Marianne Combs talks about three innovative shows taking the stage this weekend -- with themes piscine or paternal.
The College of Visual Arts in St. Paul is set to close this June because of declining enrollment in a tough economy. But a group called CVA Action is trying to mount a rescue mission.
Marianne Combs talks about Artcrank and two new plays opening this weekend.
On April Fools' Day people often view the news with a certain amount of skepticism. A new exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts suggests that in today's media-saturated world, perhaps everyday is April Fools' - and people should always question the validity of what they see and hear.
Marianne Combs describes three very different types of stage performances happening this weekend.
Coming away from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts' new show "More Real: Art in the Age of Truthiness," I was struck by what I had learned. Curator Liz Armstrong has presented us with a series of conundrums and riddles, all pointing to the fragility of what we think of as reality.
Marianne Combs talks about three arts happenings that blur the boundaries in various ways.
A small handful of Minnesotans took one step closer to getting a coveted James Beard award.
Three great stories about overcoming the odds are behind three new shows opening this weekend.
'Yellow Fever' opens at the Guthrie, Minneapolis hosts the Women of the World Poetry Slam and Shá Cage leads an artistic exploration of a provocative word
Beyond Ballroom Dance Company celebrates its tenth anniversary; a reality-TV set is turned upside down by 'Six Characters in Search of an Author'; and Joseph Scrimshaw explores 'How to Swear Like a Minnesotan'
Despite numerous challenges, Pillsbury House has changed people's expectations for what a community center can achieve with an injection of artistic talent.
This weekend brings a dance and theater production that takes a fresh look at everyday life, a mash-up of hip hop and Greek tragedy, and an innovative re-imagining of a classic TV show
Starting at 8:58pm on June 8, the arts will have their night - all night - in the Lowertown neighborhood of St. Paul.
Many people claim our cold weather helps foster a healthy readership. Whatever the cause, both Minneapolis and St. Paul placed prominently in the new "America's Most Literate Cities" report.