Steve Kramer, frontman for the genre-defying Twin Cities group the Wallets, has died. He was found in his hotel room Saturday while attending the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. He was 59.Kramer and the Wallets released two original albums via Twin/Tone in the mid-'80s, including the cele ... More >>
Thanksgiving weekend is upon us. And while most folks will have family obligations that involve eating huge amounts of carbs then watching football on the couch like a beached whale, that doesn't mean that you can't get out of the house for a little bit of fun.This week in Freeloader is expandin ... More >>
Paying homage to those who speak the language of creativity
With the Velvet Lapelles, Michelle brings heavenly ukelele music to the Twin Cities
Duluth's Charlie Parr plays music for gamblers, bar-fighters, and ordinary eccentrics
You swore you'd never watch a hemophiliac raise the spirit of a dead cat again. And then the Fringe Festival returned.
Making it with local theater's kindest bad guy and smartest dummy
What's wrong with ice fishing ditties and beer at intermission?
Amid all the carnival barking of the fringe, we tell you which tent shows deserve your ten bucks
Roll over Sir Tyrone: The Guthrie's piss-takes and funky chickens
Onetime Mardi Gras queen and current avant-garde playwright Lisa D'Amour looks for the sinister side of our fairy tales
Two buildings, one loan: A tragedy in three acts
The Jungle portrays the scope of a small town; Pangea searches for the self in a faraway land
Help! I'm trapped inside a giant ant! Are you wearing clothes underneath that kale? What's that baby doing in the birthday cake? Tales of myth and magic from Minneapolis's May Day parade.
Public politicking. Cautious programming. Retail-style marketing. Has the Guthrie Theater, with its 1,300 seats and $40 million endowment, become a prisoner of the community that built it?
I Killed My Father...Now Kiss Me!: Christy Mahon
When Santa cuts back on grant money, local theaters turn to their holiday shows to change coal into cash.