See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Madison area, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
First + 3rd Saturdays 8pm parties. private home on the East Side. No RSVP required, arrive/ leave as you wish. Out-of-towners welcome to stay the night. New-release feature films at 8:30pm, followed by requests from the large film library. See titles and reviews at the website. Separate areas for non-sexual, gay-themed films and hardcore sex films, where consensual safe sex is allowed.
November 7-22, 2014, Drury Stage, Original satire on contemporary privacy examines working relationships of 3 corporate trainers from Chicago, who spend a week in a too-small hotel business suite. Hilarious affair of double-talk, bed-hopping, and corporate intrigue. Facebook and Angry Birds cross paths with fantasy baseball, as covert espionage meets Turkey Vulture lounge band.
November 7-22, 2014, Evjue Stage. In 1895, the Marquis of Queensberry, father of Wilde’s young lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, made the “posing somdomite” accusation and Wilde sued him for libel. Wilde’s “gross indecency” trials followed. The off-Broadway hit uses primary source materials to recreate the tragic fall of London's once-reigning wit.
November 26, 2014, from 7pm at FIVE Nightclub, 5 Applegate Ct, Madison. 18+ event, DJ and all dancing the night before Thanksgiving. Kick off the Holiday Season, give a little back to our community and party at FIVE. Fantastic performances, drag, singing, dance, stripping, whatever, competing for tips, holiday-themed sashes and crowns.
December 5-7, 2014. at Overture Hall. Featuring the Madison Symphony Chorus, Madison Youth Choirs, and the Mt. Zion Gospel Choir. Pianist Ingrid Fliter joins the MSO, performing Chopin’s Concerto No. 2 for Piano. The program also includes works by Schumann and Britten, along with Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Shostakovich's Symphony No. 6 and Nielson's Inextinguishable.
December 13 - 27, 2014 at Overture Center. Follow Clara and her Nutcracker as they travel one wintry night to a brilliant garden filled with characters to delight the young and young at heart. Madison Ballet welcomes Maestro Andrew Sewell and the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra to bring Tchaikovsky’s rich score to life, a perfect backdrop for W Earle Smith’s dynamic choreography.
Mid August, 2015, (to be confirmed). Last year's parade began at Central Park, continued down Ingersol to Williamson Street, up Willy and Wilson Streets, then up King to Capitol Square. Once around the Square the rally and entertainment took place at the top of State St. See their website for 2015 plans as announced: