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Monthly Archives: August 2015

ArtWrite Collective launches new zine, writing workshop

ArtWrite Collective, a local non-profit group that wields art as an agent for justice and equity, is co-creating with writer and shamanic practitioner Marcelle Richards to produce the first issue of dreamzine, a zine for visionary writing and art for social change. The content of the first issue will be…

MMoCA Awarded for High Rate of Hiring Veterans

MADISON, WI – The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) was recognized by the Veterans Administration Hospital, Middleton, with an award for ensuring veterans success in employment and rehabilitation. More than 25% of MMoCA’s public operations staff are veterans of the U.S. Military. “We look for opportunities to support and…

MMoCA Launches Imprint Gallery Focused on Multimedia Art

MMoCA Launches Imprint Gallery Focused on Multimedia Art Inaugural Exhibition: Kim Schoen: Have You Never Let Someone Else Be Strong? September 19 – May 10, 2015 __________ MMoCA Nights Opening Reception· Friday, September 18 from 6–9pm MADISON, WI — MMoCA is excited to announce the official launching of the Imprint…

NLGJA Announces 2015 Inductees to LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame

The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2015 and the 10th year of our LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame. Please join us in recognizing this year’s inductee: Randy Alfred, Alison Bechdel, Alan Bell, Lou Chibbaro, Jr., Charles Kaiser and Armistead Maupin. Leroy Aarons…

Madison Ballet on Tour – Dracula Takes Its Bite Out on The Road

(MADISON, WI) Madison Ballet is hitting the road! For the second season in a row, the growing professional ballet company that calls Madison home announces two tour dates! One is a return trip to Oshkosh’s Grand Opera House immediately following the Madison Dracula performances; another is a first for the…

Urban League Board Chair Appointed to Madison Police and Fire Commission

Urban League of Greater Madison Board Chair, Nia Trammell, has been appointed to the City of Madison Police and Fire Commission (PFC.) The Madison Common Council approved Trammel’s appointment at the July 21st meeting. The PFC functions as a personnel board for the police and fire departments, with defined responsibilities…

Lance Bass and Michael Turchin Named AIDS Walk Wisconsin Honorary Chairs

MILWAUKEE, WI – The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) is announcing that ‘NSYNC star Lance Bass and husband Michael Turchin will be the Honorary Chairs of the 26th annual AIDS Walk Wisconsin & 5K Run. “It is special to find a young couple who wants their marriage to serve…