Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    Doc Watson, country flatpicker, dies at 89

    He never had a chart-topping hit, but his guitar flat-picking and earnest, true-blue vocal take on traditional American music nonetheless influenced generations of country, blues and folk musicians and fans. Today we all mourn the passing of Doc Watson.Watson notably played a sold-out show at the Ce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    See 'The Spirits of Sherlock Holmes' exhibit before it closes

    dynamosquito via​The University of Minnesota has devoted quite a bit of space to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective character, Sherlock Holmes. In fact, the U has the world's largest collection of Sherlock Holmes. Beginning in 1974, over the years the University has purchased ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Minnesota Fringe's "Five-Fifths": this year it's a total mystery

    Hmm . . . did Sherlock Holmes ever try his hand at experimental theater?‚Äč This year's annual "Five-Fifths" deconstruction, delivered under the banner of the Minnesota Fringe, is happening tonight and tonight only at the Ritz. The idea is simple: take a classic work, divide it into five parts, and ... More >>

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    April 28, 2010
  • News

    December 24, 2008
  • News

    August 29, 2007

    A Fight To Be Heard

    A rare disorder left him deaf, blind, and quadriplegic. Then the county took away his voice.

  • News

    July 19, 2006

    Wave of Mutilation

    Cracking open the chest of American letters, Louis Bayard finds a goofy young Goth

  • News

    July 19, 2006

    Oedipus Got Off Easy

    She collapsed Christmas. She made crazy kimonos. Thanks, Mom, for everything!

  • Columns

    November 2, 2005
  • Arts

    June 30, 2004

    Girl, Interrupted

    Before Plain Layne disappeared, readers knew her as a fiery online diarist, an outspoken lesbian, and a beauty straight out of a Midwestern Botticelli. Afterward, they knew her as a hoax.

  • Arts

    November 12, 2003

    The Moor's Last Sigh

    The Guthrie makes 'Othello' mellow; Sherlock Holmes hits the coffee shop

  • Sports

    June 27, 2001

    Post-Xena Programming

    Mourn your barbarian heroes, but move on to the latest in bodacious pulp