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INTERVIEW: The Ladies of PRIME Productions on Little Wars and More

Gertrude Stein and Alice Toklas in their apartment in the early 1920s; the pair hosted many dinner parties with literary luminaries. Photo by Man Ray. It's relatively uncommon for a new company operating under an Actor's Equity Association contract to suddenly appear in town, so when PRIME Productions announced its launch in March, the announcement

REVIEW: Youthful West Side Story Runs Scared (Ordway)

Desiree Davar as Anita (center) with the Shark Girls in the Ordway Center for the performing Arts production of West Side Story. Photo by Rich Ryan. Where should one begin with an iconic musical like West Side Story? Composer Leonard Bernstein began by saying, "I'd always thought of West Side Story in terms of teenagers." This focus is

NEWS: Walker Art Center Transforms into Giant Robot, Stops Monster Menace (April Fools)

The W.A.L.K.E.R. giant robot prepares to deal a finishing blow to the monster that menaced Minneapolis this morning. The Minneapolis Monster Menace has come to an end. In a stunning development, the Walker Art Center transformed into a giant robot and defeated the monster menacing Uptown in a climactic battle on

INTERVIEW: Another Chat with The Realish Housewives of Edina

The 50th & France shopping district name-dropped in The Realish Housewives of Edina, Season 2. Part 2 of Basil Considine's interview with The Realish Housewives of Edina, Season 2's writers Kate James and Tim Sniffen and actresses Katherine Kupiecki and Karissa Lade. Read Part 1 Reality TV is often a love-it-or-hate-it thing. Where do you stand

FEATURE: Trump’s Proposed NEA Cuts and the Legacy of Piss Christ

Nikolay Petrovich Lomtev's Girolamo Savonarola preaching in Florence. Father Savonarola's incendiary critique of luxury led to the infamous Bonfires of the Vanities, the largest of which on Feb. 7, 1492 including the burning of several paintings by Renaissance masters. Among other achievements, Savonarola successfully advocated for laws banning sodomy and declared that

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