Join three African American Women Writers from Madison as they discuss their poetry, prose, and drama in relation to three African American Writers of Resistance.
Middleton Public Library
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Ripple Project Program Description:
Join National Heritage Fellow Karen Ann Hoffman of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin for a conversation about Contemporary Native Art, Issues and (Mis-)Understandings. Warning—some topics may be triggering for some attendees.
An interactive discussion that's like a book club, but for plays. Staff from Forward Theater will lead the discussion and professional actors will act out scenes from the play.
Phone: (608) 827-7403
Email: info [at] midlibrary.org
In person: at the lower level reference desk
Bluegrass is an American art form that grew out of the traditional music styles of the working class South, and resonated with music lovers across the world. Renowned country music historian, Bill Malone, will discuss the sociological and cultural influences which informed bluegrass’ development for audiences at four Dane County public libraries.
Bluegrass is an American art form that started in the hills of Appalachian hills and resonated with music lovers across the world. Madison’s own Cork ‘n Bottle will bring songs and stories of bluegrass alive for audiences at eight Dane County public libraries.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Hephaestus, a brand new musical from Madison native Nathan Fosbinder.
This program will feature scenes and songs from Music Theatre of Madison's production, Hephaestus, interspersed with analysis and background from professors William Aylward or William Brockliss, experts in Greek mythology from UW-Madison's Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies.
The Wonderful World of Disney Musicals explores the history of the animated features that we love and the stories that they tell. Disney animated features have always connected with audiences through clever characters, entertaining stories, and with memorable songs.
Chances are, you’ve had one – more than one. They can be inspiring, terrifying, tedious, nauseating, and profound. Jobs. Jobs put food on our tables, roofs over our heads, and (sometimes) anxiety in our hearts.
The Someone's Gotta Do It monologues introduce you to characters telling their work stories: the exhilarating, the necessary, and the outlandishly absurd.
The show will use musical theatre pieces, some new, some unknown, and perhaps a familiar one or two, to explore the myriad of issues women in our society face, including friendships, objectification, motherhood, workplace struggles, aging, and general female empowerment.