Minnesota Public Radio features by Dominic Papatola http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=104 en-us Copyright 2018 Minnesota Public Radio Wed, 23 May 2018 00:09:37 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Dominic Papatola http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Differing views of "Girl Culture" The Minnesota Center for Photography is running two exhibits that take viewers inside the world of women and girls. Lauren Greenfield's "Girl Culture" shows a spectrum of femininity from little girls to showgirls. Some Minneapolis girls didn't think their lives were well-represented in those images, so they took some photos of their own. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2005/01/14_combsm_girlculture/?refid=0 Fri, 14 Jan 2005 16:00:00 -0600 Commentary: How about wasting some money on the arts? Dominic Papatola, theater critic at the Saint Paul Pioneer Press and regular guest on State of the Arts, wonders if politicians should forego the $600 toilets seats and spend lavishly on the Arts. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2004/05/14_sota_papatola/?refid=0 Fri, 14 May 2004 18:00:00 -0500 Commentary: there's a thrill in making good art There's a thrill in making good art—an adrenaline rush, a terror, a sense of pride. It's addicting. You can catch that thrill vicariously, as an audience member or as a critic—but only if you've had the original experience a few times. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2004/04/16_sota_papatola/?refid=0 Fri, 16 Apr 2004 09:00:00 -0500 Commentary: no pride in the "Lion King" Word that "The Lion King" was returning to Minneapolis next year didn't send thrills down my spine—I've always thought the Disney musical was a pretty kitty, but one with not much roar. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2004/03/23_sota_papatola/?refid=0 Tue, 23 Mar 2004 09:00:00 -0600 Commentary: art imitating risk It's taken a few years, but finally we're seeing artists lifting their heads and realizing that the only way to survive is to think big and live bold. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2004/03/12_sota_papatola/?refid=0 Fri, 12 Mar 2004 09:00:00 -0600