As Minnesota Orchestra musicians prepare for a celebratory concert, conductor Osmo Vanska says worries about the lock-out's effect on the orchestra
Minnesota Public Radio's Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis discuss the 2013 Oscar-nominated short films, "Warm Bodies" and "Stand Up Guys" in this week's Cube Critics.
The people behind "Painter, Painter" at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis are quick to admit the show of abstracts asks more questions than it answers.
Locked-out musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra reacted angrily to a new management proposal, saying it violates an agreement to set aside differences until after a celebration concert Friday.
Representatives of the locked-out musicians of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra say they continue to have objections to a compensation package proposed by management.
Officials with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra say they are prepared to make contract concessions to end a 3-month lockout.
MPR News' Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis discuss "Quartet," "Beware of Mr. Baker" and a couple of Douglas Sirk films in this week's Cube Critics.
After life as a Pulitzer Prize-winning play and then an Oscar-nominated film, "Doubt" by John Patrick Shanley will have its world premiere as an opera this weekend in St. Paul. Shanley, who wrote the libretto for the Minnesota Opera production, said it is the most complete telling of his story about a priest accused of impropriety.
DFLers in the Minnesota House are exploring the economic impact of recent lockouts in Minnesota.
Minnesota Public Radio's Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis discuss "Amour," "The House I Live In" and "Tchoupitoulas" during this week's Cube Critics.
The interim president of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra says he's ready to keep talking to locked-out musicians, despite the players decision to lift a media blackout on the talks.
Management at the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra on Thursday have canceled several more concerts, as negotiations continue with the locked-out musicians. Musicians say they have decided to no longer honor a media blackout requested by a federal mediator.
Choice is the theme common to all of the stories in Scott Dominic Carpenter's new collection of short stories, "This Jealous Earth."
The Minnesota Orchestra on Monday canceled two more concerts in the third week of February, postponed another till next year and transferred a fourth to another promoter.
This week, Stephanie Curtis and Euan Kerr assess the hunt for the Oscars and for Osama Bin Laden, as depicted on the silver screen.