It’s Sunday, which means the arts news is dominated by Star Tribune’s book section… kudos to Books Editor Laurie Hertzel!
- George Killough, Star Tribune
Letters sent from two Minnesota brothers offer a vivid look inside the Civil War.
- Laurie Hertzel, Star Tribune
Anita Shreve gets the (sometimes gory) facts right in her newest book, “Rescue.”
- James P Lenfestey, Star Tribune
Tracking butterflies, from Mexico to Alaska, in a 1992 Honda Civic.
- Katy Read, Star Tribune
Ann Beattie’s “The New Yorker Stories” contains every story she has published in that magazine, spanning three decades.
- Andrea Hoag, Star Tribune
Seeking redemption, Toby O’Dare travels to 16th-century Rome.
- John Freeman, Star Tribune
Collection is this year’s National Book Award winner.
- Chris Riemenschneider, Star Tribune
Expanding the event from a one-night affair to two nights and a Sunday matinee, the Standards similarly upsized the show itself.
- Rob Hubbard, Pioneer Press
Philip Brunelle is doing his part to freshen up your holiday listening experience.
- Britt Robson, Star Tribune
Founder Lowell Pickett will celebrate the club’s 25th birthday with an old pal who helped start it all, piano legend McCoy Tyner.
By Ross Raihala
Yes, the traditional multi-CD, career-spanning box set still exists, but after 25 years of them, not to mention the continued overall drop in physical CD sales, record labels are shifting their strategy to focus on fancy collector-focused boxes devoted to a single album.
- Rohan Preston, Star Tribune
Ordway Center readies a large-scale “Joseph” starring “American Idol” finalist Anthony Fedorov.
- Dominic Papatola, Pioneer Press
It’s been a few years since I’ve seen the annual Christmas extravaganza offered by Miss Richfield 1981. And it’s safe to say that absence has made the heart grow fonder.