A local instrumental and vocal ensemble loaded with talent, a one-of-a-kind Minneapolis comedienne, and immaculately clear images of urban decay, all were on the Art Hounds radar this week. Read more →
Comedian Bill Cosby today cancelled two concerts scheduled for May 31 at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Orchestra, which was presenting the shows, said in a release that the cancellations were due to “lower than anticipated ticket sales.” They will be rescheduled at some as yet unspecified date, orchestra officials said. The Cosby shows were Read more →
This week’s hounds try to create a pun-free zone and inflict pun pain instead, extol the virtues of Kneehigh Theatre, and reveal some art songs which will raise the temperature in the room, if you get our drift. (Want to be an Art Hound? Sign up!) Twin Cities Comedienne Jenn Schaal is terrible at making Read more →
The hounds uncover an authentic, heartfelt singer-songwriter from Vermont, snowflakes projected on a skyway and, just in time for Christmas, Rudolph, Frosty, and John McClane sharing the stage. (Want to be an Art Hound? Sign up!) Theater photographer Scott Pakudaitis’ side split when he saw “A Very Die Hard Christmas” a few days ago. The Read more →
This week: Neon sign sloganeering, an audience-designed, improvised Christmas musical, and a celebrated indie band is feted in its hometown.
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The hounds dig up Mall mysteries, Latino portraits and Mississippi River songs. Read more →
This week, the golden age of American jazz as interpreted by a German orchestra, a gut busting Minneapolis comic, and a Russian fairy tale comes ferociously alive in a Minnesota forest.
Parents have a lot to juggle regardless of whether or not they work outside the home. But parenting artists, most of whom have day jobs in addition to the hours they spend practicing, coordinating, making, producing and the like, have a few more balls to keep in the air.
The spring lineup for Wits has been announced — and we like any excuse to post animated GIFs. So without further ado:
The SNL comedian is so convincing in his imitation of the public radio host that it’s often impossible to tell who’s who.