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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Madison Artists Celebrate the Capitol Centennial

Madison, Wis. – Overture’s Playhouse Gallery will feature a special exhibition, The Capitol at 100: Madison Artists Celebrate the Centennial, Sat., Nov. 4 – Sun., Jan 14 with a panel discussion and opening reception on Sun., Nov. 5 from 4-6 p.m. Both the gallery and events are free and open to the public.   The Capitol at 100:…

Unconventionally Fun Holiday Shopping at the Good Day Market

Madison, WI – The Good Day Market is a pop up market happening Friday, December 8 from 4:30-9pm and Saturday, December 9 from 10am-3pm at The Madison Masonic Center in Downtown Madison. Around 50 artisans, makers and independent designers from throughout the midwest will be selling handcrafted home and lifestyle…

Free Indoor Concert Series Features Local/Regional Bands

MadCity Sessions to Kick Off Nov. 9 with Better Yeti and VO5 Series features diverse lineup of local and regional bands and is free and open to the public Madison, Wis. – Overture Center’s MadCity Sessions returns for another season of free concerts live from the Capitol Theater stage. Each date will…

DeDee to Retire at the End of Overture 2017/18 Season

Madison, Wis. – Ted DeDee, President and CEO of the Overture Center of the Arts, announced he will retire in May, 2018, following six years of unparalleled growth of arts education and entertainment activity at Madison’s premier performing arts center. Betty Harris Custer, Chair of the Overture Center Foundation (OCF)…

Reflections on moving forward

By: Kathy Flores, Statewide LGBTQ Anti-Violence Manager (FB link here: facebook.com/notes/room-to-be-safe/reflections-on-moving-forward/533420073665350/) On March 27, 2017, Andrew (Drew) Nesbitt was murdered in his home after a night out celebrating his birthday. During the weeks of October 2 and 9, a trial was held to bring a case against Darrick Anderson, the…

Earthwise Pet Supply grand opening pet party set for October 7

Festivities will showcase store’s natural pet food offerings, grooming and self-wash pet spa; a portion of proceeds to benefit local pet rescue and training organizations  Madison, WI – September 19, 2017 – EarthWise Pet Supply, which opened its doors in August, will host a grand opening pet party on Saturday,…

Madison Opera presents Bizet’s masterpiece, “Carmen”

Madison Opera presents Georges Bizet’s Carmen on Friday, November 3 at 8pm and Sunday, November 5 at 2:30pm in Overture Hall.  With some of the most famous music in opera, Bizet’s passionate opera is a vivid story of love, jealousy, and betrayal. Set in 19th century Seville, the opera follows…