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Monday, January 18, 2016 - the State of Wisconsin celebrates the 36th annual “Tribute and Ceremony” honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 12 Noon in the Capitol Rotunda in Madison, Wisconsin.

Aired on Wisconsin Public Television and Wisconsin Public Radio, the event is...Read more

The Wisconsin Union Theater, in collaboration with T Presents & Majestic Live Present, is delighted to welcome A Very Special SOLO Evening with Joan Armatrading. The tour stops at the Wisconsin Union Theater’s Shannon Hall on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 8 pm. Tickets will be...Read more


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Kick off the New Year with an in-depth musical exploration of the isle of Cuba with Higher Ground Host Dr. Jonathan Overby. Enjoy the varied sounds and rhythms of Cuban son, cha...

The Appearance Of Colour is said to be just the fourth solo album by John Metcalfe in a career that spans over 30 years.  Metcalfe co-founded the highly regarded Duke Quartet, in which he still plays viola. He has worked with Coldplay, Simple Minds, The Pretenders, and Peter Gabriel...Read more

Natalie Haas is one of the most sought after cellists playing traditional music today. She and Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser have toured as a duo for over 12 years, wowing audiences at festivals and concerts worldwide with their unique sound. Their first album together, Fire & Grace, was...Read more

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