Arts & Culture

Live on King Street concert series moves online

Catch shows from artists like Delta Spirit, Eric Hutchinson and PHOX

Instead of canceling this summer's Live on King Street concert series, organizers have decided to move to streaming concerts on Friday nights.

Alternative Madison bands release benefit album

Seasaw, Wurk, Mile Morkri and 16 others included on compilation

The album, "Madison Relief Compilation, Vol. 1," includes 19 tracks of garage rock, post-punk, folk-pop and experimental music by as many local bands.

Garver Feed Mill creates drive-thru art exhibition

Garver Feed Mill is raising donations for the artists

As a way to provide a safe activity for Madisonians, Garver Feed Mill is creating a visual art exhibition in its windows featuring more than a dozen local artists.

Since the day the music died

How Madison-area jazz, opera and classical musicians are coping

Virtually all of our city’s wonderful musicians have been hit hard by the shutdown. I reached out to several local classical and jazz musicians, music teachers and ensemble directors to inquire about how they’re dealing with the scale of it.

COVID-19 poster project showcases Wisconsin artists

To address the coronavirus through public information posters, the Wisconsin Historical Society has commissioned 10 Wisconsin artists to create new public information posters based on existing historic posters in the collection.

Overture Center unveils 2020-21 Broadway shows

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ among the musicals coming to town

Get ready, because Overture Center's 2020-21 slate of Broadway shows includes "Mean Girls," "Chicago," "Oklahoma!," "Disney's The Lion King," "The Prom," "Dear Evan Hansen" and “Ain’t Too Proud — The Life and Times of the Temptations."

Hand-washing 'MacBeth' actors appear in COVID-19 PSA

American Players Theatre duo wordlessly spurn virus

American Players Theatre actors Melisa Pereyra and Marcus Truschinski appearing in a playful public service announcement APT released on April 1 to encourage handwashing as a strategy to contain COVID-19.

7 Madison actors and directors to stream now

Familiarize yourself with the work of Sarayu Blue, Bradley Whitford and the makers of several spider-man movies

Madison has produced a plethora of successful TV and film actors and directors, and much of their work can be found on demand.

Madison musicians turn to livestreaming

MAMA and Broadjam support local scene after widespread cancellations

The shutdown of the Madison arts and entertainment scene to limit the spread of COVID-19 has forced local musicians to be creative.