Shakespeare, comic books -- for the Avengers auteur, it's all the same thing
Tyler Flory is a teacher at Main Street School of Performing Arts in Hopkins. His Music Class column ties together his job and his music fandom in a neat little package. A staple of 9th grade English is reading Shakespeare. He is arguably the greatest playwright who has ever lived, and his legend c ... More >>
Photo via Edina RealtyPachyderm Studios, best known as the recording site of Nirvana's final studio album, In Utero, as well as the place where dozens of local bands holed up in the early- to mid-'90s to record their work, has gone out of business once and for all and the property is now for sale ... More >>
nytimes.comQuote Hamlet in China and you'll get censored, says the New York Times.The New York Times, the great Gray Lady of journalism, is getting called out over an apparently imaginary event in a recent story on Chinese censorship. The story kicks off with an anecdote about a Chinese entr ... More >>
More hits than misses for popular play
There's a lot on tap this week: swig on Shakespeare, get in a food fight, and see our own Gastro non Grata at First Ave. Enjoy your Week in Food. Monday 6/21 A Midsummer Swig: sounds like our kind of culture. Enjoy music, local food, and drinks at CodeSpace while raising money for Tales of ... More >>
Michal DanielPutting our best men on it: Steven Epp and Bradley Greenwald in "Irma Vep" The nirvana of the front-porch/back-deck, cool-drink-in-hand state of mind is certainly exerting its pull right now in these climes. But there's still plenty of time for culture (and you need something to t ... More >>
The sap is rising here in these parts about a month ahead of schedule, though indoor pursuits retain their appeal. Here's a quick look at the weekend in theater on both sides of the river. Because hope springs eternal, you never know which show will provide you with memories to get through the ne ... More >>
The classic tale of star-crossed lovers opened last night at the Guthrie Theater. The Shakespeare is the same, but the staging and acting offers some new twists.
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Crying in the Chapel: Eric Bogosian's "Bitter Sauce" interprets Shakespeare's Sonnet 118 in Love's Fire: Fresh Numbers by Seven American Playwrights.
The Wig That Launched 1,000 Ships: Camilla Little squeaks out Helen in Troilus and Cressida.