Arts & Culture
- Roaming and Reading: James Joyce and Maya Angelou
Our guide is Slate books columnist Mark O'Connell.The Daily Circuit, May 28, 2014
- 'Boots on the ground,' and other euphemisms
We have a habit of covering up plain ideas with ornate speech.The Daily Circuit, May 26, 2014
- Jill Smolowe on grief, joy in the face of great tragedy
Journalist and author Jill Smolowe lost her husband, sister, mother and mother-in-law in the span of 17 months.The Daily Circuit, May 26, 2014
- Okee Dokee Brothers perform new songs from 'Through the Woods'
The Minnesota duo came to the MPR studios to play songs from their new album and discuss their hiking adventure.The Daily Circuit, May 23, 2014
- Screen Time meets 'Godzilla'
What explains this lizard's monstrous appeal?The Daily Circuit, May 21, 2014
- Who cashes in when Super Bowl comes to town?
We look at the economic impact of getting the big game in 2018.The Daily Circuit, May 21, 2014
- Haley Bonar performs in the MPR studios
Singer-songwriter Haley Bonar joined us to play some tracks and discuss her new album, "Last War."The Daily Circuit, May 16, 2014
- BBC: Why songs get stuck in your head
What makes snippets of popular songs go round and round in our heads? Which songs are likely to be earworms or 'sticky songs' and what sort of person is most susceptible to them?The Daily Circuit, May 16, 2014
- British crime writer Philip Kerr's latest explores faith
Theology and crime become increasingly entangled as the story unfolds, until agent Martins realizes he is dealing with forces far beyond the human realm.The Daily Circuit, May 16, 2014
- New Ragamala performance is unique mix of Indian dance, jazz
The unique blend of Indian classical dance and jazz will head out on a national tour after this weekend's premiere at the Walker Art Center.The Daily Circuit, May 16, 2014
- Roaming and Reading: Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Colombia
In this installment, we travel to the Columbian city of Mompos, a favorite city of author Gabriel Garcia Marquez.The Daily Circuit, May 14, 2014
- The best Minnesota restaurants to visit this summer
The Star Tribune's food critic has his work cut out for him this year.The Daily Circuit, May 14, 2014
- 2014 summer blockbuster preview
For this week's Screen Time, Kerri and Stephanie take a full hour to preview this summer's blockbusters.The Daily Circuit, May 7, 2014
- Francine Prose on 'Lovers at the Chameleon Club'
The New York Times called it "a novel of great reach and power, a portrait of an entire era."The Daily Circuit, May 5, 2014
- Why books for kids lack racial diversity
Fewer than 100 out of 3,200 kids' books published in 2013 were about people of color.The Daily Circuit, May 1, 2014
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