Here’s a look at the arts news making headlines this morning…
- Michael Anthony, minnpost.com
Minnesota Opera is on a roll these days. For its season-opener in September, the company offered a thoughtful, evocative retelling of Gluck’s “Orpheus and Eurydice” and has followed that up this weekend with a lighthearted, elegant production of Rossini’s “La Cenerentola,” otherwise known as “Cinderella.”
Japanese performers Eiko & Koma bare it all in a monthlong installation at Walker Art Center starting today.
- Betsy Gabler, TC Daily Planet
SteppingStone Theatre opens its 23rd season with Stone Soup Feeds the World, an adaptation of the popular story book by Dane Stauffer.
Open Eye’s quirky look at family secrets feels familiar and amusing rather than profound and revelatory.
[Brown's] portrait of Meyer arcs from the sideline screamer we’ve come to roll our eyes at to a deeply spiritual guy whose hoops obsession transcends into an honest and open love story, and an uplifting read.
There has always been a healthy dose of Minnesota in Amy Rice’s artwork.
- Coco Mault, City Pages
Trekkies are a dedicated group of people, often taking their love of Star Trek out of the realm of a hobby and turning it into a full-time obsession. Some have even gone as far as to have their ears surgically “Spocked.”
For those who lament the 1999 demise of Mystery Science Theater 3000, Comedy Central’s weekly “watch-along” of bad, little-known films with running, mocking commentary by Joel Hodgson or Mike Nelson, and two or more robots, you now have reason to live again.