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.
Earlier this year, Republican presidential candidates declined to repeat the Democrats’ YouTube debate experiment, but after succumbing Wednesday, it was hard to remember why.
As a fledgling dance writer, I cut my teeth on Zenon Dance Company. The metaphor is apt because for 25 years, the jazz- and modern-dance repertory troupe—under the laser-beam direction of Linda Z.
Are the suburbs infertile ground for so-called “third places,” those social surroundings separate from the two usual environments — home and the workplace — where people gather to enjoy the pleasures of good company and lively conversation?
Or do t
In a culture that worships bigger and better, Sarah Susanka found the nerve to disagree.
A spacious home isn’t the ultimate, she wrote in “The Not So Big House.” Better is a scaled-back but carefully planned space that works effectively for you.
Minneapolis architect Vince James is a man of few words and few projects, but all are worth paying attention to.
Think George Clooney is a lady-killer?
Come Monday, the magazine that heralds the 50 Top Plastic Surgeons will also feature the slicing and dicing of Brian Lambert.
Lambert, the dean of online media critics (he’s been doing it since December 2006), is moving from The Rake to Mpls.St.Pau
One of my former colleagues was fond of saying, “Classical music isn’t for everyone but it’s for anyone.”
By that he meant, classical music may not be to everyone’s taste but it can appeal to anyone who chooses to listen, even someone who doesn
Politics & Policy
Just in time for the holiday season, Starbucks has announced it’s launching its first-ever national television adverting campaign.