The women of Castle Adamant preparing for war in the Gilbert and Sullivan Very Light Opera Company's new production of Princess Ida. Photo by Stephen Hage. Some of the jokes in Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operas have stood the test of time better than others. This is one of the reasons
Flowers blooming during a past Loring Park Art Festival. Photo by Sher Stoneman. The Loring Park Art Festival returns to downtown Minneapolis on July 28 and 29, 2018. This year will mark the 19th installment of the annual festival and showcase of art. This year's festival will showcase work by 140 artists across a
Allen Ruppersberg's The Singing Posters: Allen Ginsberg's Howl by Allen Ruppersberg (Part 1 & 2) (2003). Photo courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali. Posters? Check. Comic? Check. Book covers? Check! Record covers? Check-check! This is just a small sample of Allen Ruppersberg's broad body of work, which will be
Aimee Louisanne and a friend (aka, "lunch") get rather close to a T-Rex from Dinosaur Zoo Live. Photo by C. Waits. Dinosaurs from Australia are invading the United States via Canada. Yes, you read that right. The Land Down Under has sent its toothiest specimens to delight America's children, just as
The presidential cabinet: Kersten Rodau, Adam Qualls, Randy Schmeling, Bill Scharpen, Carl Schoenborn, and Charles Fraser in Annie. Photo by Rich Ryan. A locally produced holiday production of Annie is ending is its run at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. Since its original opening on Broadway in 1977, Annie
The chandelier used in the current Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera. The current touring show chandelier is proportionally taller and emphasizes other details of the model chandeliers at the Paris Opera. Read Basil Considine's review of The Phantom of the Opera. At the height of the first megamusical craze,
Effective December 1, Editor-in-Chief Hanne Appelbaum will be on maternity leave through June 1, 2018. During the interim, Performing Arts Editor Basil Considine will assume the title of Editor-Ad-Interim.