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The 19th annual Wisconsin Film Festival takes place March 30 - April 6,
2017. The Festival presents an average of 150 film screenings over 8
days every spring, making it the largest university-produced film
festival in the nation.
From American independent,
international, documentary, experimental and avant-garde to
restorations, Wisconsin`s Own (selections featuring Wisconsin
filmmakers, themes, or settings) and Children`s Cinema: Big Screens,
Little Folks, there`s a film for everyone to enjoy!
Explore the official website for film screenings, events and to buy tickets. ...more
Create a public private partnership to develop an Apartment / Hotel / Art / Co-working / TRANSIT CENTER!
The parking lot could be converted to easily accommodate a bus lot far better that the streets at the Union. Shuttles to the campus and the airport could get you where you need to go. The private buses to MKE and Chicago would of course use the facility. EPIC could shuttle downtown guests to classes and back. All the area hotels could run services or better yet share a shuttle route. Both convention centers could run shuttles. There is space for a great bike locker center. The burbs could have direct routes to the site. Cabs are welcome. And Madison transit could serve it`s clients.
Parking for the facility could easily be added to the ramp across the street and a walkway could link the two. The building has great spaces that could be converted into a small theatre / training / lecture halls. It has a fitness center! A boutique hotel and apartments are an easy retrofit into the classrooms. Retail like Coffee, local food, and art shops are a perfect fit and it has a bookstore. A museum is also already there. Local artists could both create and display on site.
This is as obvious as it gets. The building is available. It is too expensive to develop privately. We need a transit center. Just off State Street it is a natural attraction. Artists want a space. It would be a boomer (now nearing 70s) haven. Close enough to campus and the square. It is a gateway to the city and damned if it doesn`t already have an arch...
Ken Harwood Advocating for Wisconsin... (and Madison)
March 25th & 26th | Madison Masonic Center | Madison, WI
Sat: 11am to 6pm | Sun: 11am to 5pm
FREE TO THE PUBLIC
Expo is a curated craft market specializing in handmade, “geek”-themed
crafts of all kinds; clothing, accessories, toys, home decoration,
furniture, art…if it’s geeky and made by hand, it can be found at a
GeekCraft Expo. If you’d like to see some examples of what you can find
at GeekCraft Expo, visit our photo gallery page.... ...more
Join us for the annual SpringFest Arts & Crafts Fair held the first Saturday in April each year from 9 am-3 pm.
Over 80 crafters from the Midwest will be selling
their handmade goods. You can expect to see a variety of jewelry,
baskets, garden art, cards, pottery, woodwork, baby gifts, soaps, balms,
lotions, knitwear, paintings, home décor and more! It`s the perfect
place to find a unique gift for that special someone (or for yourself).
$1 entry fee and also a chance to win a door prize (80+ chances to win)
Food and beverages will be available
Live music in the lobby (10 am-2 pm)
Plenty of free parking
The Crafty Fair
Apr 1, 2017 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Goodman Community Center 149 Waubesa St., Madison, Wisconsin
Indie artists from across the state converge to
bring you the most amazing treasures to buy your friends and family this
holiday season. The Crafty Fair will showcase indie crafters as well as
traditional crafters who specialize in handmade goods. The show will
offer a wide range in prices, so it will be affordable to buy handmade
for the holidays!
The trees are
trimmed, the bushes pruned, and it`s time to see the light in the
forest. Learn how plants develop and change in the forest as light
fluctuates. When a gap in the forest is created naturally or by a
clipping from Olbrich`s staff, growth develops at an exceptional rate.
The Wisconsin Film Festival is presented by the UW-Madison Arts
Institute in association with the Department of Communication Arts.
Founded in 1999, the Festival presents an average of 150 film screenings
over 8 days every spring, making it the largest university-produced
film festival in the nation....
Come to the Sequoya Library, 4340
Tokay Blvd, Madison, to enjoy live jazz performed by local area
musicians on Sundays beginning Jan. 22, through May 14, 2017 (except for
Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 when we are closed). Performances will be
in the open area near the "Ask Here" desk, and will run from
1:30-3:30pm. Most of the musicians are planning on two sets with a
break. Thanks to the Madison Jazz Society for helping with the planning,
and to the Friends of Sequoya Library for sponsoring the series....
Direct from Broadway, the acclaimed masterpiece returns to Madison!
