Passing the Mic Public Showcase

All are invited to join for this intergenerational hip hop festival dedicated to the theme Love & Revolution, featuring a performance of The Loophole by Jay Adana and Zeniba Now. Free, all ages, and open to the public.

Just Bust! Hip Hop Theater Workshop

Just Bust! Hip Hop Theater Workshop led by Jay Adana and Zeniba Now. This workshop centers around an upcoming performance of The Loophole at the 16th Annual Passing the Mic Festival (October 15). Free, all ages, and open to the public.

Just Bust! Open Mic

Madison’s longest running all-ages open mic, Just Bust! Open Mic, includes community performances, First Wave and alumni spotlight performance, and performances by Jay Adana and Zeniba Now. Performance sign up (in-person) begins at 8 p.m. and goes on throughout the night until all slots are filled. Free, all ages, and open to the public.

UW–Madison Division of the Arts welcomes playwrights, musicians and composers Jay Adana and Zeniba Now, launching the Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program series for 2022–2023

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts’ Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program for the 2022–2023 academic year will engage a partnership with the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI), presenting a series of short-term residencies …

UW–Madison Division of the Arts Announces a major change to the Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program

Updated April 13, 2021 The University of Wisconsin­–Madison Division of the Arts is changing the name of the Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program (IARP) to Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence Teaching (IART) program starting in July 2021. The program …

Virtual events with Michele Byrd-McPhee and guest artists, UW–Madison’s fall interdisciplinary artist and dancer, choreographer and director of Ladies of Hip-Hop

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts (presenter) fall 2020 interdisciplinary artist, Michele Byrd-McPhee is having a series of virtual events this fall as part of her residency. Michele Byrd-McPhee is a dancer, choreographer, …