Saturday news and reviews

Here’s a round-up of art stories making headlines…

Art

‘Prints on Ice’

– Shelby Meyers, City Pages

Highpoint Center for Printmaking’s latest winter co-op exhibit, “Prints on Ice” features a solid group of local printmakers.

Wall-to-Wall Walker: Come for the art, stay for the judo

– Coco Mault, City Pages

With its art, performances, film screenings, restaurant, gift shop, and more, the Walker has everything you need to stay the entire day — and that’s exactly what they’re inviting you to do this weekend with the Wall-to-Wall Walker celebration.

Movies

Underground film festival: three days, 62 films

– Joe Kimball, MinnPost.com

Many are world premieres and, in some cases, the filmmakers will be on hand to talk about their work.

Music

A last hurrah for Orchestra Hall

– Graydon Royce, Star Tribune

Season will be the last one in the current Orchestra Hall, which undergoes a facelift beginning in June 2012.

Superchunk dig deep and pile high at First Avenue

– Jim Brunzell III, TC Daily Planet

It’s easy to be nostalgic in everyday life, but for me, rock shows are nostalgic no matter who’s on stage.

Theater

Open Eye Figure Theatre’s holiday with Satan

– Ed Huyck, City Pages

It’s safe to say that Open Eye Figure Theatre’s The Holiday Pageant is the only seasonal show around town that features Lucifer in a starring role.

Commedia Beauregard’s “Klingon Christmas Carol” will draw hard-core Trekkers at Warp 9.985

– Bev Wolfe, TC Daily Planet

Commedia Beauregard’s Dickensesque holiday show A Klingon Christmas Carol is a must-see for die-hard Star Trekkers, especially fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation. But if you don’t know what a Klingon is, this is probably not going to be the show for you.

Naked Stages artists delve into the personal

– Sheila Regan, City Pages

Artists from Naked Stages, the seven to nine month development program that provides support for performance artists, will show their work this weekend and next at the Pillsbury House Theatre.

Holiday shows for the irreverent

– Claudia Haas, Examiner.com

If dreaming of a white Christmas and sentimental Rudolph-the-reindeer tales have you running, screaming into your homes, there is a holiday show for you. Not every holiday happening includes the Sugar Plum Fairy and “God bless us everyone.”

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