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Audience dry, Actor, Director Buster Keaton wet at local Cemetery Cinema

Audience dry, Actor, Director Buster Keaton wet at local Cemetery Cinema

By Sue Hunter Weir It was touch and go all day on Saturday.  Would it rain or not?  In the end it turned out to be a beautiful evening.  Sweater weather but no umbrellas needed! More than 250 people enjoyed “The Navigator,” a 1924 Buster Keaton silent film.  The amazing Dreamland Faces played an hour-long live soundtrack that captured [...]

The Nightingale Trio, performances in Minneapolis and St. Paul Saturday, May 16th @ 2:00 PM, In the Heart of the Beast Theater

The Nightingale Trio, performances in Minneapolis and St. Paul Saturday, May 16th @ 2:00 PM, In the Heart of the Beast Theater

Rachel LaViola, Nila Bala, Sarah Larsson, with Guest Sara Pajunen. The Nightingale Trio, performances in Minneapolis and St. Paul With Ethnic Dance Theater in “Mountain Memories” Saturday, May 16th @ 2:00 PM Headlining show with guest Sara Pajunen In the Heart of the Beast Theater 1500 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407

MayDay MayDay! In the Heart of the Beast Call for Volunteer Help!!!!

A call for volunteers! Come help In the Heart of the Beast put on our 41st annual MayDay Celebration! On Sunday May 3, 2015, tens of thousands of folks will celebrate a day of community and festivity together.  All of this takes place because – and only because – hundreds of volunteers pitch in to make it happen. We need helping hands [...]

Heart Bombing on Valentine’s Day

Heart Bombing on Valentine’s Day

Neighborhood youth spread good wishes on Valentine’s Day at the home of Joseph Spangler as a part of Preservation Alliance of Minnesota Heart Bombing initiative to share love for historic houses.  In this part of the City you and Joseph think all homes have historic merit. BY SUE HUNTER WEIR Heart Bombing is a state-wide program sponsored by [...]

LANTERN FEST – a first time success on Marquette Plaza at end of Nicollet Mall.

LANTERN FEST – a first time success on Marquette Plaza at end of Nicollet Mall.

Contradicting nature a rabbit trails a wolf across In the Heart of the Beast’s  Avalon Theater stage passing rows of lanterns al on their way to Marquette Paza on Dec. 21st for the First Mpls. Lantern Fest called Light the Night. Downtown at the Plaza lantern makers carried and displayed their creations for the enjoyment of a on a very brisk [...]

“I’m still using my torch!… I’ll be glad to light your torch!”

“I’m still using my torch!… I’ll be glad to light your torch!”

In Mpls. 2 years ago, Dr. Dorothy Cotton, former Associate to Martin Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke to a gathering and said, “There’s been a lot of talk today about elders passing on the torch to the youth. “I’m here to tell you God gave my torch to me and I am still using it! “I’ll be glad to light your torch so that together we [...]

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church & In The Heart Of The Beast Puppet And Mask Theater to Expand Phillips Avenue of The Arts This Summer

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church & In The Heart Of The Beast Puppet And Mask Theater to Expand Phillips Avenue of The Arts This Summer

Our goal is to “re-brand” Midtown Phillips as an arts destination through engaging neighbors to create powerful works of public art that connect the community.  Connected neighbors creating beautiful arts pathways will help build a safer, more united community.  Our plans include: Build the May Day Parade route along Bloomington [...]

Hope Academy Students: Painting a story of Peace, Equality, and Teamwork with Tenacity on 48’ canvas

Hope Academy Students: Painting a story of Peace, Equality, and Teamwork with Tenacity on 48’ canvas

By Catherine Tong Students from Hope Academy are sharing a story, but this story will contain few written words. It is the story of a Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan woman and is told with paint on a 48’ long stretch of canvases. It is the story of a woman who planted hope for her people, and it’s told by 60 students who are beginning to paint [...]

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

By Howard McQuitter II Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)  **** DreamWorks. Animation/Adventure/Family Cast: Ty Burrell (Mr. Peabody, voice), Max Charles (Sherman, voice), Ariel Winter (Penny Peterson, voice), Leslie Mann (Patty Peterson, voice), Guillaune Arestos (Robespierre, voice), Lauri Fraser (Marie Antoinette/Egyptian Woman, [...]

Philip Seymour Hoffman: July 23, 1967- February 2, 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman: July 23, 1967- February 2, 2014

One of Hollywood’s most gifted actors and reaching today’s rare status of an actor’s actor, Mr. Philip Seymour Hoffman, died of an overdose of heroin in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday, February 2,2014, the same day as Super Bowl XLVIII. He was 46. A most unfortunate fate for an actor with immense talent loved by studios, critics and [...]

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