HOTTEA leads a local trend toward “nondestructive” street art.
- Tristan Pollock, Vita.mn
REVIEW Two out-of-town troupes joined Judith Howard in the kind of edgy dance that’s a Southern mainstay.
- CAROLINE PALMER, Star Tribune
- Max Sparber, MinnPost.com
I spoke with Spurlock at the Hyatt hotel–one of the sponsors of the film–in downtown Minneapolis. Spurlock handed me a card-key with himself appearing on the card-key, and said the Minneapolis Hyatt was the first one he saw with the new key-card.
- Jim Brunzell III, TC Daily Planet
Blown away by ‘Blow Out’ PP movie critic Chris Hewitt tells us why he loves loves loves the movieA couple of months ago, several readers contacted me after I mentioned that my favorite movie might be the 1981 Brian De Palma thriller, “Blow Out.” Essentially, their messages amounted to: “Really?”
- Chris Hewitt, Pioneer Press
The Pixies are better now than they’ve ever been, and how could anyone complain about that?
- Andrea Swensson, City Pages
Rock Camp for Dads, a Twin Cities project, allows aspiring musicians to band together and live out their dreams of being a star.
- BILL WARD , Star Tribune
Duran Duran turned the sold-out Epic nightclub into a decidedly retro ’80s party palace on Friday night, delighting their maturing but still passionate fans with an energetic 100-minute set full of hits both new and old.
- Erik Thompson, City Pages
For all the shows I’ve seen at First Avenue over the years, absolutely nothing quite compares to the raucous party I witnessed on Wednesday night courtesy of Rusko.
- Sarah Heuer, TC Daily Planet
The Black Lips are notorious for their stage antics, which over the years have included such things as nudity, vomiting and–inexplicably–electric R.C. car races.
- Pat O’Brien, City Pages
This is the kind of comedy where any character truly is in danger–think of all the kindly old corpses in the basement–and Forbes brings home the menace with blood-dripping delight.
- Ed Huyck, City Pages
Jersey Boys is such a complete dream of a musical that breaking it down into particular feats of stagecraft and rock performance does the experience a disservice.
- Peter S. Scholtes
If the Minnesota Opera’s historic staging of Bernard Herrmann’s long neglected only opera, an adaptation of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, proves anything it’s that suspense was inextricably fused into the composer’s musical DNA.
- Brad Richason, Examiner.com
Adam Carolla made his name as a radio broadcaster who co-hosted the popular syndicated program Loveline (which spawned a multi-season MTV version as well), which led to a stint as the on-air replacement for a departing Howard Stern.
- Bryan Miller, City Pages