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Win tickets to BoDeans- December 30 at Barrymore Theatre

Win tickets to BoDeans at Barrymore Theatre on December 30 at 7 pm...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

City of Seattle Tells Facebook and Google to Hand Over Political Ad Data

The demand was made in response to Stranger reporting by Eli Sanders Dear Facebook: Seattle would like you to share...
The Stranger  |  12-14-2017  |  Slog

Door County Brewing to introduce sister brand Hacienda Beer Company

Hacienda beers will showcase brewer Danny McMahon’s more experimental side. All will be produced in Door County Brewing’s new 15-barrel...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

That’s tapas

4 Sisters Tapas is a good addition to the Verona dining lineup. There’s a good range of dishes on the...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Baroque Holiday Concert

It’s that time of year — when tired holiday music gets pulled out of storage for seasonal concerts. Thankfully, on...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Madweek for Dec. 14, 2017

Festival wars. Wild-eyed liberals. Mystery leaks. Here it is, your Madweek in Review...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

The surprising survival of WEAC

WEAC has lost more than half of its dues-paying members, and lost clout in its elections. But teachers still value...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Locavore literature

From Indian Mounds to lumberjacks to the Great Lakes, 2017 was a great year for Wisconsin authors and publishers...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Itty Bitty superstar

Famous knitters are famous only among other knitters. Among knitters, Madison’s Susan B. Anderson is a rock star...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Organ virtuoso

Overture Center’s concert organ is in expert hands with Greg Zelek, Madison Symphony Orchestra’s new principal organist and curator...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Slippery slope

Mayor Paul Soglin vetoed a beer and wine license for the new Taco Bell Cantina. But even if the Common...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Never mind

The WIAA was for the establishment of a 35-second shot clock for high school basketball...before they voted against it. The...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Going once, going twice...

The equipment auction at Oscar Mayer last week was the place to be. Isthmus tags along with Underground Meats’ Jonny...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Off the Square: Just duck it

Rep. Josh Zepnick has resigned over sexual harassment allegations ... right?...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Made for MMoCA

“Talking Continents” is a powerful statement on language and connection from art world superstar Jaume Plensa. It’s at MMoCA through...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Isthmus Picks Playlist: Dec. 14-21, 2017

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of Dec...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

The surprising survival of WEAC

WEAC has lost more than half of its dues-paying members, and lost clout in its elections. But teachers still value...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

A movie a day

For as little as $9.95 a month you can see a movie a day in Madison’s first-run theater. James Kreul...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Good for you

Madison’s Solace Apothecary makes carefully considered soap, salve, incense and bath salts. Founders Rachel Dolnick, Jenna Klink and John Painter...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Movin’ on up

Provenance Hotels proposes a high-end nine-story hotel with 110 to 120 rooms, two bars and restaurants and a rooftop terrace...
Isthmus  |  12-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Neurodiverse

Dan gets advice for a straight woman with autism who needs help with social cues. In wedding etiquette, what do...
Isthmus  |  12-13-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

How Texas Senators Responded to Allegations Against Borris Miles, Carlos Uresti

Editor’s note: For more context on the responses and allegations, read the full story here. The Observer reached out to...
The Texas Observer  |  12-13-2017  |  La Linea

No Texas Senator Has Called for the Resignation of Two Colleagues Accused of Sexual Misconduct

“Bitch, you want to fuck with me tonight?” state Representative Borris Miles allegedly asked a legislative intern in 2013, flashing...
The Texas Observer  |  12-13-2017  |  La Linea

Bus Line Cutting MFer

by Anonymous I was the first person waiting at the bus stop this afternoon. Two other people arrived soon after...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Here's Where To See (And Drink With) Santa This Year

From Breweries to Conservatories to Performance Venues by Stranger Things To Do Staff Santa used to stick to shopping malls...
The Stranger  |  12-13-2017  |  Slog

The 30 Best Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: December 15-17

It's the Best Xmas Ever (already!), It's a Glam & Goth One Too, and Oh Yeah... Star Wars! by Mercury...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Blabbermouth Podcast: The Alabama Upset and What's Next for the #MeToo Movement

by The Stranger Episode 129 talks about the historic Alabama Senate race result, the future of the #MeToo movement, whether...
The Stranger  |  12-13-2017  |  Slog

