Mark Hamill stars as Luke Skywalker in the hotly awaited Star Wars: The Last Jedi. It's a long trip from Down Under to practically anywhere else – but there are some perks. Thanks to the International Date Line, you sometimes get to see blockbuster movies before your friends in Europe and the
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
A production still from The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki. The Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, which bills itself as the Midwest's largest international film event, returns April 13-29, 2017. This year's festival includes 10 feature films and a variety of shorts. Films will be presented at five
It's been eight months since we founded the Twin Cities Arts Reader. That's a nice round number – we have eight people on our team, too. Some of us are more visible than others. Some of us are more active than others! Together, we've built some of the largest and most expansive performing
The Minnesota State Arts Board has announced the schedule for the 2016 Arts Board Film Festival, a free exposition of films by 32 filmmakers and groups of filmmakers who received Arts Board grants between 2013 and 2015. Films range from 1-minute dance films (of which there are 10) to 20-minute excerpts
Vincent van Gogh has featured prominently in several exhibitions and events at the Minneapolis Institute of Art over the past year. Van Gogh's 1890 painting Irises made an appearance on loan and the museum went big with a giant, farmer's field-sized recreation of the painter's Olive Trees – a truly memorable spin on art.
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres will show four compilations of rare music films at the Fireside Theatre on select Sunday afternoons in 2016 at 3 pm. Each showing is followed by dinner, and is introduced by film historian Bob DeFlores. The showtimes are: Sunday, February 7: The Soundies - Jukebox musical films of the 1940s Sunday, May 8: Great Comedy