This week, a painter who explores light using photographic materials, a dance company inspired by issues, and an ensemble devoted to today’s compositions. (Want to be an Art Hound? Sign up!) Music theory masters student Anna Nelson appreciates the gusto and rigor with which the Arditti Quartet tackles new music. The Arditti Quartet is performing Read more

Bullying in school — along with its psychological consequences — is a big topic these days, and Pillsbury Theatre’s latest production tackles it head on. “Gidion’s Knot” by Johnna Adams, takes place during a 90-minute parent/teacher conference between mother Corryn Fell (played by Aditi Kapil) and fifth grade teacher Ms. Clark (played by Laura Esping). Read more

Minnesota Orchestra Principal Clarinetist Burt Hara has elected not to return to Minnesota after a one-year leave from his post. Last spring, amidst the Minnesota Orchestra lockout, Hara won a position with the Los Angeles Philharmonic; under their contract musicians are allowed to take one year leaves of absence to try out new positions before Read more