Without Hollywood's usual frills, this film about the child at the center of a divorce hits home
January's a heady and diverse month for country shows in the Twin Cities, kicking off with a pair of sold-out New Year's performances at the Varsity Theater by Brandi Carlile, and ending with that pair PETA has not yet recognized for their important work saving horses.
What a pleasant surprise it was to see this brand new song and video from Minneapolis singer/songwriter Dylan Hicks last week. For one thing it's been far too long to have heard anything new from the "Governor of Fun." He only recently showed up with new material in one of Terry Eason "Song-A-Day ... More >>
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 >>
Film delivers lobotomized entertainment to battle Febrary's doldrums
Too many birthdays don't drag Sly off the 'Rocky' road
Citizens of the world: Let's make beautiful music together. Seriously.
Cracking open the chest of American letters, Louis Bayard finds a goofy young Goth
Was Charles Macomb Flandrau the father of modern Minnesota letters--or just a literary layabout?
Graham Robb uncovers the many mysteries of being gay in the 19th century
Mapping the literary landmarks of the Twin Cities
Or, Cannes 2001: How to love the movies without hating yourself
Director Jane Campion strips away her pretensions in Holy Smoke
Two playful new novels ponder the possibility of second chances
Kathryn Davis's The Walking Tour traces an errant vacation to the very roots of narrative
Gallo Humor: The actor-writer-director of Buffalo '66, Vincent Gallo.
Breaking With Tradition: Alison Elliott and Helena Bonham Carter in The Wings of the Dove.
Jane Campion plays with mirrors in her adaptation of Henry James's Portrait of a Lady.
The view from here to Scotland, Hong Kong, and Fargo