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Halloween and Pink Floyd dominate the arts news this morning…

Waters’ ‘The Wall': Thick as 424 bricks – Jon Bream, Star Tribune

While not always easy to follow, the rock opera delivered for Pink Floyd fans in a big way.

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‘The Wall,’ bedazzled – Ross Raihala, Pioneer Press

With the finest 21st-century technology has to offer and sans David Gilmour, Pink Floyd leader emeritus Roger Waters brings the theatrics to an ’80s rite of rock passage.

Phil Morton dies – Graydon Royce, Star Tribune

Phil Morton, a member of the Twin Cities theater community for 40 years, has died at age 64.

Science Museum of Minnesota mummy to get CT scan – Associated Press

Just in time for Halloween, the mummy at the Science Museum of Minnesota is getting a CT scan.

Eiko and Koma in conversation at the Walker – Sheila Regan, City Pages

Tonight curator Philip Bither will sit down with legendary Japanese-born choreographers/dancers Eiko and Koma to talk about the whole span of their career, including their long-standing relationship with the Walker.

Orchestra Hall goes ‘Psycho’ – by Coco Mault, City Pages

This year marks Psycho’s 50th anniversary and the Minnesota Orchestra is tuning up to celebrate the film on a grand scale.

Horror flicks made in Minnesota screen at the Riverview Theater – Sheila Regan, City PagesThis Thursday, get your Halloween spirit into gear with a double bill featuring two local filmmakers. Grinning Faces, directed by Noah Tilsen, makes its debut while The City, directed by James Vogel, will be shown in an extended format at Riverview Theatre.

1:17pm Whoops! Missed this one:National Book Critics Circle showcases top authors in special Talk of the Stacks showcase – Linda White, TC Daily Planet

  • http://www.moncuppermidwest.org Margaret Houlton

    Don’t forget to check out the fabulous opera singing at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions right here in Minnesota! November 20, 10AM at McKnight Theatre, Ordway Center in St. Paul. It’s the first round; you might hear the next Renee Fleming or Placido Domingo!