This Week in Madison

This was handed out to incoming La Follette students at orientation, but we wanted to post it here for easy access and to share with the rest of the La Follette community. All these events are free and occur before classes start. Events with an asterisk (*) are going to be attended by other La Follette students. Feel free to comment if you’re going to attend or know of other fun events in Madison.


August 24, 2010

LSSA Picnic – La Follette House*

5:00pm Enjoy a picnic with classmates, faculty, and staff

Rock Star Gomeroke – High Noon Saloon

Audience invited to sing with The Gomers


August 25, 2010

Jazz at Five – 100 State Street*

5:00pm Suzanne Grzanna Quartet

6:30pm Madison Mellophonium Jazz Orchestra


August 26, 2010

Celebration – Samba Grill*

5:30pm 90th Anniversary of Woman Suffrage Celebration

Entertainment – Orton Park Festival

6:30pm Daithi Wolfe & Company

8:00pm Cycropia Aerial Dance Theater

Capitol Velo Club

5:45pm 25mile bike ride/social designed for women

Bombay Bicycle Club – Cozee Inn, Verona

Leisure ride – 5:45pm


August 27, 2010

Entertainment – Orton Park Festival

5:00– 8:00pm International Dinner with Vendors

5:45pm The Tony Castañeda Latin Jazz Sextet

6:45pm MNA Auction

7:15pm Razia Said (NYC/Madagascar)

8:45pm Cycropia Aerial Dance Theater

Dane Dances! – Monana Terrace*

6:00pm VO5 Funky Disco
8:00pm Christopher’s Project  Smooth Jazz, R&B


August 28, 2010

Entertainment – Orton Park Festival

12:00pm Whitney Mann

1:30pm Robert J and the Rowdy Prairie Dogs

3:00pm Cris Plata and Extra Hot

4:15pm MNA Auction

5:15pm Monika and Christian Nieves (Puerto Rico)

7:00pm The Carolina Chocolate Drops

9:00pm Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble

Dane County Farmer’s Market – Capitol Square*

6:00am – 2:00pm

Live Music – Union Terrace

9:30pm Madison County

80s VS 90s Dance Party – The Majestic Theater*

9:00pm Michael Jackson Birthday Edition  (Free if over 21)


August 29, 2010

Entertainment – Orton Park Festival

9:00am Jazz Brunch with The Randall Harrison Trio

11:30am The Rohnalleros

1:00pm The Getaway Drivers

2:00pm Orton Cake Walk

2:30pm Kings Go Forth

3:45pm MNA Auction

4:45pm The Rousers

6:45pm Dave Alvin & the Guilty Women

Ride the Drive*

10:00am Roads are closed to cars and open to cyclists


August 30, 2010

La Follette Campus Tour*

Join a La Follette student/tour guide for a tour of campus resources (and where your classes are!) – Time TBD


August 31, 2010

Free Talk – Monona Terrace*

7:00pm Bill Nye the Science Guy and others talk about space/science


September 1, 2010

Jazz at Five – 100 State Street*

5:00pm Dave Stoler Quartet

6:30pm T. Monique Quartet

Live Music – Monona Terrace

5:30pm MadiSalsa


About Sylvia Fredericks

Second-Year MPA student at the La Follette School for Public Affairs (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
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