A look at what arts reporters are writing this morning…click on the headlines to read the articles…
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
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
About the blogger
Marianne Combs has been reporting on the arts in Minnesota since 2000; she first joined MPR in 1993.