A program that employs artists to bring new life and vibrancy to Central Corridor neighborhoods disrupted by light rail construction has been given a $750,000 grant.
Hopes are high that the new dance center downtown Minneapolis will have the same impact on dance that the Guthrie Theater had on regional theater when it was built in the early 1960s.
The Minneapolis indie rock band "Patches and Gretchen" has a big weekend ahead. The theatrical debut of the group's wacky and whimsical variety show, named "Headquarters and Dimes," happens Saturday night at the Loring Theater.
Artist Miles Mendenhall's brush with TV fame didn't make him take leave of the Twin Cities or uproot his artistic ideals. He and a business partner are developing a St. Paul warehouse into affordable studio spaces for emerging artists.
The hounds put their stamp of approval on a piece of theater which requires audiences to solve puzzles in order to proceed to the next scene, a not-yet-completed documentary about the art and act of forgiveness, and a darkly comedic existential drama.
Featuring horns instead of guitars, and a frontwoman who looks as if she had been lifted from another century, the music of Davina and the Vagabonds doesn't fit the traditional Minneapolis indie rock mold.
Call it random quirkiness or a moment of spontaneous community, but on the streets of St. Paul it's the summer of the upright piano.
The Southern Theater is taking drastic steps to restore stability after a financial crisis nearly forced it to close. The theater laid off all staff except one, and will become primarily a rental space for the foreseeable future.
Bob Mould, co-founder of the seminal Minneapolis punk band Husker Du, as well as the hit-making alt rock group Sugar, has written an autobiography. It's called "See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody," and it chronicles a turbulent time in Mould's life.
This week's hounds have their eyes on a Duluth screening of the documentary about painter Philip Pearlstein, an art show in which paper takes on an added, more playful dimension, and an encompassing American Indian art festival in Minneapolis.
This week, the Art Hounds bring us a dance troupe that uses the sides of skyscrapers as a stage, a musical about the modern workplace and an art show that spans three Minneapolis neighborhoods.
Bryan Nichols leads an unusually large jazz band with a forte for improvisation that is celebrating its new CD with shows in St. Paul this weekend.
If you're looking for someone who's always on the cutting edge of the Twin Cities art scene, Andy Sturdevant is your man.
What does it mean to be a Minnesota writer? It means obsessing over the sound of the Mississippi River. It means writing about small towns. It means you're a refugee who refused to speak as a child.
These are some of the many ways writers define their relationship to Minnesota. Host Annie Baxter invites you to hear these writers' reflections and their creative works on "Writing Minnesota."
Minneapolis singer-songwriter Ben Weaver is known for deeply imagistic lyrics and an ability to reduce songs to their bare elements. He won't tell you what he thinks his song "East Jefferson" means. That's for you to decide.