On the hounds' agenda this week: A dramatic exploration of the 1979 Iranian revolution, a literary brawl in Minneapolis and a chunky, sex-obsessed R&B singer who drew his name from a quintessential Roseville shopping experience.
A literary fight to-the-death is going down at Club Jaeger in Minneapolis on Tuesday, April 6, and Allegra Lingo will be there, satisfying her bloodlust. Allega is a writer, performer, musician and co-founder of the Minneapolis-based Rockstar Storytellers. "Literary Death Match" is a nationwide competition sponsored by Opium Magazine which features four local writers who perform their work in front of a panel of three celebrity judges.
Andrew Wilkowske is an opera singer who regularly performs with the Minnesota Opera, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and the Minnesota Orchestra. Andy may be a passionate purveyor of Puccini, Verdi and Bizet, but he's obsessed with the driving disco groove of R&B legend, at least in his own mind, Har Mar Superstar. Har Mar, aka Sean Tillman, is a Minnesota native and former Minneapolis indie rocker who will perform Saturday, April 3, at the Weisman Art Museum at 9:21pm, as part of the Weisman's WAMplified series.
They say plagiarism is the finest form of flattery; how about satire?
Minneapolis Musical Theatre, in the video trailer for its latest show "Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" seems to be going for a more Shakespearean feel. In fact, the trailer distinctly resembles the Guthrie Theater's trailer for "Macbeth." Take a look for yourself.
Here's the Guthrie's trailer:
And here's the Minneapolis Musical Theatre's trailer:(1 Comments)