ALSO: It’s a big weekend for new music in Twin Cities; Northern Clay Center to host holiday open house; and more.
The 2010 Minneapolis Underground Film Festival opens tonight at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, with a schedule of 62 films over the next three days.
The Grammy nominations were announced last night, and among the jazz artists were several who have performed in the Twin Cities this year.
Jazz is, for the most part, a boys’ club. (A straight boys’ club, but that’s another topic.) Women have been involved with jazz from the start, but the spotlight has been on the men. The majority of jazz artists today are male.
A tough economy cut into fundraising, but the St.
Imagine Aaron Neville singing “Silent Night.” If ever there was a song tailored for the fragile flutter of Neville’s hummingbird-like hovercraft vocals, delicate and yet suffused with reverent intensity, it is that softest of Christmas carols.
Last night, during a reception for members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Roseville native and Taylor dancer Robert Kleinendorst talked of his delight in being able to perform — at last — with the premier modern-dance company on the home stage, N
Despite what some people think, the adage, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” seldom has applied to the Guthrie Theater’s annual production of “A Christmas Carol.”
Back in 1975, a Guthrie employee named Barbara Field contrived a way of putting th
One of the more heartwarming phenomena to occur over the past decade has been successful young musicians honoring their legacy by producing records for the elders who have unwittingly influenced them.
The fifth of Johann Sebastian Bach’s six Brandenburg Concertos is renowned for bringing the harpsichord out of the supportive shadows into a lead role, to the point where many regard it as a seminal work in the development of the keyboard concerto.
Once the last plate has been put away and the leftovers Tupperwared, then what? Many area artists are staying in town and playing out this weekend.
Since 1971, the Walker Art Center-sponsored Choreographers’ Evening, which happens every year the Saturday evening after Thanksgiving, has been a must-see event for seasoned dance-goers and newbies alike.
The Bell Museum of Natural History will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday this holiday week, offering an excellent opportunity to take in the exhibition, “Sustainable Shelter: Dwelling Within the Forces of Nature.”
Created in collaboration with
A rarely seen Pablo Picasso painting has arrived at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona.
The coming light rail line connecting the downtowns of Minneapolis and St.
Matching a musical act with the right venue would seem to be a no-brainer. If you’re a dance band, you want as few bolted seats in the place as possible.
Friday: Small City Trio Recording Release. Bandleader, composer, pianist, and Jazz is NOW! artistic director Jeremy Walker lives in New York but makes frequent trips to the Twin Cities to visit family.
KT Tunstall wants to go deeper than platinum.
Free — and legal — music downloads are now available through the Owatonna Library with the Freegal music service.
It’s the first library in the state to offer the service, but 120 libraries around the country use it, too, says the Owatonna People’s
The last time I saw Minneapolis-based choreographer/dancer Emily Johnson was on the tiny stage at the Bryant Lake Bowl, back in 2007.