Arts Extract Podcast Episode 22: The George Harrison of Zombie Movies and Other Spring Film Offerings

Chris Lay helps the hosts preview Madison's upcoming film offerings.

Madisonians don’t yet know what this year’s expanded Wisconsin Film Festival holds in store, but for now there’s a great deal of cinematic revivals and one-offs to keep you busy. On this week’s Arts Extract podcast, Madison comedian and film buff Chris Lay helps the hosts preview upcoming offerings from UW’s Cinematheque program, Overture Center’s Duck Soup Cinema series, and more.

This week’s event highlights:

1/23

Harmontown live podcast taping with Dan Harmon. Majestic Theatre, 8 p.m.

1/24

The Dan Potacke Show. The Frequency, 6:30 p.m.

James Murphy DJ Set, DJ Nick Nice: Majestic Theatre, 10 p.m.

FRZN Fest: Wild Belle, Ramona Falls, Night Moves, Psychic Twin. High Noon Saloon, 8 p.m.

The Toasters, Mrs. Skannotto, 4 Aspirin Morning. Frequency, 9 p.m.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Strollers Theatre Co., The Bartell Theatre, 8 p.m. (weekends through Feb. 2)

1/25 Whisky Pig, Pyroklast, Galactic Cannibal. Dragonfly Lounge, 10 p.m.

Dharma Dogs, Western Meds, Living Blackouts, The Arkoffs. Mickey’s Tavern, 10:30 p.m.

Cinematheque: Tabu. Vilas Hall, 7 p.m.

Cinematheque: Juan Of The Dead. Vilas Hall, 9:15 p.m.

WUD Film: Cloud Atlas. Union South Marquee, 8 p.m. (Also Jan. 26 at 5 & 8 p.m., Jan. 27 at 3 p.m.)

Graminy (CD release): Brink Lounge, 7 p.m.

Daniel del Pino (pianist), Farley’s House of Pianos, 7:30 p.m.

Going to Temple, Encore! Studio for the Performing Arts, Mary Dupont Wahlers Theatre, 8 p.m. (weekends through Feb. 9)

Fire Ball V. Majestic Theatre, 9 p.m.

1/26 The German Art Students, The Shabelles, Fun With Atoms. Crystal Corner Bar, 9 p.m.

B’Dum B’Dum, Sons Of Atom. Mickey’s Tavern, 10:30 p.m.

Cinematheque: Las Acacias. Vilas Hall, 7 p.m.

Cinematheque: The Harder They Come. Vilas Hall, 8:30 p.m.

Ital, Mr. Lies, DJ Tolerance. The Sett at Union South, 10 p.m.

FRZN Fest Dance Party + POS Silent Auction Benefit: High Noon Saloon, 9 p.m.

A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, Overture Hall, 4:45 p.m. and 9 p.m.

1/27 FRZN Fest: Kelly Hogan, The Pines. High Noon Saloon, 7 p.m.

International Festival. Overture Center, noon, see overturecenter.com for full listings

Cinematheque: Spirited Away. Chazen Museum of Art, 2 p.m.

Jazz Stars of the Future, Madison Jazz Society, Coliseum Bar, 1-4 p.m.

1/28 Cinematheque: Wake In Fright. Union South Marquee, 7 p.m.

Acoustic And Comedy Happy Hour: Thomas Skibsrud, Bryan Morris, Chris Plowman, Erik Dersch, Adam Pitt. High Noon Saloon, 6:30 p.m.

1/29 Hannah Georgas And Imaginary Cities, Brandon Beebe. Frequency, 8 p.m.

1/30 Fambly Fun!, Beefus, Problem Child. High Noon Saloon, 9 p.m.