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Archive of: Arts & Entertainment Biz Report

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Shaq adds to AmFam weekend

American Family Insurance announced that retired NBA champion Shaquille “Shaq” O’Neal has been added to the entertainment lineup for Breese Stevens Field the weekend of the PGA TOUR Champions American Family Insurance Championship.

June 2018

Farley family vs. Trek bikes

Make Him Smile, an organization founded by Chris Farley’s family to protect the late comedian’s publicity and property rights, filed a lawsuit against Waterloo-based Trek Bicycles, claiming Trek used the late comedian’s name on a line of “Farley” fat-tire bikes it produces.

June 2018

Atwood’s former Norway Center to be revived

Brothers John and Jake DeHaven have purchased a historic building at 2262 Winnebago St. and hope to turn it into a breakfast and lunch café, and live entertainment venue by night.

June 2018

A brewery and a movie

The Madison City Council will vote soon on a request from Flix Brewhouse to serve food, wine, and beer made at an on-site brewery at its new East Towne Mall location.

May 2018

Big Top/Breese Stevens get finance nod

The Madison Finance Committee approved a new 10-year use contract with Big Top Events for Breese Stevens Field that would replace the current contract with one that would run January 2019 through 2028 with an option to extend it by five years if all parties agree.

May 2018

Breese Stevens fast-track upgrades eyed

Significant upgrades to Breese Stevens Field that were scheduled for 2021 could happen this year if the Madison City Council approves a resolution this week to funnel $1.3 million into Breese Stevens improvements.

May 2018

Barrymore campaigns for new chairs

Atwood-Barrymore Corp., owner of the 88-year-old Barrymore Theatre in Madison, has launched a Bottom To Top Chair-ity Appeal asking the public to help it raise $200,000 to replace the music and entertainment venue’s 50-year-old seats.

May 2018

Veterans Memorial Coliseum work continues

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi’s office announced a $1.1 million upgrade project for Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Alliant Energy Center aimed at bringing more concerts and events to the venue.

February 2018

Night Market adds a night

Building on the success of last year, the Central Business Improvement District announced the addition of a fourth Madison Night Market to its summer slate.

February 2018

Music companies merge under new name

Local music promotion companies, Frank Productions Concerts and Majestic Live, have merged under a new name, FPC Live.

February 2018
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