MNfusion: Guthrie Theater's 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream'When tackling a well-known piece of theater there are two paths to take: stay true to the original work as much as possible or add in a twist. Both paths offer challenges to directors and actors, and both open the performance up to criticism for either not living up to previous performances or for missing the mark with the new artistic choice.
MNfusion: Salt Cellar Embodies St. Paul Culture With Retro, Old-School Style
MNfusion: Theater Latté Da's 'Oliver' Debuts At The PantagesAudiences were clearly delighted at seeing the return of "Oliver" Saturday evening in downtown Minneapolis. The show opened Saturday evening at the Pantages Theatre as the third collaboration between Theater Latté Da and the Hennepin Trust Company as part of the Broadway Re-imagined series.
MNfusion: The Wedge Sets A Place For Everyone At The TableA long-time staple of the Whittier neighborhood recently opened a new location along Minneapolis' Eat Street. The Wedge Table opened their doors, and pulled out a chair, for the Nicollet neighborhood on Jan. 26.
Local Tap Talk: Bent BrewstilleryLocal Tap Talk checked out Bent Brewstillery, a Roseville watering hole that offers a mix of craft brewing and distilling.
MNfusion: The Wedge Table Opens On 'Eat Street'A new market and café has found a home on Minneapolis' "Eat Street." The Wedge Table Market and Café opened their second location along Nicollet Avenue South Monday.
MNfusion Review: 'I Love Lucy® Live On Stage'Going into the performance of "I Love Lucy, Live On Stage," I must admit, my expectations were not very high. It turns out that may have been to my advantage, as I felt the show was a fun, well-executed tribute to the beloved TV program.
MNfusion Review: Dobet Gnahoré @ The OrdwayI was excited to learn that the Ordway makes the exploration of different cultures part of their mission each season with the Target World Music Series. The first show in the series for the 2015 calendar year was an African singer, dancer and percussionist from the Ivory Coast, Dobet Gnahoré
Local Tap Talk: Excelsior Brewing CompanyWe decided to help you – and your livers – keep up with the taproom trend by stopping by some of these Twin Cities brewhouses. This week we visited Excelsior Brewing Company, WCCO viewers' choice for best taproom, in Excelsior.
Local Tap Talk: Tin Whiskers Brewing Co.Tin Whiskers -- a brewing company and taproom located in downtown St. Paul -- has humble beginnings like most craft breweries throughout Minnesota, but with an interesting twist: All three founders are electrical engineers.
Curiocity Q&A: Motown: The Musical's Elijah Ahmad LewisMotown: The Musical is playing now through Dec. 28. Tickets range from $49 to $134. To purchase tickets, or for more information, visit the Orpheum Theatre online.
Local Tap Talk: Big Wood BreweryWe decided to help you – and your livers – keep up with the taproom trend by stopping by some of these Twin Cities brewhouses. First up, Big Wood Brewery in White Bear Lake.
Curiocity: Q&A With Billie Wildrick From 'A Christmas Story, The Musical'By now, it's hard to believe that there are people who haven't seen the 1983 Christmas comedy, "A Christmas Story." I mean, it's nearly impossible not to catch a glimpse of the film when flipping through channels on Christmas day since TBS began its 24-hour "A Christmas Story" marathon.
Curiocity: Q&A With 'Musical Mondays' CreatorsMusical Mondays pairs these two by offering audiences a taste of local performers, and offering local performers a space to explore their range of talent. So, I sat down with the people who are working to make everyone’s Monday a bit more musical, Max Wojtanowicz and Sheena Janson.
Curiocity: Q&A With Conrad John Schuck, Orpheum's General WaverlyWe all have holiday traditions. For some, it's baking cookies. For others, it's decorating the house. And for another group it could be watching the big game.