The special Kenwood Isles Area Association meeting that took place earlier this week didn't produce a resolution calling on the Minneapolis Park Board to take action on the problems neighborhood residents say plague Hidden Beach, but something along those lines will be coming soon, Kenwood neighborh ... More >>
Simley High School teacher sent nude photo
Longtime Twin Cities performance artist Patrick Scully dreams of a Minneapolis where the freedom to swim or sunbathe naked symbolizes "a culture that appreciates rather than fears the body."But Hennepin County prosecutors want him to keep his appreciation of the birthday suit-clad human form away fr ... More >>
'What you are seeing here are the crippled products of madness, impertinence, and lack of talent,' declared Adolf Ziegler, president of the Reich Culture Chamber, of 'Entartete Kunst' (translation: 'degenerate art'), the 1937 Munich exhibition meant to exemplify works unbefitting of Nazi Germany. Sh ... More >>
This one goes to 11!
Apparently they forgot to apply for an "electropunk permit" Not long after our history of the Varsity Theater went to press last week, the City of Minneapolis closed the venue pending further inspections. The 90-year-old Dinkytown movie house, which reopened in January as a multi-purpose perf ... More >>
How vaudeville, motion pictures, and hip hop came to Dinkytown through one controversial theater--now reopened with beds for seats!
Gay bookstore A Brother's Touch thrived when queer culture existed behind closed doors. What it couldn't survive was life in the mainstream
"Shinders to Shinders" draws American graffiti, Twin Cities-style
After 22 Years of Supporting Artists, the Minnesota Dance Alliance Marches Into the Grave
Playwright Djola Branner blows the roof off dramatic conventions with The House that Crack Built
The curtain is closing on Patrick's Cabaret at its current home in the Phillips neighborhood. A favorite weekend venue for emerging artists and intrepid audiences, the theater fell desperately short in a recent capital campaign to purchase and renovate th
Being black and gay is seen by some as double . But playwright Djola Branner disputes that notion, And his play, Homos in the House, which premieres this month, shows how such attitudes create stigma, erect barriers, and inhibit HIV/AIDS prevention
Park Square players: Executive director Stephen Lockwood and artistic director Richard Cook.