The Problem with Praising Black Women for Roy Moore's Defeat

Praise isn't enough. by Charles Mudede Verso BooksMany are posting that black American women voters essentially prevented a racist alleged...
The Stranger  |  12-13-2017  |  Slog

Blabbermouth Podcast: The Alabama Upset and What's Next for the #MeToo Movement

by The Stranger Subscribe to the podcast FOR FREE by clicking right here! This is our last episode of the...
The Stranger  |  12-13-2017  |  Slog

End of an Era: Timbers Trade Nagbe to Atlanta

by Abe Asher Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers In what might be the most stunning trade in franchise history, the Portland Timbers...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Listen to Corey J. Brewer's New Soundtrack for The Shining Forward and Backward

Listen to a stunning new soundtrack to Stanley Kubrick's The Shining by Seattle musician Corey J. Brewer. by Dave Segal...
The Stranger  |  12-13-2017  |  Slog

Guillermo del Toro Discusses the Tragedy and Delight of The Shape of Water

“It’s about taking something that is completely unknown, and seeing how different people look at it.” by Erik Henriksen "Understanding...
The Stranger  |  12-13-2017  |  Slog

Shop Local at These Holiday Markets This Week

39 Events For Dec 13-17 by Stranger Things To Do Staff There are only a couple more weeks to find...
The Stranger  |  12-13-2017  |  Slog

39 Winter Holiday Pop-Up Markets and Gift Bazaars in Seattle This Week: Dec 13-17, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff For the third year in Seattle, the Renegade Craft Fair (happening Saturday and Sunday)...
The Stranger  |  12-13-2017  |  Slog

Comedian John Mulaney: Just a Humble Yarn Boy Who Performs Two Shows at the Paramount Tonight

by Suzette Smith Hal Horowitz Stand-up John Mulaney and I were born two days apart, and I have always assumed...
The Stranger  |  12-13-2017  |  Slog

39 Winter Holiday Pop-Up Markets and Gift Bazaars in Seattle This Week: Dec 13-17, 2017

Local crafts, jewelry, novelty foodstuffs, and more for last-minute holiday gifts. by Stranger Things To Do Staff There are only...
The Stranger  |  12-13-2017  |  Slog

A San Francisco Animal Shelter Used a Robot to Get Rid of Homeless People

The robot is equipped with four cameras. by Heidi Groover The future sucks. Yakobchuk Olena/Getty A San Francisco animal shelter...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

House of Representatives and Logging Industry Poised to Make Eagle Creek Fire Damage Worse

by Katie Herzog The aftermath of the Eagle Creek Fire Trip Jennings/Balance Media Even before the Eagle Creek Fire was...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Micromanaging Other People's Monogam(ish)y

"I don't think this is the level of infidelity she imagined when they made the agreement. " by Dan Savage...
The Stranger  |  12-13-2017  |  Slog

Four Things to Watch as Election 2018 Gets Underway in Texas

We have extremely bad news for you: It’s election season again. It has been a year filled with too much...
The Texas Observer  |  12-13-2017  |  La Linea

What'd You Do Over the Summer? Dude York Was Recording Christmas Songs

by Anna Kaplan Dude York are a trio of twentysomethings with service-industry jobs who call themselves America's band. Obviously, America's...
The Stranger  |  12-13-2017  |  Slog

When A Threat Isn't A "Threat"

by Doug Brown K. Marie The Portland Police Bureau (PPB) has a high threshold for what constitutes a threat when...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Chatting with a childhood hero, Lou Ferrigno

Since there was no CGI back then, the producers turned to a real-live human being to play the Hulk. That human being was none other than Lou Ferrigno, a former Mr. Universe winner. Needless to say, when kids thought of the show, it wasn't the trickling piano or Dr. Banner's love for thumbing rides, but the moments when the green guy would tear da club up.
Charleston City Paper  |  Kevin Young  |  05-04-2012  |  Profiles & Interviews

Under the Radar

Air travel is back to pre-9/11 levels, but air-traffic controllers say their salaries and numbers are crashing.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Jonah Owen Lamb  |  08-30-2007  |  Transportation

Boys Noize Gets Skull-Fucked

Berlin's Alex Ridha releases a cranium-crushing new album, doesn't give a damn about copycats.
Montreal Mirror  |  Jack Oatmon  |  09-14-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews