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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Rare Lynda Barry exhibit opens: Gallery Night at Madison Children’s Museum

Gallery Night opens Drawing Fast and Slow: The Compbook Art of Lynda Barry at Madison Children’s Museum Also opening: Finn Jackson: Farmyard Friends and one evening of fantastic, whimsical play – complementing the Lynda Barry exhibit opening — in the Funkyard, from Angela Richardson. Exhibits run through January of 2016…

Are We Delicious? Discovers There’s No Place Like Home

September 22, 2015 (Madison, Wisconsin): You can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your family. Or so we thought, until now. Are We Delicious? presents Family Saga, a hilarious exploration of the ties that bind. We’ve chosen eight great Madison performers to work together as a family to create…

Theatre LILA’s Trash Opens October 1 at Overture Center

(Madison) – Theatre LILA will begin its season with Trash, an original multi-disciplinary exploration of the things, people, opportunities, and natural resources that are thrown away. Through poetry, dance, music, and drama, a small performance ensemble will present the world premiere work of twelve authors. According to Jessica Lanius, Co-Artistic…

Ignite Madison promotes “Social Good” in support of Madison Nonprofit Day

MADISON –  “Ignite Madison,” a forum for new ideas in Madison, this month focuses on “Social Good.’’ Ten speakers will deliver a five-minute, high-energy presentation on how Dane County’s non-profit and service leaders are making the region a better place to live and work. Ignite Madison’s seventh event will feature…

Make a Difference: Proud Theater Mentor and Volunteer Opportunities!

Proud Theater is a LGBTQ+ and allied youth theater, empowerment, and leadership development organization in Madison committed to creating innovative and original performance work directly out of youths’ intersectional identities and experiences and engaging in community advocacy, education, and arts-activism. Proud Theater is committed to racial, social, economic, gender, queer,…

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds 2015 U.S. Conference on AIDS

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds 2015 U.S. Conference on AIDS Announces Plans to Introduce Legislation to Ensure HIV/AIDS Community Providers Receive Support They Need WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released the following statement applauding the 2015 United States Conference on AIDS. This year’s Conference was the largest…

Rutabaga Paddlesports Receives National Accolade

Monona, WI – Rutabaga Paddlesports received an accolade from Outdoor Insight magazine as one of the top eight “One Store Wonders” of the independent retailers in the United States for outdoor specialty stores. The “Great 8 in Outdoors 2015” article was published in the July 2015 issue.   Rutabaga Paddlesports…

Wisconsin Film Festival – Wisconsin’s Own Film Submissions now open

Wisconsin Film Festival Announces Wisconsin’s Own Submissions Open for the 2016 Festival MADISON, WI – General submissions for the Wisconsin’s Own category of the 2016 Wisconsin Film Festival are open. Wisconsin’s Own entries are due by Tuesday, December 1, 2015 and Wisconsin’s Own Student entries from student filmmakers are due…

Announcing the 12th Annual Vegan Chili Cook-Off!

Madison, Wis., 9/2/2015 — Madison’s 12th annual Vegan Chili Cook-Off will take place at the Masonic Center, 301 Wisconsin Ave., Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm. The event features chefs from area restaurants engaged in a friendly competition to see whose vegan chili will reign supreme….

Transgender Comedians to Star In Series Filming In September

Madison, WI – September 1, 2015 – A little bit of Hollywood will make its way to Madison this September as The Misadventures of Delilah James begins shooting its first episode. The series features a transgender lead character played by Madison-based comedian and actor Dina Nina Martinez. Martinez was recently…

Community Shares of Wisconsin Named Outstanding Philanthropic Organization

MADISON—Community Shares of Wisconsin (CSW) today announced that it will receive the 2015 Outstanding Philanthropic Organization award from the Madison Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Each year the Outstanding Philanthropic Organization award is presented to an organization or foundation that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support and…