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To Be Right or Safe?- A Review of Detainee

Last Friday at the newly renovated Phoenix Theater, Detainee from Mission Theatre Company held it’s opening night performance. Having spoken with Andrea Tonsfelt and Annelise Stuht for last week’s podcast episode, I had a lot of background on the performance. […]

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Great River Shakespeare Festival: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

This play was seen at the Great River Shakespeare Festival in Winona, Minnesota. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead was actually not written by William Shakespeare, but rather by Tom Stoppard. The title characters originally appeared as minor roles in Shakespeare’s, […]

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Welcome to Night Vale, Minneapolis

(Author’s note: This review does not spoil anything of the content of the live show as per the request of the producers of the show. The content will eventually be released as a premium live recording.) This week I had […]

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Winona’s Great River Shakespeare Festival Presents The Merry Wives of Windsor

June 26th I attended the Great River Shakespeare Festival (GRSF) to watch The Merry Wives of Windsor.  Having been a theatre minor, and seeing many GRSF plays over the years I understand that William Shakespeare is one of the most […]

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The 40th Annual Mayday Celebration

Every year, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre hosts the MayDay Festival in Powderhorn Park and Parade down Bloomington Avenue, with a different theme every year.  On Sunday, May 4th, they celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the […]

Adam Levy Bethany Larson and The Bees Knees At New Century Theatre

Last night New Century Theatre held the second show of their 2014 Sessions music series. Curious North was there to capture the double-bill performance featuring local artist Adam Levy as well as Bethany Larson and The Bees Knees. Last week, Adam […]

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New Century Sessions Brighten City Center Stage

Saturday, March 28th Dessa kicked off Sessions, the second annual concert series held in downtown Minneapolis’ New Century Theatre. An otherwise muted City Center houses the venue whose 270 seats sold out instantly for their flagship performance. New Century Sessions […]

Laughing Across the Twin Cities

We might not be like New York or Los Angeles, but here in the Twin Cities, we have an active and hilarious comedy community! Here’s a list of some of the hottest locations for a good laugh. While you’re out […]

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Holiday Theater In The Metro

by Jed Johnson As the holiday season envelops the Twin Cities many of us look to the arts to entertain family and friends. With Thanksgiving night and Christmas right on its heels shows are selling out quicker than the sprint […]

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MN High School Theater- Once Upon a Mattress

By Jared Epstein Picture a fantasy world with the expected elements: an evil step mother, a bold and noble prince, and a charming, love driven princess.  Now picture that if it were written by Pixar or Dreamworks.  It leaves you […]

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