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.
The Cube Critics chat up "Brave," dissect the movie about our 16th president's vampire slaying hobby, and also touch briefly on the apocalypse.
A celebration of one of the grandest of the old masters -- Rembrandt -- at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts examines not only the life and career of the 17th century Dutch artist, but also the confusion over which paintings are actually his work.
Movie director Lorene Scafaria wants to start a conversation about the apocalypse. Her apocalyptic romantic comedy "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World" is a gentle story with some looting and bad behavior, but also where the characters begin to consider what is really important to them.
Scott Jurek is one of the world's top ultramarathoners, winning races of 50, 100 and 120 miles in record times. And he does it all on a vegan diet. His new memoir "Eat and Run" details his progression from a meat-and-potatoes boy who hated to run to a world-class athlete, throwing in running tips and his favorite recipes.
Common sense would warn against buying a former crack house as a fixer-upper project, particularly if you are a house renovating newbie. But that is exactly what St. Paul writer Matthew Batt and his wife did a few years ago.
The chair of the National Endowment for the Arts today praised Minnesota's support for the arts during a visit to St. Paul.
This week, movie maven Stephanie Curtis and arts reporter Euan Kerr discuss a delicious new movie snack, new romantic comedies and the latest film from celebrated Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda.
A representative of the biggest arts festival in the world is in Minneapolis hoping to attract both performers and arts administrators to attend.
While drama students study the classics all year at the University of Minnesota, the biggest dose of theatrical reality for many of them comes in the shape of melodrama on an old boat.
Representatives of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra musicians say they are worried by contract proposals to reduce the guaranteed number of work weeks.
This week The Cube Critics, movie maven Stephanic Curtis and arts reporter Euan Kerr, compare notes on the prequel to the late 1970s blockbuster "Alien," and another eccentric Wes Anderson movie adventure.
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley joins members of the Minnesota Opera to work on a new adaptation of his play "Doubt, which began as a play on Broadway and then a movie.
Katrina Vandenberg's new collection, "The Alphabet Not Unlike the World," touches on loss and sadness, but the pieces make her feel better about the world.