This morning the finalists were announced for the National Book Awards; among the finalists for poetry was Matt Rasmussen’s “Black Aperture.”
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Cowles Center for Dance and Performing Arts announces honorees for the 9th Annual Minnesota SAGE Awards Read more →
Positive reviews for the Southern Theater play. Read more →
After almost folding, St Paul’s Penumbra Theatre Monday reported a surplus of almost $131,000. The nationally-known African-American theater faced a million dollar deficit more than a year ago. The financial picture was so bleak, Penumbra laid off six staff members and suspended its 2012 – 2013 season. But as the funds rolled in, Penumbra was Read more →
When the zombie apocalypse comes, what will you do to survive? That question is at the heart of Mu Performing Arts‘ latest production “Kung Fu Zombies vs. Cannibals,“which runs Oct. 12-27 at Southern Theater in Minneapolis. It’s the first show for Mu under the leadership of its new Artistic Director, Randy Reyes, and it’s an Read more →
On Monday Penumbra Theatre will celebrate the publication of a new book that explores the company’s 35 year history and artistic legacy.
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Minneapolis’ iconic music venue First Avenue has announced it’s taking over the Turf Club in St. Paul.
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This week on the radio, Euan praises “Captain Phillips” as a remarkable thriller, and Stephanie heaps equally lavish praise on “Blue Caprice.” “Cube Critics” was created and produced by Chris Roberts. “The Cube Critics” theme was written by Chris Roberts and produced by Marc Sanchez. Music performed by Marc Sanchez and Chris Roberts.
Minneapolis vocal ensemble VocalEssence has had to move the first concert of its 45th season out of the newly remodeled Orchestra Hall, thanks to the ongoing lockout of the musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra. The concert, titled “There Was a Child,” is being moved to Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis to respect the union obligations Read more →
“Miss Saigon” opened Tuesday night at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts while hundreds gathered across the street to protest. The Broadway musical tells the story of an American G.I. and a young Vietnamese girl who fall in love at the end of the Vietnam War. Some call the musical a romance in the Read more →