Huge Theater co-founder Jill Bernard is excited that Audrey Crabtree is back in town as Deenie Nast: There have always been waves of great Minnesota artists expatriating to the coasts. Every now and then prodigal sons and daughters return. When Audrey Crabtree went to New York in 1997 as part of such an exodus, it was Read more →
This week, in our first web-only installment, the Hounds recommend two touring music acts (one synthy and the other homey) and a lyric look at identity during the Dust Bowl era. Musician Matt Latterell recommends Future Bible Heroes: “Why Future Bible Heroes?” It’s a question that I can’t be the only music geek to ever Read more →
Steve Dietz tells a story about the first Northern Spark. It was three years ago, and as artistic director he was scheduled to say a few words to open the event. The problem was, he didn’t know if anyone would be there to listen to what he said. “We had no idea,” he said. “So I was Read more →
This week the hounds introduce us to an overlooked Minnesota composer, a gallery that is hosting a live documentary and a band that embodies the best of garage rock.
A dose of Americana by way of southern Minnesota, a documentary about Wonder Woman and her lineage in the film, TV and comic book worlds, and an artist who embellishes ordinary objects.
This week, a multi-generational perspective on the Chinese immigrant experience, a new venue that’s enlivening the Duluth art scene, and a networking party for part time musicians.
The hounds are on the trail of a literary party that coaxes confessions out of revelers, a twisted, fantastical piece of theater and introspective bedroom pop.
This week, a Bloomington art exhibition arising out of the despair of imprisonment, a Mankato festival celebrating films which strictly limit dialogue, and another festival which places women who rock on a pedestal.
There will be at least three bonfires burning tonight at the American Swedish Institute as revelers ‘blow up spring.’
This week, globalization as interpreted by the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival, The Morris Park Players are dressing like nuns, and a producer drops his DJ moniker and embraces minimalist piano at the SPCO.