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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Mad Rollin’ Dolls CHAMPIONSHIPS – May 9 in Madison!

Madison, Wis. – GET PUMPED: we’re going to the ‘ship! Saturday, May 9 at the Exhibition Hall at Alliant Energy Center​, the Unholy Rollers​ will look to unseat the still undefeated Reservoir Dolls​ in a battle for the championship trophy, Leggy! First up, though, the superheros of the Quad Squad​ will…

New Show ‘Proud Theater: Fired Up!’ to Open May 28, 2015 in Madison

Madison, Wisconsin – Wednesday, April 22, 2015 — Art & Soul Innovations, in collaboration with Edgewood College, presents ‘Proud Theater: Fired Up!’ – a fun and exciting evening of theater, music, spoken word, poetry and dance written by and starring the talented youth of Madison’s premier Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bisexual,…

UW-Madison grads “take the stage” to fund independent rock-umentary online

Madison, WI, USA — Rock n’ roll is scheduled for a facelift on May 4th 2015 at 10:00AM CDT as budding indie filmmakers Portia Danis and Darla Courtney strive to achieve their funding goal of $13,000 through Kickstarter.com for their directorial debut: a rock-umentary on Girls Rock Camp Madison. “Take…

Be Dazzled by Cirque des Cheveux, 2015 Hair Affair

MADISON, WI—High flying sculptures, gravity defying concoctions, and awe-inspiring visual delights await attendees to the 2015 Hair Affair: The Art of Hair. The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art presents the fourth biennial of this popular fundraiser, with the fantastic theme of Cirque des Cheveux. At center stage of this event…

Broom Street Theater seeks script submissions for 2016-17 season

Broom Street Theater (BST) in Madison, Wisconsin is currently seeking script submissions for its 2016/2017 season. Founded in 1969, Broom Street is among the nation’s oldest continuously operating experimental theater companies, primarily producing original works by local playwrights. For further information about the company, please see BST’s website: www.bstonline.org BST’s…

Madison/Dane Local Businesses Plan “Wed Local” Event for Area Couples

MADISON -Ten local wedding and event-oriented business will hold a joint public showcase on Thursday, April 23, to allow the public to view and sample their wares, and better understand available services. “People looking for help with a wedding or special event in Madison and Dane County have lots of…

Are We Delicious? presents MUSICAL REBELLION

April 14, 2015 (Madison, Wisconsin): Enough is enough. With this string of recent outrages, disappointments and betrayals it is past time for us to join together, rise up and storm the gates of the High Noon Saloon to see five fantastic rock musicals written and staged in a single week….

An Evening with Karen Olivo And Friends

Tony Award-Winning actress Karen Olivo hosts a special one night performance in the Mitchell Theatre.  Ms. Olivo will gather with fellow Madison favorites Leslie Cao, Bobby Goderich, Abby Nichols, and students from the UW Department of Theatre & Drama.  This musical revue will be packed with Broadway favorites and selections…

Announcing the Fifth Annual Mad City Vegan Fest!

Over 2,000 Visitors Expected at Fifth Annual Mad City Vegan Fest Madison, Wis., April 7, 2015 — The fifth annual Mad City Vegan Fest will take place at the Goodman Community Center on Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 10 am to 5 pm. The free event features renowned speakers, cooking…

ACLU Statement on Proposed Amendments to Indiana RFRA

NEW YORK – The ACLU has issued the following statement in response to the Indiana legislature proposing amendments to address the harmful effects of SB 101, a Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bill: “The events in Indiana over the last week represent a dramatic change in the way our country…

Dane County Supervisors Move to Ban Travel to, and Purchasing in, Indiana

MADISON – In response to an Indiana law which will allow discrimination based on religious excuse, Dane County Board members will offer an ordinance amendment to ban County travel to, and expenditures in, Indiana. Three openly gay Board members – Supervisors Kyle Richmond (Dist. 4), Chuck Erickson (Dist. 13) and…