Arts


Overture’s first woman CEO/President strives to make arts accessible for all

For Sandra Gajic – the chief executive officer and president of the Overture Center – taking the opportunity to come to Madison to lead such a prestigious arts facility came down to one internal question: “Why not?”


Relatable, revolutionary, respected: Female representation finds a home in ‘Broad City’

“Broad City,” the beautiful brainchild of comedians Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, will come to a close after the current fifth season. The show centers around the female duo who play exaggerated versions of themselves as they struggle to traverse life in New York City.


‘Infamous Mothers’: Silenced, marginalized voices speak out

Sagashus T. Levingston’s story is anything but ordinary. She is a mother of six, an award-winning author and a public speaker. She has a Ph.D. from the Department of English at UW-Madison. She has lived through poverty, trials and triumphs. She is an artist, and her pursuit of advocacy and scholarship culminates in her 2017 book “Infamous Mothers.”  


Presenting media portrayals of female appearance as feminist, political arena

Natural light peaks through the curtains, exposing stone and brick against light pastels and watercolors to create an elegant, cozy aesthetic. Self-portraits and floral images panel the walls at the Arts + Literature Laboratory. The artist behind this creation — Yeonhee Cheong — created the “She Presents” exhibition to examine female presentation in different forms of media. The collection graced the gallery from Jan. 10 through Feb. 15. 


Krass Theatre a celebration of cherished playwright and all women alike

Kathie Rasmussen Women's Theatre strives to enhance the work of women's artistic and social abilities through one rule: the plays must be written and directed by women. 


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