Twin Cities 2012 Fall Arts Preview
Our annual fall preview of must-see shows in museums and galleries, theater, dance, choral and classical music.
BY WILLIAM RANDALL BEARD, LIGHTSEY DARST, TAD SIMONS, AND STEPHANIE XENOS
EDITED BY TAD SIMONS
THE LOCAL ARTS SCENE is bursting with world-class talent and events this fall. But fear not: Our critics have surveyed the cultural landscape and picked their favorite shows and exhibits of the season. All you have to do is choose. Alas, that’s also the hardest part. Who said living in an artistically vibrant city was easy?
Ten picks of the season, from China's Teracotta Warriors at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts to Why We Do This at The Soap Factory, by William Randall Beard.
Ten picks of the Twin Cities theater season, from Bye, Bye Birdie
at Chanhassen Dinner Theater to Red
at Park Square Theater, by Stephanie Xenos.
Soak up Minnesota's dance scene with these ten picks, from Alarmél Valli at The Cowle's Center to Voices of Strength
at the Walker Art Center, by Lightsey Darst.
Ten picks that will bring music to your ears, Buckner's Mass No. 2 in E Minor at the Cathedral of Saint Paul to Verdi's Nabucco
at the Ordway Center, by William Randall Beard