Marianne Combs Feature Archive

Have you ever had a day where it seemed everyone around you was in a bad mood? Or that the whole city was celebrating? (06/21/2013)
Marianne Combs talks about Bertold Brecht, Galileo, Joseph Campbell, Evel Knievel, the power of happy Tweets -- and what they all have to do with the arts this weekend. (06/20/2013)
Marianne Combs talks about stage productions and a photography exhibit that explore the differences between what we project to the world and what's going on behind the scenes. (06/13/2013)
As part of this weekend's Arts On Chicago event in Minneapolis, photographer Wing Young Huie has placed 100 of his images inside 20 different businesses along a section of Chicago Avenue. (06/07/2013)
Marianne Combs talks about Northern Spark in St. Paul and Arts on Chicago (Ave.) in Minneapolis -- two arts events where you can get involved in what's happening. (06/06/2013)
Today the Minnesota State Fair unveiled this year's commemorative art by Marie Olofsdotter of Minneapolis. (06/05/2013)
Marianne Combs talks about three distinct arts events happening in the Twin Cities this weekend, ranging from dance to short plays to silk-screening. (05/30/2013)
Sandy Spieler has used her artistic skills to help pull together a diverse neighborhood in south Minneapolis, raise awareness of pressing environmental issues and celebrate the human capacity to do good in the world, through In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater. (05/28/2013)
Marianne Combs talks about artist-designed mini-golf and about two new plays -- one set in Denmark, the other in a cul-de-sac. (05/23/2013)
Marianne Combs talks about arts events happening at galleries all over Minneapolis this weekend. (05/16/2013)
Marianne Combs talks about three new stage productions in Minneapolis -- including one at the Guthrie Theater, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this week. (05/09/2013)
Marianne Combs talks about an arts event for each day of this upcoming weekend. (05/02/2013)
Roger and DeAnna Cummings, along with friend Peyton Russell, had a goal: An organization in north Minneapolis that could teach kids about the arts, and then show them how to use their artistic skills to support themselves financially. (04/29/2013)
Marianne Combs talks about three arts happenings that celebrate our long-awaited springtime. (04/25/2013)
Marianne Combs talks about three innovative shows taking the stage this weekend -- with themes piscine or paternal. (04/18/2013)