Euan Kerr Feature Archive

The garden, a collaboration of the Walker and the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board, has drawn 8 million visitors since it opened 25 years ago, and is now showing its age. (08/16/2014)
Alaskan composer John Luther Adams created "Inuksuit" in 2009. Since then, it has become a popular performance piece around the world. New-music ensemble Zeitgeist will premiere this unusual percussion piece, written for between nine and 99 musicians, this weekend at the Caponi Art Park in Eagan, Minn. (08/15/2014)
Alaskan composer John Luther Adams created "Inuksuit" in 2009, specifically to be played outside, to survive, and embrace, the elements -- wind, rain or birdsong. (08/15/2014)
MPR News Arts Reporter and Cube Critic Euan joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about two new summer releases. (08/08/2014)
Ng said the book grew out of a story her husband told her about a little girl he knew who nearly drowned when she fell in a lake. The story touched Ng because of her own fears of the water. (08/05/2014)
MPR News Arts Reporter and Cube Critic Euan Kerr joins Steve Seel and Jade (in for Jill Riley) to talk about a new film inspired by Marvel Comics characters. (08/01/2014)
In the age of the selfie, the self-portrait snapped on a phone then shared on-line, it might seem that there is no longer a place for portrait painters. But the artists involved in "Self & Others," a show that opens at the Instinct Gallery on the Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, say otherwise. (07/25/2014)
Anyone who looks for Gabriel Iglesias on YouTube will find hours of material from the comedian, a 350-pound workaholic who for years has honed his craft before an audience. (07/24/2014)
Some 645,000 visitors came through the doors in fiscal 2014, just short of the attendance record set the year before, President Kaywin Feldman told the organization's annual meeting Thursday. (07/18/2014)
Despite generous support from the public, the government and philanthropic organizations, many arts groups struggle to make ends meet. Traditional approaches to funding the arts aren't working. (07/16/2014)
In recent years the Southern Theater has been a far cry artistically from its heyday. But the historic institution is undergoing a rebirth. (07/15/2014)
The Minnesota Orchestra fills out the rest of its 2014-15 performance schedule by revealing the Live at Orchestra Hall series, its holiday concert offerings, and the family concerts. MPR News Arts Reporter Euan Kerr has the full story. (07/11/2014)
MPR News Arts Reporter and Cube Critic Euan Kerr joins Steve Seel and Jade to talk about Michael Bay's latest installment in the Transformers franchise. (06/27/2014)
The best-selling comic novel "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion tells of a romance between a socially awkward genetics professor and a free-spirited young woman. The story behind the book, though, is as unexpected as the novel itself. (06/23/2014)
Pete Docter, who wrote and directed the Pixar movie 'Up,' for which he won an Academy Award, is a Bloomington native. He'll be onstage with the Minnesota Orchestra this weekend, in a program that pairs animation with live music. (06/20/2014)