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During the summer, many kids’ minds fall into a lazy and relaxed mode. However, some guardians and parents make it their duty to enroll such happy-go-lucky children into summer programs. Many of these summer curricula last from one to eight weeks. Well, the second annual Girl Power Camp is a one-week rundown for girls age […]

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Over the holiday weekend, Garrison Keillor and the gang behind “A Prairie Home Companion” are returning home to Macalester College, the site of the show’s very first broadcast nearly 40 years ago on July 6, 1974. Over the course of its hugely successful four-decade run, the locally produced public radio show has become a Midwestern […]

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Have you been to Bedlam Lowertown yet? Just weeks after its grand opening celebrations, the place is at last open for business every day, with full kitchen and bar service and performances almost nightly – indeed, a variety of live theater, music, improv and dance is already on the docket. I saw Ryan Underbakke’s “The […]

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Ohio Shakespeare Festival, a Knight Arts grantee, shows clearly that the Renaissance poetic feat of the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare, is not only accessible for audiences some 500 years later, but utterly enjoyable to watch. In his comedies, Shakespeare can be a hoot, especially the way he depicts what are called “low” characters. And […]

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FEAST Miami. Photo: Heber Siqueiros.

FEAST Miami is a meals-based micro-funding project that hosts pop-up dinners to support emerging artists and arts organizations with small grants. These grants are used by the winning artists to execute their projects that will ultimately have a direct impact on our culture and our economy. I spoke with FEAST Miami co-founder Chef Loren Pulitzer […]

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The River City Revue returns this week for another summer of “babysitter-worthy events for people of the Twin Cities to come out and experience their national park.” In a video promoting the event (see above), Dan Dressler of the National Park Service describes the Mississippi riverfront as natural treasure hidden in plain view, “going from bluff to bluff […]

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Ten-minute plays, eight of them, put on back to back, with the public voting on the best among them. That’s the tradition that Weathervane Playhouse, a Knight Arts grantee, is maintaining as it is building up for the 4th annual 8×10 Theatrefest to be held during the weekend of July 11-13. You can imagine that […]

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If you do a Google search, you can find out that if you see a possum in your dreams, it means that what seems apparent on the surface isn’t necessarily true, and that you need to dig beneath the surface to discover what is what. Maybe if you are from Virginia, like playwright Ed Falco, […]

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A quick summary of the musical “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” which is being presented at Weathervane Playhouse, a Knight Arts grantee, is that it is a long, almost three-hour comedy bolstered by some great performances from the cast (and that includes the ensemble players). Set in the French Riviera in a place called Beaumont-sur-mer, the major […]

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Beginning Saturday morning, 10 a.m. on June 14, Minneapolis/St. Paul residents will be able to travel by light rail between the Twin Cities’ downtown areas. Conscientious drivers and cyclists are boning up on new share-the-road signage and safety rules. The months of construction and navigating around “the Trench” are just a memory. The trains are […]

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