Culver’s comes to Ravenswood
It’s hard to believe it’s been 16 years since Madison stoner giants Bongzilla dropped a studio album—surely at least a few people rocking out to their brand-new Weedsconsin LP were in diapers back then. The band, formed as a four-piece in 1995, had a lengthy run as one of the midwest’s finest purveyors of slow, […]
I’m a live-music addict, and it sometimes feels completely unreal that I haven’t been to a concert in almost a year. But one of the pandemic’s few silver linings is that some musicians are digging into their archives and issuing old live material that might otherwise have stayed on the shelf. Such is the case […]
When COVID-19 shut down live music last March, Jon Mueller was among the many musicians who found himself with an empty schedule. The Wisconsin-based percussionist found some time during lockdown to clean out his closet, where he found a box of unmarked CD-Rs that bore recorded evidence of music he’d made in the past and […]
When the pandemic hit, I ran to the woods.
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Cities in Wisconsin with the highest numbers of Black residents tend to spend more on policing than others. Those police forces are also a lot whiter than the cities they serve.
Drag has become so much more than queens lip-synching covers of diva classics. The more original your act is, the better, and in 2020 the possibilities are endless. The art form has permeated pop culture’s language, fashion, and notions of beauty, and it’s crossed over into other creative disciplines as well, including comedy, television, and […]
Wisconsin trumpeter and composer Russ Johnson strikes a perfect balance between mainstream and vanguard.
Now’s the time to introduce live cultures into your life.
It’s a dairy lover’s dream come true.
A “Dream House” designed by Frank Lloyd Wright also makes the trip to Wisconsin unforgettable.
Current musical obsessions of Hanna Hazard from Lil Tits, Adam Luksetich from Foul Tip, and Luca Cimarusti from the Reader
CTA commuters weigh in on the ad campaign urging passengers to ditch the hassles of public transit and move to the Badger State
Also, how local “Dreamers” are planning ahead while Congress decides their fate.