What's next for Walker Art Center? There's a ripe opportunity for the new boss

What's next for Walker Art Center? There's a ripe opportunity for the new boss

The search for Olga Viso's successor offers the arts center a tantalizing opportunity.

Pulitzer winner finally gets a play on the Guthrie stage: 'This is huge for me'

February 22
Pulitzer winner finally gets a play on the Guthrie stage: 'This is huge for me'
Pulitzer winner Paula Vogel finally gets a work on the Guthrie stage: "This is huge for me."

Playwrights can't resist writing plays about plays

February 15
Playwrights can't resist writing plays about plays
Sooner or later, most playwrights explore subject matter they know well — the theater.
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Let it go: A dad's guide to Disney on Ice's 'Frozen' at Target Center

Disney on Ice brings the mega-hit musical to Target Center.
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Three solo artists take the spotlight at Guthrie Theater

Solo Emerging Artist Celebration The Guthrie Theater launches its first-ever celebration of solo emerging artists in the Dowling Studio with three writer/performers whose shows explore…
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Our theater and dance critics give you their takes on what's playing — good and bad — on Twin Cities stages.
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Past Walker Art Center directors and their biggest challenges

Martin Friedman (1961-90)Challenge: Turning a private, regional art museum into an internationally renowned center that embraces the performing arts and cinema.Accomplishments: Enlisted architect Edward…
Stage & Arts
February 22

In Minneapolis show, photographer investigates the contrasts between rich and poor in India

Priscilla Briggs Briggs shoots documentary-esque photographs, always employing an investigative edge. For her new series, “For the Gods,” Briggs traveled to India with her camera,…
Stage & Arts
February 21

Comedy waxes and wanes in car-wash play by Ten Thousand Things

Ten Thousand Things' collectively written "Park and Lake" boasts some memorable characters, if not a polished script.
Music
February 21

Tonya Harding opera is 'tangled and complicated' for this Minnesota skater-turned-singer

Leah Reddy, a former figure skater, stars in an opera inspired by the Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan scandal.
Stage & Arts
February 20

Park Square Theatre's artistic director ready to leave after 43 years

Park Square's "accidental artistic director" Richard Cook will retire this fall on his 70th birthday.
Stage & Arts
February 20

Theater Mu play 'Two Mile Hollow' laughs at race and manners

Send-up of upper-class white families features all Asian-American actors.
Music
February 20

Minnesota Opera takes daring turn for 2018-19 season

ANALYSIS: Reprising the 2011 hit "Silent Night" is just one highlight from a season filled with new and obscure operas.
Stage & Arts
February 19

They want to become 'The Daily Show' of Minnesota

Eighteen comedians walked into a room last week. Their goal? Crafting another funny episode of "Minnesota Tonight," a live monthly comedy show that takes a satirical spin through state politics and news.
Stage & Arts
February 18

Review: 'Vulcão' at Cowles Center showcases dynamic collaboration

Review: Dancers evoke the revelry and high spirit of the Brazilian Carnival.
Stage & Arts
February 18

Park Square update of 'Pirates' is see-worthy

Gilbert and Sullivan would likely appreciate this modernized spin.
Stage & Arts
February 18

Theater Latté Da hits the bull's-eye with 'Assassins' musical

Stephen Sondheim musical is moving and surprisingly funny.
Stage & Arts
February 16

Children's Theatre promises four premieres in a wide-ranging 2018-19 season

It plans a globe-trotting 2018-19 season, including four world premieres.
Stage & Arts
February 16

Older women are no longer 'Invisible' in this multimedia dance show

Review: A multimedia dance show by Time Track Productions offers an alternative narrative about the aging process.
Stage & Arts
February 16

Minneapolis man finds 'soul's purpose' in historical photographs of Indians

A Minneapolis man has dedicated his life to the legacy of photographer Edward S. Curtis.
Stage & Arts
February 15

Joe Sinness unveils 'Portraits' of softball players at SooVAC

Joe Sinness: Portraits Following his dazzling exhibition “The Flowers,” which debuted last summer at the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program and explored…
Stage & Arts
February 15

Satire 'Two Mile Hollow' opens at Mixed Blood in Minneapolis

‘Two Mile Hollow’ Nodding to “Downton Abbey,” “The Royal Family” and “August: Osage County,” playwright Leah Nanako Winkler has identified a subgenre of dramas that…
Stage & Arts
February 15
William DeRoche with the sculpture he created for the Veteran Creative...

Mpls. VA givs OK for combat vet's banned sculpture to be viewed

Artwork can be shown at Minneapolis VA, but it must be behind a partition.
Stage & Arts
February 15

Two Minnesota art shows take us from the suburbs to the circus

Two shows offer very different views of the American psychic landscape.
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