Sally Field is curious to find out what attendees will be curious about at Talking Volumes. “I’m looking forward to it,” she said.

Sally Field comes to Minn. with new memoir: 'It became my confidante'

As Sally Field pieced together her storied life, a new memoir "became my confidante, my best friend, my companion."

Ten Thousand Things opens first show in new era, Moliere's 'Scapin'

October 12
Sarah Agnew and Elise Langer.
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To ink or not to ink? Tattoos have become a thing on the stage

October 9
Dwight Leslie showed off his finished temporary tattoos for “Last Stop on Market Street” at the Children’s Theatre.
Like a waistcoat or wig or other costuming device, they can be a valuable storytelling tool.
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Tony Vierling and Ann Michels in “Holiday Inn” at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres turns flimsy 'Holiday Inn' into celebration

With "Holiday Inn," Chanhassen Dinner Theatres serves up a seasonal spritzer to mark its 50th anniversary.
Stage & Arts
October 14

King Kong makes his big debut on Broadway

Giant puppet brings "King Kong" to life.
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October 12
Carlo Alban, Steve Key and Kate Nowlin in the Public Theater's production of "Sweat," currently touring to 18 cities across the Midwest.

New Yorkers bring 'heartbreaking' free play to politically divided Minnesota cities

The company that premiered "Hamilton" is touring the state with an economic tear-jerker.
Stage & Arts
October 12
Clashes in the Oval Office take center stage in History Theatre’s “The Great Society,” starring Pearce Bunting as Lyndon Johnson, Andrew Erskine

History Theatre's LBJ play buoyed by 'Great' performances

Pearce Bunting's charismatic LBJ leads a large cast at St. Paul's History Theatre.
Stage & Arts
October 12

Cumming's life still a cabaret

The stage and screen star mans the bar and the stage at his namesake watering hole.
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October 12

Excerpt from Sally Field's memoir 'In Pieces'

There was no proscenium arch, no curtains or lights to create an illusion, no proper stage at all. It was just a classroom with all…
Stage & Arts
October 11
“Dandora Landfill #3, Plastics Recycling, Nairobi, Kenya 2016” by Edward Burtynsky.

'Anthropocene' photos in Minneapolis show how humans have reshaped the Earth

Anthropocene Not a day goes by without another article popping up about global warming. Capturing the consequences of this potentially catastrophic change is the goal…
Stage & Arts
October 10
Becca Hart and C. Ryan Shipley are well matched as Mary Poppins and Bert.

Bloomington's Artistry aims high with the musical 'Mary Poppins'

But an odd casting choice mars the magic in a show offering strong lead performances.
Stage & Arts
October 9
Norah Long and Jennifer Whitlock in “Two Degrees.”

Climate change debate is reflected in one woman's story in play at Guthrie Theater

REVIEW: Norah Long plays a climate scientist in 'Two Degrees" at Guthrie.
Stage & Arts
October 8
Sasha Andreev and Adelin Phelps star in “Understood.”

A couple on the rocks try to bridge the political divide in the play 'Understood'

REVIEW: A disaffected liberal couple engage with the "enemy" in the new play "Understood."
Stage & Arts
October 7
The moment when Banksy's "Girl with Balloon" was destroyed by a remote-control shredder.

Banksy stunt may wind up making painting more valuable

Analysis: His self-shredding canvas was a way to flip the bird at the wealthy art world. But it may have other consequences.
Music
October 7
Celine Byrne is Magda and Leonardo Capalbo is her lover Ruggero in Puccini’s “La Rondine,” which runs at the Ordway through next weekend.

Money, sex and love compete in new staging of Puccini's 'La Rondine'

Review: Minnesota Opera's staging of "La Rondine" finally caught fire in Act 3.
Stage & Arts
October 5
Kahlil Burge, an eighth grader at Folwell School, accepted tickets from Project Success employee Kiah Eide to see the matinee performance of Hamilton

5,000 'little Hamiltons' get their shot at hottest ticket in Twin Cities

Students scored tickets through a Twin Cities-based program that uses theater to help kids unlock their potential and an initiative launched by the family of Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Stage & Arts
October 5
Tim Thompson’s “HMS Bristol in the Narrows, New York, 1776” is part of the Minnesota Marine Art Museum’s new show “This Is New York.”

Winona's Marine Museum sails east with 'This Is New York' exhibit

Winona museum has gathered a surprising treasure trove of New York-centric art.
Stage & Arts
October 5
Ayssette Muñoz in “I Come From Arizona.”

Children's Theatre hopes to spark 'conversation' about immigration with 'Arizona'

New play fits into the broad mission of the nation's largest theater company for youth and family, which does not shy away from weighty or sensitive subjects.
Music
October 4
Mike Elizondo joins “Live From Here” as music director.

50 Cent collaborator Mike Elizondo talks about joining 'da club' at 'Live From Here'

New musical director Mike Elizondo brings hip-hop cred to Chris Thile's third season.
Stage & Arts
October 4
The Mill City Museum.

Mill City Museum in downtown Minneapolis will get lit on Saturday night

Mill City gets lit The lights will be on Saturday night at the Mill City Museum, but not because the Washburn “A” Mill suddenly started…
Stage & Arts
October 4
Michael Gruber, Ann Michels, Jessica Frederickson and Tony Vierling in “Holiday Inn” at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.

'Holiday Inn' opens its doors at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Holiday Inn A lot of musicals go from stage to screen, but this Irving Berlin classic had the reverse trajectory. Based on the 1942 Bing…
Stage & Arts
October 3
Ballet Co.Laboratory

Ballet Co.Laboratory makes its Twin Cities debut with 'On Our Terms'

Introducing Ballet Co.Laboratory With “On Our Terms,” the brand-new Ballet Co. Laboratory makes its debut. The startup dance company is headed by Zoé Emilie Henrot,…
Stage & Arts
October 3
In her job at the Walker, Nisa Mackie focuses on inclusion to educate and engage people with art.

Since 'Scaffold,' Walker Art Center doubles down on getting more kids to see art

The head of the museum's education programs sees access to art as "a basic citizen right."
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