77 Square Arts coverage
Sunday, Sept. 21
A fascination with the unconscious led Chloe Benjamin to the idea for her first novel, “The Anatomy of Dreams.”
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.
Here’s the setup: A young, impressionable girl dotes on her father, a powerful figure in the burgeoning psychoanalytic movement in the early 1900s. But there’s a catch: The girl is attracted to women. Her dad, however, believes lesbianism is a dangerous notion that can always be traced back to the father. The only cure? Psychoanalysis. In this case, the analyst is her father.
A three-time Caldecott Medal winner is headlining Edgerton’s Sterling North Book Festival on Saturday. David Wiesner, who won awards for “Tuesday,” “The Three Pigs,” and “Flotsam,” will receive the Sterling North Legacy Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature.
A tone poem that audiences will recognize from "2001: A Space Odyssey" and a popular organ symphony open the MSO's 2014-15 season.
Fresh, poignant and perceptive, "The Suitcase Dreams" features 12 performers in a new theater piece about the things we carry — and why.
“Arts” is part of the Overture Center’s full name, but next weekend it’ll be all about showbiz.
As the pennant races head into the fall stretch, it's worth remembering that 60 years ago the sport of baseball was changed permanently as African-American players began to establish their presence in the major leagues and would transform the sport.
Author Brandon is comfortable putting his characters on morally squishy terrain and daring you to judge them. He'll be at the Wisconsin Book Festival Oct. 18.
The symphony opens its 89th season with a tone poem by Richard Strauss, a concerto by Frank Martin and Saint-Saëns' Symphony No. 3 for organ.
"New and creative," Theatre LILA wants to develop original works and more reasons for professional actors to stay in Madison.
Eighty artists, plus 'Artisan Edibles' to be showcased next weekend in Soldiers Grove.
Sunday, Sept. 14