As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, the critically acclaimed and
award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall’s (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award®-winning production of Cabaret....
...Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theatre history,
including “Cabaret,” “Willkommen” and “Maybe This Time.” Leave your
troubles outside—life is beautiful at Cabaret, John Kander,
Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff’s Tony Award®-winning musical about following
your heart while the world loses its way.
Ken Notes: A great weekend for the Overture! In addition to Cabaret check out:
Learning to Stay, Presented by Forward Theater Thu, Mar 23 - Sun, Apr 9
Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra with Vicki Powell, Viola Fri, Mar 24
Celebrate spring with a
cheery pansy, panola, or viola grown in Olbrich`s own greenhouses. Put a
pansy on your windowsill, dress up your holiday table, or bring a
fabulous hostess gift displayed in a springtime container. These
delightful pansies, violas, and panolas are just $6 each plus tax with
three plants per pot. Proceeds benefit Olbrich Botanical Gardens...
April 1, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. while supplies last!
Celebrate spring with a blooming orchid plant. Orchid Growers Guild
members will be available to answer questions. Sponsored by the Orchid
Growers Guild. A portion of the proceeds benefits Olbrich Gardens. For
information call 608-233-5559....
an event series that offers engaging content and unique networking
opportunities. The series uses art as a pivot point to explore a diverse
range of topics. Each event features content experts in a discussion on
the identified topic, an interactive reception, and a cash bar.
ART+ SHE STARTED IT THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 5:30 pm
MMoCA is pleased to present ART+ She Started It in collaboration with Ellevate Madison. This event will feature a screening of She Started It,
a documentary following five passionate young women who strive to
compete in the tech world, and winner of numerous 2016 national and
international film festival awards. Following the screening, a panel
discussion on catalyzing female entrepreneurship in Madison will
Bridging the gulf between rock n’ roll and classical music,
conductor Richard Carsey takes the podium to present The Music of Led
Zeppelin. Performed by members of the Madison Symphony Orchestra and
amplified with a full rock band and screaming vocals, Havens and his
ensemble capture Led Zeppelin’s “sheer blast and power” riff for riff
while cranking out new musical colors....
Nova Nilla Theatre Collective begins load-in for a bizarre (and
atrocious) adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream with imminent failure
on the horizon.
As with all tech weeks, there are the usual hang-ups – until most of the actors walk.
With the artistic director and his staff on the chopping block, the
technicians make a last-ditch effort to save their jobs and their
interpersonal relationships. The show goes on.
A fully immersive experience, Dumpster Flower weaves together our love affair with theatre and our theatrical love affairs.
Wisconsin Young Artists Compete: The Final Forte is the final round
of the Madison Symphony Orchestra’s Bolz Young Artist Competition. This
free concert, now in its 11th year, will be broadcast live on Wisconsin
Public Radio and Wisconsin Public Television. In this final round, each
of the four finalists will perform a movement from a concerto with the
Madison Symphony Orchestra.
Directed by Scott Albert Bennett Props by Michelle Dayton (Yelp Member)
ladies talk about life and love at Truvy`s Beauty Parlour in Louisiana.
M`Lynne and her daughter Shelby. Clairee and Ouiser. Truvy and her
new stylist Annelle. "There is no such thing as natural beauty"
Help USRWA restore the Sugar River Wetlands State
Natural Area during our series “4th Saturday” volunteer work days. In
February, volunteers will help burn brush piles accumulated last
winter/spring, and continue removing invasives (buckthorn, honeysuckle)
and treating them with herbicide. It’s a great event for all ages and
abilities, and it promises to be rewarding, fun, and a great way to
experience the outdoors.
Our goal in 2017 is to continue removing all woody invasive species
on the west side of Military Ridge State Trail until we connect with a
florishing prairie nearby. It will be a tall task, but we believe it’s
possible with the help of our volunteers....
The Edgewood College Concert Band, under the direction of Walter Rich,
will perform a benefit concert for Luke House on Friday, March 31 at
7:00 pm in St. Joseph Chapel. The program offers an extraordinary
variety of styles and features music by William Byrd, Ralph Vaughan
Williams and Claude Debussy. A Folk Song Set of Wisconsin by the
American composer Barry E. Kopetz (1951) will be one of the accents of
The Music Department at Edgewood College has hosted benefit concerts for Luke House since 1994.