Madison Magazine

Keepers of the Earth Day flame

Fifty years after Wisconsin’s Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day, environmentalists continue to mobilize around climate change.

Fifty years after Wisconsin’s Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day, environmentalists continue to mobilize around climate change.

Podcast traces ink in Maraniss blood

Daughter draws stories out of Pulitzer Prize-winning father

The podcast "Ink in Our Blood" is David and Sarah Maraniss in conversation, including all aspects of David's career and how writing has been the through line for several generations of their family.

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.

Isthmus closes but memories remain

A writer for the weekly looks back, hopes for a return

"The shuttering of Isthmus hit me harder than I might have expected. Amid all the virus upheaval, it’s what I keep returning to," Doug Moe writes.

Getting out of our traffic jam

There’s one major area where Madison falls short: traffic.

City officials, planners and entrepreneurs are thinking about how we get from point A to point B in a city that’s outgrown its transportation infrastructure.

Roach: That word

Lately, Madison has had some issues with the N-word.

Lately, Madison has had some issues with the N-word.

Mount Horeb's KELLA is the Wisconsin store

KELLA is currently closed, but online ordering is possible.

Kelly and Joe Leschisin’s own KELLA, but they also run their marketing and advertising agency called Kella Design and a lifestyle brand called Forward Apparel Co. out of the shop.

6 local spreads you'll want to have in your pantry

Spice up a sammie, garnish a cheese board or add flavor to your toast

Whether you want to spice up a sandwich, garnish a cheese board or simply add some flavor to toast, you’ll want these locally made spreads on hand.

LIST: Watch Madison musicians through online livestreaming

Madison Malone livestreaming Thursday, April 2; Gender Confetti on April 3

Madison musicians and bands are livestreaming performances to provide some welcome relief to the many people who are homebound and provide a source of income for the performers.