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Finding balance between fun and finals: Your guide to free events this weekend

Maintaining strong mentality is just as important as maintaining your GPA

Music

Kurt Vile and the Violators to bring live, compelling performance to Madison

Iconic artist celebrates his biggest album yet with band, fans worldwide

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‘The Battle of the Chocolates’ to make for scrumptious skirmish in Madison

Milk, sugar combined 40 different ways to be tested for free this weekend

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Commonwealth Gallery partners with local entities in winter celebration

Madison Makers Market along with Common Wealth Development host first ever weeklong lineup of events

Games

Nintendo Switch officially most superior console going into 2019

Other platforms compete, but no match for Wii, GameCube successor becomes a must have console when compared to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

Art

‘Houston, we have a painting’ dazzles viewers on Madison campus

Advanced Painting Workshop represents Midwest identity, generational culture through impressive exhibit during fall show

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Boygenius, Bon Iver top list of best concerts this fall semester

End of 2018 marked by Madison’s strong concert lineup, proving Madison continues to be a hub for rap, indie music alike

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It’s the GRAMMY’s world — we’re all just living in it.

Award shows shouldn’t dictate conversation around each year's best achievements in music industry

Art

A Meaningful Monday: Finding words to live by

The light at the end of the tunnel is always there — if you look hard enough for it

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Manchester Orchestra, The Front Bottoms prove a perfect pair

Indie rock bands wow fans on 'A Black Mile to the Surface' tour