A sponsor display for the Stoughton Opera House.

Pola X at UW Cinematheque

UW Cinematheque 821 University Ave, Madison, WI

Excerpt from Grant Phipps’ review: “For his fourth feature, Pola X (1999), Carax transmutates Melville’s subversive 1852 novel Pierre: Or, The Ambiguities with the sort of verve one would expect of the same iconoclastic mind who enraptured audiences with delirious romances—sister films, even—Mauvais Sang (1986) and Lovers On The Bridge (1991). Using Melville’s template, Carax applies the same charged style to a …

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Lovely Socialite at Café Coda

Café Coda 1224 Williamson St, Madison, WI

While the members of the groovy Madison-born jazz-rock sextet Lovely Socialite are now split between a few Midwestern cities, they congregate again here for a spirited release show for a new LP, The Drift, the band’s first in over six years. It follows on the heels of a trio of Lovely Socialites series of Quarantine Loops EPs, sourced …

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Drunken Master and Police Story 2 at UW Cinematheque

UW Cinematheque 821 University Ave, Madison, WI

Emerging from a mid-1970s sea of Bruce Lee imitators, Jackie Chan quickly established himself as a singular talent, directing his own films and leading a highly disciplined stunt team.

Good Corners, Jonathon Millionaire at Dark Horse ArtBar

Dark Horse ArtBar 756 E Washington Avenue, Madison, WI

Lawrence Gann played drums for the sparkling, dry-witted Madison band Labrador, but lately he's shifted his attention to a solo project called Jonathon Millionaire.


A League Of Their Own at Memorial Union Terrace

Memorial Union Terrace 800 Langdon Street, Madison, WI

Though the film may have caused the first stirrings of feminist ideology in a generation of impressionable athletes, its combination core as a pure baseball comedy is what has made it stick.


Shows, screenings, and other cultural events around town, selected and previewed by Tone Madison’s writers and editors. Plus, info on upcoming Tone Madison-hosted events.


Please note: This is a small, picky calendar. It is not a comprehensive calendar. If you are looking for one, we strongly recommend visiting our friends at Madison Minutes.


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