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.
The locked-out musicians of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra voted to reject management's latest contract offer on Monday evening.
Locked-out musicians at the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Friday released a counterproposal that gets close to an offer made last week by management - with one major exception.
Minnesota Public Radio's Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis discuss "Ginger & Rosa," "Starbuck" and the streaming movie/DVD "Smashed" in this week's Cube Critics.
Legislative auditor Jim Nobles says he will examine the use of state funds by the Minnesota Orchestra.
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.