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Caryn Rose digs into the work in “Why Patti Smith Matters”

The veteran music journalist will speak on July 10 at A Room of One’s Own.

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Music, culture, and strong points of view

Our focus is on journalism that treats culture in Madison as the complex subject it is—not as fodder for promotional fluff. We champion things we love, but we also ask annoying questions and throw the occasional brick.

Latest Articles

A queen’s coming-of-age in “Marie Antoinette”

Watch Sofia Coppola’s decadent 2006 costume drama on the Memorial Union Terrace after dusk on July 10.

Caryn Rose digs into the work in “Why Patti Smith Matters”

The veteran music journalist will speak on July 10 at A Room of One’s Own.

Kyle Rightley finds his own through-line on “The Hum”

The versatile multi-instrumentalist plays July 8 at Communication behind his latest solo album.

Latest in Politics

Amid heat waves, a Madison landlord has banned window air conditioners

Tenants at Norris Court and other JSW Companies properties were told to buy new, more expensive floor AC units instead.

Capitol Punishments: To hell with small tweaks

Democrats are failing to rise to the moment, because they don’t understand it.

Adapting and caring in post-Roe Wisconsin

More resources and information for those looking to access or protect abortion.

Latest in Music

Kyle Rightley finds his own through-line on “The Hum”

The versatile multi-instrumentalist plays July 8 at Communication behind his latest solo album.

A few Madison events, July 4 through 10, 2022

Baby Tyler with Soot, power-pop, and a whole lot of good film offerings.

Sigra’s singular, indefatigable, otherworldly art

The local experimental pop artist, bassist, poet, and artisan headlines Dark Horse ArtBar on June 30.

Come tie-dye shirts with us on July 16!

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