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December 8, 2020
Becca Hart, left, and Isabella Star LaBlanc in “Is Edward Snowden Single?”

Jungle Theater goes online to debut 'Edward Snowden,' a raucous comedy about friendship

Review: With theaters shuttered, "Edward Snowden" premieres online.
Stage & Arts
December 7, 2020
A monolith stands on a Stadium Park hillside in Atascadero, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2020. Days after the discovery and swift disappearance of two shi

California men declare they made of one the stainless-steel monoliths

For the first time, someone has taken credit for erecting one of the monoliths that have popped up in the past few weeks, riveting the…
Stage & Arts
December 4, 2020
“1.5: A Southeast Asian Diaspora Remix” was supposed to be an exhibit inside the Minnesota Museum of American Art, but due to the pandemic it will

St. Paul museum opens its windows to Southeast Asia's 'generation 1.5'

The Minnesota Museum of American Art finds a creative way to make this show happen.
Stage & Arts
December 4, 2020
A climactic moment in "Loyce Houlton's Nutcracker Fantasy" is recreated in a window at MartinPatrick3.

'Nutcracker Fantasy' plays out in the windows of a North Loop landmark

Shuttered by coronavirus, Minnesota Dance Theatre production lives on in a storefront display at MartinPatrick3.
Music
December 3, 2020
Davina Lozier of Davina & the Vagabonds

Virtual entertainment picks: The Current's Sounds Like Home fest, Miss Richfield, Robert Robinson, Lorie Line

HookStream for the Holidays Friday & Saturday: Concerts that were supposed to be staged live at the Hook & Ladder have been turned into true…
Stage & Arts
December 1, 2020
A sampling of the 225 ink drawings that Piotr Szyhalski produced daily during the pandemic. More can be found on his Instagram page, @laborcamp.

Minneapolis artist documents the pandemic with brush and ink

Every day, from March to November, a local artist responded to the pandemic with brush and ink.
Stage & Arts
November 29, 2020
Provided by Jungle Theater Isabella Star LaBlanc (in red) and Becca Hart (in gray) play friends with a complicated relationship in the online play “

Minneapolis theater presents a world premiere comedy that's 'zany as hell'

"Is Edward Snowden Single?" explores friendship on the brink.
Music
November 26, 2020
The Jayhawks will perform 1997’s “Sound of Lies” in its entirety.

Virtual entertainment picks: Nutcracker, more Nutcracker and the Jayhawks

'The Hip Hop Nutcracker'Friday: You can still experience this annual Ordway tradition as a livestream, or later on demand. Filmed at the New Jersey Performing…
Stage & Arts
November 26, 2020
Shopping at Gamut Gallery.

Holiday gift ideas for the art lover in your life

A host of holiday ideas for the art lover in your life.
Stage & Arts
November 25, 2020
The cast of “All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914.”

Minneapolis musical 'All Is Calm' is a holiday gift for TV audiences across the country

Airing Friday, Theater Latté Da's holiday show is a gift for public-TV viewers.
Magazine
November 23, 2020
Kate Nordstrum, the new head of the Great Northern, talks about her plans to expand the festival ... and how they've been modified by covid. Kate Nord

Minnesota's expanded Great Northern festival is a 'bright light' for the winter ahead

Here’s something else the pandemic has put in short supply: things to look forward to. So this year’s Great Northern (Jan. 28 through…
Stage & Arts
November 19, 2020

Park Square Theatre grapples with racial history in solo Zoom play 'Tears of Moons'

Virtual Open Mic: Foot in the DoorSaturday: Every 10 years, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (temporarily closing due to Minnesota's new COVID-19 restrictions)…
Stage & Arts
November 18, 2020
Steinzeit (Stone Age), acrylic, oil, lacquer, graphite on pleather. 2015 Michaela Eichwald, Private collection, Minneapolis

German artist makes painting weird again in solo debut at the Walker

Attraction meets repulsion in Michaela Eichwald's solo debut at Walker Art Center.
Stage & Arts
November 15, 2020
Title page of “Legends and Myths of Ancient Minnesota,” an “exhibition-in-print” by artist Brooks Turner.

Artist digs into Minnesota's forgotten history of fascism

Weisman-sponsored project draws parallels between 1930s and the present era.
Stage & Arts
November 13, 2020
American Swedish Institute’s outdoor “Nordic Story Trail” and the Turnblad Mansion in the background as part of “An extra/ordinary Holiday in

Bundle up! American Swedish Institute's holiday events are moving outdoors this year

Holiday market and story trail will open Saturday.
Stage & Arts
November 12, 2020
From the opening night of “Stadium” by Jasper Marsalis.

Closed by pandemic, Minneapolis art center takes its shows on the road

Closed by pandemic, Midway Contemporary Art launches an ambitious "Off-Site" series.
Stage & Arts
November 10, 2020
Visitors viewed "Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition" during a 2016 tour stop in Dallas. (Photo by John H. Parker/SEE Attractions/Bridgema

'Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel' exhibition coming to Mall of America

The finger of God reaches out to a reclining Adam in Rome’s Sistine Chapel, a painting by Michelangelo that people travel thousands of miles to…
Stage & Arts
November 9, 2020
A ceramic piece by Pepper Pepperwolf.

More than 2,000 Minnesotans are showcased in Mpls. Institute of Art's 'Foot in the Door'

More than 2,000 Minnesotans are featured in a virtual version of the popular show curated by the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
Stage & Arts
November 6, 2020
Penumbra founder Lou Bellamy toured the “Penumbra Theatre at 40” exhibit at the Minnesota History Center in 2017.

Penumbra theatre 44 years of a 'cultural treasure'

We look at some key dates in Penumbra's history.
Stage & Arts
November 6, 2020
“Last Stop on Market Street,” Children’s Theatre Company;

Missing your favorite theater? Catch up with these streamable local offerings

While theater venues are dark, many stay connected to audiences with streaming shows.