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March 2012


Art Review: Obvious Goes Elegant at Form + Content

March 30, 2012

Art Review: Obvious Goes Elegant at Form + Content

By Gregory J. Scott

Jim Dryden's new solo show is didactic, politically-motivated—and pretty darn good. Read more »

Posted on Friday, March 30, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The Secret to Staying Together Forever...Or At Least 15 Years

March 30, 2012

The Secret to Staying Together Forever...Or At Least 15 Years

By Ellen Burkhardt

Americana band Six Mile Grove released their sixth album and is celebrating their 15-year anniversary this year. Lead singer Brandon Sampson tells us their secret to success. Read more »

Posted on Friday, March 30, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


What You Need To Do This Weekend

March 29, 2012

What You Need To Do This Weekend

By Tim Gihring

From folksy jams to rollicking rock 'n' roll, we've got your weekend all mapped out for you Read more »

Posted on Thursday, March 29, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Resurrecting Michael Jackson

March 28, 2012

Resurrecting Michael Jackson

By Tim Gihring

A new Cirque du Soleil show reflects the messiness of celebrity worship Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


When a Straight-laced Lutheran Goes Gospel

March 28, 2012

When a Straight-laced Lutheran Goes Gospel

By Ellen Burkhardt

Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis played together one night 56 years ago. Today, their music still makes magic happen. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


E-Books, Schmee-Books

March 27, 2012

E-Books, Schmee-Books

By Gregory J. Scott

Famed Penguin Books designer David Pearson heralds the gorgeous object-ness of dead-tree tomes. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The Greatest Drummer You Never Knew You Knew

March 26, 2012

The Greatest Drummer You Never Knew You Knew

By Ellen Burkhardt

The beat behind such greats as Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins takes the stage at State Theatre one night only Read more »

Posted on Monday, March 26, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Screw-Up Writers: Like Father, Like Son

March 23, 2012

Screw-Up Writers: Like Father, Like Son

By Gregory J. Scott

Boston poet Nick Flynn's achingly bleak memoir gets the Hollywood treatment. Read more »

Posted on Friday, March 23, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Your Weekend Best Bets: March 23-25

March 22, 2012

Your Weekend Best Bets: March 23-25

By Tim Gihring

What you need to do, see, hear, and experience this weekend Read more »

Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Composer Nico Muhly Talks Vermont, His Bias Against Brooklyn, and How Classical is Overcoming its Porn-Like Stigma

March 21, 2012

Composer Nico Muhly Talks Vermont, His Bias Against Brooklyn, and How Classical is Overcoming its Porn-Like Stigma

By Gregory J. Scott

A Q-and-A with wunderkind composer Nico Muhly, who brings his 802 Tour to the Walker this weekend. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


“I Love RoboCop 2”: Film Confessionals at the Trylon

March 20, 2012

“I Love RoboCop 2”: Film Confessionals at the Trylon

By Gregory J. Scott

You're not paying to see a movie. You're paying for a sneak peek into the potentially freaky pop-culture psyche of someone you know/hate/admire/resent. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


How to Make Your Dysfunctional Family Look Normal

March 19, 2012

How to Make Your Dysfunctional Family Look Normal

By Ellen Burkhardt

Step one: See Hay Fever. That's it. Read more »

Posted on Monday, March 19, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Fanfare for the Common Woman

March 16, 2012

Fanfare for the Common Woman

By Gregory J. Scott

"365D: Three Hundred and Sixty-Five Days of a Woman," a mesmerizing exhibition of 366 portraits of Italian women, opens at the Icebox. Read more »

Posted on Friday, March 16, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Your Weekend Best Bets: March 16-18

March 15, 2012

Your Weekend Best Bets: March 16-18

By Tim Gihring

What you need to do, see, hear, and experience this weekend Read more »

Posted on Thursday, March 15, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The Most Happening Nightclub in St. Paul Is in Memphis

March 14, 2012

The Most Happening Nightclub in St. Paul Is in Memphis

By Ellen Burkhardt

Few shows have all the elements to be a lasting hit. This one's got 'em all. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The “Banana Boat” Guy Comes to the Walker

March 13, 2012

The “Banana Boat” Guy Comes to the Walker

By Gregory J. Scott

Harry Belafonte—actor, activist, King of Calypso—visits Minneapolis for the local debut of his new biographical documentary. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Why Farmers Are Hot Right Now

March 12, 2012

Why Farmers Are Hot Right Now

By Ellen Burkhardt

The Greenhorns project shows that farming isn't for your grandpa anymore Read more »

Posted on Monday, March 12, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Rosalux Turns 10

March 9, 2012

Rosalux Turns 10

By Gregory J. Scott

With a decade of shows under its belt, the oldest artists' collective in the Twin Cities is as strong as ever. Read more »

Posted on Friday, March 9, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Your Weekend Best Bets: March 9-11

March 8, 2012

Your Weekend Best Bets: March 9-11

By Tim Gihring

What you need to do, see, hear, and experience this weekend Read more »

Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Books, Books, Books...and Music, Too

March 7, 2012

Books, Books, Books...and Music, Too

By Ellen Burkhardt

Drink beer, show off in trivia, jam to live music: at the library. Neat, huh? Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


How to Drive Your Sister Crazy (Cue the Oboe)

March 7, 2012

How to Drive Your Sister Crazy (Cue the Oboe)

By Joel Hoekstra

The Minnesota Opera stages an Italian tragedy about murder and madness Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The Honeydogs Release the Best Local Album This Year

March 6, 2012

The Honeydogs Release the Best Local Album This Year

By Tim Gihring

The Honeydogs' tenth album, "What Comes After," is the best there is in local music Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Why Do We Love It When Artists Fail?

March 6, 2012

Why Do We Love It When Artists Fail?

By Gregory J. Scott

A new art world-focused film series launches with one of the pillars of the creative life: failure. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


What Goes On Inside a 13-Year-Old Girl's Head? You're About to Find Out.

March 5, 2012

What Goes On Inside a 13-Year-Old Girl's Head? You're About to Find Out.

By Ellen Burkhardt

See 1920s St. Paul through the eyes of 13-year-old Coco Irvine in History Theatre's "Coco's Diary" Read more »

Posted on Monday, March 5, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Marc Maron Sips Coffee, Soils Pants

March 2, 2012

Marc Maron Sips Coffee, Soils Pants

By Gregory J. Scott

Maron—stand-up, podcast king, existential warrior—returns to Acme. Read more »

Posted on Friday, March 2, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The Awkwardly Cute Love Story You Can’t Stop Watching

March 2, 2012

The Awkwardly Cute Love Story You Can’t Stop Watching

By Morgan Mercer

The Ordway’s Blind Date will have you falling for love Read more »

Posted on Friday, March 2, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Sorry, Hitchcock. You've Been Upstaged.

March 1, 2012

Sorry, Hitchcock. You've Been Upstaged.

By Ellen Burkhardt

The Guthrie's The Birds packs a suspenseful and adrenaline-filled punch Read more »

Posted on Thursday, March 1, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Your Weekend Best Bets: March 2-4

March 1, 2012

Your Weekend Best Bets: March 2-4

By Tim Gihring

What to do, see, hear, and experience around the Twin Cities this weekend Read more »

Posted on Thursday, March 1, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


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