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Top Ten Movies of 2016

Top Ten Movies of 2016

1. “Moonlight” (R) Running time: 111 minutes. Director: Barry Jenkins. A young African American goes from childhood and adulthood in Miami with many struggles including his sexuality. Drama. 2. “Manchester by the Sea” (R) Running time: 137 minutes. Director: Kenneth Lonergan. A working class handyman suffering from depression has to face [...]

MayDay Workshops, Parade, and Pageant 2017

MayDay Workshops, Parade, and Pageant 2017

Save the Dates! MayDay Community Meetings 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 [...]

Where the Children Sleep ASI’s Migration, Identity and Belonging Series Opening January 21

Where the Children Sleep ASI’s Migration, Identity and Belonging Series Opening January 21

Where the Children Sleep is an exhibition of emotionally moving photographs of refugee children by award-winning Swedish photojournalist Magnus Wennman January 21 – March 5, 2017, at the American Swedish Institute inspired by a theme of Migration, Identity and Belonging, reflecting our founding by Swedish immigrants and a mission to be a [...]

Levi Strauss: You’ve Left Your Mark on the Ass of America

Levi Strauss: You’ve Left Your Mark on the Ass of America

Roy McBride was born Dec 29th, 1943 with innate poetic instincts that became enhanced by his natural and family surroundings. Roy was a “love” poet because he loved all humanity. He added the vicissitudes of urban life, becoming a much loved urban poet. He was a spoken word performer, poet, journal keeper, visionary, master improviser, [...]

“La La Land”

“La La Land”

By Howard McQuitter II ****1/2 out of five stars “La La Land” (2016) Liongate Drama/Musical/Romance Sebastian has that same passion for jazz as did Andrew (Miles Teller) did in “Whiplash”(2014), by director Damien Chazelle, who directed both “Whiplash” and “La La Land”. In both cases, Sebastian, the pianist, and Andrew, the [...]

“Hacksaw Ridge”

“Hacksaw Ridge”

**** & 1/2 stars “Hacksaw Ridge” Summit Entertainment Biography/War (R) I envision climactic moments in war films going back decades; when I see soldiers coming over the threshold with guns in hand, bullets and bombs sounding all around them, as they face their enemies. War movies, such as Steven Spielberg’s “Saving Private [...]

La Natividad Returns to Minneapolis An urgent plea to open homes, cities, the world, and hearts with love.

La Natividad Returns to Minneapolis An urgent plea to open homes, cities, the world, and hearts with love.

BY STEPHANIE ROGERS This Holiday season, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre and St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church reprise the popular, bilingual La Natividad performance and celebration with performances from December 15 to December 22. It’s an event that has become a tradition for many in the neighborhood, and is more [...]

“The Accountant” & “Moonlight”

“The Accountant” & “Moonlight”

** out of 5 stars “Accountant,” “R” Rating Ben Affleck’s character Christian Wolf in “The Accountant” lives in an Airstream trailer in the hinterland where he stocks weapons, money, paintings by Renoir and Jackson Pollack (bought on the black market). He’s involved with some nefarious organizations and some of assignments are [...]

Light Up Lake Street

Light Up Lake Street

New puppet concert series co-produced by Music Animated and In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre BY STEPHANIE ROGERS Like all of our neighbors, In the Heart of the Beast has been processing recent events in Minneapolis. We feel the desperation of our community, and long to find ways of coming together, to hold space, to find peace. [...]

Snowden

Snowden

*** out of 5 stars Oliver Stone is the ideal director for “Snowden”, the man I’ve admired who back in the 1980s and the early 1990s would willingly step into controversial subject matter such as his films “Platoon” (1986), “Born on the Fourth of July” (1989) and “JFK” (1991). “Snowden” is one of those controversial men who [...]

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