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Wineke: Sara Chang rocks the symphony

The Madison Symphony Orchestra's weekend concert features an all-Scandinavian program, one that might be expected to be both somewhat tense and somewhat dour.

Wineke review: Olga Kern dominates MSO stage

Madison loves pianist Olga Kern. She was almost awarded a standing ovation from the Madison Symphony Orchestra audience just for coming on stage, and when she left the stage a half-hour or so later the audience seemed perfectly happy applauding until she came back again and again.

Wineke Review: Madison Symphony review

John DeMain began his 20th season as music director and conductor of the Madison Symphony Orchestra this weekend by leading that orchestra in three pieces that showcased its quality.

Changes proposed for officer-involved shooting reviews

Panel would come from outside department, provide recommendation to DA

A bill in the state Legislature wants to change the way local police react after an officer-involved shooting. The measure would prevent police from investigating themselves.

Wineke Review: Two Shakespeare plays, one by Shakespeare

APT condenses Cleopatra but lets Verona shine in all its ambiguity

It has to be something of a daunting task to take a Shakespeare play made contemporary by Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and adapt it to a tiny stage in rural Wisconsin. But Kate Buckley and James DeVita do just that in the current American Players Theatre production of "Antony and Cleopatra."

More problems at economic development agency cited

Report says problems largely stem from the agency's hasty creation

A new independent review of Wisconsin's quasi-private agency charged with leading economic development activities says considerable work needs to be done to fix operational problems that largely stem from the agency's hasty creation last year.

Theater Review: APT's James DeVita claims Shakespeare

Wineke: 'In Acting Shakespeare' is a very funny, powerful play

Actor James DeVita brings his one-person play, "In Acting Shakespeare," back to the American Players Theatre stage this year, some three years after its first performance here.

Theater Review: APT's James DeVita claims Shakespeare

Wineke: 'In Acting Shakespeare' is a very funny, powerful play

Actor James DeVita brings his one-person play, "In Acting Shakespeare," back to the American Players Theatre stage this year, some three years after its first performance here.