In addition to all the Nutcrackers, Scrooge at the Guthrie, the Grinch at the Children's Theatre Company and some singers dreaming of a White Christmas at the Ordway, there are some unusual holiday stage shows that may be flying below your radar.
The Minnesota Children's Museum is 25 years old. While the size, shape and location of the facility have undergone several changes, its mission has remained constant: using play to spark learning.
Emerging from the shadow of the Twin Cities' dominant hip-hop crew, Rhymesayers Entertainment, is a collective called Doomtree. Members believe their potential for success lies in a group effort driven by a "do it yourself" ethic.
The level of film and video production in Minnesota is starting to pick up again after several relatively lackluster years. Many credit the new activity to the return of a state program called "Snowbate."
A controversial painting of John F. Kennedy's dying moments is on display at the Cathedral of St. Paul. The unveiling of the painting corresponds with a week-long symposium the church has convened on the Kennedy assassination.
If you consider yourself a busy person, 21-year-old Ian Anderson may redefine for you what that term means.
For more than a year, we've heard plenty of pundits talk about what the voters think. Now it's time to hear from the voters. MPR News talked with several voters in the region to find out whom they intend to vote for in various races and why.
Mixed Blood Theatre peeks into the life of a young man with autism in its latest production, "Vestibular Sense."
Linda Stanton is a geriatric social worker who lives with her husband in Woodbury. She's an East Coast transplant who loves life in Minnesota.
Holzshuh says he was raised as a "Teddy Roosevelt" Republican, but bolted the party during the Reagan years when it was taken over by "conservative Democrats obsessed with abortion. "
Mary Hennessy is a 69-year-old divorced retiree who has a son and lives alone in Oakdale.
In an age of sample-crazy, electronically altered music, one Minneapolis group is wiring new connections in the search for exciting sounds. The electronic duo Beatrix*Jar has adopted a do-it-yourself method for coaxing audio out of familiar and unfamiliar sources.
"Old-time" country music was born in the mountains of Appalachia, not the prairies of the upper Midwest. But a Minneapolis band is putting its own stamp on a traditional American art form.
The 26th annual Minnesota Music Awards were held Sunday night in Minneapolis. The awards recognize virtually every sector of popular music in Minnesota.
A relatively small change in a federal tax law has caused a large outcry among museums around the country. The change affects the way artworks are donated to institutions such as the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. One museum director described it as a "body blow" to the ability of museums to build collections.