The Minnesota Orchestra today released a jam-packed 2014-15 season, its first full season since ending a lockout of musicians. The season will feature a slew of world class visiting performers, a number of musical series, and a completion of the Sibelius recording cycle halted by the recent lockout. MPR's Phil Picardi spoke with Minnesota Public Radio news reporter Euan Kerr, who talked to Music Director Osmo Vanska about the upcoming season.
The Chicago-based artist Jefferson Pinder makes videos of African-American people working. But for the video shot in Minneapolis, he wanted to add an extra layer and explore the tradition of long-distance running among Somalis.
"The Clock" is a 24-hour film that acts as a sort of clock itself -- by pairing up each minute with a film clip displaying that time.
In coming weeks a number of Minnesota theater groups are hitting the road, taking shows far and wide in what likely will be big payoffs for little theaters on the routes. They'll be stopping everywhere from driveways to Chinese restaurants.
The Creative Enterprise Zone features a multitude of creative businesses, including Soth's own studio. Soth hopes the image will attract attention by initially being a little confusing, but then representing the area.
In his new book, Kent Nerburn writes about a plce with "the inconceivable name of 'The Hiawatha Asylum for Insane Indians.'"
MPR's Cube Critic Euan Kerr joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to talk about the latest installment in the Marvel superhero series and about a documentary that explores the invention of adolescence.
Former Minnesota Opera president Kevin Smith will take over as interim CEO of the Minnesota Orchestra, the orchestra's board said Thursday.
Kevin Smith led the Minnesota Opera for 25 years until he retired in 2011.
His "plein art" predecessors loved painting beautiful landscapes, but Scott Lloyd Anderson seeks beauty elsewhere. Namely: the suburbs. The Flanders Gallery in Minneapolis is showing his work now.
Liquid Music curator Kate Nordstrum has announced the lineup for the third season of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's new music concert series, which includes such artists as Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche (pictured, above) and The National's Bryce Dessner. MPR News' Euan Kerr has the story.
Liquid Music curator Kate Nordstrum has announced the lineup for the third season of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's new music concert series. MPR News' Euan Kerr has the story.
Theology and crime become increasingly entangled as the story unfolds, until agent Martins realizes he is dealing with forces far beyond the human realm.
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British artist Ralph Steadman is best known in the United States for his decades illustrating the work of journalist Hunter S. Thompson, especially in Rolling Stone magazine and the book 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.' But a new documentary makes the case for Steadman as an artist in his own right.
Justin Go says it's tough to describe his book quickly. The book, like Go's life, is complicated. A self-described Europhile who grew up in Los Angeles, Go set aside a career in the law in his 20s to bum around Europe "wanting to have strong experiences."