Following the money reveals a tug-of-war over art that threatens to pull apart Minneapolis’ ambitious bid for creative city-hood.
Tim Gihring is a former editor of Minnesota Monthly and is currently the host of “The Object” podcast for the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
ALSO: ‘Out There 25: Reality/Identity/Myth’ at the Walker;’ The Terra-Gatto Warriors’ at Flanders Gallery; and more.
ALSO: Kelly Rossum Quartet at the Dakota; explorations of memory at Rosalux Gallery; and more.
ALSO: SPCO musicians’ ‘Messiah’; ‘All Is Calm’ at the Pantages; Alexander O’Neal at the Dakota; and more.
ALSO: The Chastity Brown Band and Sophia Shorai at the Dakota; ‘Eat: An Exhibition by Wing Young Huie’ at Third Place Gallery; and more.
ALSO: ‘Madame Josette’s Naughty and Nice Cabaret’; a reading of ‘A Stone Thrown at the Guilty’; and more.
ALSO: Os Mutantes at the Cedar; thriller ‘Barbara’ at Film Society fundraiser; ‘A Tuna Christmas’; and more.
ALSO: ‘Miracle on Christmas Lake II’ in Osseo; Rogue Valley with Joey Ryan & The Inks at the Cedar; and more.
ALSO: SooVAC’s holiday pop-up shop; Leslie Jordan’s ‘Fruit Fly’; TU Dance in St. Paul; and more.
ALSO: New Native Theatre’s ‘2012: The Musical’; Andy DuCett’s installation at the Soap Factory; and more.
ALSO: Laurie Anderson workshop for kids; MST3K creator Joel Hodgson’s one-man show; and more.
ALSO: The BodyCartography Project’s ‘Super Nature’ at the Walker; China’s terracotta warriors at MIA; and more.
ALSO: Delfos Danza Contemporánea at the Ordway; Halloween puppets; ‘Beatnik Giselle’; and more.
ALSO: ‘Measure for Measure’ at Open Book; Cuban music at the Dakota; and more.
ALSO: an ‘I Puritani’ concert opera at the Cowles; Esperanza Spalding’s Radio Music Society; and more.
ALSO: Nanci Griffith brings her “folkabilly” to the Dakota; ‘A Hole’ at Open Eye; and more.
ALSO: Rosy Simas Danse at the Southern; MN Orchestra musicians at Lake Harriet Bandshell; and more.
ALSO: ‘Why We Do This’ at Soap Factory; ‘The Brothers Size’ at the Guthrie; Kramarczuk’s Kielbasa Festival; and more.
ALSO: ‘The Philadelphia Story’ in Lanesboro; Edward S. Curtis photos at the Black Dog; Matt Moberg at Lake Harriet Bandshell; and more.