Bartell Theater’s newest queer-centered production “Act A Lady” graced the stage earlier this month in a flourish of feathers and exaggerated French accents. The production presents a real mind-bending viewing experience.
Read about the good, the bad and the ugly in the latest entry to the series.
We’ve been waiting to spill that this album rocks.
Colleen Hoover is dominating the New York Times Best Seller list with seven of her novels in the top 10 spots for the Paperback Trade Fiction category. She has sold over 20 million books. Her best-seller “It Ends With Us,” has been on the list for 78 weeks straight.
Synth-pop duo Magdalena Bay brought the crowd with them on a journey into their surreal hyper-online multiverse of secrets on Nov. 6. Originally from Miami, the group is now based in Los Angeles, where they have gained a cult-like following from fans captured by their mixed media approach to creating.
The “Pretty Woman” Broadway tour came to the Overture Center in downtown Madison from Oct. 18 to 23 and served as an entertaining way to spend an evening.
The stage was “Sett” on Friday night as a crowd composed of hipsters warmed up in Union South, anxiously anticipating what would be an unforgettable show. Wisconsin Union Directorate’s (WUD) latest concert brought in a sizable group of fans.
Ducking into the lowly-lit stage room of the Bur Oak a couple weeks ago, I was greeted by a comfortable small stage with chairs and tables. I could feel the intimacy of the space when I first walked in, which was daunting at first.
Olivia Wilde’s feminist thriller is flawed but doesn’t deserve its abysmal reputation.
On a windy Saturday afternoon, I made my way down to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Art Lofts to attend the Art Department’s annual Open Studio Day. The event took place from 12 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 5 in the Art Lofts Studios and George L. Mosse Humanities building, each home to different areas of the UW-Madison Art Department.
“What is prog rock?”
The rain didn't keep a soul home on Friday, Nov. 4. Instead, fans swarmed the sold-out Sylvee to hear singer-songwriter Noah Kahan and his opener Adam Melchor. Madison was the 13th stop on Kahan's “Stick Season Tour,” which follows the mid-October release of his third and most popular album to date, "Stick Season."
Recreational cannabis use is illegal in the state of Wisconsin and punishable by up to six months in prison.
Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Music is offering a variety of exciting concerts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Union South this month. In the past, artists featured in this concert series included 100 Gecs and Fun. This is a great opportunity to find an artist to brag about seeing live “before they were big.” The shows are available for free to all Badgers hanging out at Union South on Nov. 11 and 18.
On a weekend with no shortage of things to do in Madison, the scene outside the Majestic on Saturday was still bustling. Fans, a mixture of college-aged kids and adults, some clad in costume, some not, lined up outside the theater to see Soccer Mommy perform.
The premise of “Bodies Bodies Bodies” is simple enough: A group of 20-somethings gather at a mansion for a “hurricane party” in which a natural weather phenomenon is sufficient excuse to consume copious amounts of alcohol and other drugs. The group soon decides to play the film’s titular game, a cross between Mafia and hide-and-seek, in which a “killer” picks people off in the dark. When one of the players is found with their throat slashed, however, the partygoers realize a real-life murderer is among them.