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As summer starts to enter its final stretch, it’s probably time to consider kissing endless weeks of disposable entertainment adieu in favor of more substantial cinematic offerings.
Some of you saw “Pacific Rim” last weekend. More of you saw “Grown Ups 2.” Only one of those two groups chose wisely, but odds are pretty good that neither group caught the best limited screenings around town.
Indoors and outdoors, Minnesota offers some of the best exhibits year-round.
A Minneapolis landmark is getting a fresh coat of paint. On Tuesday, workers started painting on the Spoonbridge and Cherry in the Walker Art Center’s Sculpture Garden.
Get your fill of dance this summer with performances throughout the Twin Cities.
Golfers can tee up again on the Walker Art Center’s new artist-designed miniature golf course in Minneapolis. The Walker has brought back mini golf to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden this summer.
Here are my choices for the best Twin Cities screenings for cinephiles this week.
The hits just keep coming. Upstream Color is being brought back for an encore run at the St. Anthony Main Theater on Friday, along with another pair of specialty draws. The Heights continues its dazzling Hollywood extravaganza. The Walker’s got a couple of can’t-miss arty attractions.
There’s something wicked in the air. Nearly all of my suggested best bets for Twin Cities film fans are either horror movies or arty interpolations of horror tropes or dissertations on the variety to be found within the genre.
Take some time off this summer to visit great Chicago events and exhibits.
Teased hair, pink hair and overflowing hair. Minneapolis looked a bit like Milan in Monday at the Walker Art Center.
Alright, now you can afford to take a small breath. May is just about here, and the behemoth MSPIFF has finally drawn to a close.
It’s only a couple of weeks until Mother’s Day. Have you made plans for the special mom in your life? If you’d like some ideas of things to do besides go out to eat, consider one of these options.
Need something to get you out of the winter blues? The Walker Art Center’s annual outdoor concert series Rock the Garden has announced its 2013 line-up.
The Twin Cities has no shortage of movie options this week. Seriously, dozens and dozens of films are screening at the international film festival in Minneapolis, and even if you’re not in the mood for foreign fare, there’s some really wonderful movies playing in local theaters.
Forget about the forecast. No, seriously. Pretend you didn’t just hear Mike Augustyniak toss out the possibility that parts of Minnesota could see up to a foot of snow later this week.
Young budding artists or kids who just like to get messy will find something to love in each of these top arts and crafts destinations for kids in the Twin Cities area.
Spring is still beaucoup tardy to the party, so keep those board shorts on ice and head out to a local movie house to catch one of these off-the-beaten-path screening options this week.
Think you’re going to catch a fallow period for moviegoing on the eve of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival next month? Think again.
Mediterranean cinema gets the Oscars, and Iranian cinema gets critics’ attention. Cradled somewhere between the two is a rich and diverse panoply of filmmaking voices that are not often enough given the international spotlight.
I always say March is the roughest month for Minnesotans, as far as weather goes. Here you are, thinking you’ve made it through the long winter and expecting a period of one progressively warmer week after another.
Allow me to pretend to be the first to say, “Finally!” The endless Oscar season is over and now we can all turn our eyes back on the object the highly distracting awards were supposedly engineered to highlight.
We know now that cats have at least two lives, since the Walker Art Center announced it will be reprising its wildly popular Internet Cat Video Festival this year.
Somewhere in Appalachia, idyll and decomposition cohabitate uneasily in the hearts and bodies of those who refuse to die, though they’re given every opportunity to choose death.
The Super Bowl is on ice, and the Oscars are still awhile away. Short of watching the Grammys next Sunday evening, you should have plenty of time to examine the wealth of movie options out there this week.