We’ve asked our Art Hounds to tell us about their Minnesota arts and culture highlights of 2011. Here are the music and visual art highlights that we didn’t have to get to on air.
We’ve asked our Art Hounds to tell us about their Minnesota arts and culture highlights of 2011. Here are the theater dance and highlights that we didn’t have to get to on air.
The hounds have great enthusiasm for an arts instigator in Minneapolis who’s opened a gallery, a saucy, salacious take on a standard fairy tale, and an opera designed to be an alternative to the nutcracker.
This week’s hounds explore a melding of two South Asian music traditions, a play about intimacy, marriage, and the legacy of Victorian sexual mores, plus a film series that gives American avant garde filmmakers their due.
Up until this year many schools have been able to participate, but some public schools were left out.
This installment is not for the timid or faint hearted. The hounds have their sights on a play about a haunted vaudeville theater, the most powerful vampire who ever lay in a coffin, and a series of performances that will terrify as much as humor you.
An interesting thread organically emerged in this week’s installment. All the hounds’ submissions are connected by a cult theme; a cultish musician, cults as phenomenons, and the cult of Minnesota’s personality.
What’s clicking for the hounds this week? A performance by Minnesota’s Poet Laureate in Brainerd, a rising beat maker’s instrumental homage to his mother, and a play about the lives of refugees in America.
Two talented performers teaming up, an early Italian chorale and a communal theater installation in Granite Falls have all stirred the hounds’ interest this week.
The hounds hunt down a fight to the death among some Twin Cities writers, a festival celebrating the art of trading in Hewitt and celestial bodies and circuit bent music in Duluth.