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October 3 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Tanya Tagaq’s Retribution

Aaron Gochberg, World Music AD I wrote earlier this year about some of my season picks for this years lineup at the Wisconsin Union Theater,…

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October 3 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Arlo Guthrie For One Night Only!

By Laura Jean (L.J.) Alexandre-Strong Arlo Guthrie, a singer-songwriter social activist, is known for his songs of protest against social in…

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October 2 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

inDIGenous Jazz: What You Need To Know

by Ilango Villoth, Jazz Coordinator  No cover charge, great music, local artists… that’s the inDIGenous Jazz Series. All shows in the F…

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September 26 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Free for UW Madison students: Bassem Youssef

Clare Ostroski, Communications Intern Long hailed “the Jon Stewart of Egypt,” that country’s foremost political satirist and former b…

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September 26 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Chile’s Recent History in Song: Inti-IIlimani Returns for 50th Anniversary

by Esty Dinur, Communications, Community Relations and Publicity Director There is another, older, 9/11. On that fateful day in 1973, Gene…

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September 25 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

More world music with Songhoy Blues

Alanna Conley, Communications Intern This year’s Madison World Music Festival brought large crowds out at both the Union Terrace and the W…

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September 25 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Why artists like Anaïs Mitchell are important

Clare Ostroski, Communications Intern Singer-songwriter, Anaïs Mitchell has been composing and performing folk ballads for over 15 years. H…

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September 11 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

The Top 3 Reasons to Join the Performing Arts Committee

By Marilyn Feldner, Performing Arts Committee Director The WUD Performing Arts Committee is the student organization that plans and promotes…

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September 4 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Songhoy Blues - Résistance

Aaron Gochberg, World Music AD Just three months ago Malian rock outfit Songhoy Blues released their second full-length album, Résistan…

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September 4 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Johannes Wallmann: Continuing Innovation

by Ilango Villoth, Jazz AD Dr. Johannes Wallmann, veteran of the New York and Bay Area jazz scenes, is no stranger to the Union Theater. He…

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