While Congress has been debating health care reform, Obama's opponents have been more active and vocal than those in favor of the bill, despite efforts by advocacy groups to rally supporters.
This week's Art Hounds dive into Hmong culture, visit a masterpiece of Byzantine architecture in Minneapolis, and tout the tunes of country troubadour Randy Weeks.
This week the Art Hounds visit a multi-disciplinary art exhibit on the housing crisis, talk up the musical "A New Brain" in Duluth, and extoll the virtues of Minneapolis art rockers, Vampire Hands.
The critically praised alt-folk duo The Pines have released a new CD called "Tremelo," and they mark the occasion tonight with an in-store performance at Electric Fetus in Minneapolis.
The week's Art Hounds hype the instantaneous humor of "Improv A Go-Go," embrace the quietude of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts on a late Wednesday afternoon, and throw down with Minneapolis' own Southside Aces.
This week's Art Hounds talk up the Minnesota Fringe Festival, celebrate Minnesota cartoonist Kevin Cannon's first graphic novel and describe the awe felt when seeing Scottish soul sensation for the first time.
This week's Art Hounds sing the praises of the "Art of This" gallery in Minneapolis, commemorate the 1934 Truckers strike , and riff on a staged reading of "Jazz," a new play adapted from the Toni Morrison novel.
The movement of arts coverage from traditional media to online arts blogs and independent writers is changing how organizations promote and market their work.
This week's Art Hounds welcome In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre to Bemidji, celebrate the Walker's Summer Music and Movies, and talk up Osmo Vanska's lunchtime clarinet concert.
This week's Art Hounds are excited about a premiere poetry slam at Pepito's Parkway Theater, the art behind the trippy TV show for kids called "Yo Gabba Gabba," and the ground-shaking progressive metal of the Twin Cities' own "After the Burial."
One of the most overlooked and under-valued reasons new college grads and young professionals move to the Twin Cities is its vibrant local music scene.
This week, our Art Hounds introduce us to the geeky, the creepy and the magical.
This week's Art Hounds hunt down a new Tennesse Williams play at Gremlin Theater, rave about writer Nora Labiner's new novel, and are on the scent of Shakespearean sililoquies in Winona.
Sometimes theater companies can't wait for crowds to fill their seats, they have to go meet audiences on their own turf. For the last seven years, Open Eye Figure Theatre has been bringing its puppet shows to backyards throughout the Twin Cities.
Listen as this week's Art Hounds lovingly describe the wood cut prints of famed Fergus Falls artist Charles Beck, expose you to a musical that imagines a world where homosexuality is the norm, and immerse you in the fuzzy, circuit bending beats of Beatrix Jar.