Minnesota Public Radio's Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis said "Olympus Has Fallen" is preposterous but good and the characters in "On the Road" are loveable jerks. The duo also reviewed "Barbara" in this week's Cube Critics.
Some people said it couldn't be made, but director Walter Salles argues that themes of seeking identity and liberty resonate as strongly now as they did 56 years ago, when "On the Road," Jack Kerouac's seminal Beat Generation novel was first published. Salles spent five years traveling the length and breadth of the U.S. to prepare for the adaptation.
The contract dispute between management and musicians of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra took an unprecedented twist today after St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman attempted to save the rest of the orchestra's season.
This week, MPR News Arts Reporter (and Cube Critic) Euan Kerr reviews the new film adaptation of the Jack Kerouac novel.
Still mired in a contract dispute with its musicians, the Minnesota Orchestra on Wednesday cancelled or rescheduled concerts through April 27.
Now focusing on developing plays for toddlers, the Children's Theatre Company has become a national leader in work which child experts say is a perfect match for the educational needs of pre-schoolers.
Minnesota Public Radio's Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis said "Stoker" lacked human character, and they also discuss "Lore" and "Like Someone in Love" in this week's Cube Critics.
William Alexander was as surprised as anyone when he won the National Book Award for his debut novel "Goblin Secrets." His second book, "Ghoulish Song" is now in bookstores and he's pondering what it all means.
Penumbra Theatre is mounting its first show after almost closing its doors. The cast and crew of "Spunk" say they hope the production will be a thank you to the people who saved the company from oblivion, and a reminder of what was almost lost.
This week, The Cube Critics Stephanie Curtis and Euan Kerr were occupied with "Dead Man Down," "John Dies at the End," and "No."
Paul Giamatti is best known for his portrayals of characters wrestling with angst. But in his latest role, the Indie star leaps into sci-fi horror.
Some state legislators want the legislative auditor to look into how the Minnesota Orchestra has been spending money from the state.
A Minnesota state Senate committee Monday approved a $10 million fund to boost filmmaking in the state.
Minnesota Public Radio's Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis discuss "Jack the Giant Slayer," and "The Gatekeepers" in this week's Cube Critics.
Management and locked out musicians of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra have been meeting all afternoon. It's the first face-to-face talks the two sides have had in some time. They are trying to hammer out an agreement which may get the musicians playing again, and ultimately lead to a settlement in the long-running contract dispute.