Arts & Culture

Wisconsin Youth Symphony welcomes two special guests

Nancy Goeres is more than a 'special alumna'

It has been more than half a century since Marvin Rabin founded the original Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras, or WYSO. It has since expanded to three full orchestras, two string orchestras, a chamber music program, a harp program, a percussion…

PlayTime Productions teaches young actors confidence and discipline

The company is in its 33rd season

Anika Derby cut off 5 inches of her hair for a lead role in a play. That's quite a theatrical commitment for a teenage girl. But she got the trim to more convincingly portray the prince in "The Prince and the Pauper," put on by PlayTime Productions Children's Theatre in 2018.

10 events that will help you forget the snow this weekend

Continue celebrating Halloween with music

A particularly eclectic array of entertainment options await Madisonians this weekend. Everything from a two-day Halloween costume and live music event at the High Noon Saloon, a 50th anniversary ZZ Top concert at The Sylvee and not one but two unrelated adult-themed puppet shows.

Mobile research, photography studio to study national parks

Tomiko Jones hopes to tour national parks

Years ago as an undergraduate student, Tomiko Jones learned from a Navajo potter that there was no word for "art" in his native language, suggesting instead that "art is how you walk into the room. It is how you move through the world."