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REVIEW: emilie/eurydice (Transatlantic Love Affair)

Emilie (Heather Bunch) is cast by a car accident into the arms of the ensemble-cumliving set (Alex Hathaway and Derek Lee Miller). Photo by Jonathan Carlson.

Transatlantic Love Affair's emilie/eurydice is a difficult show to describe. This is not due to a particular complexity of plot – the scenario is fairly straightforward – but due to the impossibility of pinning what makes this show so moving on a single part. Many elements that by themselves might have

BLACK FRIDAY: Free Admission to Minnesota State Parks

Looking for a post-turkey slimmer? Want something to break up the eating? Take a trip to the outdoors and burn off that stuffing! Entrance fees to all 76 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas will be waived on Friday, Nov. 27. “There is a Minnesota state park within 30 miles of almost

OPINION: Attacks in Paris

By now, many of you have heard of the terrible terrorist attacks perpetrated in Paris. The crimes committed today are monstrous: suicide bombings and mass shootings – indiscriminate killings. The world is rightly horrified by what has taken place. All of those who have suffered losses today have our deep

REVIEW: The Night Alive (Jungle Theater)

Tommy (Stephen Yoakam) and Aimee (Sara Richardson). Photo by Heidi Bohnenkamp.

There's a surprising amount of violence in The Night Alive, Conor McPherson's new play at the Jungle Theater, given that the piece is fundamentally a situational comedy. A bit of a black comedy at times, yes, but the show having a body count matching Sister Act is just one of the unexpected things

PREVIEW: The Circus Juventas Gala

If you missed Circus Juventas' sensational 1001 Nights show this summer, there's one more chance to catch it during one of fall's hottest society events: the annual Circus Juventas gala. Many local arts organizations have their galas in their performance or gallery spaces, but only Circus Juventas puts the action under the