A wide view of the Madison skyline featuring Monona Terrace and the Capitol building in the background.
Photo by Cassius Callender

12 Places to Find Live Jazz in Madison

Madison has earned its reputation as a place where you can find live music every night of the week, and jazz is just as prominent a player today as it was when aficionados flocked to the Wisconsin Union Theater to see Ella Fitzgerald. Our scene is inspired by a long list of influential clubs and…

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How to Get(away) on Madison's Frozen Lakes

Last February, my husband and I were driving around downtown Madison, WI, in search of something fun to do on a chilly winter day. We decided to go grab a hot chocolate and sit by the ice rink at The Edgewater to catch some perfect, sunny views of the lake. As we made our way down the stairs, we…

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Frozen Festivals Worth a Trip to Madison

In Madison, winter is another season full of outdoor adventure. The lakes freeze over and are transformed into a cold weather playground and festivals pop up along the shoreline (and even on the ice!). Bundle up and join us outside for magical, snow-covered fun. Frozen Assets Festival A 5K held…

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