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Wisconsin state parks offer multitude of different activities

Wisconsin state parks offer multitude of different activities

Alison Ahlgrim, News Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture

For the intrepid explorer, Wisconsin manages 66 state parks with a multitude of different activities, including camping, hiking, bicycling, fishing, canoeing/boating, swimming, horseback riding, rock climbing, and much more. Some state parks even include outdoor theater or viewing towers. There is...

Visual marketing students create display at Hilldale

Visual marketing students create display at Hilldale

Adrienne Oliva, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture

The “Life in Bloom” art installation by Madison College’s Visual Marketing students is officially open to the public at Hilldale Mall on Madison’s west-side. Though it is obvious when looking at the beautiful display that a lot of effort went into the production, even more work went into the...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ is tale for all time

‘Beauty and the Beast’ is tale for all time

Carrie Puckette, Copy Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture

One of my favorite Disney movies growing up was “Beauty and the Beast.” I identified so much with the bookworm Belle and her journey,  so when I learned that Disney was doing a live remake with Emma Watson as Belle, I was thrilled. I have to admit, when I heard about the “gay moment” that...

Yahara Journal celebrates book release

Yahara Journal celebrates book release

Clarion Staff Report
May 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture

The Yahara Journal held its annual book release celebration on April 28 at the Truax Campus, marking the completion of the 2017 edition of its annual student-produced fine arts and literary journal. This year’s 80-page book features the work of 35 Madison College students. The items published were...

Donut shop’s theme park atmosphere worth a visit

Donut shop’s theme park atmosphere worth a visit

Mary Joan Nastri, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture

Hurts Donut Company, in Middleton, has a huge following. And, thanks to the space on Parmenter Street that had several now defunct restaurants, you can enjoy your donut(s) and strong coffee in the upstairs dining room. Because of talk around town, I wasn’t sure I’d get a donut one Saturday as...

New albums to add to your summer 2017 playlist

New albums to add to your summer 2017 playlist

Adrienne Oliva, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture

Within the span of a month, many artists have released their most highly anticipated albums of the year. This means that creating your 2017 summer playlist will be easier than ever. Of all the recent releases, there are three albums I highly suggest giving a listen to and adding to your summer playlist. Of c...

Rhythm of the heart: Spring Pow Wow

Rhythm of the heart: Spring Pow Wow

Michael Edwards, Illustrator
April 18, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture

The hallways are going to sound a little different Saturday, April 22, like the school suddenly grew a colossal heart, booming with excitement from its chest cavity, the Redsten Gym. But it will not be the school’s heart that’s beating, it will be something much older. Time to open the gym doors...

7 student directors, 13 actors star in ‘Love/Sick’ vignettes

7 student directors, 13 actors star in ‘Love/Sick’ vignettes

James Roufus, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture

Seven student directors will take on the nine vignettes that comprise “Love/Sick,” John Cariani’s follow up to “Almost, Maine.” “Love/Sick,” which tackles the ever-changing world of love and relationships, does justice to its complicated subject. In the play, as is often the case in...

‘Santa Clarita’ Diet Review

‘Santa Clarita’ Diet Review

Brighid Monahan, Arts Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture

In the new Netflix show, “Santa Clarita Diet,” a beefy Mr. T looking customer asks one of the show’s main characters, “What kind of realtor are you?”   “Commercial, but residential upon request,” answers Sheila, pulling the long bowie knife from her shoulder. After throwing up...

‘The Last of August’ continues story of Charlotte Holmes

Allison Althof, Office Manager
April 18, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson were a match made in disaster, and the same thing applies to their great grandchildren. After a disastrous fall semester in “A Study in Charlotte,” Jamie Watson and Charlotte Holmes travel across the pond to England and the Holmes family’s estate in Sussex in ...

Meet the descendants of Holmes and Watson

Allison Althof, Office Manager
April 18, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture

Welcome to Sherringford, a prep school where the descendants of one of literature’s greatest crime fighters are currently enrolled and the setting for “A Study in Charlotte.” Over the years, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson have been used in a number of different entertainment platforms, even vide...

A day dedicated to vintage vinyl

A day dedicated to vintage vinyl

Adrienne Oliva, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Arts & Culture, Top Stories

Record Store Day is right around the corner on Saturday, April 22, and Madison record collectors and music lovers alike are rejoicing. Record Store Day is a day in which local record store culture is celebrated with both live music and ultra-rare music releases and re-releases in local record shops....

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