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News

Inside Mark Mallman’s Musical Pursuit of Happiness

Mark Mallman went through a beast of a Minnesota winter a few years back. In the aftermath of his mother’s death and the dissolution...

Alec Soth Returns to Share His Spiritual Reawakening with Us

The renowned photographer’s happiness-inspired show, ”I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating,” is now at the Weinstein Hammons Gallery

Minneapolis Artist Ashley Mary is a Mural Machine

Minneapolis visual artist and designer Ashley Mary’s abstract, mixed-media patterns bring electricity and fervor to any surface, be it a canvas, a shirt, stationery,...
Joy Dolo, Becca Hart, Reed Sigmund and Dean Holt in ‘The Hobbit’ Photo by Dan Norman

Review: “The Hobbit” Makes World Premiere at Children’s Theatre Company

Bilbo and crew, from the J.R.R. Tolkien classic, capture the spirit of storytelling in Minneapolis

Inside the MN State Fair's Lucrative Food Business

These food vendors make the most money at the Great Minnesota Get-Together
 

Party Pics

Party Pics: Fezziwig Ball

Based on the scene from "A Christmas Carol," this St. Paul shindig was musical and delicious

Party Pics: First Night

The Minnesota Museum of American Art reopened with a bang in St. Paul

Party Pics: MCAD Art Sale

The Minneapolis College of Art and Design holds its annual sale of student and alumni artists' work

Party Pics: FashionFest

A fashionable bash in support of the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
 

Music

Inside Mark Mallman’s Musical Pursuit of Happiness

Mark Mallman went through a beast of a Minnesota winter a few years back. In the aftermath of his mother’s death and the dissolution...

The 2019 Basilica Block Party Lineup is Here

Besides Kacey Musgraves and Jason Mraz, here are the artists, songs, and albums you should know for the big event

John Maus Returns, Comes to First Avenue

The electro-pop dissident's latest albums to reach their biggest home-state audience yet

Lizzo is a TV Star Now, Too

The singer just performed "Juice" on "The Ellen Show" and "The Tonight Show"
 

Theater + Dance

Joy Dolo, Becca Hart, Reed Sigmund and Dean Holt in ‘The Hobbit’ Photo by Dan Norman

Review: “The Hobbit” Makes World Premiere at Children’s Theatre Company

Bilbo and crew, from the J.R.R. Tolkien classic, capture the spirit of storytelling in Minneapolis
Cyrano de Bergerac Guthrie 3-19 1028 Cyrano de Bergerac , by Edmond Rostand, directed by Joseph Haj Guthrie Theater 3/15/19 Lighting Design: Rui Rita Scenic Design: McKay Coble Costume Design: Jan Chambers Photograph © T Charles Erickson tcepix@comcast.net http://tcharleserickson.photoshelter.com/

The Costumes of “Cyrano de Bergerac”

Gain some insight on Jan Chambers' costumes for the Guthrie’s latest show on the proscenium stage
Walth, Rodau, and Barber singing the lyrics of the ABBA hit using hair brushes and blow dryers as microphones.

“Mamma Mia!” Never Gets Old

When you combine ABBA with the stars of Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, you've got a crowd pleaser on your hands

Review: “Benevolence” at Penumbra Theatre

Emmett Till's legacy is staged in a drama that evokes horror and hums atop fantastic performances
 

Visual Arts

Clockwise, from above left, photos from "Shadow," "Rafiki," "Ladies in Black," "Crystal Swan," and "Yuli," all featured in the 2019 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival

MSPIFF 2019 for Fashion Lovers

Here are just some movies a fashion lover might like at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival

Alec Soth Returns to Share His Spiritual Reawakening with Us

The renowned photographer’s happiness-inspired show, ”I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating,” is now at the Weinstein Hammons Gallery

Our Notes: Oscars 2019

Some (but definitely not all) of the head-turning and fashionable looks of the 2019 Oscars

3 Minnesota Maps and Paintings for Your Home

Celebrate the great state of Minnesota with one of these creations