National Endowment for the Arts

  • Arts

    September 18, 2013

    Can local artists turn Block E around?

    Made Here initiative aims to breathe life back into the empty building

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Wang Ping, acclaimed poet and professor, sues Macalester for discrimination

    Wang Ping came to the United States from China with $26 in her pocket. 13 years later, she had earned her master's and Ph.D., and in 1999 Macalester hired her to teach creative writing.In 2001 she hopped on the tenure track, and by 2005 she achieved the rank of a tenured associate professor. Meanwhi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Dave Brubeck passes away at the age of 91

    Legendary jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck passed away earlier today in Norwalk, Connecticut at the age of 91, just a day shy of his 92nd birthday. Brubeck wrote and played on numerous indelible jazz numbers throughout his distinguished and prodigious musical career. And with his landmark Time ... More >>

  • News

    October 26, 2011

    Pete Dexter lets it bleed

    Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author still packs a punch

  • News

    April 14, 2010

    MSPIFF: Your passport to 58 countries via 145 films

    Festival kicks off its 28th year in the Twin Cities

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2005
  • 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?

  • Arts

    April 24, 2002

    A World Without Tutus

    Civic boosters are proud of the Twin Cities' theaters, orchestras, museums, and literary centers. so what happened to the ballet?

  • Arts

    December 12, 2001

    Danse Macabre

    After 22 Years of Supporting Artists, the Minnesota Dance Alliance Marches Into the Grave

  • Arts

    April 25, 2001
  • News

    June 7, 2000

    Open Shutters

    Photographing radical Faeries, elderly grandparents, and homeless kids, Keri Pickett pulls subjects from the edges of public awareness to the center of the frame

  • Arts

    September 29, 1999

    Pictures for the People

    A series at the Walker reveals the revolutionary power of Brazil's Cinema Novo

  • News

    June 2, 1999
  • Feature

    July 15, 1998
  • News

    April 8, 1998

    Distress Signals

    KTCA tried to survive the public TV wars by being bigger and better. Too bad the grants dried up and the talent jumped ship.

  • Arts

    March 25, 1998

    Gang of Four

    The continuing travails of Karen Finley--performance artist, free-speech test case, and professional pariah

  • Arts

    October 22, 1997

    Declaration of Independence

    Theatre de la Jeune Lune's The Pursuit of Happiness is a trip to the dark side of the moon.

  • Arts

    October 1, 1997

    Out Laws

    You Can Shoot Your Friends, You Can Shoot Your Nose, But You Can't Shoot Your Friend's Nose: Patrick Henning and Bob Beverage in Duel.

  • Arts

    March 26, 1997

    Shoot the Moon

    Theatre de la Jeune Lune makes the best of lean times with The Kitchen.

  • Arts

    January 29, 1997