Euan Kerr Feature Archive

The civil war in South Sudan is a long way from here, but one Minnesota actor hopes her new film will bring some local understanding of the conflict. (10/16/2014)
"Fire on the Nile" may be hard to define, but the musical virtuosity of guitarist Dean Magraw and drummer Eric Kamau Gravatt can't be denied. (10/16/2014)
The Moorhead writer's new book, "The High Divide," mixes the excitement and harsh realities of westward expansion with lingering losses of war. (10/16/2014)
MPR's Cube Critic Euan Kerr joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about a semi-documentary that follows a day in the life of rocker Nick Cave, and a new film about a GLBT group in the 80's raising money for the miners. (10/10/2014)
Poems will be brought to life across the Union Depot's historic facade Friday and Saturday. (10/10/2014)
When the musicians involved in "Wild Sound" begin to play, they also will begin building their instruments. (10/02/2014)
MPR News Arts Reporter Euan Kerr joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about a couple of live shows that involve a lot of onstage creation and improvisation. (10/02/2014)
In 'Seedfolks,' Sonja Parks portrays 14 different characters who live near a vacant Cleveland lot. Their stories are of loss and hardship. (09/29/2014)
In his new performance "Scaffold Room," Ralph Lemon uses a platform on wheels at the Walker Art Center to show that artists can connect to audiences without a venue. (09/25/2014)
Until recently Jim Lenfestey didn't realize he was a poet in search of something - and how much ancient Chinese poems helped steer him on the right path. (09/22/2014)
MPR's Cube Critic Euan Kerr joins Jill Riley and John Munson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about a new dramatic film starring Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig, and a new film based on series of popular young-adult novels. Kerr also shares insights on the recent election result in Scotland. (09/19/2014)
In latest role, he has his hands full with a tenant portrayed by Maggie Smith, known most recently for "Downton Abbey." (09/19/2014)
Twin Cities author Kelly Barnhill has written a new novel for young adults that explores grief, loss and survivor's guilt in a rollicking story. Barnhill reads from "The Witch's Boy," Tuesday in St. Paul. (09/15/2014)
The new Pillsbury House Theatre production of Tarell Alvin McCraney's play explores sexuality in the African-American community. It opens this weekend at the Guthrie. (09/12/2014)
When the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts unveils its sparkling new $75 million concert hall next spring, it will do so in elaborate and enduring style. In a month-long celebration that begins March 1, the Ordway will introduce the public to its intimate new venue for the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Euan Kerr has more. (09/08/2014)