Below Leon Hushcha’s “The Wounded,” hangs another painting called “Blue Sky on Golden Wheat Fields.” The painting recalls the Ukrainian flag.
Covering Minnesota’s theater, music, dance, literature and visual arts.
The bitter, often violent campaign transformed Minnesota politics.
Plus: Orkestar Bez Ime’s high-energy music at the Cedar; “A Melody of Kinship,” a photographic exhibit; and “Bde Psíŋ: Stories from the Water,” a documentary about Lake Hiawatha.
In one series, German artist Cornelia Schleime stages photographs of herself doing all of the outlandish things she was reported to have done, juxtaposed with the actual files she obtained from the Stasi.
Kellogg rose from a small farm in Olmsted County to being the highest-ranking diplomat in the United States.
Plus: Nachito Herrera and Ginger Commodore at the Dakota; Urban Heat, Rare DM and Stranger Gallery at Hook & Ladder; and ‘Defying Imagination,’ an art exhibit by Mohamed Hersi.
Belvo’s artistic practice is personal and spiritual, often drawing from her own life — whether drawings made on the day she gave birth to her son Briand, her experience watching her son Joe suffer terminal illness, or her 50-year exploration of a single tree.
Situated in Dakota homeland, it is sacred to multiple Native American nations, including the Cheyenne, Arapaho, Iowa, and Ojibwe.
Plus: “Off-Kilter Cabaret,” featuring artists with disabilities working in different mediums, at the Tek Box; and visual artist Pete Driessen’s river-themed installation in Rochester.
“What I’m hoping to do with this show is talk to people about how our brain thinks, and how we see things,” says Andy Schlauch, Cafesjian Art Trust’s executive director.
The Métis cultural community of Pembina formed out of fur trade dynamics and influenced Minnesota during its territorial birth.
Plus: Q-Stage 2023 at the Red Eye Theater; open studios in the Northeast Arts District; and the spontaneity of Steve Hirsh and Sparks Quartet at Walker West.
The Zen Arcade is located inside the same building as the Hook & Ladder Theater and Lounge and next door to the former Minneapolis Police Department Third Precinct.
James Almen’s presence on stage marks a growing trend to cast characters written to have disabilities with actors who actually have those disabilities.
The sport was invented by Native American nations that played the game for social, political, and ceremonial purposes.
Plus: “Transition”: A concert of queer and trans Pride and Wrath; Día de los Muertos Concert + Fandango; and “Tide / Pool,” a solo exhibit of portraits by artist Kristen Sanders.
In some works, Native photographers flip the colonial gaze, like in “Indian Photographing Tourist Photographing Indians, Crow Agency, Montana,” by Zig Jackson (Rising Buffalo).
The title recognizes its status as one of the first cities to discourage Halloween tricks by hosting a city-wide party.
Plus: VocalEssence performs with the St. Olaf Choir; a Hmong-American exhibit of art in different mediums in the east metro, and a Halloween puppet extravaganza on the Midtown Greenway.
Part of the work has to do with creating movement that’s experienced by more than just the eyes. “The movement is something that you listen to,” Belaza says.