The Waisman Center Children’s Theatre series might make fewer headlines than the center’s groundbreaking research. Still, it maintains a valuable place among the center’s offerings. On Sunday afternoons during the academic year, it provides an accessible, welcoming opportunity for children of all ages and abilities to enjoy the arts.
Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano will receive the University of Wisconsin–Madison A. E. Havens Center's Award for Lifetime Contribution to Critical Scholarship on May 9 during a rare trip to the United States.
After 36 years as professor of violin at UW–Madison, Tyrone Greive is retiring this spring. But the indefatigable musician, well-known to Madison audiences as the former concertmaster of the Madison Symphony Orchestra, will still teach, perform and indulge his lifelong passion for Polish string literature.
Who owns music? Musicians who compose, perform and record something? Music companies that sell recordings? Consumers who buy copies of the recordings? These are questions that swirl around contentious issues like end-user license agreements and anti-piracy laws, as well as the growing divide between musicians who create work in home sound studios and the mega-stars who work with major corporations.
The Academic Staff Art Gallery in Bascom Hall this semester is featuring works that combine art and science, encompassing the scientific impact of models of invertebrates, glassblowing and photography.