In this week’s column, Juleana Enright chats with owner/sales and boutique manager Ash Marlene Hane about her co-venture The Midnight Brigade; a new artist run space in South Minneapolis that connects artists while housing a gallery, apparel boutique, screenprinting studio, and cassette tape label – all under one roof.
Continuing his examination of classic television shows, Todd O’Dowd looks at two animated shows that forever altered primetime television landscape.
In this special review, Susan Woehrle takes in Shadow Horse Theatre’s compelling production of horror icon Clive Barker’s rarely-produced play.
A brief overview of CONvergence, the Midwest’s largest sci-fi and fantasy convention, with a photo gallery!
The 2014 Emmy Awards nominees were announced. Herein are our reactions (including who is missing).
In this special report, we look at the importance of the Sailor Moon franchise on fandom and review the debut episode of the rebooted new series.
Our guide to continuing Twin Cities art exhibits, as recommended by l’étoile’s staff.
Near the banks of the mighty Mississippi we chatted with artists Christopher E. Harris and Daniel Kerkhoff and curator Bethany Whitehead about dirt, nature, art, and their upcoming exhibit opening at Banfill-Locke Center For The Arts.
The local designer and half of the TIM+THOM label has become the sixth local designer cast on the Emmy-winning reality-TV competition.
In this special tag team review, Anthony Enright and Todd O’Dowd take in the anniversary episode of the hit local public radio show.
In this exclusive interview, we chat with the acclaimed writer and radio personality on his career and the forthcoming 50th show of Wits.
As the start of a new series, we will look at some of the most influential television shows of all time. First up, All In The Family and the work of legendary television producer Norman Lear.
Susan Woehrle talks to artist Michael Cina, photographer John Klukas and Public Functionary curator Tricia Khutoretsky about the artists’ collaborative mixed-media project, “Cina & Klukas: She Who Saw the Deep.”
Enjoy an artistic round of 9 or 18 holes at one of the Walker Art Center’s most popular attractions: “Walker on the Green: Artist-Designed Mini Golf.”
We shoot the breeze with ARTCRANK founder and curator Charles Youel about Saturday’s exhibit and party at Shelter Studios, and offer a preview of some of the posters.
In the dramatic mid-season finale, history is made, people come and go, heirs are apparent, and one of the best moments of the year happens.
We interview curator John Schuerman about the Instinct Art Gallery’s new time-oriented show, “Origins of the Moment.”
The Culturator catches up with Travis Chantar to chat about how he draws inspiration from gender and sexuality themes, design, drag and culture, and what can attendees can expect from Thursday night’s art show, Tribe by Chantar.
Rural America Contemporary Artists (RACA) aims to draw attention to artwork that goes well beyond bufflehead portraits and gentle landscapes in a playful, eclectic exhibition by Greater Minnesota artists on view now in Minneapolis.
Theatre Coup d’Etat and Soap Factory’s new staging of “One Flea Spare” is a character study which plays out in a series of charged, class-driven interactions.
It’s time to finally crown America’s Next Drag Superstar in the annual overstuffed finale!
In the penultimate episode before the mid-season finale, the iconoclasts of SC&P find family in the most unlikely places.
To assist you in not having an Art-A-Whirl-induced aneurism this weekend, we’ve asked three local artists to compile five survival tips from the perspective of AAW artists and a gallery owner.
Amy Toscani’s current exhibit at the MIA’s MAEP Galleries, “Chastushki,” is all about the plasticity of vernacular. We talk about her exhibit in anticipation of her artist’s talk this Thursday.
It’s the recap episode, which allows Todd to reflect on the best of this season.
The SC&P gang try to put various genies back in their bottles, with unexpected results.
In a slightly underwhelming, heavily producer-influenced episode, we learn the fate of the final four queens is to be a final three.
Allusions to space and rolling in the mud of personal problems are the order of the day at SC&P.
We review Mixed Blood Theatre’s rollicking gospel/rock opera “Passing Strange,” which follows a young man as he becomes the artist he longs to be.
Not even the return of a beloved mini challenge, nor the return of two great guest judges could save us from that surprising ending to The Glitter Ball.