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Beer, spring concerts, Bassett Street Brunch Club in the January 17 issue of Isthmus

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What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:

  • Isthmus examines three faces of beer: Robin Shepard covers the business of brewing with a discussion of Ale Asylum and its flagship brew Hopalicious; Kyle Nabilcy considers flavor by exploring the rise of sour beers; and Kristian Knutsen covers community with a look at the ever-popular mug club.

  • Joe Tarr reports on efforts to rid Cherokee Marsh of invasive fish.

  • Joe Tarr reports on the Madison's stock of affordable housing and the city's need for more.

  • Judith Davidoff reports that Alexander Timofeev will not be deported for pot crimes from the 1990s.

  • Erin Berge takes a look at a state bill to allow public electronic cigarette use in Wisconsin.

  • Ruth Conniff chides GOP legislators for favoring wealthy donors at everybody else's expense.

  • Jessica Steinhoff highlights 40 touring pop acts coming to Madison in the next three months.

  • Joshua M. Miller chats with Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, a band that puts a jazz spin on bluegrass music.

  • Julia Burke interviews Briar Rabbit, a brainy singer-songwriter who happens to be B.B. King's son and is playing a show at Redamte.

  • Laura Jones gives a glimpse of Red, Forward Theater Company's new production about abstract painter Mark Rothko.

  • Katie Reiser marvels at Marti Gobel's portrayal of dozens of characters at a troubled school in Theatre LILA's No Child...

  • Laura Jones basks in Cole Porter's witty tunes at Madison Theatre Guild's Red, Hot, and Cole!

  • Dean Robbins is awed by Sherlock's season premiere on PBS.

  • Marjorie Baumgarten says Ride Along is a flawed buddy-cop comedy with some funny moments from a fast-talking Kevin Hart.

  • Kimberley Jones praises the colorful animation in The Nut Job but dislikes the voice work.

  • MaryAnn Johanson wonders why Satan can't be more subtle about his evil plans in Devil's Due.

  • Linda Falkenstein ponders the menu at Bassett Street Brunch Club.

  • André Darlington reports on the popularity of local alternative beverages; think shrubs.

  • Close to Home: Andy Moore finds himself in mortal combat with a sparrow.

  • Tell All tells off a reader who defends the homophobic comments of Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson.

  • Dan Seiter applauds the Wisconsin men's hockey team.

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