Lanni Solochek

Lanni Solochek

Word nerd, passion enthusiast.

Hi there, I’m Lanni (pronounced like Annie with an L). I'm a freelance writer and media enthusiast with a passion for technology, community, activism and the arts.

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Our Fave Five: Queer Characters Played by Queer Ladies | bottle magazine

Too often, queer characters are not represented at all in pop culture, and when they are, they’re played by cis actors. Here are our favorite five that break the mold.

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Queer characters that changed my life: Callie Torres, Grey's Anatomy

“Queer characters that changed my life” is a series documenting LGBTQ-identified characters in media and what they mean to us.

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Curb magazine

Nature Center Stage | Curb 2014

When performance art meets the outdoors, Peninsula Players Theatre offers a new sensory experience.

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The Paper

Inferno Nightclub ends glorious run

"It’s where we found our voices. It’s where we made lifelong friends." The haven for subcultures, home to comedy, burlesque and techno, will close its doors on May 2 after a final “Leather and Lace” event....

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Best of the 'Burbs 2015: Supper club

Jerry and Mary Thompson’s Hilltop Inn, Cross Plains Rex’s Innkeeper, Waunakee Fitzgerald’s of Middleton, Middleton  ...

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Musical legends: Where are they now?

We caught up with our 2001 cover stars to see what they've been up to the past fourteen years....

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Best of the 'Burbs 2015: Chocolate

Candinas Chocolatier, Verona   Sjolinds Chocolate House, Mount Horeb The Chocolate Caper, Oregon...

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Best of the 'Burbs 2015: Bicycle shop

Middleton Cycle, Middleton   Atkins Verona Bicycle Shoppe, Verona Oregon Bike and Skate, Orego...

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Best of the 'Burbs 2015: Community pool

Walter R. Bauman Aquatic Center, Middleton  Monona Community Pool, Monona Mount Horeb Family Aquatic Center, Mount Horeb ...

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Best of the 'Burbs 2015: Grocery store

Willy Street Co-op, Middleton Carr Valley Cheese, Mazomanie Miller & Sons Supermarket, Mount Horeb...

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Best of the 'Burbs 2015: Library

Mazomanie Free Library, Mazomanie Middleton Public Library, Middleton Fitchburg Public Library, Fitchburg ...

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Film on Smart Studios planned for October

Documentary will chronical the garage band music launchpad....

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The Paper

Isthmus Indie Awards 2014: Sharon Kilfoy of Williamson Street Art ...

Isthmus Indie Awards 2014: Sharon Kilfoy of William...

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The Paper

LGBT community rallies to save FIVE Nightclub

Crowdfunding is the key, as Wisconsin's LGBTQ community has stepped up to save one of a handful of gay clubs in Madison. Now, the club is less than $10,000 away from being able to stay open, says owner Dave Eick....

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A&E Guide: 54 things to do in May

More than fifty events to enjoy all month long....