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44 events to see in February

Winter festivals, Disney on Ice and lots of live music, theater and comedy this month

Despite the fear stoked in the 1950s, love triumphs in ‘Fellow Travelers’

Washington, D.C., in the 1950s was a cruel time and place to strike up a same-sex relationship.

This weekend: Scandihoovian Fest, Riverdance, Champions of Magic and Harry Potter

Weekend 608 for Jan. 30-Feb 2

This weekend's event lineup: Whitney, Emmy Blotnick and more

Madison has live music, dance, theater and comedy this weekend.

Pieces of Madison's past

What follows are several artifacts, photographs and documents in the possession of the state historical society that illuminate important chapters in the history of Madison.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Music makes Hamel Music Center its new home

Hamel adds to the university's arts corridor

10 events, including lots of musical offerings and roller derby, this weekend

A big name in country music kicks off a weekend of local music, theater and dance in Madison.

Celebrate live music, comedy and film this weekend with these 11 events

Weekend 608 for Jan. 9-12

Hit maker Skylar Grey remembers her Madison-area musical roots

Her big break came from co-writing “Love the Way You Lie,” the Eminem hit (featuring Rihanna). Grey can be heard singing on Dr. Dre, Nicki Minaj and Macklemore records, too.

MAD for our artists

These six illustrators contributed their talent and humor to the parody project.

4 fests for local punk, hip-hop, jazz and metal

Comedy and family fun on tap this weekend, too

Madison musicians make new music

Four bands, one musician have notable recordings

The abandoned and the illegal exotic pets

Exotic Pets: Fear and fascination in Madison

Exotic pets have a certain allure

Which exotic pet is right for you?

"It's more about what animal is right for you."

Meet three amphibian and reptile enthusiasts

Frogs, cresties and bearded dragons, oh my!

Weekend 608: Cirque du Sylvee, Elvis Costello, Hari Kondabolu and more perform in Madison

Wisconsin's first Ojibwe activist, priest is topic in new biography

New biography published this month

Mr. Chair brings its music into the classroom

Group's album "Nebulebula" was recently released

8 events to enjoy this weekend

So much is in store for the Madison area

The North Code plays often and wins big in the Madison area

Band has won many awards, including Rising Stars

Go on a nostalgic trip through a photography exhibit at the airport

Exhibit features faces of railroading in Wisconsin

Amping it up: Local musicians are collaborating, finding new audiences like never before

Madison has become a destination for music

This Weekend in Madison: The Chainsmokers, Goo Goo Dolls, Flannel Fest

This is a great weekend for live music

10 events that will help you forget the snow this weekend

Continue celebrating Halloween with music

Dequadray White continues to grow as an artist

White says music is the most honest art form

Lords of the Trident are making metal profitable

The band makes technically proficient loud music

Consolidation of venue ownership and booking may be benefiting the local music scene

Madison musicians are not losing gigs

Raine Stern is ready to make a move in the music industry

The young singer-songwriter is releasing an EP

Mobile research, photography studio to study national parks

Tomiko Jones hopes to tour national parks

This Weekend in Madison: Freakfest, Hamel Music Center opening and early rockstar holograms

The Book Deal aims to increase literacy by making books affordable

All books are priced at $4 or less

8 events this weekend including science and book festivals

Haunted hallowed grounds at Forest Hill Cemetery

There are 339 unmarked graves and headstones

Three musicals to see this weekend, plus other events you need to attend

This is the weekend for theater

Weekend in the 608: Celebrate Beatles' album, nature center anniversaries at this week's events

Check out Madison Mystery Tour on Saturday

11 events on the official first weekend of autumn

Enjoy comedy, music and more

Former police officers couple instinct with investigative experience to search for the paranormal

Team has an arsenal of ghost hunting gear