Madison Magazine

24 black-owned food businesses to support in and around Madison

As a consumer, decisions on how you spend your money hold power.

There are ways to support a cause without monetary donations – research, education, conversation, time – but some organizations require financial funding to fully commit and operate toward long-term change.

Summerfest 2020 canceled due to COVID-19

The festival was originally postponed before being canceled.

For the first time in its more than 50 year history, Milwaukee World Festival Inc. is canceling Summerfest.

Heinen: Madison media, we’re in this together

Local news gathering is a responsibility and a privilege and those of us who do it take it seriously.

Local news gathering is a responsibility and a privilege and those of us who do it take it seriously.

The end of college boxing

Two authors talk after 60th anniversary of the last UW–Madison bout

A somber anniversary was a chance for Doug Moe to reconnect with Evert Wallenfeldt, the author of a seminal book on the history of collegiate boxing.

‘Never stop singing’ says opera star Jeni Houser

Sheltering in Stoughton, she and husband/tenor David Blalock remain grateful for Madison Opera.

Jeni Houser and her husband, tenor David Blalock, were scheduled to sing the leads in the Madison Opera production of “Orpheus in the Underworld” before COVID-19 caused its cancellation.

Madison's voices of resilience

Everything we love about this city has been affected by this virus.

Everything we love about this city has been affected by this virus.

A frontline caregiver stays the course

Life was hectic before COVID-19 for Dr. Amanda Preimesberger, her firefighter husband and their four kids.

Life was hectic before COVID-19 for Dr. Amanda Preimesberger, her firefighter husband and their four kids.

A leader answers the call

Action, encouragement, compassion and trust are only a few of the hallmarks of effective leadership.

Action, encouragement, compassion and trust are only a few of the hallmarks of effective leadership.

An artist exposes art’s value

This shutdown could result in a ‘local, cultural renaissance,’ says Jenie Gao, but basic needs for a side-stepped sector need to come first.

This shutdown could result in a ‘local, cultural renaissance,’ says Jenie Gao, but basic needs for a side-stepped sector need to come first.

A nonprofit founder envisions a new path

The shift from crisis to recovery could present an opportunity to disrupt disparities.

The shift from crisis to recovery could present an opportunity to disrupt disparities.

An editor fights for local journalism

The tough decision to shutter Isthmus sparked a rallying cry to save the alt-weekly.

The tough decision to shutter Isthmus sparked a rallying cry to save the alt-weekly.