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  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Ted Moore kicks off 416 Club Commissions Sunday at the Cedar

    For the third year running, the Cedar Cultural Center is providing local artists the opportunity to collaborate and experiment with new sounds and processes outside of their norm. This happens in the form of the Cedar's 416 Club Commissions--a weekly series funded by the Jerome Foundation and runnin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    The Cedar announces 416 Club grants recipients for 2012-13

    See Also:Cedar Cultural Center named best world music venueThe Cedar Cultural Center has consistently been supportive of young, emerging artists, giving them a hospitable environment to share and develop their music in front of a welcoming audience. That tradition continues with the Cedar's announce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Chris Danforth wins $25,000 McKnight Composer Fellowship (INTERVIEW)

    Related:Will the Real Chris Danforth Please Stand Up?Last time Chris Danforth spoke to City Pages, he hid behind his antics, initiating a game of hide-and-seek with Steve Marsh. This time he makes the adult choice. "I was thinking about doing something like that for you but thought maybe I should ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    A. Wolf & Her Claws at Cedar Cultural Center, 4/21/12

    A. Wolf & Her ClawsWith Brute Heart Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis  Saturday, April 21, 2012Last March, singer/songwriter Aby Wolf received a 416 Club Commission from the Cedar Cultural Center and the Jerome Foundation, providing incentive and funding to collaborate with local musicians ... More >>

  • Movies

    April 11, 2012

    MSPIFF: Susan Marks's documentary Of Dolls And Murder

    Gruesome crime scenes in dollhouses train homicide detectives

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Dessa at the Cedar's 416 Club Commissions, 1/23/11

    Photos by Meredith Westin - click for slideshow​The 416 Club Commissions featuring DessaJanuary 23, 2011Cedar Cultural Center, MinneapolisDessa was nervous to be playing in front of a sold-out crowd last night at the Cedar Cultural Center. You could tell, because not only did she tell the audience ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Cedar series the 416 Club Commissions encourages experimentation with Dessa, Adam Levy, Aby Wolf, more

    Photo courtesy Zack KlineZack Kline and Orange Mighty Trio kick off the new season of 416 Club Commissions this Sunday​The Twin Cities has a knack for hoisting up local artists and treasuring them as darlings of the local music scene. No matter how many great national acts roll through town, we in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    The Southern Theater announces its 2010-11 season

    ​(Coming soon: Ananya Dance Theatre. Photo by V. Paul Virtucio)Now in its second century as an entertainment and performance space, the Southern Theater has released its full schedule for 2010 and 2011. According to the press release, this season will feature work by 27 choreographers and over ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 3, 2010
  • News

    November 5, 2008

    Southern Theater's war of words comes to uneasy end

    Artists, management call truce after highly criticized firing of artistic director Jeff Bartlett

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    Southern's Bartlett, 30-year arts veteran, ousted: outcry ensues

    Dance critic Caroline Palmer reports on the community reaction to the artistic director's removal. Many are concerned this move indicates "a larger sensibility and style of leadership that is detrimental to the future of the Southern."

  • Arts

    July 13, 2005

    Backstage Drama

    Is the Playwrights' Center alienating its local core--or are its critics just acting out?

  • News

    January 1, 2003
  • News

    September 11, 2002

    Baby Please Don't Go

    Former Minnesotans Say the Twin Cities Cultural Scene Is Insular. Insecure. Unprofitable. Out of Touch. What Does It Mean to Live in an Artists' Paradise If Everyone Wants to Leave?

  • Music

    June 12, 2002
  • Arts

    May 29, 2002


    How does Linda Andrews keep Zenon Dance Company going? A bit of disco instruction, a little pull-tab operation, and a lot of determination

  • Arts

    March 13, 2002

    Only Masochists Need Apply

    You say you want to pursue your love of art by directing a nonprofit gallery? Well, what do you know about sprinkler systems and snow shoveling?

  • Art

    February 13, 2002

    The Best Things In Life Aren't Free

    Figuring out how to finance the future of art at SooVAC

  • Movies

    October 10, 2001

    Crossing Over

    Twin Cities documentarians seek national exposure in New York

  • Arts

    July 18, 2001

    The Canvasser

    Community activist Cy Thao plans to tell the story of the Hmong people in a series of 50 paintings--and may one day speak for them in elected office

  • Arts

    June 6, 2001

    Adventures in Baby-sitting

    Local director Tara Spartz's teen farce turns freelance childcare into serious business

  • Art

    May 30, 2001

    Room With a View

    New shows at Intermedia Arts and Weisman contend that everyone is an installation artist

  • News

    February 23, 2000

    Theater of the Absurd

    When the Shubert inched down Hennepin Avenue a year ago, Minneapolis politicos promised a bright future for the historic theater. They didn't mention stingy legislators, taxpayer bailouts, or the specter of the wrecking ball.

  • Movies

    December 8, 1999

    Shooting for Dollars

    Can this year's Minnesota Independent Film Fund winners marshal their scripts to the screen?

  • Books

    November 24, 1999

    Out of the Desert

    A local literary journal provides a haven for writing on the Arab-American experience

  • Feature

    October 21, 1998
  • Feature

    June 1, 1998

    Out With Clout

    In corporations and churches, in classrooms and capital corridors, these 100 Queers have contributed to the "Good Life" in Minnesota.

  • News

    April 24, 1996

    Why Art Sucks: 57 Cultures and Nothing On

    The local art scene has turned into a refuge for the creatively challenged.

  • News

    November 8, 1995