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Dead Sea Scrolls are coming — in 2010

From the real (dead and plasticized) human bodies of BodyWorlds to the upcoming sunken treasures of the Titanic, the special exhibits at the Science Museum of Minnesota in downtown St.

Hosannas for ‘Black Nativity’

After several years of living in the Twin Cities, a professional theatergoer has had her fill of the perennial holiday productions: whirling choruses of chirping elves; sugar plum fairies who tote shopping bags; a musty moral to every story in which

‘The Making of Americans’: Made by some Minnesotans

The Walker Art Center’s two-night run of “The Making of Americans” is one of the most highly anticipated performance events to come along in a while: A mishmash of contemporary opera, avant-garde theater and multimedia installation, this weekend’s world premiere promises plentiful visual as well as aural pleasures. The chamber opera takes its cue from […]

Introducing Arts Arena

Welcome to Arts Arena, MinnPost’s new home for arts and culture news.