Here’s a look at the arts stories making headlines….
The area premiere of Rebecca Gilman’s slight parenting play gets a plucky production.
Dario Tangelson makes a splash in his biggest part to date, one that introduces him to Twin Cities audiences.
It sings. Maybe that’s what’s so appealing about the sound of a cello. It has a tonal range that fits relatively comfortably within that of the human voice.
– Bruce Cochran, TC Daily Planet
Babies reach out for it, children like to climb on it and adults are curious. “Bumpy,” as it is titled by its artist Zoran Mojsilov, the Yugoslavian sculptor from Minneapolis, was installed for a price of $350. But the large stone sculpture may not be at the corner of the James Avenue and Lake of The Isles Parkway East home for long.
Doorway to the world – Norma Smith Olson, TC Daily Planet
When an image in her artwork makes a healing connection for someone, then Jodi Reeb-Myers knows she has done her work. “I think that is the most fulfilling thing I could have ever hoped for,” she said.
Taja Will is terrified of her next dance show, “I’m doing what I’m most afraid of doing because I think it will be a learning experience.” Some of it will be choreographed and some of it will be completely unrehearsed. The Show is called “We Are Not Platonic, Unfortunately.”
Known as America’s first gay teen novel, it’s the story of a 13-year-old who lives with his estranged, alcoholic mother in New York and finds himself out of place in his surroundings until he meets a classmate with whom his relationship escalates.
Minnesota fashion. For a while, these two words just didn’t really appear in sentences together. But at some point in the last five years, the Twin Cities began to carve out its identity both in street style and via sprouting local designers (although somewhat independently of each other).