Dance created from non-dance? A dress inspired by science? MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Jill Riley to talk about arts events that draw inspiration from a variety of sources.
On loan from the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, the show at the American Swedish Institute features couture designs that depict the work of Nobel laureates.
This week, the Art Hounds take in portraits of blues musicians, a performance of Scheherazade by the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra and a play about art in the days of cavemen.
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about artistic happenings that involve a lot of physical movement and high energy.
The Ordway's first full season in its expanded St. Paul building includes Broadway musicals, world music concerts and dance performances.
This week the Art Hounds journey to an intimate gallery in Marshall, rave about Chris Schlichting's "punk rock" choreography, and take in an exhibition of music, and the art it was inspired by.
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about artistic happenings in the Twin Cities this weekend, including the Brave New Workshop's latest satirical offering.
Haj said he believes the theater can find a balance between performing classic productions and producing new work. He takes over in July.
Spanning nearly a century, the anthology places luminaries like Gordon Parks alongside contemporary spoken word artists. It explores what it means to be black in Minnesota.
This week Art Hounds check out a pottery show in St. Cloud, a joint production of "Death and the Maiden" and a new book of poetry by Danez Smith.
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about three theatrical productions happening in the Twin Cities.
Her latest book, "Citizen: An American Lyric," was a finalist for the National Book Award and has been nominated for National Book Critics Circle Awards in both the categories of poetry and criticism.
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This week, the Art Hounds take us to the Rochester Art Center, CAAM's annual dance concert, and the intersection of jazz and classical music.
MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about good stuff happening this weekend in dance, theater and literature.
Jocelyn Hale, who led the Loft Literary Center through a period of growth and success, will leave in August as the center celebrates its 40th anniversary.