George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great BritainShannon Hall, Memorial Union 800 Langdon Street, Madison, WI
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain knows how to have a good time. Since their creation in 1985, the group has been strumming, singing and laughing their way to international success. During their performances, no genre of music is off limits as they remix well-known songs on their "bonsai guitars" and show audiences that music does not have to take itself so seriously.
Wisconsin Idea Spotlight: Arts as ActivismWisconsin Studio, Overture Center for the Arts 201 State Street, Madison, WI
The Line Breaks Opening Reception will feature refreshments, light catering, bar, and DJ. Throughout the space, we will install an exhibition of First Wave visual and design artists to present and discuss their work with guests. This event is free to attend. Registration is required due to capacity restrictions.
Tandem Press Friday Jazz SeriesTandem Press 1743 Commercial Avenue, Madison, WI
UW-Madison Tandem Press and the UW-Madison Mead Witter School of Music’s Jazz Studies Program are pleased to present the Tandem Press Friday Jazz Series. Featuring the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble (directed by Johannes Wallmann) and the Jazz Standards Ensemble (directed Peter Dominguez).
Line Breaks Festival ShowcasePlayhouse Theater, Overture Center for the Arts 201 State Street, Madison, WI
This evening showcase will include performances by First Wave 14th Cohort Ensemble, First Wave Touring Ensemble, and conclude with a debut staging of summer, somewhere by First Wave alum Danez Smith, featuring a small ensemble of First Wave scholars directed by Professor Chris Walker. This event is free to attend. Registration is required due to capacity restrictions.
SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE with DeeperThe Sett, Union South 1308 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI
Free concert presented by WUD Music Committee.
Line Breaks Hip Hop Theater Festival ShowcasePlayhouse Theater, Overture Center for the Arts 201 State Street, Madison, WI
This evening showcase will include performances by First Wave 14th Cohort Ensemble, 12th Cohort member Dawry Ruiz’s Speakeasy, and the JVN Project’s Fashion Show. Featuring special performances by musical trio Klassik, B~Free, and Quinten Farr. This event is free to attend. Registration is required due to capacity restrictions.
Variety Show – Tubig: A Generation in MotionMonona Terrace 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI
The Variety Show (V-Show) is an annually occurring and highly anticipated event hosted by the UW–Madison Filipinix American Student Organization (FASO), in which we aim to educate, enlighten, and engage individuals of all backgrounds on the vast aspects of Filipino culture.
Spektral QuartetCollins Recital Hall, Hamel Music Center 740 University Avenue, Madison, WI
Multi-Grammy nominees, the Spektral Quartet actively pursues a vivid conversation between exhilarating works of the traditional repertoire and those written this decade, this year, or this week. Free tickets for students.