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Nicollet Mall hasn't gotten a facelift since the late-1980s, and the decades haven't been kind to Minneapolis's slowly-crumbling main street. Seeking solutions, in April, the city sponsored a contest calling for re-designs.After 21 teams replied, the city winnowed the firms down to four, then three, ... More >>
It looks as if this is finally happening. Spring has fought through those epic snowbanks and is finally forcing its way back into our backyards. Farmers markets are making a comeback. One starts today, while others have had to push back their opening date for the first time ever. Here is a guide for ... More >>
The best winter warm-up drinks, cool concerts, must-see plays, and carnival activities in the metro
The Guthrie's new show is a well-crafted failure
Giving new life to classic cross-dressing farce
This year's A Christmas Carol at the Guthrie isn't J.C. Cutler's first go around with the show, or even the first time he's played a version of Scrooge, but it will be the first time the veteran Twin Cities actor has donned the grey whiskers as the older misanthropic miser.
Two plays reviewed
Yasmina Reza explores the animal lurking beneath civilization
Cory Hinkle play touches on modern fears
Photo courtesy Hardcover Theater There's something special about a well-produced tale of terror on stage. It can be a single person reciting a bit of Lovecraft or Poe or a full production full of howling wind, mysterious footsteps, and creaks in the floorboards. Part of this is fairly obv ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessCadence Hip Hop Series w/ P.O.S. & Big Zach of KanserOctober 28, 2010Dowling Studio, Guthrie Theatre, MinneapolisThursday at the Guthrie things were busier than usual. "It's not too often that we've got a big play and a rap show," I overheard from near the box office, while ... More >>
The Mill City Farmers Market celebrates five years of bounty for the sensesIt all started back in June 2006, when Brenda Langton (chef-owner of Spoonriver restaurant) founded the Mill City Farmers Market on the banks of the Mississippi River, between the Mill City Museum and the new Guthrie ... More >>
Photos by Jon BehmMos DefGuthrie TheaterAugust 23, 2010The Guthrie is the last place you would have expected Mos Def to play a set, but the Live at the Guthrie series, which has brought the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Robin Williams, definitely kicked it up a notch in the mass appeal of hip-ho ... More >>
Nepotism and lady beer guts: three acts to see if you've got nothin' better goin', and two not to miss.
Award-winning chef presents creative dining options at the "theatery"
Kushner couldn't help but think about how Rep. Michele Bachmann feels having these homosexual socialist buses bouncing along in her home state.
Chefs partner with artists to create meals inspired by the artists' work
The top shows of 2007 (Act II)
The Guthrie Theater's Joe Dowling, after reportedly conducting a national seach and auditioning more than 150 actors, announced today that Santino Fontana will play the title role in Hamlet. Fontana, a 2004 graduate of the University of Minnesota, is 23 years old, and Dowling cited his ability to p ... More >>
The Guthrie makes 'Othello' mellow; Sherlock Holmes hits the coffee shop
Tripping with Tennessee Williams's Fallen Priest in 'Night of the Iguana'
A drama about grieving fathers trips over unwanted kids
Playwright Lisa D'Amour organizes a mosquito beauty pageant
A classic is hampered by poor staging at the Guthrie
The Guthrie stages a giddy Twelfth Night in the Roaring 1600s; Theater and Performance Co. creates a spectacle of surprise
Fences playwright August Wilson