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PREVIEW: Film Score Fest Screenings (MNKino)

A still from one of the featured films in tonight's Film Score Fest, taking place at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul.The present heatwave broke overnight, but MNKino is looking to heat things up this afternoon and evening with its Film Score Fest. The annual event, held at

PREVIEW: MNKino Film Score Fest at the Science Museum

Tomorrow marks the public culmination of the annual MNKINO Film Score Fest: a public screening with a live orchestra at the Science Museum of Minnesota. If you're not familiar with MNKINO, the organization promotes the creation of new films in the state of Minnesota. Participants sign up for time-sensitive film-making challenges

PREVIEW: Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival

A sampling of acts at the Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival. If the weather has you down, you can escape for a week by diving into the Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival. The festival's 2018 incarnation features stand-up comedians, a film delving the darkest sources of humor, a hit show about

REVIEW: Soaring The Last Jedi Reignites the Flame (Spoiler-Free)

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

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

PREVIEW: Arts Board Film Festival

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

Van Gogh/MIA Redux

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.

PREVIEW: Rare Musical Films at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

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