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Monday, Nov. 1
- Memoir Writers Salon at Goodman South Madison Library. Read work and receive group feedback. 6 p.m. Free.
- Pundamonium, a pun slam, at High Noon Saloon. Door at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m. $7. All ages.
- Open Mic Comedy at the Bur Oak. 7-10 p.m. Free admission.
Tuesday, Nov. 2
- Silversun Pickups at the Sylvee. Doors 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $29.50.
- Outreach For Introverts webinar with the Wisconsin SBDC Network. “Cracking the code on connecting with others and not hating it!” Free. Virtual. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
- Tiny Moving Parts with Belmont and Capstan at High Noon Saloon. Doors at 6:30 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. $20 advance, $25 at door.
- Panel: COVID-19 and a Deluge of Data with UW experts and ProPublica health care reporter Caroline Chen at Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. Panel focused on “how we communicate and make sense of numbers and other data, especially during the rapidly evolving pandemic and amidst a steady stream of misinformation.” 7 p.m. Free.
- Webinar: The Importance of Fair Courts with the League of Women Voters. 7 p.m. Free.
- Author talk: “Dead Lines: Slices of Life from the Obit Beat” with George Hesselberg. Author shares the most fascinating stories that came from decades of covering the obit and public safety beats. Virtual and in-person options. 7 p.m.
- Author talk: “Giannis” author Mirin Fader. Hosted by the Wisconsin Book Festival. Book tells the story of “Giannis Antetokounmpo's extraordinary rise from poverty in Athens, Greece to super-stardom in America with the Milwaukee Bucks.” 7 p.m. Virtual. Free.
Wednesday, Nov. 3
- Community Gardens: How to Plan for Success with Dane County Extension. 12 p.m. Virtual. Free.
- Forward Madison Garage Sale and Player Sendoff at Breese Stevens Field. Deals on player-worn items and merchandise. Event starts at 4 p.m., player sendoff at 5 p.m.
- Uprooting Racism, Seeding Sovereignty Virtual Keynote with Sierra Club of Wisconsin. 6:30 p.m. Virtual. Free.
- Nerd Nite at High Noon Saloon. Meet nerds, drink and learn something new. Presentations: “A Roadmap to Discovering a Real National Treasure: Nicolas Cage;” “Dumb Watches in a Smart World;” and “Smells & the Microbiome: Are Microbes Controlling Your Sex Life?” 7 p.m. Free.
Thursday, Nov. 4
- Webinar: “A Mind-Body Prescription for Dealing with Burnout” hosted by DreamBank. 12 p.m. Virtual. Free.
- Comedy showcase at North Street Cabaret. Doors 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. $10 advance, $15 at door.
- Zach Bryan at The Sylvee. Doors 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $29.40.
- Andy Frasco and the U.N. at High Noon Saloon. Doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. $18 advance, $20 at door.
- “A Man Named Scott” advance film screening at Union South. From IMDb: "Follows the music career of Kid Cudi from the release of 'Day n Nite' in 2008 through present day recordings." 7 p.m. Free.
- “RESILIENCE” show with the LunART Chamber Music Collective at Arts + Literature Laboratory. Doors at 7 p.m, show at 7:30 p.m. $20 general admission. $12 for students and members.
- Slow Pulp with Girl K at the Majestic. Doors 7:30 p.m., show 8:30 p.m. $15 advance, $17 at door.
Friday, Nov. 5
- Ho-Chunk Nation Flag-Raising on Bascom Hill. For the first time in the history, the Ho-Chunk Nation flag will fly above Bascom Hall. 4 p.m.
- Christo's Novelty Combo concert in the Bolz Conservatory at Olbrich Gardens. $6. Doors at 5 p.m.
- Gojira at The Sylvee. $35 advance, $40 at door. Doors at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m.
- The Lone Bellow at the Majestic. Doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $23 advance, $28 at door.
- “Ex Libris: New Recipe” fundraising event for Madison libraries. Food & drink, live music, silent auctions, and a special brew from Working Draft. 7 p.m. $75.
- “Possession” film screening at Vilas Hall. From IMDb: “A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister.” 7 p.m. Free.
- Terence Blanchard at Memorial Union. 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices vary.
- Sierra Ferrell at High Noon Saloon. Doors at 8:30 p.m., show at 9:30 p.m. $12 advance, $18 at door.
- DJ Pauly D (yes, the one from Jersey Shore) at Liquid. Show at 10 p.m. Tickets start at $35.
Saturday, Nov. 6
- Madison Herb Fair at Olbrich Botanical Gardens. Speakers, outdoor winter herb walk, herbal marketplace. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission.
- Job Fair with Verona Area Chamber of Commerce at Verona High School. 10 am - 2 p.m.
- UW Art Department Open Studio Day. Meet the student artists, see their work, and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their working process. 12-6 p.m.
- Virtual Puppy Field Trip with DreamBank to California’s Wallis Annenberg PetSpace, a state-of-the-art adoption and education center. 12 p.m. Free.
- UW Madison football away game at Rutgers. Kickoff at 2:30 p.m.
- 6th Annual Candlelight Hike and Bonfire at Anderson Farm County Park in Oregon. Trail through the woods lit with tiki-torches. 5 p.m. Free.
- Elvis Costello and The Imposters at the Sylvee. Doors 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $59.50.
- “Mulholland Drive” film screening at Vilas Hall. From IMDb: “After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.” 7 p.m.
- A Rolling Stones Tribute with Loving Cup at High Noon Saloon. Band will play entire “Sticky Fingers” album. $10 advance, $12 at door. Doors at 7 p.m, show at 8 p.m.
- Phat Phunktion with Wurk at the Majestic. Doors at 7 p.m., shows at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $14.
- Late Night Jam Session at Cafe Coda. 11 p.m.-1 a.m. $5.
Sunday, Nov. 7
- Family Nature Walk at UW Arboretum. 1-2:30 p.m. Free.
- Herbs and Wisdom for Menopause class with Jackie Nikolaus of Community Pharmacy at Olbrich Gardens. 1 p.m. $25 non-member, $20 member.
- “The Loves of Carmen” silent film screening at Vilas Hall. 2 p.m. Free.
- Real Estate at High Noon Saloon. Doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $25 in advance, $27 at door.
- Secondhand Serenade at the Majestic. Doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $20 advance, $25 at door.
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