A look at life on the rez from an award-winning Indian journalist.
- CHUCK LEDDY, Star Tribune
A Twin Cities woman wants to re-create the Up North experience of her youth.
- ELIZABETH FOY LARSEN, Star Tribune
Five poems chosen for the Sanctuary Project.
- LAURIE HERTZEL , Star Tribune
Reviews of six small-press books.
- Mary Ann Grossmann, Pioneer Press
A collection of modern Irish short stories, from Roddy Doyle to Edna O’Brien.
- ROBERT CREMINS, Star Tribune
A short biography of Branch Rickey, who invented the baseball farm team system and signed Jackie Robinson to a major league contract.
- GLENN C. ALTSCHULER, Star Tribune
Hohn explores where our garbage goes, and why, by following a wayward load of yellow rubber ducks.
- KRISTIN THIEL, Star Tribune
The private lives of Britain’s royals, from the Tudors to the Windsors.
- ERIC HANSON, Star Tribune
Austin’s megafest is trendier and crazier than ever, but there will be ample proof this week that it still matters.
- CHRIS RIEMENSCHNEIDER, Star Tribune
Kevin Kling tells the stories and Simone Perrin makes the music as they tell of the two cities that nourished them both.
- GRAYDON ROYCE, Star Tribune
Who’s minding the parents?
- Rob Hubbard, Pioneer Press
Broke-ology is a playground for actors and director James A. Willams has assembled for us a terrific cast, led first and foremost by the understated but sly and artful James Craven.
- John Olive, Howwastheshow.com
It is a humorous and touching story of one young man’s spiritual journey in Jerusalem (and with a hundred or so of Jerusalem’s goats), although at times it hangs heavy with metaphors and philosophical aphorisms.
- Katie Sisneros, TC Daily Planet
Touching on some fairly weighty topics–absent parents, poverty, whether or not imagination can solve adult problems, why kids need imaginary friends–Barrio Grrrl! kept me (and the kids in the audience) interested and laughing throughout the whole show.
- Courtney Algeo, TC Daily Planet
Children are the heroes in Children’s Theatre season of classics, new works.
- ROHAN PRESTON, Star Tribune
Theater Latte Da will premiere “Steerage Song,” an original musical about early American immigrants, with a run June 2 through 5 at the Fitzgerald Theater in downtown St. Paul.
- Ross Raihala, Pioneer Press