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Letters between a wife at home on the Oconomowoc farm and a husband on active duty are a fine addition to the books about Wisconsin's role in the Civil War.
At age 31, Jason Padgett was jumped outside of a bar and badly beaten. Today, more than 10 years later, he's still coming to terms with the repercussions from a brain injury that fundamentally altered the way he sees the world.
An event Thursday introduces Madisonians to the opera and also includes songs from the show, which debuts in Madison on Friday.
What will Madison designers come up with next? Design MMOCA showcases their brainstorms.
Tom Haig and Sarah Whelan have been performing with Madison-area theater companies since the 1970s. They appear in "I'm Herbert," a short play opening this weekend with Madison Theatre Guild.
‘You’re Not You’ gets distributor
Nevada Barr is perhaps best known today as the author of 18 novels starring Anna Pigeon, a crime-solving ranger for the U.S. National Park Service. But Barr has enjoyed a life of disparate careers including stage actor, voice talent, law enforcement ranger and, through it all, writer.
Two upcoming campaigns should help the Al. Ringling Theatre Friends reach a $1.5 million fundraising goal — two years ahead of schedule.
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.
Bob Mankoff's deep understanding of humor crackles through his new book, "How About Never — Is Never Good for You?"
The nine-time Tony Award-winning musical from "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and "Avenue Q" co-composer Robert Lopez stops in Madison for six nights, March 10-15.
Overture Center's 2014-15 season also includes "Once," "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" and "Mamma Mia!"
Janet Mock invokes Zora Neale Hurston in the epigraph to Mock’s memoir, “Redefining Realness.” The quote speaks to “that oldest human longing — self revelation.”
It’s rare that a debut novel out of Wisconsin gets as much national attention as Nickolas Butler’s “Shotgun Lovesongs.” It’s captured imaginations from coast to coast, and the film rights have been acquired by Fox Searchlight. Butler joined readers of the State Journal for a live chat on Tuesday, where he answered questions about the book he told in alternative viewpoints, his inspirations, and where the future might take him.