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Same pizza, new location

Same pizza, new location

Sean Bull and Andrew Kicmol

September 18, 2019

Sean here. This review will feature both the voices of myself and Andrew. On our first trip to the new Ian’s Pizza. I learned two things: 1. Beer provides no relief to a spice-afflicted tongue 2. Those touch screen Coke machines are a lot more annoying when you’re waiting in line behind a guy creati...

Something for every taste at annual event

Something for every taste at annual event

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

September 18, 2019

At the annual Taste of Madison, the streets are crowded and everyone is full of joy without anything to worry about except for enjoying the good food, music and the company of those who surround them. The different genres of food and music will match anyone and everyone’s tastes, from country to rock, w...

Earth Dance art exhibit featured at Farley Center

Britni Petitt, Photo Editor

September 18, 2019

At the Linda and Gene Farley Center for Peace, Justice and Sustainability, located just outside Verona, you will find acres upon acres of land including the Natural Path Sanctuary. The Farley Center promotes community and sustainability in every activity and event they have, including Earth Dance. E...

A place for the finest films made worldwide

Matt Eriole, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

The past year has been a strange one for the film industry. Seen one way, it has been a great year — “Avengers: Endgame” is officially the highest grossing film of all time, and plenty of the year’s other major studio releases have been phenomenal financial successes. But for those of us who are easily fat...

Instructor’s new book a dark thriller

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

September 18, 2019

Imagine getting up at 4 a.m. to write for a couple of hours. To then, get your children ready for school and get ready yourself to go teach.  It’s how John Galligan, a Madison College English instructor, manages to write, teach, and balance family life. In fact, he has written six novels tha...

Norwegian food close to home

Norwegian food close to home

Sean Bull, Broadcast Manager

September 18, 2019

Thankfully, Skål Public House is a Norwegian restaurant in heritage only. No offense to readers who are fans of lefse and lutefisk, but I much prefer the Americanized fare of this Mount Horeb pub. Though many of the ingredients on the menu will be familiar to most Americans, each dish adds a twist ...

Tessa Morhardt, Editor-in-chief

August 28, 2019

Tara Olivia Martens was so inspired by her visits to the African nations of Nabia, South Africa and Madagascar, that she wanted to find a way to share what she learned with others. That’s what she hopes to accomplish with the show currently on display at the Truax Gallery entitled “Enchanting Africa....

Display by Sanford Biggers intended to inspire dialogue on Amerian history

Britni Petitt, Photography Editor

August 28, 2019

If you happened to wander into the Chazen Museum of Art this summer, you might have seen an exhibit featuring artist, Sandford Biggers. Upon entering the exhibit, you’d quickly realize that he’s talented in a number of mediums, including, but not limited to, sculpting, video, and painting. According...

Performing arts shows will include Harry Potter spinoff

Andrew Kicmol, Editor Emeritus

August 28, 2019

Madison College Performing Arts is ready to roll out its fall production schedule with two shows this semester. The first is “Puffs or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic.” It’s Harry Potter spinoff that takes place in the lesser known house of the Hufflepuff...

Top 5 summer movies a mix of genres

Luis Velazquez, Business Director

August 28, 2019

No doubt 90’s kids are this summer’s big winners with both a live-action remake of the Lion King, and another installment of Toy Story. However, the box office still has something for everyone, whether you’re a fan of horror, super hero movies, or just a good drama. To give you a better idea, ...

Madison original outdoor music fest

Madison original outdoor music fest

Britni Petitt, Photography Editor

August 28, 2019

Madison’s original outdoor music festival, Orton Park Festival, has been entertaining the community for over 50 years. This year was no different with four days of food provided by local vendors, craft beer, cider, and wine tents, music, and performances. Thursday kicked off with Family Night and Cycropia Aerial ...

Play to be a fundraiser for Performing Arts scholarships

Play to be a fundraiser for Performing Arts scholarships

CLARION STAFF REPORT

May 7, 2019

Graduating Madison College students Maria Cina and Melissa Czerwinski will lend their talents to help raise funds for Performing Art Scholarships. The two will star in “The Gulf,” by Audrey Cefaly, an 80-minute, one act play. This capstone production will be performed in the Traux Studio Theater (Ro...

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