Euan Kerr reviews Sebastián Silva's road drama starring Michael Cera and Gaby Hoffman, plus Maggie Carey's teen comedy starring Aubrey Plaza and Bill Hader.
MPR News Arts Reporter Euan Kerr (filling in for Marianne Combs) joins The Current's Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about art that's popping up all over: puppets in Minneapolis, dancing in St. Paul, a play in Albert Lea and cat-video voting online.
Neither side in the Orchestra dispute will confirm or deny that Mitchell, who brokered a deal between the warring sides in Northern Ireland and served as a special envoy to the Middle East, is leading attempts at mediation.
Minnesota Public Radio's arts reporter Euan Kerr says "Red 2" is a romantic comedy disguised as a secret agent movie, and discusses the film's incredible cast.
MPR Arts Reporter Euan Kerr reviews this action-comedy sequel starring Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Byung-hun Lee and Anthony Hopkins.
Announcement of the retirement of 10 long-serving Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra musicians sparks sadness among friends of the orchestra, but also opens the door for the orchestra to plan for the future.
Writer J.M. Ledgard's life rarely strays far from two elements: water and danger. In "Submergence," his new novel, they are always near.
Thousands of youth soccer players from around the world will converge on Blaine this week for the annual Schwan's USA Cup.
Minnesota Public Radio's Euan Kerr discusses the spectacular visual effects of 'Pacific Rim' in this week's Cube Critics. Kerr said that although there are plenty of explosions and mayhem the script lacks subtlety.
You can learn a lot in how people introduce themselves. Clearly, screenwriters Nat Faxon and Jim Rash are old and good friends. Instead of jumping on offers after winning an Oscar for "The Descendants", the two decided to return to a coming-of-age script they had wanted to produce for years.
Until now, there's never been a Summer Camp for Socially Awkward Storytellers. No one -- particularly its creator, St. Paul photographer Alec Soth, claims to know how it will turn out.
In the face of a labor dispute with musicians, the Minnesota Orchestra management on Wednesday canceled six scheduled summer concerts.
Movie maven Stephanie Curtis and arts reporter Euan Kerr are entertained by "The Lone Ranger," and "Despicable Me 2" becomes the most delightful movie of the summer.
The start of July marks ten months for the Minnesota Orchestra lockout, with no end in sight for the musicians, management and audience. Many opinions are swirling in the classical world about what's happening at the orchestra. Few predict sweetness and light, but rather a gloomy outcome.
This week the Cube Critics consider whether Legos could make for a good feature film.