Play at Pillsbury House resonates in age of 'Black Lives Matter'

Play at Pillsbury House resonates in age of 'Black Lives Matter'

Marcus Gardley’s “The Gospel of Lovingkindness” shows the humanity of a killer and his victim – both young black men – and their families.

Minneapolis artist captures Bakken's life, landscape in 25 paintings

May 23
Minneapolis artist captures Bakken's life, landscape in 25 paintings
More than two dozen paintings by Minneapolis artist Joe Burns depicting life and landscape during different seasons in the heart of North Dakota's oil boom will be showcased for the first time next month.

Mpls. Institute of Arts puts masterpieces on water towers

May 22
Mpls. Institute of Arts puts masterpieces on water towers
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is reproducing masterpiece paintings on water towers in three Minnesota towns as part of its centennial outreach program
Stage & Arts
May 23

Flint Hills Int'l Children's Festival features Ugandan flutist, juggling and more

The fest celebrates its 15th anniversary with performances in and around St. Paul’s Rice Park and Ordway Center.
Variety
May 23

Soundset 2015 already declared a sell-out, schedule released

Sunday's eighth annual hip-hop festival at Canterbury Park once again sold out in advance.
Stage & Arts
May 22

Black beauty: Minn. History Center shows vintage fashions of Ebony magazine

Ebony’s style influence is celebrated in “Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair,” a show featuring 40 stunning garments by top-name international designers, at the Minnesota History Center.
Stage & Arts
May 21

Theater spotlight: 'Mad Vax: Beyond Measledome' at Brave New Workshop

The improv gang at Brave New Workshop is notorious for creating topical mashups, and the title of its spring/ summer show is right on point.
Stage & Arts
May 21

Local Michael Jackson tribute dancers won't stop till they get enough

The St. Paul duo behind a Michael Jackson tribute show won’t stop till they get enough.
Stage & Arts
May 21

Prints from Jerome Fellowship winners at Highpoint Center

Jerome Emerging Printmakers Exhibition Opening Friday: Jerome Foundation fellowships are designed to encourage experimentation, and this year’s fellowship winners delivered. Given nine months of financial…
Variety
May 20
In this photo provided by CBS, musical guest Bob Dylan performs on the...

Bob Dylan does it his way on David Letterman

They were the last two announced guests on the penultimate show, but Regis Philbin did a walk-on, of course.
Stage & Arts
May 19

Frank Gehry's $4.5 million Winton Guest House auctioned for $905,000

An out-of-state buyer bid $750,000 for house once valued at $4.5 million.
Variety
May 19

Grace Potter will start it up for the Rolling Stones in Minneapolis

The June 3 gig at TCF Bank Stadium is one of only two she'll play with the rock legends.
Variety
May 19
U.S. film director and actor Woody Allen plays clarinet during a conce...

Woody Allen to visit Minnesota for Jazz gig

The legendary filmmaker's New Orleans Jazz Band will play Aug. 2 at the State Theatre.
Stage & Arts
May 19

Theater review: Clever 'Language Archive' meanders and delights

THEATER REVIEW: “The Language Archive” explores troubles with communicating affection.
Stage & Arts
May 19

Live Action Set gets it half right in new dance theater piece

Dance Review: Interesting concept does not strike an emotional chord
Variety
May 18
Kanye West performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Gar...

Minnesota's Allan Kingdom swept up in Kanye's boos

The St. Paul-bred rapper joined his mentor again for "All Day" on Sunday night's ABC telecast.
Stage & Arts
May 17

Comedy superstar Kevin Hart gets down to earth at Target Center

REVIEW: Kevin Hart proved Friday he still has the common touch — even in an arena show.
Stage & Arts
May 15
A detail from Raphael’s “Madonna of the Pinks,” a $50 million painting on loan to MIA from the National Gallery in London.

MIA unveils $50M Raphael painting on loan from London

Raphael’s “small but mighty” painting of Mary and Jesus, on loan as a 100th birthday treat, drew gasps at its unveiling.
Variety
May 15

How did Kevin Hart become a star? By getting in shape

The popular comedian, who plays Target Center Friday night, talks about how staying in shape has kept him on top.
Stage & Arts
May 15

Review: 'Sistah Solo' and 'Being Brothas' honor performers of color

Dance review: Maia Maiden stages a variety-show marathon of hip-hop, spoken word and other performance art.
Stage & Arts
May 14
"Eve Wasn't Modest" performed by the Showboat Players, one of the musi...

U cancels summer theater season on Centennial Showboat

The University of Minnesota is canceling its summer season at the Minnesota Centennial Showboat this year, citing financial shortfalls.
Stage & Arts
May 14

Double shot of sweetness: Art-a-Whirl hits northeast Minneapolis; 'Sugar Sugar' at Burnet Gallery

‘Sugar Sugar’ and Art-a-Whirl Opens Friday: Launch a weekend of fun with an angst-free stop at “Sugar Sugar,” Minnesota painter Ashely Peifer’s “unapologetically sweet” show…
Stage & Arts
May 14

'The Language Archive' at Park Square: When words fail, drama follows

At Park Square, “The Language Archive” explores communication troubles between lovers.
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    David Torn: Guitarist and composer David Torn is touring behind his third outing for his label, an avant-prog solo extravaganza entitled “Only Sky.”
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    International Pop: More than 125 works from 14 countries.
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    Como-Harriet Streetcar Line: Board a trolley at the Linden Hills Station for a historic 15-minute ride.
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