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REVIEW: Lula Washington Dance Theatre (Ordway)

There are a lot of things wrong in the modern dance world, but Lula Washington Dance Theatre isn't one of them. Friday's show at the Ordway a breath of fresh air like the modern dance sequences in Center Stage, except more inspired, kinetic, and original. Who is Lula Washington, you might ask?

INTERVIEW: Dale Johnson on Minnesota Opera’s Magic Flute Madness

Dale Johnson, Artistic Director of Minnesota Opera. Photo by Michal Daniel.

Minnesota Opera Artistic Director Dale Johnson. Photo by Michal Daniel. Minnesota Opera's innovative 2014 production of The Magic Flute was one of the surprise hits of the 2013-2014 season. This adaptation of the classic Mozart opera smashed the company's box office records, selling 14,584 tickets and bringing in $951,000 in ticket revenue. A year and

MIA’s Giant Van Gogh

The next stage of the Minneapolis Institute of Art's 100th anniversary year is giant, Van Gogh, and viewable from the air. Travelers flying through the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport can see a giant recreation of the 1889 Vincent Van Gogh painting Olive Trees owned by MIA. The Olive Trees painting owned by

Bremer Bank Takes Shine to Ordway, Sound of Music

The streets of Minneapolis have been infested with zombies, but the hills of St. Paul are alive with the sound of music. No, it's not the Ordway's Sound of Music cast just yet – it's the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts' staff and patrons singing about their friend in the banking

PREVIEW: Miguel Vazquez at Circus Juventas

Miguel Vazquez, one of the most celebrated trapeze performers of the 20th Century, will be teaching at Circus Juventas on Friday, October 23. Vazquez will participate in the St. Paul-based acrobatics school's flying classes starting at 6:45 PM, following a 5-6 PM meet-and-greet under the school's big top. Dan Butler, the Executive

REVIEW: Chameleon Theatre Circle’s Wonderful Horror Show

Note: This review has been updated and republished with additional pictures. It originally ran on October 5, 2015. Not every musical shines in a black box theater, but Chameleon Theatre Circle uses it to bring audience immersion to splendid heights in its production of The Rocky Horror Show. This production is a