Posted at 8:44 AM on April 12, 2011
by Marianne Combs
Filed under: News and reviews
Envision Artopia Spring 2011 at Graves 601 4/10/11
For the first time featuring an all-white runway and stage setup, the overall production itself was a gleaming success
- Jen Boyles, City Pages
Printmaking, the Pink Hobo, and the economics of art
- Max Sparber, MinnPost.com
Jeremy Messersmith's 'Works for Words' at the Fitzgerald, 4/9/11
At Jeremy Messersmith's "Works for Words" show at the Fitzgerald on Saturday night, I was again reminded how much talented is coursing through the veins of the local music community.
- Andrea Swensson, City Pages
Pianist pulls his red socks back on
Jean-Yves Thibaudet returns to Minneapolis to play a world premiere with the orchestra.
- GRAYDON ROYCE , Star Tribune
Wire with Arcwelder at First Avenue, 4/10/11
Sunday night was a bit like a trip in a time machine -- but one where nothing gets screwed up in the future and the past has actually aged better than you thought.
- Pat O'Brien,
The Guess Who and Chuck Negron at Grand Casino, 4/9/11
What to expect of a performance by two of the greatest soul and blues-infused rock bands of the '60s and '70s, who are now performing in the first case as a singer without his original band, and in the second, with a new singer entirely, only the founding bassist remaining?
- Nikki Miller
FYI - Mixed Blood has added 28 shows to its successful run of "Avenue Q"
'Next Fall' is skin deep
A glib production avoids depth, hoping that laughter will get us to a sentimental catharsis.
-GRAYDON ROYCE, Star Tribune
"Next Fall" at the Jungle Theater
The Jungle Theater's spring offering deals with one of those issues that lurks on the fringes of our consciousness - except for those who live every day with the question, "What does it mean to be gay and Christian?"
- Janet Preus, HowWasTheShow.com