Marianne Combs Feature Archive

We've all heard about India as a burgeoning economic power, but what do we really know about its people and its culture? This weekend the Minneapolis Institute of Arts is opening an exhibition of photography and video from the fast-developing country. (10/24/2008)
This weekend the History Theatre in St. Paul will delve into one of the great tempestuous relationships of Minnesota theater history. "Tyrone and Ralph" is about the struggle in the early 1960s between architect Ralph Rapson and Sir Tyrone Guthrie, as they built the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. (10/03/2008)
Ornate religious icons never before seen in the United States are now on display at the Museum of Russian Art in Minneapolis. (09/26/2008)
Minnesotans have a chance to see more than 200 treasures from the Vatican in Rome. (09/26/2008)
Many of the Twin Cities theaters, dance companies and music groups are quietly facing a leadership crisis. (09/23/2008)
For centuries, lovelorn souls have written letters addressed to "Juliet, Verona, Italy." They're writing to the heroine of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. A production at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis takes a musical and theatrical look at "The Juliet Letters." (09/11/2008)
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts will exhibit more than 60 works of art from the Louvre museum in Paris next year. (09/09/2008)
Some people go to drastic lengths to take a great picture. For photographer Maxwell Mackenzie it meant learning to fly -- with his feet. (08/20/2008)
Photographer Maxwell Mackenzie gives a tour of his ultralight flying machine to MPR's Marianne Combs. (08/19/2008)
The Twin Cities arts community has been in turmoil recently, with the closures of two high-profile organizations and a management shuffle at a third. They all stemmed from a conflict between the organization's staff and its board. (08/15/2008)
The Minnesota Fringe Festival appears to have bounced back from last year's low attendance and revenue. (08/11/2008)
Artists are petitioning the Southern Theater in Minneapolis to agree to an independent evaluation of its management. (08/07/2008)
The Minnesota Center of Photography in Minneapolis is closing its doors today. (07/31/2008)
For the next ten days actors and dancers will perform in over 150 shows throughout Minneapolis in the 15th annual Minnesota Fringe Festival. It's the biggest performing arts festival in the midwest. (07/30/2008)
Minnesota Public Radio's Marianne Combs reflects on growing up a redhead, as Little House on the Prairie - the musical - begins preview performances tomorrow night at the Guthrie Theater. (07/25/2008)