Even though the unpredictable Minnesota winter has a tendency to overstay its welcome, this weekend’s events offer a lineup that will make you feel as though spring has indeed sprung!
Looking at “Fifty Shades of Grey” as a subtly derisive and class conscious critique of the phenomenon surrounding the film.
People keep expecting Brian Wilson to fail. And on paper, an album featuring Zooey Deschanel and Nate Reuss duets sounds like a terrible idea. But it should really be no surprise: No Pier Pressure, his latest, is just terrific.
This week in The Shopping List, Ruby3 by St. Paul milliner Anna Lee pops up for a trunk show at the American Swedish Institute’s Museum Shop, a Foat and Post- trunk show at Showroom, Oscars inspiration, and more.
Beth Hammarlund talks last weekend’s Black Hearts Ball and Black Pearl Lounge events, and the state of the Twin Cities fashion scene.
Niles doesn’t want to talk about movies as much as he wants to talk about himself in his last minute bid at Oscar punditry.
Forget fiscal equalization — the Minneapolis Miracle resides within our arts and music scene as much as anything else, with this weekend as proof.
Oh, a few knockout albums for you this week, folks. I’m madly in love with the newest from UK singer/songwriter Rumer, I had to eat some tasty crow on the new Father John Misty and I’m delightfully surprised by the Television-ish grooves from local band Hotelecaster.
This week in The Shopping List, Carrier Pigeon becomes NEAL Jewelry and launches a new line, Junket: Tossed and Found kicks off a digital scavenger hunt, final clearance markdowns all over the Twin Cities, and more.
The iconic television institution celebrates four decades on the air with a messy yet fitting tribute with moments of sheer brilliance.
Shadow Horse Theatre’s regional premiere of Jonathan Yuckich’s dark comedy is a gloriously deranged carnival-inspired marvel.
Walking Shadow Theatre Company’s new production straddles the thin line between good and great.
Whatever your relationship status during this Valentine’s Day weekend, one thing is for sure: the Twin Cities will always spoil you with some of the best events of the year.
Lynn Nottage’s poignant Hollywood farce is getting a pitch-perfect production at Penumbra Theatre.
Beck is better than Beyonce because he played all the instruments and wrote everything himself, right? Uh, right? What do you mean WRONG? Good god, what possible argument could you have for such a thing?
Spring Couture 2015 wasn’t ground-breaking, but it sure was pretty. Just ask any of the celebrities who have already brought these brand new looks to the red carpet.
This week in The Shopping List, Stephanie Lake reveals a gorgeous collection available at the Store at MIA, the Black Hearts Ball gets formal on Valentine’s Day, pop up shops for Valentine’s gifting galore, and much more.
This weekend features a wide variety of performing arts from comedians, dance companies and theatre productions alike, as well as the ongoing flow of visual arts and musical performances throughout the area.
A couple of reviews this week. The first is John Carpenter’s “Lost Themes” — yes, that John Carpenter, with a selection of themes from imaginary movies. The second is from local up-and-comers BOYF, formerly White Boyfriend, who’ve delivered a good but schizophrenic first album.
This week in The Shopping List, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts hosts a collaborative fashion benefit, REVEL reveals up and coming talent in the Twin Cities, pre-Valentine’s Day trunk shows and open studios, and more.
Once again, we look at the best commercials from television’s biggest event.
At long last, film columnist Niles Schwartz lays out his selections of 2014’s best films, a year that, from “Grand Budapest Hotel” to “Gone Girl” to “Birdman” to “National Gallery,” repeatedly considered the notion of Life as Art.
Theatre Novi Most’s newest play, part of the launch of the Southern’s ARTshare program, finds success in examining the life of Bertolt Brecht and his collaborators.
With an unseasonably warm end to January, the Twin Cities offers plenty of great events to take advantage of the great weather!
The Jungle Theater kicks off its twenty-fifth anniversary season with a thrilling remount of its most acclaimed production.
Halleloo! Miss RuPaul’s School for Wayward Girls re-opens its doors March 2.
In his column, Jon Hunt weighs in on the firing of Barb Abney from The Current.
This week in The Shopping List, Nobel Creations: Inspired by the Nobel Prize opens in its American debut at ASI, Rewind and B. Resale hold mid-winter sales, Black Spoke Leather Co. launches, and more.
Everyone at the house that Lord Crawley built has gone lovesick! Literally!