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The renderings released a week ago offered a sneak peek, but last night, the three design teams selected to pitch the future of Nicollet Mall got to deliver their full visions in a two-hour event at the Guthrie Theater.All three proposals plan to resurface the streets, connect the pedestrian mall to ... More >>
Despite a star cast, the Jane Austen-based play is about as sharp as a stick of soft butter
Our critic looks back on a stellar year in theater
Yasiin Bey (AKA Mos Def)with Toki Wright and This Debris Guthrie Theater, MinneapolisMonday, October 10, 2012Yasiin Bey returned to the Guthrie for his second headlining gig since playing in 2010, this time with Toki Wright and his full band as the sole opener. It was an odd but strangely fitti ... More >>
With Valentine's Day falling on a Tuesday this year, we're guessing that many folks will procrastinate on putting together any special plans. But just because you elected to wait until Monday doesn't mean that you can't still plan something awesome for your sweetheart. Looking for ideas? We've p ... More >>
Mondays are usually a quiet day in the theater world, with most of the houses dark for the day off. This Monday, however, there are a number of interesting one-night-only pieces for audiences.
Photo by Erik HessAstronautalis at the Guthrie last monthAvid Gimme Noise readers will know that we've been pretty stoked about Astronautalis's recent move to Minneapolis. The Floridia-born rapper is a fierce performer and gifted freestyler, and he's a natural addition to our already bursting-at- ... More >>
A new Asian eatery comes to Uptown.The owners of Kindee Thai Restaurant near the Guthrie Theater are opening a new spot called Kinsen this month on Uptown's Lagoon Avenue, just west of Bar Abilene (between Freemont and Girard). Kinsen's menu will have a broader reach than Kindee's, featuring ... More >>
It's Friday, Friday... gotta get down on Friday. Wait, scratch that. Here's some fun stuff instead to get that song out of your head.
More hits than misses for popular play
The staid Dickens tale gets a welcome new spin
Hitchcock spoof makes all the right moves
Minneapolis's Red, White, and Boom fireworks take place this Sunday, July 4, at 10 p.m. over the Mississippi River right between St. Anthony Main, the Stone Arch Bridge, and the Guthrie Theater. Here are our suggestions for where to eat before the big display on the Northeast bank. (Also, re- ... More >>
There's a lot on tap this week: swig on Shakespeare, get in a food fight, and see our own Gastro non Grata at First Ave. Enjoy your Week in Food. Monday 6/21 A Midsummer Swig: sounds like our kind of culture. Enjoy music, local food, and drinks at CodeSpace while raising money for Tales of ... More >>
l'etoile's top five picks of the week
The classic tale of star-crossed lovers opened last night at the Guthrie Theater. The Shakespeare is the same, but the staging and acting offers some new twists.
From The Whipping Man to Caroline, Or Change, here's what you shouldn't have missed
Bob Dylan going on tour, new Daughters of the Sun & video of Travis at the Fine Line.
Fences, Blackbird round out best plays of the year
"Mr. Speaker, the great state of Texas wants to know, where's a good place to eat around here?"
The Guthrie's new offering creates an intense psychic space
Ibsen's 'Peer Gynt' isn't easy to stage, but the Guthrie turns this odd tale into a sprawling, dreamlike adventure
A unique holiday performance by Mann and friends, featuring musical guests local and otherwise, star-studded video cameos and more than a few surprises. Review, sounds and Christmas cheer inside.
The great Minnesota brain freeze: 82 chances to cheat with Google and win valuable prizes!
Nick Carraway shoulders the weight of a great big theater. Could he just give a speech instead?
The abbreviated shelf life of posterity
City Pages solves the Twins ballpark conundrum
Oedipus is born again on a plantation; Rashomon looks for truth onstage