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03-06-2015

Special Event

Adult Swim: Sustainability Sideshow

March 06, 2015
100 N. Hamilton St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Children's Museum
From: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Special Event
Photo courtesy Madison Children's Museum. Join us for a unique twist on Adult Swim! The Sustainability Sideshow highlights the lighter side of sustainability through green-themed carnival games, upcycled fashion a... more >

Good Kids

Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday until March 07, 2015
821 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706
Starting: 7:30 PM
Special Event
Photo credit Skot Weidemann. “There’s what you believe…and then there’s what you know.” Everyone knows that something happened at the party – but they all believe something diff... more >

LUNCH TIME DREAM YOGA

March 06, 2015
One N. Pinckney, Madison, WI 53703
DreamBank
From: 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
Special Event
Start feeling happier and healthier with this relaxing, body-strengthening yoga session in DreamBank’s inspiring space! Led by Cindy Weber, owner of Cinergy Fitness, this bi-weekly class offers a unique opportunity ... more >

Madison Symphony Orchestra - Club 201

March 06, 2015
201 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Overture Center for the Arts
7:30 pm
Special Event
Photo credit Greg Anderson. Join young professionals for classical music in Overture Hall followed by fun, friendship, and networking at exclusive after-concert parties. $35 includes: discounted concert ticket ... more >

Madison Symphony Orchestra - Composers in Exile Concert

March 06, 2015
201 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Overture Center for the Arts
7:30 PM
Special Event
Photo credit Greg Anderson. “Composers in Exile: Creating the Hollywood Sound” is a unique concert by Conductor John DeMain and the Madison Symphony Orchestra, showcasing both the classical compositions and th... more >

Philly & Cheese

March 06, 2015
1611 Aspen Commons, Middleton, WI 53562
Claddagh Irish Pub
Starting: 8:00 PM
Special Event
New musical duo Philly & Cheese play at the Claddagh! more >

SoundWaves. Skin Deep and Upper Crust: Layers in Our World

March 06, 2015
330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI 53715
Discovery Building
From: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Special Event
Our world is structured in layers. So are our bodies. And so are many of the things we construct and grow. How do these layers affect our lives? What about layers in sound and music? Join UW–Madison scholars Daniel ... more >

Ongoing Events

Dueling Pianos

Every Friday, Saturday until March 28, 2015
116 W. Mifflin St. or 111 State Street, Madison, WI 53703
Starting: 8:00 PM
Ongoing Events
Dueling Pianos non-stop entertainment! Join us nightly request songs and sing along! Perfect for your special occasion or for just a night you won't forget! Dueling Pianos Thurs-Sat nights, solo all request shows Tues &am... more >

Exhibit Opening: Lessons from Penguins

Recurring daily until March 30, 2015
100 N. Hamilton St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Children's Museum
Ongoing Events
Photo courtesy Madison Children's Museum. Party like a penguin! This stunning collection of 120 photographs by award-winning photographer J.J. L’Heureux celebrates the penguins of Antarctica. The photos of th... more >

Ice Skating Rink

Recurring daily until April 01, 2015
1001 Wisconsin Pl., Madison, WI 53703
The Edgewater
Ongoing Events
Come and have some fun on The Edgewater Ice Skating Rink this winter. This outdoor rink is real ice that stays the perfect temperature all season thanks to a unique plumbed cooling system. The rink officially opens on Nov... more >

Live German Music at Essen Haus

Every Friday, Saturday until March 28, 2015
514 E. Wilson St., Madison, WI 53703
Essen Haus German Restaurant
Starting: 8:30 PM
Ongoing Events
Photo credit Alex Lahti. Dance the night away to live bands performing spirited German drinking hall songs at the Essen Haus! Live music most Thursdays, and every Friday and Saturday. Check our website for performa... more >

Live Traditional Irish Music: The Currah

Every Friday until March 27, 2015
7 W. Main St., Madison, WI 53703
Brocach on the Capitol Square
Starting: 5:30 PM
Ongoing Events
Enjoy Live Traditional Irish Music w/ The Currach at Brocach Irish Pub in downtown Madison WI every Friday. more >

Old Sugar Distillery Free Tasting and Tour

Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday until March 28, 2015
931 E. Main St., Ste. 8, Madison, WI 53703
Old Sugar Distillery
Thursdays and Fridays 4-10pm, Saturdays noon-10pm
Ongoing Events
Come visit Old Sugar Distillery in downtown Madison. Less than a mile from the Capitol, Old Sugar Distillery produces world class spirits using many local ingredients. Tours are free and last about ten minutes. You can... more >

Shifting Gears Exhibit: A Cyclical History of Badger Bicycling

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until October 10, 2015
30 N. Carroll St., Madison, WI 53703
Wisconsin Historical Museum
From: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Ongoing Events
Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Historical Museum. Travel through 130 years of Wisconsin cycling history in the new exhibition Shifting Gears: A Cyclical History of Badger Bicycling. Showcasing the crucial role that Wi... more >

StoryBook: Narrative in Contemporary Art

Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until July 15, 2015
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Tuesday-Thursdays 12-5 pm, Friday 12-8 pm, Saturday 10 am-8 pm, Sunday 12-5 pm
Ongoing Events
The current exhibitions on view at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art are Storybook: Narrative in Contemporary Art, and From Here to There: Alec Soth's America. For more information about each exhibition, please vis... more >

Twelfth Night, or What You Will

Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until March 07, 2015
113 E. Mifflin St., Madison, WI 53703
The Bartell Theatre
Ongoing Events
Photo courtesy Bartell Theater. Shipwrecked twins. A lovesick duke and a countess in mourning. A social-climbing servant and the drunken partiers who want to take him down. Shakespeare’s classic comedy recei... more >

03-07-2015

Special Event

Arboretum Special Event: 10th Annual Madison Reads Leopold

March 07, 2015
1207 Seminole Hwy., Madison, WI 53711
UW-Madison Arboretum
From: 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Special Event
Free public reading from A Sand County Almanac and other works by Aldo Leopold, the Arboretum’s first research director. Celebrities and citizens alike will share Leopold’s eloquent statements about humans&rsq... more >

Calligraphy Demonstration - Linda P. Hancock

Recurring daily until March 08, 2015
750 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706
Chazen Museum of Art
From: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Special Event
Linda P. Hancock, a calligrapher and designer highly respected in the lettering world, from Madison, Wisconsin, will demonstrate and discuss her work. Mead Witter Lobby. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition, "... more >

Duck Soup Cinema: Chaplin Short Film Festival

March 07, 2015
201 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Overture Center for the Arts
Starting: 2:00 PM
Special Event
Experience the rare short films of Charlie Chaplin provided by Film Preservation Associate David Shepard. These four short films are a variety of Chaplin’s great works through the 1910s. more >

Duck Soup Cinema: Chaplin Short Film Festival

March 07, 2015
201 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Overture Center for the Arts
Starting: 7:00 PM
Special Event
Experience the rare short films of Charlie Chaplin provided by Film Preservation Associate David Shepard. These four short films are a variety of Chaplin’s great works through the 1910s. more >
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