

  • Jennifer A. Smith examines contemporary works by Native American artists at the Chazen Museum's Changing Hands exhibition.

  • Dean Robbins laughs and cries -- but mostly laughs -- at John Leguizamo's colorful life story in the HBO special Ghetto Klown.

  • Kimberley Jones says The Grand Budapest Hotel, is so enchanting that director Wes Anderson's naysayers "will be hard-pressed to resist it."

  • Kenneth Burns says the beach-set murder drama Stranger by the Lake seems like an allegory of the HIV-AIDS crisis.

  • Linda Falkenstein visits the new Swad Indian restaurant on cool Monona Drive.

  • André Darlington details the development in Sicilian wine.

  • Close to Home: Andy Moore grooves on the vibe of college basketball.

  • Dan Seiter has three cheers for the Badgers -- men's basketball, and men's and women's hockey.

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