Ten Thousand Things finds the heart in the Shakespeare classic
It is understood, especially around Hot Dish, that the culinary arts are just that -- an art. We are lucky to amble among some of the finest displays of food culture and then report back to you, our readers. But reporting about any art is itself, well, an art. Especially when it comes to classics ... More >>
By Chris Strouth Thomas Spiegel, also known as DJ Man-X, passed away on December 30, 2012, in Miami Beach. He was 47. A DJ regular at First Avenue, Spiegel hosted his House Nation Under A Groove nights of soulful house music around the Twin Cities, Spiegel also was an investment banker and eventu ... More >>
From pratfalls to disco balls and everything in between
Tibetan dishes shine over rest of the menu
Updating Shakespeare for the modern day is always a dangerous proposition. It's doubly so for Julius Caesar, which is a 400-year-old look at an event from two millennia in the past. This co-production by the Acting Company and the Guthrie Theater works more often than not, even if the veneer of m ... More >>
Spreading happiness once audience at a time
A high-tech spin on the classic tale
Theatre Pro Rata at Gremlin Theatre
Photo by Diane MountfordJohn Ford's 'Tis a Pity She's a Whore offers a slight twist on Romeo and Juliet. Okay, the Jacobean playwright offered a really big doozy of a twist. In his play, the star-crossed lovers are brother and sister.
Rachel HuttonAre you smarter than this guy?It's a week of mixed emotions and varying intellectual states. Battle it out over random facts with men in tights on Tuesday; discover how to eat local over the weekend. In between, raise money for cancer. Monday 7/12 Coeliacs love pasta too. Learn ... More >>
(Antigravity by Violeta Rotstein. Featured at the "Soo Fuze" gallery show at the SooVAC) This week we've got an ongoing party celebrating pop punk, a day-long zinefest, dragon boat races, and a naughty art show at Cult Status Gallery.
(Image by zzzack) This week in Freeloader Friday we have a '90s-themed dance party, a day-long skateboarding festival, World Cup bars, and a free blues fest.
Some heavy-hitters are coming to October's wildly popular lit fest.
When the world's got you down, all you need is a good belly laugh
Underpants, Shakespeare, and Giant Squirrels
For once, this season's movies don't ask you to check your brains at the door
Hermia and Lysander journey between soul and Seoul
Attention Earthlings: Your planet sucks
Hollywood's trilogy of terror frightened the blockbuster into art
Failed frozen-waffle jingle leads to year's best 51-song album
You swore you'd never watch a hemophiliac raise the spirit of a dead cat again. And then the Fringe Festival returned.
The Guthrie makes 'Othello' mellow; Sherlock Holmes hits the coffee shop
Getting to the bottom of Charlie Kaufman's 'Adaptation'
A 12-film series, "Cinema of Claustrophobia," gives us the real Polanski
An Actor Follows a New Script for Romance in 'Va savoir'
Paul Collins's Banvard's Folly gives posthumous props to a dozen and one forgotten oddballs
Or, Cannes 2001: How to love the movies without hating yourself
Journey through the new Dark Ages of Shakopee Valley with the cowled, the corseted, and the coxcombed
Taken for granted and foregone?
Spirits do Mr. Sandman's work at the Illusion Theater; the Minnesota Opera's Otello rages on
Oscar Wilde on Broadway, Lesbian Opera at Lincoln Center, Sparky the Gay Dog on TV. Be Careful What You Wish For.