Steve Dietz tells a story about the first Northern Spark. It was three years ago, and as artistic director he was scheduled to say a few words to open the event. The problem was, he didn’t know if anyone would be there to listen to what he said. “We had no idea,” he said. “So I was Read more →
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.
This week, a multi-generational perspective on the Chinese immigrant experience, a new venue that’s enlivening the Duluth art scene, and a networking party for part time musicians.
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.
ArtPlace chose Lanesboro as one of the top twelve small towns in the nation for its high density of arts organizations and arts-oriented businesses.
Hundreds of Minnesotans will congregate at the state capitol tomorrow; here’s what they’ll be talking about.
The hounds want to bring a new Minneapolis theater company, a ruminative, dual art show in Duluth and a Brooklyn producer with a French name to your attention this week.
This week’s hounds lead us to a wild rock n roll podcast broadcasting live from a revered St. Paul bar, a Michigan born poet making a brief landing in Duluth, and a play about budding thespians who find out a lot about themselves.
The hounds take you to St. Paul for some unadulterated Sondheim, to Minneapolis in search of the roots of Afro-Brazilian dance, and to Moorhead for some late 19th-century prairie paintings.
The hounds start the new year by spreading the word about a Minneapolis theater company interpreting a Disney musical, a Duluth exhibition that places traditional American Indian art and culture in a modern context, and a Mexican restaurant in Roseville that’s become a weekend hangout for improv comedy.