Armistice Day

Musicians and veterans present a special Armistice Day concert at the Barrymore Theatre, 2090 Atwood Ave., 7 p.m. Saturday.


Observe Armistice Day with a special concert 7 p.m. Saturday at the Barrymore Theatre, 2090 Atwood Ave. Folksinger Si Kahn (U.S. Army Reserves veteran), Jim Walktendonk (Vietnam veteran), and gospel singers Will Williams (Vietnam veteran) and his wife, Dot, are featured along with The Madison Gospelaires and Mad City Funk.

David Giffey (Vietnam veteran, combat journalist) will emcee the event that is built around the theme voiced by Veterans for Peace nationally, that Nov. 11 should return to its roots as a day for peace, calling for an end to all wars as it did 99 years ago.

Tickets are $15/general admission, $10/veterans and those unemployed, and can be purchased at the door or in advance.

More information or buy tickets online at; or by phone, 608-241-8633.

‘The Addams Family’

Join Madison Area Technical College’s (MATC) performing arts department for an evening of ooky fun at “The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, or an afternoon of kooky fun 2 p.m. Sunday, in MATC’s Mitby Theater, 1701 Wright St. A now-grown-up Wednesday brings her “normal” boyfriend home for dinner.

Tickets are $15/general public, $12/seniors (62 and over), $10/youth (17 and under), and free to MATC students with their ONECARD.

More information and buy tickets at; or phone 608-243-4000

Professional dancers

Let Kanopy Dance Company captivate you with one of their performances of “Beautiful Isolation” 7:30 p.m. Friday, 5 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Overture Center, 201 State St. Artistic directors of the Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble, New York City, Samantha Geracht and Jim May are guest artists along with Zada Cheeks of Chicago.

Tickets are $29/general, $22/students, $14/children, and can be purchased at the Overture Center box office; online at; or by phone, 608-258-4141.

More information at; or phone 608-255-2211.

Winter art fair

Peruse pottery, paintings, photography, and plenty more pieces of art in a variety of mediums from more than 135 Wisconsin artists at Winter Art Fair Off the Square 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Monona Terrace. Special performances by Madison Suzuki Strings students and advanced piano students will also be part of the entertainment.

Admission is $5/adults, and free for children 12 and under.

More information at; or phone 920-568-9305.

Robyn Norton


Robyn Norton is a features assistant for the Wisconsin State Journal.