Nicki Minaj has always been unpredictable, but this is possibly her most surprising surprise. Recently, the rapper took a break from her non-stop ode to her backside during the roll-out for new single "Anaconda" to celebrate a cult TV show with Minnesota ties. Yes, somehow Mystery Science Theater 30 ... More >>
Wits hosted by John Moe Featuring Amy Sedaris and They Might Be Giants Fitzgerald Theater, St. Paul June 30, 2012For this season's finale, MPR's wildly successful radio show Wits, both a throwback to the radio's golden age and also wholly modern, broadcast live for the first time on Saturday night. ... More >>
As we usher out 2011, Saturday evening is our one last chance to celebrate the past year and, of course, bring in the possibly apocalyptic 2012. Or, in the case of the Scrimshaw brothers, Joseph and Joshua, there are four chances. The pair are part of a quartet of performances New Year's Eve at t ... More >>
It's a comic-book holiday featuring a rocket-powered sled
Photo courtesy Rifftrax.coWhen Mystery Science Theater 3000 left the airwaves in 1999 it seemed like an era of bad-movie riffing had come to an end. Something funny happened on the way to the dust heap, however. Fans who had collected, taped, and traded episodes from practically day on ... More >>
Listening to people talk during a movie used to be an unpleasant experience, but the locally-produced Mystery Science Theater 3000 made it incredibly entertaining. The voices of Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett were often the only thing that made the b-movies the show feature ... More >>
(Photo by RJ Bejil) Forget haikus, freeform, and slam poetry for now. This contest will celebrate the limerick, one of the oldest forms of poetic expression.
Amid all the carnival barking of the fringe, we tell you which tent shows deserve your ten bucks
Audiences storm the stage. Actors suffer gastrointestinal distress. Backstage confessions of theater gone terribly, terribly wrong.
The best and worst of 150 nights spent in a dark room. Plus: Dramatic hypotheses, and thespians speak out.
The author of the Adventures of Herculina may have stumbled upon her career, but the results are anything but awkward
The creators of the erstwhile Mystery Science Theater 3000 find a new home on the Web
A series of workshops at the Playwrights' Center strips the dramatic process down to author, script, actor, and audience