Musical innovator and Talking Heads founder David Byrne has wired the former Theater de La Jeune Lune building in the Minneapolis warehouse district to make it into a musical instrument. The musical installation called "Playing the Building" allows visitors to use the keyboard of an old pump organ to rattle girders, blast air and make other sounds through attachments to the instrument.
"The Cube Critics" Stephanie Curtis and Euan Kerr turn the discussion to a movie about a man with an iron lung who decides he wants to lose his virginity, and a fete of a prominent French filmmaker at the Walker Art Center.
Next year will mark the 25th anniversary of the launch of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" a Twin Cities television production which became a national sensation. Creator Joel Hodgson returns to Minneapolis this weekend to reveal the secrets behind creating the show.
"The Sessions," which opens in the Twin Cities this weekend, is both poignant and funny -- and it's drawing more Oscar buzz for Alexandria native John Hawkes.
Locked out musicians of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra will vote Wednesday on a contract proposal that would cut salaries and the size of the orchestra.
"The Cube Critics" focuses on a sprawling, epic movie based on an equally ambitious novel about how human actions and connections reverberate across generations.
Minnesota writer Elizabeth Foy Larsen has co-authored a huge new volume called "Unbored: An Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun."
After months of negotiations failed to find a contract agreement, the management of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra locked out its musicians on Sunday evening.
Musicians of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra say they won't vote on a contract offer until Oct. 31, meaning a lockout is almost certain.
This week, Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis and arts reporter Euan Kerr went to see two new documentaries.
Thr concert replaces the official season opener which management cancelled along with all concerts through Nov. 25, just hours after imposing the lockout.
Management at the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra said Wednesday it will lock out musicians unless there is a contract agreement by 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Musicians from the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra rallied outside the Ordway Center today in an attempt to forestall a feared lock out by management.
When Minnesota native Cheryl Strayed set out alone to hike over 1,000 miles along the Pacific Crest Trail, reality hit hard. She recounts her three-month journey in her bestselling memoir, "Wild."
This week, arts reporter Euan Kerr and Movie Maven Stephanie share impressions of a documentary about a revered French eatery and the father/son team who run it, and a zany, bloody movie about a group of psychopaths and a screenwriter who wants to make a film about them. Oh, and Stephanie revisits a classic.