The Northrop Auditorium is a place which evokes strong emotion. Since the 1920s the sheer size of University of Minnesota performing space has left visitors in awe, even before they were exposed to the talents of the Minnesota Orchestra, the Metropolitan Opera, a myriad of dance troupes that included Merce Cunningham. the Northrup also has hosted Read more →
The hounds mark their return to the radio by celebrating a band from New Jersey, a dance concert and two artists who meld random creativity with intricate artistry. Read more →
Lightsey Darst lives at that wonderful intersection of art — and art.
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Trying to figure out what shows to see in the remaining days of the Fringe? Check out these reviews from some seasoned pros: Samantha Veldhouse is the stage manager of “The Education of Murray Sanderson.” She says while “RT + MPLS: The Legend of RT Rybak” is a comedy featuring the city’s mayor, it actually Read more →
Florence Brammer is a visual artist and occasional performance artist. She recommends a trip to the Museum of Russian Art: “The huge woman with a red bandana and black work boots? I won’t be forgetting her soon,” a friend recently exclaimed about The Museum of Russian Art’s “Women in Soviet Art” exhibit. In the Read more →
Noah Baumbach makes a feel-good movie
Season features international, national and local performers
A look at the top art stories from the week.
The hounds hunt down an eerie portrait of a mentally ill Irish evangelist, a meditation on the natural world that’s informed by Alaskan Native culture, and a performance piece about being young, black and an unintended father.
The hounds have uncovered an under-appreciated Minnesota composer, a hotshot German artist who’s bringing his internationally renowned paintings to Rochester, and the reason Northfield will be a mecca for contra dance this weekend.