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Monthly Archives: November 2014

End State Violence From Ferguson to Madison

We are the Young, Gifted and Black Coalition. We are young Black women, queer folks and feminist men who are fighting for Black liberation. Many of us have been to Ferguson and participated in the actions and protests, which have led this movement, and have also created a sociopolitcal moment…

UW Cinematheque presents Madison premiere of LGBT comedy

UW-Madison’s Cinematheque is proud to present the Madison premiere of “Appropriate Behavior,” a hilarious bisexual relationship comedy that premiered to great acclaim at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. The film follows Shirin, an Iranian-American bisexual reeling from a breakup, as she falls in and out of myriad Brooklyn beds while remaining closed to…

Camp, camp and more camp in StageQ’s CHRISTMAS WITH THE CRAWFORDS!

Do you love Mommie Dearest?  Have you ever wanted to see Joan Crawford ridiculed, teased and insulted?  How about Joan Crawford and Gloria Swanson in a slap-fest?  Well, look no further!  Christmas with the Crawfords opens December 5th, 2014 and runs through Saturday, December 20th on the Drury Stage at…

Extended, Reimagined Frostiball Set for January 31

Now touted as Downtown’s Premier Benefit for the Arts, Frostiball 2015 is set for Saturday, January 31, presented for the first time by Overture Center for the Arts in partnership with Downtown Madison, Inc.   “This is a perfect opportunity to support the arts in Madison and enjoy a spectacular…

MMoCA’s 44th annual Holiday Art Fair – Nov. 21-23

MADISON, WI –The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art will inspire giving at the 44th annual Holiday Art Fair, taking place the weekend before Thanksgiving, November 21 to 23, 2014. With new and returning exhibitors, features, entertainers, and fine craft—including graceful hand-turned wood bowls and serving sets inlaid with turquoise from…

WEDNESDAY! 2014 OPEN Workplace Summit

Summit Speakers: J. Belmont, Corey Gresen, Deborah Hamill, Dina Martinez, Michele Perrault, Robert Timm, Laura Webster Have questions about how to make the most out of networking events? Interested in starting your own business? How do you get ‘back in the game’ if you decide to take a different career…

Forward Theater and CUNA Mutual to host School Violence Symposium

Forward Theater Company is proud to announce its partnership with community leaders for a free symposium on the issues raised by FTC’s production ofFrom Up Here by Liz Flahive. This darkly funny and moving play touches on issues of school violence, bullying and mental health, and the impacts these issues…

Historic Launch of The TransGen Times, News Source for the Transgender Community

Hollywood, CA – The historic launch late last month of TheTransGenTimes.com (TGT) has been heralded as a much welcomed and needed centralized news source for the TransGender Community.  TGT pulls news and related content into one easy to use format. The TransGen Times is a Huffington Post style online newspaper and…

Sperling-Newton Receives Allies for Justice Award

(Madison, WI) The Law Center for Children & Families, 450 S. Yellowstone Drive, Madison, WI is pleased to announce that Judith Sperling-Newton, a founding partner of the law firm, received a 2014 Allies for Justice Award from the National LGBT Bar Association. The award is given to attorneys who have…

Proud Theater to Celebrate 15th Anniversary with Big Show in December

PROUD THEATER TO CELEBRATE 15th ANNIVERSARY WITH BIG SHOW IN DECEMBER Proud Theater: Anthology Celebrating 15 years of Proud Theater DATES: December 5, 2014 – 730PM; December 6, 2014 – 2PM & 730PM WHERE: Overture Center – Promenade Hall, 201 State Street, Madison, WI  53703 Tickets on Sale November 7,…

Top 10 Things Voters Should Know for Election Day

MADISON, WI – The Government Accountability Board today released its list of the top 10 things Wisconsin voters should know for Election Day, Tuesday, November 4. The number one thing voters should know is where to vote and whether they’re currently registered. “Wisconsin voters can find the most accurate information…

Most Americans Say Employers Should Never Discriminate, Even on Religious Grounds

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, WASHINGTON, DC and NEW YORK, NY– October 30, 2014 – Twenty years after its introduction, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) is still being debated in Congress and across the United States. While most Americans continue to give the bill strong support, a new national survey shows that…

MMoCA to present Narayan Mahon: Lands in Limbo

MMoCA to Present the Artist’s Premiere Museum Exhibition December 6, 2014 through March 15, 2015 MADISON, WI–On December 6, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art opens Narayan Mahon: Lands in Limbo, the museum premiere of the artist’s photographic journey through the unrecognized countries of Abkhazia, Northern Cyprus, Trandsniestra, Nagorno Karabakh,…

Kanopy Dance announces 2014-15 season of performances

Mime, Body, Spirit Nov 14-16, 2014 Presented by Urban Land Interests Friday 7:30pm Saturday 5:00pm and 8:00pm Sunday 2:30pm Venture into a questing dreamscape of mystery and nuance as physical theater and modern dance marry into an evening of angst, solace, and vibration… A confluence of dancer/actors from across America…