Citing frustration over lack of progress in discussions with locked-out musicians over an independent analysis of the orchestra's finances, management at the Minnesota Orchestra today announced it has launched a study on its own. The musicians are however crying foul, saying it's management doing the foot-dragging.
Duluth poet Louis Jenkins never dreamed he'd be in theater. Now he's found himself working at the Guthrie in Minneapolis with an internationally renowned British actor in a world premier production of a play that seems to be about - of all things - ice fishing.
Two more weeks of performances by the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra were canceled by management today, despite reaching a tentative labor agreement with musicians last week.
The next Guthrie Theater season will feature a broad range of classics and contemporary plays, as well as presentations by several visiting and local companies.
Minnesota Public Radio's Stephanie Curtis and Euan Kerr offer three angles on Danny Boyle's newest movie "Trance" in this week's Cube Critics.
The annual Minneapolis binge of cinema from around the world begins Thursday night with two sold-out screenings of a heist movie involving a barrel of rare scotch. By the time the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival wraps up three weeks from now it will have screened over 200 films, and provided a host of opportunities to talk and learn about modern film.
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman on Wednesday congratulated musicians and management at the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra for reaching a tentative labor agreement which could allow for the resumption of SPCO concerts.
After six months of a lockout, musicians and management of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra have a tentative contract deal.
The musicians and management of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra labor dispute have reached a tentative deal. The musicians negotiating committee has agreed to recommend accepting a proposal that cuts salaries and the size of the orchestra but gives them more artistic control.
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra musicians on Tuesday have offered to take managements latest contract proposal to a vote, if management agrees to three changes.
The future of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra is up for discussion after management and musicians missed a deadline to prevent cancellation of the remainder of the current season.
With a season cancellation deadline of 5 p.m. today looming at the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is asking players to take another look at management's latest offer.
After another intervention by St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra management offered a new proposal late Friday afternoon in a bid to prevent the cancellation of the rest of the SPCO season.
Australian aboriginal film director Wayne Blair's film about soul singers who entertaining troops during the Vietnam War is a feel-good movie, but one that he says is helping aboriginal girls who face a tough life in Australia today.
Minneapolis is known as a great arts town, and a great biking town, so a show featuring bike posters by local artists would seem like a natural. However, even the founder of Artcrank is amazed by how a one-off show seven years ago has become an international phenomenon.