Posted at 10:37 AM on April 28, 2011
by Marianne Combs
Filed under: News and reviews
Governor Mark Dayton declares May 7 Caponi Art Park and Learning Center Day
Caponi Art Park, a spring and summertime spot in Eagan filled with mind-bending trippy sculptures, has extra-reason to celebrate its spring opening next weekend.
- Jessica Armbruster, City pages
What's expected from a writer with Hustveldt's intellectual pedigree -- a person whose knowledge includes cognitive neuroscience and seemingly all of Western poetry -- is something tougher, challenging, original, something that dares to look at old patterns in a new, perhaps even disturbing, light.
Article by: EMILY CARTER , Special to the Star Tribune
Northrop Dance Season announced
Winnipeg, Houston and Alvin Ailey are among the names featured in the 2011-12 Northrop Dance Season.
Article by: GRAYDON ROYCE , Star Tribune
MayDay 2011 gives 'Caws to Unite' in Powderhorn Park
The charm of this particular parade is that it is not dotted with shiny corporate mascots, but a hodge-podge of homemade signs, costumes, and masks.
- Coco Mault, City Pages
Board: 'No embezzlement' at Southern
No money given to the Southern Theater by the McKnight Foundation was used to enrich an individual, according to a communique posted Wednesday on the theater's website.
- Claude Peck, Star Tribune
Community bands offer fellowship of music
In Minnesota, community bands are almost as common as lakes -- we have more per capita than any other state -- and they can be as reflective of our musical culture.
- KIM ODE , Star Tribune
Youth Symphonies and SPCO form alliance
The Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies will move to St. Paul this summer.
- GRAYDON ROYCE, Star Tribune
SPCO, Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies form alliance
The organizations said the move will make them financially stronger.
- Pioneer Press
Czeslaw's Loop unites dozens of local musicians for massive riverside Art-A-Whirl project
Previously known as the Boat Project, which would invite local noise and experimental rock bands to play on the roof of a houseboat and out in the middle of the Mississippi River behind Northeast's Sample Room restaurant (and won our "Best Local Concert" award in 2010), the event will grow even bigger and be streamlined into a more official presentation as Czeslaw's Loop: The Final Opus.
- Andrea Swensson, City Pages
Basilica Block party fleshes out lineup with the Jayhawks, Citizen Cope
- Andrea Swenson, City Pages
Jayhawks, Citizen Cope added to Basilica Block Party
The Jayhawks played their first local reunion show at the 2009 Basilica Block Party and have since continued to perform live, while recording a new album that's due out later this year. Memphis native Clarence Greenwood records under the name Citizen Cope and typically plays the Twin Cities at least once a year.
- Ross Raihala, Pioneer Press
Soundset Series: Up-and-comers MaLLy, Rocky Diamonds, and Duenday
Soundset, the hip-hop festival thrown by Rhymesayers and populated by some of the biggest names in independent rap, is just around the corner.
- Jack Spencer, City Pages
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart and Twin Shadow fill the bill at the Triple Rock
Openers and relative newcomers Twin Shadow were clearly the main attraction
- Sarah Heuer, TC Daily Planet
The critic and the audience: 'Next Fall' at the Jungle
There's a point at which critics find themselves having a different experience of theater than audience members, and I think those moments are worth examining.
- Max Sparber, MinnPost.com