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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Monona East Side Business Alliance Hosts the Ultimate Chamber Mixer on August 17

Monona, WI – The Monona East Side Business Alliance (MESBA) is excited to host their third annual Ultimate Chamber Mixer on Wednesday, August 17, at The East Side Club’s tiki bar. Area associations attending the mixer include the Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce, McFarland Chamber of Commerce, Out Professional Engagement…

Madison Symphony Orchestra announces Auditions for 2016-17 season

The Madison Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for the 2016-17 season on the following schedule: Tues.-Wed., Sept. 6-7             Section Violin (three Regular positions, 1 Violin I; 2 Violin II;                                                                                                                                    one 1-year position, possibly permanent, Violin I) Thurs., Sept. 8                        Section Viola (one Regular position) Fri., Sept. 9                            …

Taye Diggs Named AIDS Walk Wisconsin Honorary Chair

MILWAUKEE… Award-winning Broadway, television and film star Taye Diggs will be the Honorary Chair of the 27th annual AIDS Walk Wisconsin & 5K Run. The event will take place on Saturday, October 1st at the Summerfest Grounds in Milwaukee. “Twenty years ago I was proud to be an original member…

Overture’s 2016 Tommy Award Recipients Announced

MADISON, Wis. – Overture Center announced 2016’s Tommy Award recipients. Schools and individuals receive awards at the 7th annual Tommy Awards show held in Overture Hall on Sunday, June 12 at 6 p.m. The show is the culminating event for the year-long Tommy Awards program which encourages, recognizes and honors…

Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and Madison Ballet receive $30,000 from Madison Community Foundation to explore innovative business model

  The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and Madison Ballet have been awarded a $30,000 Community Impact grant from Madison Community Foundation to explore an innovative shared resource business model for the two organizations. The award will fund a comprehensive feasibility study that will assess the resources of each organization and identify…

Madison Symphony Orchestra Awarded National Endowment for the Arts Grant

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced May 10, 2016, that the Madison Symphony Orchestra (MSO) has been awarded an NEA Art Works grant of $20,000 to supportHeartStringsSM, an internationally-recognized, music therapy-informed community engagement program for individuals with special needs. The NEA has approved more than $82…

Summer Cycle of Exhibits to Open in Overture Galleries

The Overture Galleries continue Overture Center’s commitment to fostering outstanding local visual arts with the announcement of the 2016 Summer Cycle. Located in Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin, Galleries I, II, and III radiate off the Rotunda lobby on three levels. The Playhouse Gallery is…