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 →
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 →
Art in tents, train stations and outdoors. Release the Hounds! Read more →
Even an icon needs a little TLC every once in a while. Early birds walking around the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden this morning witnessed Tim Antilla giving a quick lick of paint to the spoon part of Claes Oldenburg’s iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry. According to our photographer Jennifer Simonson who took these pictures, you had to look quick Read more →
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.
This week’s hounds are truly hypnotic as they delve into a children’s play about the courageous struggles of baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson, a Mankato painter who’s mastered his own brand of abstract expressionism, and a strictly rock band from Minneapolis that will warm your winter ravaged body.
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.
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.
We’ve asked our Art Hounds to tell us about their Minnesota arts and culture highlights of 2011. Here is the second on-air installment.
The hounds are anxious to tell you about two Minneapolis artists whose off-beat portraits lodge in your brain, a holiday radio theater drama from Winona and two zydeco heavyweights who inspire bodies to move…rhythmically.