Amanda Hocking became an Internet sensation writing about trolls, vampires, and murderous mermaids in e-books for young adults. Now, she's making the leap to print.
The Cube Critics are in buoyant mood as they consider a documentary about building the biggest home in America and a rom-com with a dark side.
One of the more successful romantic comedies in recent years is the result of a collaboration between two high-powered real-life couples. When Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano realized they had a script about a writer who created his own perfect girlfriend, they turned to the husband-and-wife team behind "Little Miss Sunshine." Kazan and Dano were in the Twin Cities recently to introduce the film.
The Minnesota Fringe Festival opens this evening at 15 venues around Minneapolis and St Paul. Offering 165 individual shows, the Fringe is seen as a chance for theater professionals and amateurs alike to experiment. We meet three first-time Fringers who are stepping into different roles for their shows, for very different reasons.
People from all walks of life will gather at the Mill City Museum in Minneapolis Wednesday evening to mark the fifth anniversary of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse.
On the discussion docket today, movies about the flash mob phenomenon, a neighborhood watch group fighting off aliens, and what the early days of the French Revolution were like.
There was a time when Claudia Schmidt was ubiquitous. She was everywhere, on stage, on the radio, in people's music collections. And then she was gone.
One of this summer's most anticipated titles at the bookstore is the debut novel by Karen Thompson Walker, "The Age of Miracles," a disturbingly gripping story of a gently unfolding apocalypse.
Andrew Litton will remain the artistic director of the Minnesota Orchestra's popular Sommerfest program through at least 2014.
This week, Cube Critics Stephanie Curtis and Euan Kerr discuss cinematic perfection in the form of a movie that encompasses an isolated Delta community, a mighty storm, and a six-year-old girl with a one-of-a-kind imagination.
A new opera company launches in Minneapolis this evening, and is, by some accounts, already a huge success without having sung a single note.
Actors take the show on the road with a tour that brings a taste of professional theater to people's homes in small town Minnesota.
Johnny Clegg, who became famous as part of the first successful integrated band in South Africa, will play in Minneapolis this week.
With the summer heat driving people to the cineplex, movie maven Stephanie Curtis and arts reporter Euan Kerr outline some options in films about the Parisian child protection system, two sisters befriending the same fellow, and, of course, a movie whose main character has a "magical" ability to gyrate and disrobe at the same time.
It seems everyone has an image of the 80s and not necessarily a complimentary one. A new exhibit at the Walker Art Center explores why.