Best of MN 2020: Arts & Culture

Graffiti artist Peyton Scott Russel, rapper Nur-D, drummer JT Bates, musician/actor Dua Saleh, and more
Avi Aharoni, who writes and stars in "Operation: Immigration"

The Minnesota Son of a Twice-Immigrant Iranian Tells His Story in One-Man Show

“Operation: Immigration” delves into identity in a story about an Iranian-born Jewish Minnesotan, streamed by Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company

Weekend Best Bets: Oct. 8-11

This weekend around the Twin Cities: art shows, Broadway numbers, and online theater

Why Penumbra Theatre Is Becoming a Center for Racial Healing

The 44-year-old theater will still produce plays, but is adding spa-like services and racial-equity work
Chalkfest will look a little different in 2020

Weekend Best Bets: Aug. 13-16

This weekend: a pirate-themed treasure hunt, a mural tour in Arbor Lakes, outdoor film fest at Brit's Pub, and more
The KKK burning a cross.

Online New Works Festival Kicks Off by Confronting Racism

“Not in Our Neighborhood!” tells the true story of the racist acts around one couple’s move to St. Paul's Groveland Park in 1924
"Marie and Rosetta," starring Jamaica Bennett and Rajane Katurah Brown, was the last main stage production at Park Square Theatre before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

5 Ways to Support (and Enjoy) Local Theater Right Now

A murder mystery has been written for video chat and the state's biggest theater festival has gone online
Sarah Rasmussen and Christina Baldwin

What’s Next for the Jungle Theater?

Technology and inclusivity are among the Minneapolis theater’s future goals following artistic director Sarah Rasmussen's exit
From above left, clockwise: Lily Tung Crystal, George Takei, Lea Salonga, and Jay Kuo at a Mu-tini Hour

Theater Mu Brings George Takei, a 24 Hour PlayFest, and More

With three virtual events per week, Theater Mu has been connecting people locally and around the nation
Whiskey Inferno is doing a BBQ Drive-Thru for a Difference

Weekend Best Bets: May 21-24

This weekend: Whiskey Inferno's barbecue drive-thru, Theater Mu's variety show, a bike tour of Minneapolis' top parking lots, and more

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