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Magdalena Bay, Bayli at Majestic

Majestic Theatre 115 King Street, Madison, WI

Mag Bay's tuneful penchant for all these appealing amalgamations was perfectly distilled on last year's conceptual dance-pop record Mercurial World, which playfully envelopes a range of sonic influences from progressive electronic, crushed bitpop, synthwave, and R&B.

$20 – $22

Rimini at UW Cinematheque

UW Cinematheque 821 University Ave / 4070 Vilas Hall, Madison, WI

The milieu of Seidl's films provides a unique sandbox for looking at our difficulties in living with modern history. In his newest film, Rimini (2022), he explores this plight by way of a washed-up lounge singer.

Free

Homie Fest II at The Rigby

The Rigby 119 East Main Street, Madison, WI

Fourteen exciting emo or emo-adjacent bands in one day at $20 is a bargain that's reflective of the genre's storied DIY upbringing.

$20

Case Kämäräinen at Café Coda

Café Coda 1224 Williamson St, Madison, WI

Case Kämäräinen's international dynamic pays off in the quartet's versatility.

$20

CodaFest at Café Coda

Café Coda 1224 Williamson St, Madison, WI

The first-ever CodaFest is a five-night festival that impressively encompasses the sheer variety of jazz and improvised music Café Coda has showcased in Madison since opening in 2017.

$50 – $275

Light Sleeper at Union South Marquee

The Marquee Cinema 1308 W Dayton St #245, Madison, WI

"They figure you can tell a D.D. anything. Things they would never tell anyone else."

Free

The Plains at UW Cinematheque

UW Cinematheque 821 University Ave / 4070 Vilas Hall, Madison, WI

David Easteal finds a new meditative grammar for the road movie in The Plains (2022), a rigorously composed docufiction epic about our habitual commute, the intimacy of impermanence...

Free

All Is Forgiven at UW Cinematheque

UW Cinematheque 821 University Ave / 4070 Vilas Hall, Madison, WI

As Mia Hansen-Løve's directorial debut, All Is Forgiven (2007) is the logical birthplace of the cinematic tone that becomes distinct in her later films, like Bergman Island (2021).

Free

Sonata (2021) at Union South Marquee

The Marquee Cinema 1308 W Dayton St #245, Madison, WI

Coming-of-age biopic Sonata (2021) closes out the Polish Film Festival at the Union South Marquee, which begins on Sunday, November 13, with Illusion (2022), and then continues the following Sunday, November 20, with a triple feature.

Free

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.

 

Submit events for consideration to [email protected]; please include all of the acts involved in the event, date, venue, showtime, ticket information, and any other information you think we should know. Send this information at least three weeks before the date of the event. We try to give everything fair consideration, but we do not and cannot preview all events, and we do not run submitted promotional copy.

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