Actor Joel de la Fuente tells the story of betrayal, isolation, and American hero Gordon Hirabayashi. more

Oct 14, 2016 12:00 AM The Morning After


Photo courtesy of truTV

truTV’s Adam Conover talks cats, the environment, and his upcoming show at the Fine Line. more

Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM The Morning After

Writers Theatre's new home near Chicago

Photo by Steve Hall

If a visit to Chicago is in is your future, a trip up the North Shore to see a play—any play—at Writers Theatre is well worth the trip. more

Sep 15, 2016 1:44 PM Arts & Culture

Chris Thile

Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt

The new host of 'A Prairie Home Companion' on replacing Garrison Keillor, what the show is going to be like now, and more. more

Sep 15, 2016 12:04 PM Arts & Culture

Sarah Rasmussen continues her season of change, this time with two brothers, two religions, and one jail cell. more

Sep 9, 2016 4:32 PM The Morning After


Photo by Rich Ryan

Mu Performing Arts is opening its 25th year with The Two Kids that Blow Shit Up, starring Chomet. more

Sep 6, 2016 4:47 PM The Morning After

Populist Art

Illustration by Jonathan Bartlett

The Walker, the Guthrie, and other arts institutions are tweaking their programming to reach a broader audience. Here’s how. (Hint: It may or may not involve Pokémon GO.) more

Aug 30, 2016 12:11 PM Arts & Culture

'Toruk' puppeteer Rob Laqui operating a wolf-like puppet

Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean

The Twin Cities native gives a glimpse of life on the road with Cirque du Soleil show 'Toruk.' more

Aug 24, 2016 3:35 PM Arts & Culture

We round up the must-see shows at the 2016 Minnesota Fringe Festival. more

Aug 1, 2016 4:10 PM The Morning After

Maria Bamford

Photograph by Piper Ferguson

Duluth native Maria Bamford’s Lady Dynamite makes mental illness seem perfectly, hilariously sane. more

Jul 26, 2016 2:05 PM Arts & Culture

Le Switch is the story of David, a gay man living in New York, who roots his identity in staying as far away from “normal” as possible. more

Jun 23, 2016 12:00 AM The Morning After

Illustration of Todd Walker

Illustration by Randall Nelson

Entertainment reporter Todd Walker gives the scoop on the social scene in the Twin Cities. more

May 15, 2016 3:46 PM Arts & Culture


photo by Ken Howard

MN Opera’s adaptation of The Shining taps into the spirit of King’s novel much more respectfully than the movie, but could also tap into the shameless entertainer side of King's personality. more

May 10, 2016 11:03 AM The Morning After

Stephen King's 'The Shining' illustration

Illustration by Thomas Allen

Powered by a full orchestra and chorus, Stephen King's novel 'The Shining' is soon hitting the stage at the Ordway. more

Apr 27, 2016 2:10 PM Arts & Culture

Anna Sundberg and Ron Menzel

Photo Courtesy of Jungle Theater

British playwright Nick Payne's 'Constellations' received largely enthusiastic reviews during a 2015 Broadway run starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson (The Affair), and premieres locally at the Jungle Theater in April. more

Apr 12, 2016 11:08 AM Arts & Culture

Last weekend, Theatre Latte Da proved once again why the company deserves a permanent home—and why it has thrived while so many others haven’t. more

Apr 4, 2016 3:46 PM The Morning After

Taylor Mac’s 24-Decade History of Popular Music: 20th Century Abridged

Photograph by Kevin Yatarola

New York playwright/provocateur Taylor Mac uses pop songs to pop America’s oft-homophobic bubble. His "24-Decade History of Popular Music: 20th Century Abridged" is at the Guthrie March 18-19. more

Mar 11, 2016 11:42 AM Arts & Culture


Photo by Paul Virtucio

Minneapolis-based Shapiro & Smith Dance explores the power and beauty of hands in its performance, HANDS, March 26-26 at Cowles Center more

Mar 8, 2016 11:29 AM Arts & Culture

Sarah Rasmussen’s Two Gentlemen is an intelligent, enjoyable, engaging production that doesn’t take itself too seriously—just seriously enough to be eminently worthy of the Jungle stage. more

Feb 16, 2016 10:13 AM The Morning After

Walking Shadow Theatre’s A Midwinter Night’s Revel

Photo by Dan Norman

The Twin Cities is full of under-appreciated artists, organizations, and events that deserve a larger audience. Here are a few. more

Jan 27, 2016 12:06 PM General Interest

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