A stylistically flexible indie rock band, absurdest theater about a passenger pigeon trying to ward off extinction, and a view of art patronage at a Minneapolis gallery, all caught the hounds attention this week. Read more →
On the agenda this week: Four gifted landscape painters, a celebrated composer’s Minnesota premiere and a play that has it all — zombies, cannibals and a Buddhist backbone. (Want to be an Art Hound? Sign up!) It wasn’t the martial arts action that Twin Cities arts writer Stephanie Xenos found most interesting about Theater Mu’s Read more →
The hounds talk up a former insane asylum, artists daydreaming on the job and two throwback singer songwriters who’ve updated their sounds. Read more →
The Art Hounds this week turn us on to roots music, installations and puppetry. Read more →
As part of this weekend’s Arts On Chicago event in Minneapolis, photographer Wing Young Huie has placed 100 of his images inside 20 different businesses along a section of Chicago Avenue. Titled “We Are The Other,” the series consists of portraits of people who live or work in the neighborhood. If you’re familiar with Huie’s 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.
A look at the top art stories from the week.
The phrase “five by five” comes from an old radio communications term that means “loud and clear.” So it’s a fitting title for the latest exhibition at Obsidian Arts in Minneapolis. The show “Five by Five” features bold work by five photographers of African descent. They were asked to capture the essence of their individual Read more →
NCC’s latest show presents four artists who explore themes of fire, water, earth and air.