Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We get things started this week with a video from BNLX, shot while the group was on tour in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Stay put for new clips from ACTN, the 4onthefloor, Chris ... More >>
A filmmaker from Minnesota tells the story behind a lost animated masterpiece, plus hits and misses of the fest by our critics
This equal-opportunity offender goes for the comic throat
Stage artists converge for experimental theater festival
Courtesy of Stella ArtoisSean Besser Hank may become the world's best beer pourer.St. Paul's Sean Besser Hank is a man who really knows how to pour beer. He pours beer so well, in fact, he was recently named the U.S. beer-pouring champion in the Stella Artois U.S. World Draught Master contest ... More >>
Play finds heart under the layers of dross
Michelle LeonUptown Cafeteria's new Skybar is king!We all have our favorite standbys for outdoor drinking and dining--W.A. Frost's lush garden patio, the busy sidewalk seats at French Meadow, or the Dennis Rodman-drawing roofdeck at Stella's. But have you checked out the breezy surrounds at t ... More >>
Critics' Picks for this week
We just received an update from the Walker Art Center announcing its summer events, and the release came with this surprising twist: "Due to the density of programming being organized by the Walker, Music & Movies in Loring Park will take a hiatus this summer." For those who live near Loring ... More >>
Summer Guide: Film
There's nothing wrong with fascism that a little selective blindness won't fix
The Greeks, the geeks, the freaks, the dualistic representations of the Argentine distaff underclass--all the best of Twin Cities drama circa 2005
How do you get along with 18 million neighbors?
Rapping with TV star-turned-underground musician Juana Molina
The Walker's 'Global Lens' provides travel, not tourism
Jeune Lune unearths Astor Piazzolla's despairing tango opera
12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...
Local poet Mark Nowak pens industrial verse for closed steel factories and forgotten labor pains
Ananya Chatterjea's art tackles India's ethnic riots and Kashmir's missing
Favorites from the second week of the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival
Film as a weapon in a time of war: Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival coverage.
Diana Szeinblum's 'Secreto y Malibu' explores the obscure objects of female desire
'Nine Queens' frames Argentina's economic implosion as the ultimate confidence game
The naked truth about putting together a regional showcase like the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival. And a revealing body of blurbs about the best and the not-best of the fest.
Uzbek beauties! Swedish peaceniks! Iranian mummies! A guide to the high-wire act otherwise known as the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival.
Zenon performs new work by a trio of choreographers
As the Minnesota Orchestra kicks off its annual Viennese Sommerfest concert series this month, Jeffrey Tate takes up the baton. But both dischord and harmony have passed over the celebrated conductor's road to the podium. Last fall, Tate talked with Q
Happy Together and Vive L'Amour find the films of Hong Kong and Taiwan in the throes of a sexual revolution.
See Me, Feel Me?: Pablo Veron and Sally Potter in The Tango Lesson.
In 1997, independence was not a status so much as a state of mind.
The New York Film Festival's new New Wave--and the industry's same old neglect.
In its 50th year, is the world's most prestigious film festival showing its age?