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May 11
The Guthrie Theater will produce a five-play subscription season from January to August 2022.

After going dark for more than a year, Guthrie Theater to reopen doors in July

The building will open to the public July 8; the first show will be in October.
Variety
May 11
The presentation features works by 60 artists, including Merce Cunningham, whose “Common Time” is shown above.

Walker Art Center finally puts 'Stillness' exhibition into motion

A year later than planned, the performance-heavy show will open Saturday.
Local
May 6
The Paramount Center for the Arts in St. Cloud reopens this week.

St. Cloud's Paramount Center for the Arts plans full season 'bravely and with bated breath'

The historic downtown St. Cloud venue opened Thursday for its first in-person show since last March.
Variety
May 6
Dance artist Lela Pierce in “Refresh: The Space in Between a Screen and a Body.”

'Refresh' finds the space between virtual world and human touch

Virtual reality artwork and dance performance come together in exhibit.
Variety
May 3
The colors of mini golf at the Walker.   Photo: Bobby Rogers, Walker Art Center.

Mini-golf meets Minneapolis skyline as Walker Art Center reopens its popular course

Museum moves forward with summer outdoor programming after pandemic-forced cancellations last year.
Variety
April 30
Minnesota performers gear up for pandemic comeback: 'My hustle has changed'

Minnesota performers gear up for pandemic comeback: 'My hustle has changed'

Performers are beginning to book gigs and banter with audiences again. But they're rethinking what they do and why they do it.
Variety
April 30
Caissie Levy as Elsa in “Frozen.”

Twin Cities theaters cautiously open their curtains

How local stages are coming back to life, safely.
Variety
April 30
Aparna Ramaswamy, co-director of Ragamala Dance Co., from TedX MplsPhoto provided

Twin Cities dance shows move outdoors this summer

Forget virtual performances: "This is a live, in person art."
Variety
April 30
Artist Patricia Lien Diart kneeled near the Brooklyn Center Police Department, wearing a cape she stitched with a letter to her abusive father, a poli

With a 12-foot-long black cape, artist visits Minneapolis to confront injustice

From San Francisco to Minneapolis, a performance artist confronts injustice through her long black cape.
Variety
April 30
“Anto-Retro” 2019 Andrea Carlson  “The Contemporary Print: 20 Years at Highpoint Editions” at Minneapolis Institute of Art  ORG XMIT: 137406

Twin Cities museums plan 'a slow build for a grand comeback'

Not knowing what the rest of the year could bring, museums are "cautious but optimistic."
Variety
April 30
Jack Reuler outside Mixed Blood Theatre in Minneapolis in 2014.

Mixed Blood Theatre founder Jack Reuler will step down after 46 years

Jack Reuler will retire in July 2022 after heading the company for 46 years.
Variety
April 29
"Covid 19" by Ekaterina Khromin

Minneapolis museum offers two very different glimpses into Russia

Shows span the grim realities of Soviet life to present-day abstractions.
Variety
April 27
Signe Harriday

Pillsbury House Theatre taps longtime member Signe Harriday as new leader

Pillsbury House Theatre has reached into its own ranks for its new leader. Artist and activist Signe Harriday, a longtime company member who commands respect…
Variety
April 23
JUEQIAN FANG • Everything Time Studio The setting for “A Thousand Ways, Part Two (An Encounter)” on stage at the Walker’s McGuire Theater.

Walker show connects you with a masked stranger in unexpected ways

REVIEW: This brief encounter might invite you to look more deeply within.
Local
April 22
Target Field Plaza was quiet Wednesday afternoon, the day before the Twins home opener.    ] AARON LAVINSKY • aaron.lavinsky@startribune.comIt will

Twins and Target Field seeking new artists to create works for ballpark plaza

Ballpark authority agreed to spend $200K on project to replace glass images.
Variety
April 22
The three ages of Patrick Scully. Photographers, from left: L-r. Elwin studio, Ann Marsden, Sara Rubinstein.

In the new play 'The 3rd Act,' aging is not a problem it's a celebration

Patrick Scully's new virtual play embraces getting old.
Variety
April 22
Aaron Peterson, on a school trip from Iowa, was part of the audience as the Ray-ettes (Lydia Borchert, Caroline Hitt and Ellie Walton) performed an im

Minnesotans in need of a laugh head to comedy clubs: 'Everyone has lost their minds'

While most entertainment venues have been forced to shut their doors, several local comedy clubs have managed to stay open.
Variety
April 22
Ida Abelman’s lithograph “My Father Reminisces,” 1937, commissioned through the New Deal.

1930s era printmaking exhibition at the Weisman Art Museum feels eerily contemporary

REVIEW: Contemporary social justice issues are echoed in 1930s prints at the Weisman.
Variety
April 22
A floral arrangement that was part of 2016’s Art in Bloom.

Minneapolis Institute of Art's popular Art in Bloom show will bloom online

The museum's annual spring fundraiser will go online for the first time.
Variety
April 21
Christina Baldwin, artistic director of Jungle Theater

Christina Baldwin officially takes over at Minneapolis' Jungle Theater

The actor/writer/director had served as acting artistic director for the past year.