Wow – Star Tribune dominates today. Pioneer Press has all of one article, TC Daily Planet website is down at the moment, and everybody else appears to have taken the day off. I wonder if it has anything to do with a certain game today..?
Exquisite masterpieces from 16th-century Venice take center stage in a Minneapolis Institute of Arts show.
- MARY ABBE, Star Tribune
Following the example of “Freakonomics,” two professors examine the facts behind common misconceptions in the world of sports.
- ALLEN BARRA, Star Tribune
A Communist school system tries to make a Mongolian boy conform.
- KATHRYN KYSAR, Star Tribune
One woman’s trek around the North Pole reveals the lives and histories of the people who live there.
- JULIE FOSTER, Star Tribune
Thirty-two essays and stories take the shine off the city’s romantic sheen.
- ROCHELLE OLSON, Star Tribune
Eleanor Brown’s likable debut novel is the story of three grown sisters who return home when their mother falls ill.
- LAURIE HERTZEL, Star Tribune
The ninth collection of poetry by St. Paul native David Wojahn.
- ELIZABETH HOOVER, Star Tribune
Kronos’ Friday-evening concert, the first of two contrasting programs at the Walker Art Center, highlighted a central strand of the quartet’s activity: its mining of the music of peoples and cultures under stress — music seemingly more urgent and more pointedly communicative than that conceived under conditions of relative security and comfort.
- LARRY FUCHSBERG, Star Tribune
A small Chicago company with Minnesota roots returns home with Barbra Berlovitz in Brecht’s antiwar masterpiece.
- GRAYDON ROYCE, Star Tribune
The Jungle Theater is no stranger to single-actor shows, but its production of “Shirley Valentine” is a winsome variation on that theme.
- Dominic P. Papatola, Pioneer Press
Steppenwolf and the Goodman battle for top-of-heap status in Chicago’s varied theater world.
- CLAUDE PECK, Star Tribune
Before arriving at Fox’s new comedy “Traffic Light,” Aya Cash got her actor’s permit in Minnesota.
- NEAL JUSTIN, Star Tribune