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Theater review: Kinetic, joyful 'Pride and Prejudice' takes a fresh look at the Bennet sisters

Theater review: Kinetic, joyful 'Pride and Prejudice' takes a fresh look at the Bennet sisters

Director Tyne Rafaeli stages one of the great literary romances with dancelike movement and careful pacing. Kelsey Brennan stars as Elizabeth.

June 29, 2015 8:30 am Photos

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State Journal Book Club: POWs helped save Door County's cherry harvest

State Journal Book Club: POWs helped save Door County's cherry harvest

A little slice of World War II history intrigued writer Lucy Sanna so much that she created a fictional world around it. Sanna, who lives in Madison, learned that German prisoners of war worked in the cherry orchards of Door County in the 1940s, and, from that moment on, she became obsessed with the idea.

June 28, 2015 7:30 am Photos

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Just Read It | Lucy Sanna

Just Read It | Lucy Sanna

Just Read It is a regular feature in which the State Journal seeks recommendations from authors, literary enthusiasts and experts, focused on the contributor’s particular genre of expertise.

June 28, 2015 7:00 am Photos

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New poet laureate has Madison connection

New poet laureate has Madison connection

For a week in the spring of 2008, poet Juan Felipe Herrera shared his talents with students in Madison, speaking to classes at UW-Madison as well as the first and second grades at Lowell Elementary.

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On View | WRAP Presents: Rural Rembrandts Art Club of Wautoma

On View | WRAP Presents: Rural Rembrandts Art Club of Wautoma

Wisconsin Regional Art Program (WRAP) has worked to support the creative growth of the state’s amateur artists since 1940. The program is developed and conducted by UW-Madison’s Division of Continuing Studies.

June 28, 2015 5:00 am Photos

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Mosaic projects bring community art to highway project

Mosaic projects bring community art to highway project

Community art projects enhance the construction of the massive Verona Road project on the South Side. 

June 27, 2015 6:30 am Photos

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USA Today's best-selling books

USA Today's best-selling books

"Grey" by E.L. James tops this week's list.

June 26, 2015 1:00 am(0)

Wall Street Journal's best-selling books

Wall Street Journal's best-selling books

"Finders Keepers" by Stephen King tops this week's fiction list.

June 26, 2015 1:00 am(0)

Publisher's Weekly best-selling books

Publisher's Weekly best-selling books

"Finders Keepers" by Stephen King tops this week's hardcover fiction list.

June 26, 2015 1:00 am(0)

In 'Keepers,' film critic revisits a lifetime at the movies

"Keepers: The Greatest Films-and Personal Favorites-of a Moviegoing Lifetime" (Knopf), by Richard Schickel

June 25, 2015 12:21 pm(0)

Tank to table: Aquaponics business aims to set up in an East Wash basement

Tank to table: Aquaponics business aims to set up in an East Wash basement

A new aquaponics business called The Cube Farm marries fish farming and hydroponics in a new-to-Madison way to eat local. 

June 25, 2015 6:00 am

Theater review: Imprisoned but fighting, APT's 'The Island' stages a poetic protest

Theater review: Imprisoned but fighting, APT's 'The Island' stages a poetic protest

Two prisoners use the words of "Antigone" to seize dignity and strength in Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona's "The Island" at APT. 

June 24, 2015 11:45 am Photos

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Off the Wall: John Mominee at the Jura Silverman Gallery

Off the Wall: John Mominee at the Jura Silverman Gallery

"Off the Wall" is a weekly feature showcasing visual art at galleries, cafes and more around the Madison area.

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