Director Alfredo De Villa manages to make the viewer fond of each character -- even as he explores the ugly territory of their family dysfunction.
Updated: December 12, 2008, - 11:19 AM
Hmong-American fashion designers ring in their traditional New Year with modern styles enhanced by traces of Old World influence.
Updated: December 10, 2008, - 01:23 PM
A creative indie tribe has been needling the craft establishment with sassy, affordable wares on sale at two fun fairs this weekend.
Updated: December 03, 2008, - 05:44 PM
Natty suits, white linen tablecloths and decadent mascarpone desserts -- these are a few of the finer trimmings we found at the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Greater Twin Cities annual meeting.
Updated: November 29, 2008, - 11:21 PM
Cliched "Four Christmases" founders.
Updated: November 26, 2008, - 11:58 AM
Despite the abundant charms of its cast, "Four Christmases" founders under a burden of clichés.
Updated: November 25, 2008, - 02:19 PM
DIVAMN struck a note of brilliance last weekend when it hosted the first-ever Ultimate Pajama Party, a benefit for women's and children's HIV/AIDS programs in Minnesota. For once, the preferred attire included comfy clothes -- flannels, bunny slippers and, of course, silky leopard prints.
Updated: November 23, 2008, - 12:11 AM
Looking for an alternative to the bar scene? Twin Cities "young patrons groups" offer eye candy as well as edification.
Updated: November 20, 2008, - 11:39 AM
Ad-agency types might be arrogant predators of the consumer psyche, but they're also witty, well coiffed and undeniably sexy. Needless to say, our self-esteem took a beating last Friday evening at The Show, an annual ad industry party and chance for Twin Cities agencies to bestow themselves with honors.
Updated: November 16, 2008, - 12:03 AM