Arts & Culture

'Game of Thrones' star signs onto TV adaptation of Madison author's book

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who played Jaime Lannister, will star in and executive produce TV miniseries based on 'The Second Home.'

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, the actor who played Jaime Lannister in HBO's "Game of Thrones," is set to star in and executive produce a TV miniseries adaptation of Madison author Christina Clancy's novel, "The Second Home." Clancy says the project has been…

What to do in Madison this April

Avoid April showers with these fun virtual and in-person events.

Get out and about with the family, or if those April showers decide to show their face, hop online for these events.

UW–Madison music student wins classical Grammy Award

Sarah Brailey — current doctoral candidate at the Mead Witter School of Music — wins award for soprano role in the album Smyth: The Prison

As if classical musician Sarah Brailey weren’t already accomplished enough, the doctoral candidate at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Mead Witter School of Music can now add a Grammy Award to her list. The award for best classical solo vocal album,…

'A lost year' after a car accident and the pandemic

Award-winning musician Michael Massey says there’s still ‘so much left to do.’

In March 2020, acclaimed musician Michael Massey’s world came to a crashing halt. But not in the same way so many others’ did when the pandemic began.

Meet local band Kat and the Hurricane

It's been a long year without live performances, but this trio is finding its way back to the stage.

After a long year without live performances, local band Kat and the Hurricane is finding their way back to the stage.

Q&A with Andrew J. Graff, author of 'Raft of Stars'

The author will discuss his debut novel, set in Wisconsin's north woods, in a virtual event on March 23.

The author will discuss his debut novel on March 23 at 7:00 p.m. as part of the Wisconsin Book Festival’s ongoing virtual events.

Raine Stern just might have 'The Voice'

Madison’s own woman-of-all-trades lands a spot on Team Jonas

A musician through-and-through, Raine Stern recently earned a coveted spot on Nick Jonas’s team on the hit TV show, “The Voice.”

Q&A with author Dantiel Moniz

The UW–Madison MFA alum will appear virtually on Wednesday night to discuss her debut story collection "Milk Blood Heat."

Debut collection "Milk Blood Heat" launched to rave critical reviews, and it's no wonder. Its rhythmic sentences are stitched together with scalding precision.

What to do in Madison this February

Socially distanced or virtual events for you and the family.

Mask up or pop online to enjoy Madison’s art, food and festival scenes with these distanced or virtual happenings.

Kismet Books becomes Verona's solo indie bookstore

After seeking funding through a GoFundMe campaign last summer, Rye Kimmet opened the bookstore in November.

After seeking funding through a GoFundMe campaign last summer, Rye Kimmet opened the bookstore in November.

Q&A with Wisconsin native Melissa Faliveno, author of 'Tomboyland'

The debut essay collection was named a Best Book of 2020 by NPR, New York Public Library and O, the Oprah Magazine.

"It was ten years in the making," Faliveno says of her debut collection, a Best Book of 2020 pick by NPR, New York Public Library and O, the Oprah Magazine.