It’s the kind of stuff you’d find in some highfalutin galleries or museums — skillfully executed landscapes, portraits, nudes and abstracts. But this art doesn’t hang in Minneapolis’ Uptown, either of the downtowns or even in St.
Joining “Super Size Me” and “The Future of Food” in the fast-sprouting subgenre of we-are-what-we-eat documentaries, “King Corn” follows two young Yale grads, Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney, on a journey to discover “how an acre of corn could get from a
The first winter storm of the season made it too hard to drive to Southdale or Home Depot. So last Saturday, my husband, our 28-year-old daughter and I did the old-fashioned thing — we went downtown to go Christmas shopping.
If you go into a Minneapolis school building after dropping off or picking up your kid, check out what teachers are wearing. No, educators have not suddenly become fashion plates.
More than 30 years ago, a young literary manager at the Guthrie Theater was handed an assignment to work up an adaptation of the beloved Charles Dickens novella, “A Christmas Carol,” for a short, simple, money-making holiday show.
In her research,
Some time ago I was on my way to the grocery store when Kevin Kling came on the radio, telling a story about a bunch of drunk guys trying to save a beaver caught in traffic.
When I pulled into a parking space he wasn’t done telling it, so I turned
Verse or Worse
Something of a pattern is developing in the fascinating world of the MinnPost Verse or Worse contest.
“I’ve had relations with girls from many nations
“I’ve made passes at women of all classes
“And just because you’re gay, I won’t turn you away…
“Sexuality – strong and warm and wild and free
“Sexuality – your laws do not apply to me.”
Gingerbread. Easter Basket. Pansy Parade. They sound like some sort of throat-burning Martha Stewart Living fragrances.
For a lot of people, the urge to take in a choral concert comes but once a year — at Christmas time. If you’re one of those people, the urge may well strike this weekend.
If you’re not already enamored of slur-slinging performer Don Rickles, 81 years old and still the reigning champion of stand-up comedy as audience-bashing, the new biographical documentary “Mr. Warmth” won’t likely melt your heart.
Dear jazz fans: I’m working on a story about drummer Matt Wilson’s Carl Sandburg Project, to be presented at the Minnesota Opera Center next Friday. Wilson tells me about his affinity for the poet and their personal ties.
Fast forward to 2010, someplace in New York City. The nation’s faith leaders have been summoned to speak a prophetic word amidst a recent calamity, or the ongoing war in Iraq, or a new report on worsening poverty in the United States.