Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Hmong-American photographer is a pioneer

Pao Houa Her of Lino Lakes takes photos that explore the duality of being both Hmong and American.

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St. Louis Park artist paints a path less traveled into figurative art

Artist Malcolm Liepke, a St. Louis Park native, has built an international audience for his paintings and drawings.

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Bain Boehlke to retire as Jungle Theater's artistic director

Jungle Theater’s influential founder and artistic director for 25 years is retiring in 2015.

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Christopher Durang's 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' opens at the Guthrie Theater

Tony-winning playwright Christopher Durang says his comic mashup arises from admiration for the Russian master.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

The Cowles Center announces its 2014-2015 season

Cowles Center announced a fourth season of (mostly) dance, including both newcomers and mainstays.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Minneapolis Institute of Arts balances budget, looks to 2015

Minneapolis Institute of Arts ends “banner year” in runup to its centennial.

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Minnesota Opera gets new support from Mellon Foundation

Minnesota Opera announced Thursday that it will receive a $750,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support upcoming commissions of “The Manchurian Candidate,” “The Shinin…

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American Swedish Institute offers Scandinavian sampler

The American Swedish Institute showcases Swedish photos, Norwegian sculpture and Finnish rugs this summer.

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Monday, July 14, 2014

The Brave New Workshop's 'Walmart' takes on challengers with rap

The Brave New Workshop sends up corporate control in its latest revue

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Dance review: 'Wreck' by Black Label Movement

REVIEW: Black Label Movement’s work seizes the anxiety and struggle of humans trapped in harm’s way.

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Valisia LeKae talks about playing Diana Ross in "Motown the Musical” and ovarian cancer

Valisia LeKae was playing Diana Ross in “Motown the Musical” when a visit to the doctor changed everything.

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Rosy Simas summons Seneca past in new solo work

REVIEW: "We Wait in the Darkness" combines dance, music, film and narration in an abstract reflection on loss and resilience.

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'Tosca' is a hot ticket at Mill City Opera

Mill City Opera is sticking to the plans that made it a big hit in the company’s first two years.

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Minneapolis museum showcases 100 master drawings from its collection

Minneapolis Institute of Arts unveils, from its collection, 100 master drawings spanning 500 years.

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Monday, July 7, 2014

New director hired by Museum of Russian Art in Minneapolis

German-born, Russian-speaking scholar is the museum’s fourth leader.

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Guthrie's 'My Fair Lady' keeps it bubbly

REVIEW: The Guthrie's staging of the classic musical "My Fair Lady" goes down easily, like a cool summer cocktail.

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Saturday, July 5, 2014

In 'Leaves of Grass – Uncut,' Patrick Scully pays tribute to Walt Whitman

Decades after encountering Walt Whitman’s radical poetry, Patrick Scully pays tribute to him in a new dance-theater work.

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

The puzzle of America, on view at the Soap Factory

A new exhibition pieces together an immigrant’s perplexed view of American culture.

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Tragic history informs dance by Rosy Simas

Tragic events in her grandmother’s life spark Rosy Simas in new dance.

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Best Buy's Joly quits post at Minneapolis Institute of Arts, citing relationship with staffer

Hubert Joly resigns as MIA board chair in favor of “a new person in my life.”

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Saturday, June 28, 2014

Guthrie Theater produces 'My Fair Lady'

The relationship between the two main characters asks us to wonder whether “My Fair Lady” is a romance or a treatise on class and gender.

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

A 'bonsai biennial' by the Minnesota Museum of American Art

Featuring just 37 artists, the Minnesota Biennial is a small-scale snapshot of the art of the state.

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