Marianne Combs Feature Archive

Liz Armstrong, who joined the MIA in 2008, worked to juxtapose contemporary art within the MIA's more traditional exhibitions, with an eye to infuse new life into the museum. (11/14/2014)
There was no repeat of last year's website crash but technical problems persist. (11/14/2014)
This week, a puppet show inspired by the Brothers Grimm, art that explores the "sacred feminine" in Islam, and a dystopian future. (11/13/2014)
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about arts events in which dialogue is exchanged across generations, cultures and centuries. (11/13/2014)
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about the artful happenings around town this weekend. (11/06/2014)
This week on Art Hounds three dancers give solo performances, Shakespeare's songs get a choral treatment and Dan Israel brings plays some new material. (11/06/2014)
Patricia Mitchell, president and CEO of the Ordway, said the center will not produce 'Miss Saigon' during her tenure. Last fall, protesters decried the show as racist and sexist. (11/03/2014)
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Steve Seel and Sean McPherson (in for Jill Riley) to talk about two non-traditional Halloween offerings to check out this weekend. (10/30/2014)
Andy Messerschmidt and Mathew Zefeldt use inexpensive materials and outdated pop imagery to incite some deep and meaningful questions (10/28/2014)
The ballet, "Black Dog Cafe," is named after the coffee shop two blocks down from the train station will be performed on Saturday. (10/24/2014)
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about a ballet production at Union Depot and about some Halloween arts treats. (10/23/2014)
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about arts happenings that encourage you to get out there and move. (10/16/2014)
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about the artful happenings around town that will make you love Fall. (10/09/2014)
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Steve Seel and Jade (in for Jill Riley) to talk about productions that present three diverse ways of storytelling. (09/25/2014)
A transgender equity summit Thursday in Minneapolis aims to address employment, health care and community-police relations. (09/24/2014)