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To invite new audiences, Twin Cities museums are translating the humble wall label

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Aitkin museum is dedicated to Minnesota wildlife artist

January 16
Pamela Andell, executive director of the Jaques Art Center, and board vice president Jan Hasselius toured a 25th anniversary exhibit devoted to its na
A Minnesota small-town gem, Jaques Art Center celebrates 25 years with giant show on the great Minnesota wildlife painter Francis Lee Jaques.

Dance: Nudity and sex highlight 'This Bridge' at Walker Art Center in Minneapolis

January 15
Miguel Gutierrez’s work was commissioned by Walker Art Center for its Out There Festival this month.
Stage & Arts
January 23

Revitalizing Indigenous symbols

Native art Curator Alexandra Buffalohead is invested in increasing visibility for Indigenous North American artists and redefining the Native art history canon through storytelling. Her…
Stage & Arts
January 23
Flordelino Lagundino

St. Paul's Park Square Theatre cuts job of artistic director

Facing funding shortfalls, the St. Paul theater eliminated a key position.
The riverfront Guthrie Theater is a signature Dowling achievement.
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Stage & Arts
January 23
Dovie Thomas, who presents “How the Wild West Was Spun.”

In the spotlight: "How the Wild West Was Spun"

How the Wild West Was Spun Ends Sunday: Her Lakota, Plains Apache and Scottish Traveller ancestry gives storyteller Dovie Thomas a much different perspective on…
Stage & Arts
January 23
"Youth and Age" by Jamel Shabazz

Legacy of Gordon Parks lives on, in a photo show at St. Paul museum

Show weaves his work with that of an artist he influenced.
Stage & Arts
January 23

Lighting designer Michael Wangen dies at 65

The self-taught lighting designer worked on productions in the Twin Cities and at playhouses across the country.
Stage & Arts
January 23

'Bob Marley's Three Little Birds' makes regional debut at Children's Theatre

A Bob Marley-infused "reggae fairy tale" makes its regional debut at Children's Theatre.
Music
January 22
"Pepperland" features colorful costumes and Beatles-inspired tunes.

Dance inspired by Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper' is guaranteed to raise a smile

The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper" inspires a new dance work reuniting former Bad Plus pianist Ethan Iverson with mentor Mark Morris.
Stage & Arts
January 22
Alan Zweibel

Comic legend Alan Zweibel talks about collaborating with everyone from Gilda Radner to Larry David

Alan Zweibel talks about working with everyone from Gilda Radner to Larry David.
Stage & Arts
January 22
Aaron LaVigne, left, as Jesus and Tommy Sherlock as Pilate in the touring production of “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

Lloyd Webber turns Jesus up to 11

Review: No one expects subtlety from "Jesus Christ Superstar," and you're not going to get it.
Stage & Arts
January 21
Akshay Krishna as Yazen and Gamze Ceylan as Noura in the Guthrie Theater’s “Noura.”

Regional premiere of Heather Raffo's 'Noura' paints surrealist picture at the Guthrie

Review: "Noura" dramatizes an immigrant's soul struggle.
Stage & Arts
January 20
A Ligia Lewis work will be performed for Walker’s Out There series.

Dance: 'Journey to Dunhuang,' 'Water Will (in Melody)' and '9X22' farewell

Dance, acrobatics and martial arts Ring in the Chinese New Year with a performance by CAAM Chinese Dance Theater, the local dance company and school…
Stage & Arts
January 20
Steven Epp and Christina Baldwin in the Jungle’s “A Doll’s House, Part 2.”

'Subtle' Minneapolis play takes a hard look at marriage and freedom

In "A Doll's House" sequel, Nora confronts what she left behind at the end of that play.
Stage & Arts
January 19
Britta Ollmann, Nora Montanez, Kate Beahen, Regina Marie Williams (foreground) and Meghan Kreidler in “Bernarda Alba” at Theater Latté Da.

Theater Latté Da offers up a poetic, powerful 'Bernarda Alba'

The regional premiere of "Bernarda Alba" is potent and poetic at Theater Latté Da.
Stage & Arts
January 18
Minneapolis’ tallest building was once the Foshay Tower, foreground, an obelisk.

Think the Minneapolis skyline is unique? Think again – we have copycat buildings in our midst

Some of our landmark buildings aren't so unique. Others are ours alone.
Stage & Arts
January 17
Miguel Gutierrez’s work was commissioned by the Walker Art Center for its Out There Festival.

Nudity, primal energy and fun punctuate 'This Bridge' at the Walker Art Center

"Lord of the Flies" meets "Muppet Babies" in primal, playful, head-scratching Out There production.
Stage & Arts
January 16
The “bus garage” built on a frozen Lake Harriet.

Pedal-powered bus will shuttle visitors as Art Shanty returns to icy Lake Harriet

As the Art Shanty Projects return to icy Lake Harriet, we went behind the scenes with one of the creative teams.
Stage & Arts
January 16
Christina Baldwin plays the iconic Nora in Lucas Hnath’s “A Doll’s House, Part 2” at Jungle Theater.

Two plays opening this weekend ask what's next for Nora of 'A Doll's House'

Two new plays wonder what happens after Nora walks out on her life in the classic "A Doll's House."
Stage & Arts
January 16

See the 'Future Future' at Hair and Nails Gallery in Minneapolis

‘Future Future’ Twenty-seven artists are on the roll call of the big 2020 kickoff show at artist-run Hair and Nails Gallery in south Minneapolis.…
Stage & Arts
January 11
Dietrich Poppen’s dog Vienna, a miniature poodle/Shih Tzu mix, has become a mainstay of the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.

A rescue mutt named Vienna is the unofficial mascot of St. Paul's Fitzgerald Theater

Miniature poodle/Shih Tzu mix is winning fans on both sides of the footlights.
Stage & Arts
January 9
Two couples interact in unexpected ways in “Bloomsday,” which features (clockwise from upper left) Lolly Foy, Jeffery Goodson, Brandon Homan and G

Lyric Arts opens romantic play with a touch of James Joyce

Bloomsday Opens today: Onetime Twin Cities playwright Steven Dietz based his comedy drama on Dublin’s annual celebration of native son James Joyce. “Bloomsday” features two…
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