Silver Linings Playbook is sort of a lateral pass for director David O. Russell. Much like The Fighter, Playbook is a blue-collar romantic dramedy with sporty trimmings and a fixation on the number of ways family members can drive you straight up the wall.
It’s been a wild couple of years for singer-songwriter Tristan Prettyman. After undergoing surgery on her vocal cords, she got engaged to boyfriend Jason Mraz — only to deal with the heartbreak of the relationship ending soon after.
They say you should always write what you know and for a local couple, they’re taking that notion both to heart — and to the stage.
It’s been quite a journey for Joshua Radin. The Indie artist’s music has been featured in hit TV shows like Grey’s Anatomy, he’s provided soundtrack help in numerous movies, oh, and Ellen DeGeneres is one of his biggest fans.
There was certainly a time when you couldn’t turn on the radio — or TV, for that matter — without hearing The All-American Rejects song, “Gives You Hell.”
It was 10 years ago that a young, soulful singer debuted her first album — a collection of cover songs titled, The Soul Sessions.
When “Chicago” opens Tuesday night at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts, audiences will be graced with a very familiar face.
Before Marcus Samuelsson turned 40, he had a three-star restaurant from the New York Times, was named Rising Star Chef of the Year by the James Beard Foundation and Best Chef in New York City and was asked to serve President Obama and his family at the State Dinner.
Lynn Shelton, the writer-director of Your Sister’s Sister, is quick to share credit. She hands her quartet of co-stars the rather curious (and prominent) credit “Creative Consultants.”
Motion City Soundtrack, one of the biggest Minneapolis-bands-gone-good in the last decade or so, will head back to their roots to help kick off the inaugural River’s Edge Music Festival this weekend.
It was nearly three years ago that Miss Kristin Chenoweth was in Minnesota. At the time, she was shooting a movie called, “Into Temptation,” and using every hour off the job to spend her earnings at the Mall of America.
A new play at the Guthrie Theater is described as an emotional ride through one woman’s lens.
When Wisconsin native, Mary Vander Leest saw what the Twin Cities had to offer in theater and beyond — she made the decision right then and there, this would be her new home.
Before he takes the Minnesota stage, “Late, Late Night” host Craig Ferguson was kind enough to discuss just about everything with me — from his recent Anthrax scare to his life-long love of science.
While he says he’s technically “retired,” our lovable former TV news anchor and Twin Cities living legend is adding yet another duty to his ever-growing resume. On Thursday, Shelby will officially take the stage as “The Narrator” in the Minneapolis production of “Rocky Horror Show.”