The Livingston Inn | Madison, Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast

Now Eligible To Vote

 

To start, this blog has nothing to do with presidential politics. I’m sure many readers are thankful for that. Instead, there is an event that turns 18 years old this month – the age eligible to vote – and has embraced the democratic process for many years. A warm welcome to spring, the Wisconsin Film Festival (WFF) begins this week on Thursday and celebrates its 18th year bringing the joy of film to its fans.  Continue reading

Summer Time Fun

Last week I really enjoyed a supplement to our weekly newspaper, The Isthmus, called “Summer Times”.  It reminded me of all the wonderful things Madison has to offer this time of year.  Certainly we have our time-honored events like Concerts on the Square, Opera in the Park, Art Fair on the Square, and Paddle and Portage.  But The Isthmus supplement was well done because it also featured things to do and see that are less familiar, either because they typically attract a smaller crowd or perhaps still have not been discovered by most residents and visitors.  Of those, the following are ones I would recommend checking out for summer 2015: Continue reading

Five Furlans, five films, film festival

In celebration of the upcoming 14th annual Wisconsin Film Festival, April 18 to 22, in Madison, I’m presenting our Furlan family’s picks for this year’s events. There are over 150 films at the festival, all sure to be great, but perhaps our preview will help you narrow down your choices. Film descriptions courtesy of festival staff. Continue reading