In his biennial state budget, Gov. Scott Walker is proposing to set up
an unelected, unaccountable charter school board that could establish local
charter school boards around the state; these schools would be funded with
Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini is an expansive historical novel that follows one freedwoman’s journey from simple seamstress to the First Lady’s confidante. The book opens in 1860 with the
Of all the conflicts between natives and
settlers, the Black Hawk War (1832) left the deepest impression on Wisconsin.
UW-Waukesha professor Robert Birmingham, who excavated Fort Blue Mounds near
Nothing shouts “City!” like neon signs. Yet
even in New York, the old glow is fading under pressure from LEDs and what
critics have called the “suburbanization” of the city.
Photographer-preservationist Thomas Rinaldi set
You won’t fall asleep counting sheep in Laura Dronzek’s “Flowers &
Animals” exhibition at Tory Folliard Gallery (233 N. Milwaukee St.), though
perhaps you’ll share this much-honored Madison artist’s dreamy...