Archive for the ‘Culture & Entertainment’ Category

From college student to filmmaker

Sitting in a dark theater at the 2010 Wisconsin Film Festival, Katie Greenway got pissed. The 22-year-old UW-Madison senior, then majoring in communication arts and journalism, was watching one of the top-billed films of the festival, the title of which she declines to reveal for fear of insulting its creator. “I walked out of the theater thinking, ‘That was awful. I could totally do better.’”

Cedarburg through the seasons: a run-down of its seasonal festivals

Winter Festival:
Date: February 5, 2011 – February 6, 2011

Time: Saturday 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m
Cedarburg’s Winter Festival is a rare gem that offers ice carving contests, bed races on ice, barrel jumping and an Alaskan malamute pulling contest all in one weekend.

An interview with Deb Carey

One on one with New Glarus Brewing Company’s President and Founder, Deb Carey.

Karri Daley’s Madison favorites

Madison songstress Karri Daley shares some of her favorite parts of Madison, Wis.

The best (damn) meal I’ve ever eaten

As I sat down at my table at Meritage, Jan Kelly’s 3-year-old restaurant on Milwaukee’s west side, the group adjacent to me parted with a single recommendation. “Get the chocolate cake,” a woman said. “It’s almost orgasmic.”

Other female Wisconsin directors

Katie Greenway talks about some remarkable Wisconsin female directors.

TV Dinners

We invited our favorite TV characters to a potluck. Here’s what they’re bringing.

Fall/winter recipes from Jan Kelly

Jan Kelly, chef of Meritage restaurnat in Milwaukee, shares some of her favorite recipes.

Quick sips

Beer — it’s a way of life. And in Wisconsin, we have — and make — a lot of it. According to a 2008 survey by the Brewer’s Association, Wisconsin is ranked 10th in the nation for breweries per capita. But how much do you really know about the beer in your glass? Or Wisconsin […]

A rocker with soul (and blue hair)

Karri Daley is a Madison staple. For the past three years, the 27-year-old singer has lit up the Madison music scene with her shows at Funky Mondays at the Frequency. Performing as part of the Clyde Stubblefield Show ⎯ Clyde Stubblefield being known for his years with James Brown in the late ’60s ⎯ she […]