This week, a trilogy of plays casting Hindu gods into western culture, a group of emerging artists enraptured by human subjects, and a virtuoso klezmer clarinetist goes classical. Read more →
Minnesota artist Phil Hansen has had to overcome some obstacles in his life. Along the way he realized that those limitations actually helped him to be more creative.
The Minneapolis artist has been selected to create the 2013 Minnesota State Fair commemorative artwork, which will grace posters, t-shirts and billboards this August.
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.
When the artist suffered permanent nerve damage to his hand, he didn’t let it get in the way of his art. Now he’s more creative than ever.
MIX – Minneapolis Indie Xpo – will not make it to year three.
This week’s hounds are pointing us in the direction of an artist whose works emit light, a traveling Twin Cities reading series and a rock supergroup in love with our national pastime.
Picture a freestyle rapper making up rhymes about people on Chatroulette. Imagine sitting in a field reading books with complete strangers. Think of what emotionally moving oil pastel drawings of a Duluth childhood might be like. Now you’ve identified what the hounds will be talking about this week.
The hounds dig up landscape art that’s sensitive to the earth’s movements, a new local dance company that moves to Afro-Brazilian rhythms, and a cover band serenading Neutral Milk Hotel fans.
Brian Selznick interweaves two stories of deaf children – one told with words, the other told in pictures.