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Penumbra Suspends Shows, Lays Off Employees

The Penumbra Theatre in St. Paul, the nation’s largest and most esteemed African-American theater, announced it is temporarily halting all shows.

09/06/2012

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Good Question: Are We More Violent Than Before?

From the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo. to Sunday’s temple attack outside Milwaukee, Wis. — two mass shootings in two weeks have raised a lot of Good Questions.

08/06/2012

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Best Summertime Theatre Activities For Kids In Minnesota

Once school is out and children are free of their educational duties for the summer, it’s “I’m bored” time. Even though summertime should be relaxing, kids need playtime, which offers parents the opportunity to keep educating them all summer long. These summertime theater camps, the best in Minnesota, may be the remedy that every family needs for a boredom-free summer break that will nurture young performers.

05/04/2012

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Twin Cities Lighting Director Found Dead

The Twin Cities theater community is mourning the loss of one of their own.

04/28/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Small Town Drama

Funding cuts and the recession have created hard times for many actors. But somehow, a professional theater in a small Minnesota town is still thriving.

04/08/2012

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Good Question: How Do They Make Old Movies 3-D?

It’s not just about the popcorn or big name stars anymore: 3-D is the buzz in movie making. Even Titanic, released 15 years ago, is coming back to the big screen in the new form. So, how do they make an old movie 3D? Good Question.

03/28/2012

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Venue Spotlight: Heights Theater

The Heights movie theater stands out from its surroundings, taller than the nearby businesses and quite a bit flashier.

03/05/2012

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February Arts Preview

There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy art event in the Twin Cities. Here’s a quick guide to our can’t-miss arts picks for February.

01/30/2012

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Curiocity: Reviewing The Best Of 2011

Well, it’s that time of year again — time to look back on the year that was and reflect on what we’ve learned, the new places we’ve enjoyed and the events that made up 2011.

12/29/2011

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Penumbra Cancels 2 Shows, Cuts Budget

The Penumbra Theatre in St. Paul announced they are cancelling two productions scheduled for next spring due to budget cuts.

12/06/2011

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Mpls Loring Theater Struggling But Still Open

The newly rechristened Loring Theater in Minneapolis has canceled some shows and relocated others but remains open.

11/07/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Theater For Free

The Minnesota Theater Alliance is trying to get you interested in the theater by giving away free tickets to shows in October.

09/13/2011

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Tracie Bennett Is Judy Garland In ‘End Of The Rainbow’

Actress Tracie Bennett recently visited the Guthrie Theater in preparation for her upcoming January run of the show End of the Rainbow, in which she portrays Minnesota’s own Judy Garland in the later years of the star’s career.

06/13/2011

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‘War Horse’ To Tour U.S. Starting Next Summer

“War Horse” may be galloping to a theater near you.

05/11/2011

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Movie Theater Church Gets Sunday Sneak Preview

There’s a special sneak preview this weekend of services at a new evangelical church in Coon Rapids that’s setting up shop in a movie theater.

02/06/2011

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