Marianne Combs Feature Archive

This week on Art Hounds we check out Art-A-Whirl, Penumbra Theatre's "Detroit '67" and a gallery show in St. Cloud. (05/14/2015)
The Minnesota playwright and director has been at the forefront of the Asian-American theater movement since the 1980s. (05/14/2015)
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about three shows that showcase a diversity of people and expression. (05/07/2015)
The Art Hounds recommend Victoire, Glasser, and Noveller at the Walker, Indian classical music in Rochester and Bunnicula in Anoka. (05/07/2015)
This week Art Hounds check out a photo exhibit at the Winona Library, Young Dance's spring concert, and art made with hundreds of dead insects at the MN Textile Center. (04/30/2015)
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about a couple of theater productions that provide historic insights, one of which Marianne says is "something I've never seen the likes of before." (04/30/2015)
This week Art Hounds take us to a concert in Bemidji, a Hmong film festival in St. Paul and an immersive theatrical performance of "Crime and Punishment" in Minneapolis. (04/23/2015)
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about a number of small, off-the-wall theatrical productions that are really interesting. "These all have very interesting titles, too," Marianne says. (04/23/2015)
In "Asynchronous Reading," at Bockley Gallery in Minneapolis, author Louise Erdrich showcases sculpture, paintings and audio recordings. The show is curated by her sister, poet Heid Erdrich. (04/17/2015)
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about some very good museum shows happening right now. "I could've waited till May, which is National Museum Month," Marianne says, "but I like to go rogue, just do things a little different." Plus, if you wait until May to see some of these, you might miss them. (04/16/2015)
An installation made of yarn, new life for an art website and "The Nature of Nature." (04/16/2015)
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about a writers' conference, a film festival and a comedy about growing up as a Filipino in Minnesota. (04/09/2015)
Children's says Tim Jennings, its managing director, will leave at the end of September to take over the Shaw Festival in Ontario. (04/07/2015)
This week art hounds enjoy some pop art humor in St. Peter, take in a music-dance-art collaboration at Public Functionary, and attend an "Uncreativity Festival" at Bryant Lake Bowl. (04/02/2015)
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about what's out there this weekend. "Let me tell you, it's 'out there' this weekend," Marianne says. Find out what's on tap by checking out the feature. (04/02/2015)