Live readings are happening online over the next few months until local libraries, writers’ groups and bookstores can safely host events back onsite. Dotters Books co-owner Margaret Leonard recommends “saving the date”—and registering early—to be a part of these virtual audiences this month and next.
Arts & Culture
On Jan. 28, Menikanaehkem, an Indigenous lead organization, along with several co-hosts, hosts a screening of the new film, All In: The Fight for Democracy, followed by a panel discussion with Wisconsin leaders advocating for voting rights.
There are a handful of beautiful and unique bookstores throughout Wisconsin that have stood the test of time. Here are some of the best in the state.
Though Overture Center for the Arts is currently closed, the historic Madison venue is offering a spooky way to ring in the season with a new interactive virtual event—Under the Ghost Light—on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m.
Although the Overture Center for the Arts is closed this fall, Madison Opera is still giving art enthusiasts the chance to see and hear their favorite talents take the stage.
After an extensive search, the Milwaukee Art Museum has named Kantara Souffrant, PhD, as the Curator of Community Dialogue for the institution. Dr. Souffrant begins Jan. 4, 2021.
For the first time in its history, Southern Wisconsin’s Taliesin is offering a self-guided opportunity to walk the exterior of the historic estate. Guests get to roam the 800-acre estate and experience a unique look into its history from architectural and agricultural viewpoints.
Since movie theaters aren’t operating at full capacity quite yet, drive-in theaters are proving to be a prime alternative for film lovers across the country. And Wisconsin just happens to be home to a handful of charming drive-in complexes that are showing a number of popular movies—both new and old—on a daily basis.
You don’t need to haul off to the West or East Coast to get your fill of the beach this summer. Wisconsin offers its fair share of beautiful lakeside beaches—complete with biking trails, golf courses, lighthouses and more—to enjoy on a hot day this season.
Enjoy the great outdoors—at a social distance, of course—all month long as Madison’s Olbrich Gardens presents its Sidewalk Garden Tour. The walk/bike tour features the breathtaking urban landscapes of the Marquette, Schenk-Atwood-Starkweather-Yahara and Eastmorland neighborhoods.