They Might be Giants have definitely fallen out of the mainstream of alternative music. You're not likely to hear a lot of the new songs on heavy rotation on the Current or your alt station of choice. You don't hear a lot of covers of their songs, and especially not a shrill wannabe-Etta James teen ... More >>
Walking Shadow Theater Company's latest show visits a buttoned-up Victorian England
From dismemberment to boxing, preposterous plot points make up this French film
What happens when your Oscar Wilde comedy isn't consistently funny? In the case of Walking Shadow's production of An Ideal Husband, it leads to a frustrating evening, where plenty of good work gets overshadowed by a lot of clever dialogue falling flat to the floor. It's a case where the drama at ... More >>
With Valentine's Day falling on a Tuesday this year, we're guessing that many folks will procrastinate on putting together any special plans. But just because you elected to wait until Monday doesn't mean that you can't still plan something awesome for your sweetheart. Looking for ideas? We've p ... More >>
Heidi Berg doesn't think her character, Mrs. Cheveley, in Walking Shadow Theatre Company's An Ideal Husband is particularly evil. It's all a matter of perspective."The most radical thing I will say about her is that if the character was being played by a man, we wouldn't think she was evil, but t ... More >>
Ra Ra Riot with Dinosaur BonesOctober 2, 2011Fine Line Music Cafe, MinneapolisRa Ra Riot may not be a household name, but in the indie underground music scene, the band is gold. With so many stringed instruments onstage -- the standard guitar and bass, along with a cellist and a violinist -- a ... More >>
Menu expands to include house-made gelato, fried foods
Wilde Roast's fab new patioWhen the old location on East Hennepin Avenue closed its doors in late May, the Wilde Roast faithful knew that a river view was in their future, but they still had trouble waiting for it. Yesterday, their dreams came true, as on a glorious sunny day, the new spot opened ... More >>
Petronella YtsmaNo shit, Sherlock: Craig Johnson as Oscar Wilde and Steve Hendrickson as Sherlock Holmes chew the fatFriday night was the opener for Sherlock Homes and the Case of the Jersey Lily at Park Square, and it was impressively close to a full house for an early-summer night out. The show ... More >>
More quotes from the subject of today's cover story.
You have plenty o' options for St. Patrick's Day dining.
I stopped by the Wilde Roast Cafe to see if this updated Victorian inspired coffee house/restaurant had good sandwiches alongside its coffee and sweets.
An ambitious café brings Oscar Wilde--and a vibrant dose of community--to life in Northeast Minneapolis
Theatre Latté Da tries something wilde; Pillsbury House goes to war
When your soul feels as cold as a frozen burrito in January
A pageant of stereotypes and a showcase of caddishness
Chvala Talks on the Tenth Anniversary of His Troupe
Two playful new novels ponder the possibility of second chances
Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband is wed to the current lust for what's old
Velvet Goldmine gives the rock movie a makeover
Aesthete Oscar Wilde is the talk of the town again as the Guthrie Lab mounts a play about his trials
Oscar Wilde on Broadway, Lesbian Opera at Lincoln Center, Sparky the Gay Dog on TV. Be Careful What You Wish For.
In corporations and churches, in classrooms and capital corridors, these 100 Queers have contributed to the "Good Life" in Minnesota.
An outsider's diary from Le Festival, where world cinema meets Planet Hollywood
The Wilde Boom Excludes the Essence of Its SubjectHis Sensibility
The Local's Kieran Folliard is no stranger to turning pieces of straw into plates of gold.
My Baby, She Wrote Me a Letter: University Theatre brings conspicuous wit and charming irreverence to an Oscar Wilde classic.
Diabolique!: Alyce Finwall strikes a Salomé pose