The Romanovs: Legacy of an Empire Lost @ The Museum of Russian Art

For the past several years, the Museum of Russian Art in south Minneapolis has been quietly mounting one extraordinary show after another. Its latest show, The Romanovs: Legacy of an Empire Lost, which opened last weekend, is another stunner. Read More


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American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition @ MN History Center

America’s Puritanical stripe has never been wider or weirder than it was during the era of Prohibition (1920-33), when the federal government—pretending to act upon “the will of the people”—passed the 18th Amendment of the Constitution, outlawing the manufacture, distribution, and sale of demon alcohol. Read More


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Review: Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays @ The State Theatre

What is there to say about Billy Crystal that hasn’t already been said? The man has been part of America’s collective comedic consciousness for almost forty years, and is never far away from a TV or movie screen near you. Read More


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Review: Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties @ Walker Art Center

The big Claes Oldenburg exhibit—Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties—is finally open at the Walker Art Center, and, as Walker exhibits go, it’s definitely one of them. Read More


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Does the MN Orchestra board want Osmo Vanska to resign?

If the Minnesota Orchestra’s management has made one thing perfectly clear during its year-long dispute with the musicians, the only thing it cares about are the numbers. Read More


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My dog, Sarge, Reviews the International Cat Video Festival

Because the Walker Art Center's International Cat Video Festival at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand Wednesday night was such an important event for cat-lovers everywhere, I have invited someone much more qualified than me to evaluate the pros and cons of the festival: my dog, Sarge. Read More


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The Block E Art Project: Definitely Made Here

So, Block E—the saddest square block in the upper Midwest—has finally succumbed to the soul-sucking emptiness of its new reality, and the city, desperate to do something—anything—to counter the ever-expanding black hole of capitalism Block E has become, has decided to do what all cities do (including Detroit) after they’ve tried everything else: throw it to the artists. Read More


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