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“Baby Driver” & “The Big Sick”

“Baby Driver” & “The Big Sick”

(l to r) Buddy (Jon Hamm), Darling (Eiza Gonzalez), Baby (Ansel Elgort) and Bats (JAMIE FOXX) discuss the next heist in TriStar Pictures' BABY DRIVER. By Howard McQuitter II “Baby Driver”(2017) **** out of five Action/Comedy/Drama/Music Rated R Director Edgar Wright’s (I met him back when he directed “Shaun of the Dead”) “Baby [...]

The Great Makers Exchange Highlights Nordic Craft and Artisans: Mini-Workshops, Demonstrations and an Artist Market

The Great Makers Exchange Highlights Nordic Craft and Artisans: Mini-Workshops, Demonstrations and an Artist Market

Hands-on Nordic Craft celebrating and learning for all ages with workshops, demonstrations, an artist market, live music and a talk by Tia Salmela Keobounpheng; noon – 5 pm Sunday, Aug. 6th; Mini-Workshops at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Entrance included in ASI Museum Admission:  $10 Adults, $7 ages 62+, $5 Students with ID and youth ages 5-12. FREE for [...]

“I, Daniel Blake”

“I, Daniel Blake”

By Howard McQuitter II “I, Daniel Blake” ***** “I, Daniel Blake” winner of the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016, is another example of director Ken Loach’s (“Cathy Come Home” ), “Kes “, “Ladybird, Ladybird” [1994) body of work as a master at giving the working-class their due on screen. Daniel Blake (Dave [...]

“The Truth Beneath” From the 36th Annual Minneapolis-St. Paul Film Festival

“The Truth Beneath” From the 36th Annual Minneapolis-St. Paul Film Festival

“The Truth Beneath” (2016) ***** A scandal may be on the way during an extremely close race that Eui-sung Kim (Noh Jae-soon) wins narrowly over Jong-chan (Ju- hyuk Kim). Just as the elections will go national, Noh Jae- soon and his wife’s daughter Kim Min-jin (Ji-Hoon Shin) goes missing. Noh Jae-soon tells Yeon-hong (Yeon-jin Son) to [...]

Paradise

Paradise

“Paradise” (2016) ***** A riveting story about a young Russian aristocrat, Olga (Yuliya Vysotskaya), is sent away to a concentration camp where she faces unspeakable circumstances. She has joined the French Resistance to save as many Jews as she can from extermination only to be captured and interrogated for the “crime” of hiding Jewish [...]

Get Out

Get Out

Universal Pictures Horror/Suspense/Mystery/Comedy ***** If you think “Get Out” is like Stanley Kramer’s “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (1967)–it is to an extent–but “Get Out” goes much further, much deeper in its approach to a very unsettling, suspenseful,malevolence; yet it’s peppered with humor. The director Jordan [...]

MayDay Parade, Ceremony, and Festival Planning March 21st 7-9:30 PM

MayDay Parade, Ceremony, and Festival Planning March 21st 7-9:30 PM

photo by Bruce Silcox By Naomi Campion The process of creating the MayDay Parade, Ceremony, and Festival begins in February and March with community meetings. We invite you to join with neighbors and MayDay artists in a conversation about where we are as a community right now: our hopes, concerns, and images that resonate and inspire as we look [...]

Tanya Lukin Linklater

Tanya Lukin Linklater

First All My Relations Arts Artists-in-Residency Program • February 26 - March 5, 2017 By Karen Nelson In partnership with The Ordway Center For Performing Arts and Rosy Simas Danse, All My Relations Arts presentsTanya Lukin Tanya Lukin Linklater’s performance collaborations, videos, photographs and installations have been exhibited [...]

La La Land

La La Land

By Howard McQuitter II For March 2017, I refer to my highly recommended movie the highly touted musical/romance/drama “La La Land” (received 14 Oscar nominations) directed by Damien Chazelle (“Whiplash” ). Chazelle became the youngest Person (at age 32) to win the best director award at the Golden Globes. Only two other movies in Oscar [...]

Announcing the 2017 Puppet Lab Performances

Announcing the 2017 Puppet Lab Performances

By Stephanie Rogers Week 1:  Chamindika Wanduragala: Fulfillingness’ Rebirth Madeline Helling: Brothers Friday, March 17 – 7:30pm Saturday, March 18 – 7:30pm Sunday, March 19 – 2:30pm Week 2: Patty Gille: Bipolar Lite  Allison Osberg: Mythomania Friday, March  24 – 7:30pm Saturday, March 25 – 7:30pm Sunday, [...]

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