15 things to do this week in Madison

15 things to do this week in Madison
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Lakeside Cinema: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

9 p.m. Monday @ Memorial Union Terrace. Free.
Film description from IMDb: "Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate 'Captain' Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead."

Lunch with a Founder: Ana Kraft

12 p.m. Tuesday. Virtual. Free.
Ana Kraft is the founder of Xena Workwear, which makes versatile workwear for women so they don't have to choose between function and fashion. Event is hosted by StartingBlock Madison.

Timeless Music and a Timeless Disease: Classical Composers and Consumption

7:30 p.m. Tuesday @ Arts + Literature Lab. Free.
Dr. Yolande Chan and Dr. Mary Perkinson will present an interdisciplinary lecture-recital that explores the cultural links between music and tuberculosis.


8 p.m. Wednesday @ The Sylvee. Tickets start at $39.50.
Bastile recently released "Give Me The Future," a tribute to tech times and a glimpse of what could be to come.

MAMAs Hip Hop Night

8 p.m. Wednesday @ the Bur Oak. $15.
Featuring Marcus Porter, Dude Da Def, Poetic Ye, Meish, Suave, Tweezy P. Hosted by K.I.L.O.

Perfect Harmony Chorus Spring Concert: Language of the Soul

Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. @ Christ Presbyterian Church. $25.
The concert will be "an exploration of the many ways music can inspire love and hope through both the new and the old." PHC is Madison’s LGBTQ+ chorus for singers with tenor, baritone, and bass vocal ranges.

"PROUD AS F#@K!" artist reception

7- p.m. Friday @ Dark Horse Art Bar
Dark Horse is showcasing LGBTQ+ artists all this month.

Bodega outdoor market

4-8 p.m. Friday @ Breese Stevens Field. Free admission.
Vendors, food carts, an interactive children’s area, beer and wine sales, live music, and yard games.

Robinia Court Friday Night Disco

9 p.m. Friday @ Robinia Courtyard
Outdoor dance party (indoors if raining) with a 10-piece 70's disco/funk big band.

Before The Light Art Market

3 to 11 p.m. Friday @ Imaginary Factory.
A mini-market event for all to enjoy. The show "will bring people together and remind us how to enjoy local art in our city as we all try to begin anew" amidst a multi-year pandemic.

Chris Mann: Phantom Voices

8 p.m. Friday @ Overture. Tickets start at $30.
Celebrate The Phantom of the Opera and the best of Broadway as Chris Mann (Star of “The Phantom of the Opera” and NBC’s “The Voice”) is joined by special “Phantom” co-stars Krista Buccallato and Adam Machart for “Phantom Voices."

Friends of Madison Public Library Big Book Sale

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday @ the Madison Public Library Service & Support Center (1301 W. Badger Road)
Seven library Friends' groups are pooling their inventory for a large sale of gently used and new books that have been donated.

Madison Vintage Market

12-3 p.m. Saturday @ Neighborhood House Community Center.
Vintage and thrifted goodies from local sellers. Decor, clothing, and more.

All Ages Improv Show

5:30 p.m. Saturday @ Harmony Bar. $12.50.This one-hour show is packed with fast-paced, classic, short-form improv comedy. Audience participation is guaranteed and the content is appropriate for kids.

Madison Brewery Bike Race

Sunday. $30 in advance; $35 race day registration.
There is no marked course - just get from one brewery to the other and back as fast (or slow) as you can. Race for time or ride for fun. Cost includes three beers.