Camille Gage became a visual artist and activist after her ’80s rock group Têtes Noires disbanded.

From First Ave to the Weisman, Camille Gage 'had this amazing spark'

The visual artist and singer for Têtes Noires died of cancer at age 66.

Minneapolis artist focuses on the 'positive, beautiful experience' of caregiving

December 9
Jordyn Brennan.
Artist Jordyn Brennan's MCAD master's thesis was based on firsthand experience.

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December 6
Tale as old as time: Nathaniel Hackmann and Rajane Katurah star in the Ordway’s production of “Beauty and the Beast.”
The sparkling homegrown production is a highwater mark for the Ordway's Broadway at the Ordway series.
Variety
December 8
A Croatian soccer fan took a selfie Nov. 27 at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar. Lensa takes your selfies, studies them and churns out

How is everyone making those AI selfies?

The Lensa AI app uses your selfies and artificial intelligence to create portraits in various styles.
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December 8
The 1975

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December 7
Broadway’s “The Collaboration” is about the relationship between Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeremy Pope) and Andy Warhol (Paul Bettany).

Apple Valley High School grad Erik Jensen makes his Broadway debut

He plays an art gallery owner in "The Collaboration."
Stage & Arts
December 7
Ballet Co.Laboratory’s “Snow Queen” weaves through weaves through the fairy-tale world of Hans Christian Andersen.

'The Snow Queen' review: Hans Christian Andersen's magical tale of friendship revisited

Ballet Co.Laboratory's take on "The Snow Queen" is a crowd-pleaser.
Stage & Arts
December 6
Isaac José, left, and Peter Snyder rehearse the “Mosquito” dance for Twin Cities Ballet’s “A Minnesota Nutcracker.” The dance will be perfo

Twin Cities ballet companies crack open stereotypes in 'Nutcracker'

They have reworked the second act by replacing costumes, dropping gestures and adding new dances.
Stage & Arts
December 6
Joy Dolo plays a tavern owner in “Christmas at the Local.”

Review: 'Christmas at the Local' by Theater Latté Day is cozy in a minor-key

Theater Latté Da's holiday show "Christmas at the Local" offers carols, stories and saltwater taffy.
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December 5
Christine Heesun Hwang as Eponine in the national tour of “Les Miserables,” playing at the Orpheum Theatre in Dec. 2022.

Minnetonka grad brings powerhouse talent to Broadway tour of 'Les Miz'

Christine Heesun Hwang is grateful that her high school helped in honing her craft and finding her voice.
Stage & Arts
December 2
Marisa B. Tejeda and Becca Hart are “Georgiana & Kitty” in Jungle Theater’s Jane Austen-themed holiday comedy.

Review: 'Georgiana & Kitty' are forward-thinking friends in Jungle Theater comedy

The third holiday show inspired by "Pride and Prejudice" is another winner.
Variety
December 1
Chan Poling, John Munson and Steve Roehm of the New Standards will perform three shows at the State Theatre this weekend.

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December 1
A tour group made their way through the James J. Hill House in 2019. Things will get spookier there this holiday season, with an immersive “A Christ

Go from room to spooky room at 'A Christmas Carol' in James J. Hill House

Charles Dickens' classic will take over the historic St. Paul home for a roving play.
Stage & Arts
November 30
Austrian activists of Last Generation Austria splashed a Gustav Klimt painting with oil in the Leopold Museum in Vienna on Nov. 15. The painting is be

Twin Cities arts leaders confident in museum security despite international artwork attacks

There haven't been any artwork attacks or vandalism recently at Twin Cities arts institutions.
Stage & Arts
November 29
Nathaniel Hackmann and Rajane Katurah In “Beauty and the Beast.” Hackmann has played the Beast twice before while Katurah is a newbie as Belle.

Ordway gets into a 'Beast' mode for the classic fairy tale

The Disney musical will feature a talent pool that includes veterans and newbies.
Variety
November 23
Beabadoobee

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November 23
Actor/director/writer Austene Van gets her holiday on with her new play “Holidate” at Yellow Tree Theatre.

James Brown, friends and shared traditions spark a 'Holidate' at Yellow Tree Theatre

Six questions with writer/director/holiday fan Austene Van.
Stage & Arts
November 22
Elizabeth Flinsch, Aloe Ao Liu, Alys Ayumi Ogura, J.H. Shui Xian, Laurie Van Wieren, Romeo Cannady, Averie Mitchell-Brown, Kayla  Schiltgen, Colin Edw

Celebrating 50 years of eclectic Minnesota dance at the Walker Art Center

The annual Choreographers Evening gathers local talent for a series of short, wide-ranging performances
Stage & Arts
November 22
Matthew Saldivar plays a contemporary Scrooge  in “A Christmas Carol” at the Guthrie Theater.

Review: Guthrie's updated 'A Christmas Carol' is spirited and lyrical

The production maintains its poise, even with technical hiccups.
Stage & Arts
November 18
Angela Two Stars was photographed by her work “Okciyapi” (meaning “help each other”), installed at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden in 2021.

Land acknowledgments give thanks to the people who lived here first

Artists stress that organizations must follow words with action.
Variety
November 17
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Winter Lights

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November 17
Fitzwilliam Darcy’s sister Georgiana (Marisa B. Tejeda) and Elizabeth Bennet’s sister Kitty (Becca Hart) are the friends at the center of holiday

Jane Austen's witty characters return in 'Georgiana & Kitty' at Jungle Theater

Final work of "Pride and Prejudice" spinoff trilogy premieres Friday in Minneapolis.
Stage & Arts
November 17
Paul Chan, Khara En Penta (Joyer in 5), 2019  Courtesy the artist and Greene Naftali, New York

After a 10-year 'breather,' artist Paul Chan returns with a solo show at the Walker Art Center

The internationally renowned N.Y.-based artist launched an experimental publishing house, among other adventures, during his "breather."

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