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.
"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.
The Moorhead writer's new book, "The High Divide," mixes the excitement and harsh realities of westward expansion with lingering losses of war.
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.
Poems will be brought to life across the Union Depot's historic facade Friday and Saturday.
When the musicians involved in "Wild Sound" begin to play, they also will begin building their instruments.
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.
In 'Seedfolks,' Sonja Parks portrays 14 different characters who live near a vacant Cleveland lot. Their stories are of loss and hardship.
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.
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.
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.
In latest role, he has his hands full with a tenant portrayed by Maggie Smith, known most recently for "Downton Abbey."
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.
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.
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.