Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.When asked about my religion, my go-to joke has always been "I am a recovering Catholic; got my ten-year wafer even." I grew up Catholic -- whic ... More >>
Our critic looks back on a stellar year in theater
A great portrayal of Langston Hughes
'Low' at the Pillsbury House Theatre: A Long, Wild Ride on the Crazy Train
Brainy kids grow up but never stop flustering adults
Mad Peeaire would like to talk to you about Aristotle, Wilde, Blake, Freud--and his childhood memories of a goat-buggering orgy. Why won't you listen?
Who will buy a book about why we buy books?
Penumbra dances through the history of African American Vaudeville
Placebo rediscover cro-magnon relics; culturcide revive 1985; Randy Newman says the past ain't what it used to be
Amid all the carnival barking of the fringe, we tell you which tent shows deserve your ten bucks
A new book of correspondence between writers Carl Van Vechten and Langston Hughes chronicles a black and white friendship--and all the shades of gray
The Threepenny Opera counts the cost of human capital; Blues for an Alabama Sky clocks a red-hot minute
Death in the mines. Hunger marches. An FBI spy on every block. Minnesota's daughters of the revolution can tell you about it all. But first, have some coffee cake.
Thien-Bao Phi brings his cultural grievances and personal lamentations to the arena of competitive poetry
Some of television's most animated conversations on race and culture are taking place among cartoon characters
Thirty-four years ago, LeRoi Jones's Dutchman sent American race relations careening on a New York subway. Where's the end of the line?
Word Up: KTCA's Daniel Bergin documents African American letters in Literature & Life.
Kerouac and In Their Own Voices