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    At turns larger-than-life and familiar, Kira Obolensky's Dirt Sticks digs into how the past can tie you down but second chances can free the soul. The new play is a product of a three-year...
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    The close artistic relationship between playwright Kira Obolensky and Ten Thousand Things will pay off in a trio of new plays over the coming years. In fact, two of them are already...
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    Kira Obolensky and Ten Thousand Things have produced several fruitful collaborations in the past, including the award-winning Raskol (an adaptation of Crime and Punishment) in 2009, and Vasa...
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    Calling all highbrow wine folk! Randall Grahm, the original Rhone Ranger who named his wine after a French law prohibiting flying saucers from traveling over certain vineyards and put...
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    For Ten Thousand Things, staging a musical offers plenty more challenges than getting the rights and finding the correct cast. The company develops each production with multiple audiences in...
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    Michelle Hensley and Ten Thousand Things have created one of Minnesota's most vibrant and ingenious theaters out of a simple concept: produce work that can reach any audience. That doesn't...
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    There aren't any fairies in Ten Thousand Things' production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Oh, Puck and company are there, but they've gone through a name change.Director Michelle...
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    After last year's smashing success, the Ultimate Master of Words is back with a second installment. Eight writers will face off in what the Loft Literary Center is calling a "literary battle...
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    JJ's Coffee + Wine Bistro celebrates the opening of their Open Book rooftop deck location this weekend with drink specials and beautiful downtown views. SEE ALSO: JJ's offers care fare...
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    Sarah Rasmussen may be in her first go-around as director with Ten Thousand Things, but she has long loved the company's signature plays, and has worked as a puppeteer, an assistant...
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    Minnesota publishers, writers, and editors will rub elbows, shake hands, and get some good ol' face time at the annual Minnesota Magazine Mingle. Love will be in the air at this year's...
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    How do Minnesota literati prepare for the impending long months of brutal winter? Why, they get dressed up and come together to celebrate solitary poet Emily Dickinson's birthday, of course!...
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    This Saturday Equilibrium, the quarterly spoken-word series showcasing artists of color, reflects on the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War with a roundup of Native American writers...
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    Tackling Measure for the Measure for the third time in the last 14 years, director Michelle Hensley knows a few things about the piece. Chief among them: Casting an actress as the Duke is...
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    It seems like more than a mere coincidence that Ten Thousand Things, long heralded for its mission to introduce theater to unfamiliar audiences, would revisit Shakespeare's Measure for...
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    The current debate about including women and people of color in the conversation at local theaters fits in perfectly with Ten Thousand Things' latest work, Kira Obolensky's Vasa Lisa....
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    Even in a community bursting with theater options, productions by Ten Thousand Things are consistently singled out for acclaim. In addition to the assured roster of talent assembled for each...
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    It makes sense that Tellabration!, a festival celebrating storytelling, is honored worldwide. After all, the act of passing down tall tales, epic yarns, and true histories through the...
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    Steven Epp, long recognized as a local creative force with Theatre de la Jeune Lune, has continued his decades of strong work outside of that late company and has forged an especially strong...

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To inspire and welcome a vibrant book community. To be a catalyst for artistic collaboration. To engage the community in activities and programs for all interested in book arts and the written and spoken word. To provide a sustainable home for literary and book arts organizations.

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