Category Archives: Events

Norwegian wood carving figurines
May 2nd, 2019

Mills Music Library co-sponsors symposium on Nordic traditional arts, May 2–4, 2019, at Monona Terrace Convention Center. Free and open to the public!

Alicia Svigals and Uli Geissendoerfer
March 21st, 2019

Join composer/violinist Alicia Svigals and jazz pianist Uli Geissendoerfer for an evening of Ukrainian Jewish folk music with a contemporary spin, Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7pm, Morphy Hall, Mead Witter School of Music.

Cover of Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924
October 31st, 2018

Celebrate the release of the 2-CD set Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924. Saturday, November 17, 2018. Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St. 7:00pm. Free and Open to the Public.

Book cover for Yiddish Empire: the Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy, by Debra Caplan
October 23rd, 2018

Debra Caplan speaks about her book Yiddish Empire: The Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy, Monday, October 29, 2018, 5:30-7:00pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.

Rudolf Pietsch, leader of Die Tanzgeiger
August 31st, 2018

Austrian ensemble Die Tanzgeiger performs Monday, September 24, 2018. Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St. 5:00pm Reception (with food) 6:00pm Concert. Free and Open to the Public.

Porcelain figures of a Scandinavian fiddler and a piper
March 23rd, 2018

Free and Open to the Public! April 12-14, 2018. Two days of panel presentations, two nights of Scandinavian Folk Music concerts, and a community dance at Folklore Village.

Memories of Snoose Boulevard, and Return to Snoose Boulevard LP jackets
November 9th, 2017

Joe Salmons, Mirva Johnson, and David Natvig give Traditions in Dialogue lecture, Tuesday, November 14, 5:30-6:30pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.

UW-Madison DesignLab logo
November 3rd, 2017

DesignLab consultant Colin Gioia Connors leads Traditions in Dialogue workshop, Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 5:30-6:30pm, College Library, DesignLab Media Studio A, Room 2250.

Stack of 45s with a box of more 45s on top
October 20th, 2017

Nathan Gibson, Ethnic American Music Curator, Mills Music Library, leads Traditions in Dialogue workshop, Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5:30-6:30pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.

Cover of A Great Vision: A Militant Family’s Journey Through the 20th Century, by Richard March
October 16th, 2017

Richard March speaks about his new book, A Great Vision: A Militant Family’s Journey Through the 20th Century, Monday, October 23, 2017, 7:00-9:00pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.