A new dance premiering in Minneapolis this weekend explores what it means to hold, to be held, and the consequences of holding on too tightly to something, whether it's a person or an idea.
A Minneapolis photographer uses an ancient art form to get her subjects to examine their inner selves. Barbara Cummard leads workshops where people make face masks revealing something about who they are on the inside, which she then captures on film.
When it opened 50 years ago, the Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis was one of the first theaters for improv sketch comedy and social satire in the nation. But can anybody remain Brave and New for 50 years?
A 13-year-old kid drops a rock off a bridge on a highway overpass. The rock hits a car and kills the driver. Is the teen guilty of murder? A play at the Children's Theater Company in Minneapolis is asking questions of teen audiences, and getting some surprising answers.
Actors and musicians in Minneapolis are using the dark heart of winter as the perfect setting for celebrating and satirizing the great Russian playwright Anton Chekhov.
Minnesota film and television writers say they are thrilled with the tentative contract between the Writers Guild of America and the entertainment industry.
Starting this year, artists may have a harder time finding places to live and work for cheap. A new IRS ruling says low-income artist lofts are not in compliance with federal tax regulations.
Local theater companies are increasingly staging plays revolving around transgender characters.
After 15 years of performing in smaller theaters around the Twin Cities, the Asian-American company Theater Mu is getting some welcome exposure in high-profile venues like the Ordway Center and the Guthrie Theater.
Minnesota author and poet Robert Bly has written a new translation of Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt. It premieres on the Guthrie Theater stage this weekend.
What exactly does art have to do with democracy?
The century-old MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis is moving to a new home. It leaves a deteriorating building designed to be a department store to go to a state-of-the-art-facility designed with music education and the community in mind.
Imagine a portrait that showed not only who you are, but where you came from hundreds of generations ago through your unique genetic code.
A new production retelling the true story of the Christmas Truce of 1914 reminds us of the power of music to make peace, even in wartime.
Minnesota is full of people who have kept a life on the stage alive through their community theater. In fact, Minnesota is one of the best states for community theater in the nation. Minnesota Public Radio takes a look at the enduring appeal of community theaters, why they are so strong in Minnesota, and what those theaters give back to their communities.