It's a big weekend for movie producer Jim Burke. His latest film "The Descendants" opens in select cities, including his hometown of Minneapolis.
Cube Critics discuss a biopic about the nation's number one G-Man, and the electric automobile getting its revenge.
Based on the 2005 French movie "Joyeux Noel," the Minnesota Opera's "Silent Night" is the retelling of the World War I Christmas Truce of 1914 when soldiers in Europe put down their rifles and walked across no man's land to celebrate the season together. The production opens to its world premiere on Saturday.
A new show opening at the University of Minnesota this weekend takes improvisation to new heights. A group of students developed "The War Within: All's Fair" from scratch, under the watchful eye of three of the Twin Cities' most gifted physical comedians.
Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis and like-minded soul arts reporter Euan Kerr discuss a troubled relationship movie and an eerie film starring one of the Olson twins.
Finishing its final tour, the Merce Cunningham Dance Company will perform for the last time this weekend before disbanding. It's legacy, however, lives on at the Walker Art Center.
Film festivals are an opportunity to experience movies unavailable elsewhere.
Tom Keith, a sound-effects creator for A Prairie Home Companion and former Minnesota Public Radio personality, died Sunday after collapsing suddenly.
Not everything is coming up rosy for the Cube Critics this week. Today, they talked about a Shakespeare thriller, a sci-fi flick about immortality, and more gonzo journalism on the big screen.
"The Stranger's Child" caused one newspaper critic to say Alan Hollinghurst had a "perhaps unassailable claim to be the best English novelist working today."
Romanian film and theater director Liviu Ciulei has died at age 88.
Charles Frazier, author of the best-selling novel "Cold Mountain," is moving forward in time, in his newest book. His novel, "Nightwoods," is a thriller, set around 1960 in a remote community in the forested mountains of North Carolina.
Few art forms have changed and expanded as much in the last decade as graphic design. The Walker Art Center launches a graphic design show that surveys the best work over the last decade.
In 50 years of writing fiction, Russell Banks has told the stories of many less-than-perfect people. For his latest novel "Lost Memory of Skin" he takes on perhaps his most troubling character: a young sex offender.
"Wonderstruck," an enormous book which is half text and half images, is at its base about two young deaf people trying to make sense of a hearing world.