The new season also includes six world premieres and a new Sunday concert series at the Ordway.
In "The Dead Lands," Northfield writer Benjamin Percy sets a new Lewis and Clark expedition in a future North America that has been ravaged by flu, climate change and nuclear conflict.
In "The Harder They Come," author T.C. Boyle explores American anti-authoritarianism. In doing so, he slides readers inside his characters' heads.
Al Milgrom, former head of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival who is "pushing 93," has finished a film that documents a student protest at the University of Minnesota in 1970.
A show at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis showcases global pop art from the 1960s. The movement is known for big, bright and brash pieces based on popular culture.
When the prestigious American Craft Council Show comes to St Paul's RiverCentre this weekend, its Hip Pop project aims to help emerging artists create successful businesses.
Cube Critic Euan Kerr joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about a new comedy starring Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts, which Euan describes as "the best movie I've seen this year." He also describes some of the nearly 200 films that are part of the Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festival, which starts next week.
The orchestra will perform all nine of Beethoven's symphonies plus all five Beethoven piano concertos over just eight days.
"Kumiko the Treasure Hunter" -- the tragicomic story of a Japanese woman who travels to Minnesota in search of the loot from "Fargo" -- opens in Minneapolis this week.
In "A Fireproof Home for the Bride," Amy Scheibe explores the forbidden relationships, religious intolerance, and hidden violence uncovered by a woman seeking the truth about her family.
Internationally acclaimed rock artists are in St. Paul this weekend to join Roberto Carlos Lange of Helado Negro for a musical collaboration that fuses rock instrumentation with electronic creations.
Roberto Carlos Lange, creator of Helado Negro, will be joined by a large group of international musicians for the world premiere of "Island Universe Story" at the Ordway Concert Hall this weekend.
The large gift of Japanese art from St. Paul native Mary Griggs Burke to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts adds to works donated two years ago by a California collector.
In "I Am Radar," Reif Larsen explores what happens when a black child is born to a white couple, and how wars are based on a variety of conflicts.
MPR News Arts Reporter and Cube Critic Euan Kerr joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to discuss a new film about a police robot that's programmed to think and feel for itself.