How Liquid Music became one of the country's coolest alt-classical concert series

How Liquid Music became one of the country's coolest alt-classical concert series

Over five seasons, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music series has evolved into something extraordinary.

Ten Thousand Things' 'Electra' finds humanity in horrible people

October 12
Ten Thousand Things' 'Electra' finds humanity in horrible people
With powerful performances, "Electra" epitomizes what sets Ten Thousand Things apart.

'Music Man' delivers its irresistible pitch at Bloomington arts center

October 17
'Music Man' delivers its irresistible pitch at Bloomington arts center
REVIEW: Artistry dazzles with showmanship in staging at Bloomington Center for the Arts.
Stage & Arts
October 16

A magical, mysterious story hour at Red Eye Theater

REVIEW: Centered on a divorcee, new play at Red Eye Theater reflects on the stories we tell each other.
Stage & Arts
October 16

Old Log goes back to the '50s with 'Life Could Be a Dream'

REVIEW: Old Log Theatre puts another nickel in the jukebox musical "Life Could Be a Dream."
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Stage & Arts
October 15

Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre plays with the absurd

Review: Rosie Herrera's acting chops hold together incongruent dance pieces at the O'Shaughnessy.
Stage & Arts
October 12

AG forces Minnesota for-profit theater group to end nonprofit foundation

Owners of the National Theatre for Children agreed not to create any new nonprofits in which they held more than 3 percent of the shares.
Stage & Arts
October 12

'Feral Fables' opens at Rosalux Gallery

‘Feral Fables: O Pioneer & Family Fremds’ What do Satanic goats and staged mini-dioramas of nature have to do with each other? The only conceivable answer…
Stage & Arts
October 12

Comic Ali Wong swings into Minneapolis for one-night stand-up show

The Cobra strikes If only Ali Wong had followed her 2016 Netflix special, “Baby Cobra,” with an aggressive tour schedule, she’d be stand-up’s hottest comic.…
Music
October 12

'Prairie Home' host Chris Thile promises more great music, better jokes

It seems the changes have clicked with younger listeners, convincing St. Paul-based American Public Media to distribute another round.
Stage & Arts
October 12

A playful exhibition about work at Walker Art Center

Nairy Baghramian's witty show reflects on her nearly two decades of making art.
Stage & Arts
October 11

Cuban-American choreographer Rosie Herrera performs memory-filled solo in St. Paul

Dancing with childhood memoriesCuban-American choreographer Rosie Herrera took Minneapolis by storm in 2012 with her Northrop performance of "Various Stages of Drowning: A Cabaret," a…
Stage & Arts
October 11

Bible meets Prohibition in new musical 'Sam's Son'

REVIEW: Despite a worthwhile message, Bucket Brigade work is not yet a tight dramatic vessel.
Stage & Arts
October 11

From Goodwill to Home Depot: Where the Guthrie Theater gets its props

This is the time of the year when Rebecca Jo Malmstrom starts shopping for Christmas dinner.
Stage & Arts
October 10

History Theatre scores political victory with 'All the Way,' a rewarding portrait of LBJ's civil rights legacy

REVIEW: The rewarding production explores a seminal moment in 1960s history and the president who changed civil rights.
Stage & Arts
October 9

Guthrie Theater's 'Watch on the Rhine' issues a clarion call for moral clarity

Guthrie's first production of a Lillian Hellman play calls out for moral clarity.
Stage & Arts
October 9

Costume designer creates 'magical' work for Twin Cities theaters

Costume designer Trevor Bowen shapes how an audience experiences characters in Twin Cities theaters.
Stage & Arts
October 9

Financial analysis shows steep debt, revenue dropoff for Intermedia Arts

The organization's leaders failed to cut spending in recent years despite a steep decline in revenue.
Stage & Arts
October 8

'Medusa' enchants with full story of mythical monster

Review: Set along the Mississippi, the collaborative work merges dance, lyrics, music, video and fire.
Movies
October 6

'Fargo' actor turned director oversees a fond farewell to one of his compatriots

Guthrie alum John Carroll Lynch bonded with Harry Dean Stanton in what turned out to be his final movie.
Stage & Arts
October 6

Minnesotan makes cross-country trek to meet America's isolated rural artists

Her goal: to better understand the disconnect, made clear by polls and voting maps, between folks in urban and rural areas.
Stage & Arts
October 6

What does 'community' look like? That challenge brought a N.Y. artist to Minnesota

New York-based, Mexico City-born painter Aliza Nisenbaum had never been in Minneapolis. But this summer it became her second home.
Stage & Arts
October 6

Three artists engage in serious play at Midway Contemporary Art

Anna Helm/Lisa Lapinski/Hirsch Perlman Pedagogical overlap and a desire to toe the line between serious and funny connects the three artists in this exhibition. In…
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