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yödoishëndahgwa’geh: A Place for Rest

yödoishëndahgwa’geh: A Place for Rest

ALL MY RELATIONS GALLERY yödoishëndahgwa’geh (a place for rest) is inter-sensorial space of moving image and soundby Seneca artist Rosy Simas and her collaborative composer François Richomme. The intention of the space is to contribute to the healing of generations on the river behind us – our ancestors, and in front of us – [...]

Have You Heard the One About…

Have You Heard the  One About…

By Patrick Cabello Hansel A lawyer, a pastor and a saxophone player walked into…a cemetery? What’s the punchline? You’ll have to come to “QUITTING TIME at a Place of Endless Time,” on Saturday, September 18th at 4 pm at the historic Pioneers and Soldiers Cemetery at East Lake Street and Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis. Patrick [...]

Movie Corner: “Old”

Movie Corner: “Old”

Old: courtesy Universal Pictures (2021 Universal Pictures) ★★☆☆☆ By HOWARD McQUITTER M. Night Shyamalan  is up to another one of his  "prize" thrillers that simply doesn't add up to a hill of beans. I often say I'll go for the ride with a movie if it lacks in major areas, but with OldI just wanted to not [...]

In The Heart of the Beast Theatre Update

In The Heart of the Beast Theatre Update

BOARD UPDATE AUGUST 12 2021In 2021, HOBT has been working to restart our organization and adapt to the impacts of COVID-19. We considered every path forward that would put us in the best possible position to live out our mission and carry the important work of the MayDay Council into the future.In conversation and with the input of HOBT staff and [...]

Summer of Soul

Summer of Soul

Movie Corner (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) Documentary/Music  (2021 Searchlight Pictures) ★★★★★ By HOWARD MCQUITTER II               Harlem Cultural Festival in 1969 is the festival all but forgotten, deliberately thrown (literally) down in a basement. [...]

A Great Run: Interview with Jack Reuler

A Great Run: Interview with Jack Reuler

Arts, No Chaser By DWIGHT HOBBES Mixed Blood Theatre ushered in authentic multicultural fare 45 years ago and remains at the fore. Owing to the vision of neophyte upstart, founding artistic director Jack Reuler who recently resigned, leaving Twin Cities considerably stronger than he found it. Reuler spoke about  his career and the [...]

Random alley News

Random alley News

Complied by Lindsey Fenner Hazardous Waste Collection Event August 13 and 14 at South High Hennepin County will be accepting household hazardous waste Friday August 13 and Saturday August 14, 9AM-4PM at South High, 3131 19th Avenue South (enter off 21st Ave. S) Accepted from Households: Aerosols; Batteries (tape both terminals); CFLS and [...]

Community Woodshop Seeks Physical Space and Neighborhood Input

Community Woodshop Seeks Physical Space and Neighborhood Input

By JESSIE MERRIAM https://www.fireweedwoodshop.org/ Fireweed Community Woodshop (FCW), formerly known as the Women’s Woodshop, had to close its South Minneapolis physical location in April of 2020 due to COVID. The shop was started by Jess Hirsch in 2016 as a safe studio and classroom space for women and nonbinary folks to practice and [...]

Unconventional Stories from a Firebrand

Unconventional Stories from a Firebrand

Arts, No Chaser By DWIGHT HOBBES David Daniels. Photo by Mitch Olson Quintessential firebrand David Daniels is that rarity, a performance artist who, instead of self-righteously blowing hot air, actually utilizes spoken word to send messages of consequence. An auspicious debut was his play Malcolm X [...]

Loss of Two Landmark Theatres a Tragedy

By HOWARD MCQUITTER II In 2003, Loews Cineplex gave way to Landmark Theatres as the new owners of the Edina Cinema at 50th and France in Edina. Altogether the Edina Cinema had been in operation for 87 years, but then came COVID-19 to force the prize of Edina closed for "good". What a loss for us cinephiles and all other regular moviegoers [...]

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