Tuesday news and reviews

Art

Weisman staff unbox cool vintage finds with their archive project

Exhibition staff are creating a new archival system for the museum, processing and organizing around 180 boxes of materials, some of which dates back to the 1930s.

– Jessica Armbruster, City Pages

Movies

‘Wah Do Dem’ screens at the Trylon on Tuesday

A story about young love gone sour resulting in some extraordinary missteps while on a cruise to Jamaica.

– Shelby Meyers, City Pages

Trylon Premiere Tuesdays: Wah Do Dem

Thoroughly defined by self-indulgent ennui, Max’s character verges on insufferable, but such traits prove a remarkably assured set-up for Wah Do Dem’s slow building but solidly invigorating tale of personal discovery.

– Brad Richason, Examiner.com

Music

Schubert Club and Music in the Park Combined organizations double number of internationally acclaimed musicians next season

After 129 years, the Schubert Club is undergoing a growth spurt.

– Rob Hubbard, Pioneer Press

Middle Brother, Dawes, and Deer Tick at First Avenue, 3/14/11

Sometimes writing a review of a show seems futile; like words won’t do it the justice it deserves aside from “You had to be there.” Monday night’s three-parter at First Avenue was one of those shows.

– Pat O’Brien, City Pages

Minneapolis Convention Center enters the concert market

The Convention Center is dipping its toes into the music world starting with a May 2 performance by iconic singer and songwriter Paul Simon.

– Andrea Swensson, City Pages

Stage

Studies in character and compassion

Nathan Jackson’s lyrical drama charts a new course for working-class characters.

– Star Tribune (no credit given!)

A whimsical tour of the Twin Cities

Review: Kevin Kling’s stories, songs and digressions make for a funny, if patchy, history of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

– QUINTON SKINNER, Star Tribune

David Hyde Pierce: A convivial conversation at the Guthrie

Sunday night, the Guthrie Theater brought David Hyde Pierce to the theater for a discussion with artistic director Joe Dowling.

– Max Sparber, MinnPost.com

Children’s Theatre Company’s 2011-12 season brings Mercy Watson to the stage

The Children’s Theatre Company kicks off its 46th season with the world premiere of a play based on Minneapolis author Kate DiCamillo’s beloved series of books about a toast-loving pig, “Mercy Watson to the Rescue!”

– Pioneer Press

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