Our next thing: Tone Madison

Joseph Rowland of Pallbearer


07 AM | 17 Oct

Joseph Rowland of Pallbearer

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Pallbearer, playing October 20 at The Frequency, has released just two albums, 2012’s ‘Sorrow And Extinction’ and 2014’s Foundations Of Burden,’ but between them there is a sense of evolution as purposeful and restrained as the band’s glacial melodies. While both albums center on long-form doom-metal epics, ‘Foundations Of Burden’ puts a sharper focus on singer/guitarist Brett Campbell’s

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, 09 AM | 16 Oct

Comedy! Books! Science! Madison’s festival-happy weekend

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(Pictured: Stephin Merritt, appearing Saturday at the Wisconsin Book Festival.) Between Thursday, October 16 and Sunday, October 19, Madison gets no less than three big festival-type events: the Wisconsin Book Festival, the Wisconsin Science Festival, and the first-ever Madison Comedy Festival. (We thought Madison’s festival season was supposed to be in January!) Oh dear god is

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11 AM | 10 Oct

Our next thing: Tone Madison

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If you haven’t heard yet, we’re preparing to relaunch and revamp what we do under the name Tone Madison. The beta version of the site will be live soon—UPDATE: we had planned to have it live Wednesday, October 15 but need a bit more time to sort out some final issues—with some finishing touches to come

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08 AM | 08 Oct

Madison Calendar, October 9 through 15

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THURSDAY OCTOBER 9 The Big Draw. Multiple locations, through Oct. 11. The Madison Public Library’s inaugural “drawing festival,” The Big Draw, offers several different sessions for both kids and adults, even those with no drawing experience, to explore drawing alongside Lynda Barry and several other Madison-based artists. Cinematheque: Sorcerer. Union South Marquee, 7 p.m. The

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, , 08 AM | 06 Oct

A choosy guide to Fall Gallery Night 2014

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(Pictured: Yvette Marie Dostatni’s ‘Conventioneers’ photos; Jack Long’s high-speed liquid photography; and a print by Maser at Tandem Press.) Madison’s twice-yearly Gallery Night, set for Friday, October 10, can be a gauntlet of knick-knacks or a stimulating evening of art, depending on the path you’ve take. We’ve picked out some of the most promising Gallery Night events

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