This week’s hounds recommend a festival dedicated to far northwest Minnesota’s cultural heritage, a South Korean video artist exploring the recesses of inner city Seoul, and a theatrical alternative to kids’ Saturday morning cartoon rituals.
There are 165 shows to see at the Minnesota Fringe Festival this year. Feeling overwhelmed? The Art Hounds are here to help.
The hounds highlight a Walt Whitman Award winning poet from Robbinsdale, satire of the most divisive institution on the ballot this year, and Twin Cities hip hop producers who know how to win over a crowd.
What would mornings on public radio sound like if the comedian was a host?
At a recent TED Talk, Watts beat the speakers at their own game, managing to sound brilliant while making no sense whatsoever.
David Hanbury talks about his alter-ego, Mrs. Smith, and the life of a theater queen.
The hounds have a dark, somber french ballet interpretation of “Snow White,” an art show elevating overlooked matriarchal figures in Islamic religion and culture, and a sad vampire comedian’s stand-up routine on their radar this week.
Charlie Todd gets people to ride the subway in their boxers, and dance in public with strangers, all in the name of good fun.
This week’s hounds are into Mexico’s master cinematographer, a strange fairy who knows how to push the laugh button and theater that turns public policy into improv comedy.
Blount describes himself as a “close reader” which means he gives a lot of thought to such words as “itch” and “scratch” and “squelch.”