Tonight marked the 26th Minnesota Book Awards at St. Paul’s Union Depot. The annual ceremony celebrates some of the greatest new books by Minnesotans. The awards are divided into eight categories: children’s literature, general nonfiction, genre fiction, memoir and creative nonfiction, Minnesota, novel and short story, poetry, and young people’s literature. And here they are, Read more

This week, a painter who explores light using photographic materials, a dance company inspired by issues, and an ensemble devoted to today’s compositions. (Want to be an Art Hound? Sign up!) Music theory masters student Anna Nelson appreciates the gusto and rigor with which the Arditti Quartet tackles new music. The Arditti Quartet is performing Read more