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The Daily


What's cooking at Overture Center and Wisconsin Union Theater in their 2013-14 seasons

Changes are afoot for the 2013-14 season at Overture Center and Wisconsin Union Theater. Tim Sauers, Overture's new vice president of programming, has tweaked the venue's booking recipe by shifting the focus away from Broadway blockbusters to accommodate more new and exciting work. And renovations continue at WUT, forcing music and theater events to relocate to other UW buildings through September 2014. Despite this challenge, it has also filled its calendar with tantalizing events. >More
 The Grand Illusionist: Matthew Teague tries to make it as a full-time Madison magician

Matthew Teague has a problem. In fact, the 28-year-old magician has a couple of them. First, it's loud. Presumably, the atmosphere at Nakoma Golf Club is more sedate most days. But it's a Friday night in mid-December, and holiday celebrations are in full swing. Bass shakes the walls as a band covers Beyoncé in the next room. >More
 Madison up, Madison down

 Madison's drag queens create the perfect roles for themselves

It's hard to imagine who could outdo Lady Gaga in the shock-and-spectacle department, especially here in casually dressed Madison. As it turns out, there's at least one local spot where ladies give the foxy provocateur a run for her money on a regular basis. That place is Club 5, the gay bar and dance club just south of the Beltline. >More
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