Weird and Wonderful Madison

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Why is there a car here covered in rubber duckies? And that street musician — the guy with the guitar and kazoo who sings about giving his cat a bath — why is he still at it after all these years? Good questions, both.

Well, they have the same answer: To make us smile.

These and 18 other standout sights and quirks of history leave us shaking our heads with amusement, saying, “only in Madison.”

Read the story here.

(Art Credit: James Heimer/Madison Magazine)

Wisconsin Life (WPR): Fresco Opera

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The opera may not be for the masses, but Fresco Opera wants to give everyone a chance to experience opera, if but once, and not necessarily where you might expect it.

Listen to the piece here.