News and reviews

A look at what arts reporters are writing this morning…click on the headlines to read the articles…

In Minnesota…

At the Dakota, Jimmy Webb confirmed his reputation as a tunesmith and a singer of limited voice. – Jon Bream, Star Tribune

Chained to a ‘dream’: Ten Thousand Things richly fills out the redemptive outlines of a classic story about fate and self-determination. – Graydon Royce, Star Tribune

Bill Burr: human Molotov cocktail – Nate Patrin, City Pages

First mural unveiled for Native American Cultural Corridor – Toni Randolph, Minnesota Public Radio News

Halloween, Alaska get lost in the Haunted Basement maze – by Lindsey Thomas, A.V. Club

Elsewhere…

Battle Over ‘The Hobbit’ Spurs Rally in New Zealand – Dave Itzkoff, New York Times

Gabriel Byrne analyzes HBO’s ‘In Treatment’ as Season 3 begins – by Melissa Maerz, Los Angeles Times

Die Antwoord prompts a big question: The rave-rap trio including Ninja and Yo-Landi Vi$$er has fast-growing popularity. But some wonder if it’s punking the world à la Ali G?

- By Chris Lee, Los Angeles Times

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