Fringe blog (day 1): Insider trading places

Fringe

A longtime Fringe staffer finally allows himself to have public opinions about shows.

BLOG: Audience: Engaged! (or not)

Management | Vision

Is audience participation the wave of the future, or just another pothole on the bumpy road to audience engagement?

The Art of Fringing

Fringe

At the Fringe Festival, as in life, you can’t experience everything. Read this article to help build your plan of attack.

BLOG: Lessons From the Homefront

Here's some things that I think Minnesota is doing well.

ADVICE: Fringe Do's and Don'ts for better fringing

Fringe

In a few weeks, should you try to trek across town in 25 minutes to see that Fringe show with the great plot line but a few bad reviews? Get answers here.

REVIEW: "You forget the fact that they're dancing."

Criticism

Through sound and singular ensemble movement, Black Label Movement's "Wreck" thrills and scares their audience with the performance of a ship going under.

BLOG: Challenge Accepted

The Knight Arts Challenge announces its finalists for the millions of dollars that will rain down on St. Paul.

REVIEW: "Asking for It" is very funny

Criticism

Ira thinks he may have seen the most 'important' stand-up comedy set around and regrets that its value as theater may overshadow its pure funny.

BLOG: Searching for Meaning in the Birth and Death of Arts Organizations

Management | Vision

Should we go about pruning back the number of arts organizations out there?

Playlist profile: Melissa Hart

Tradition | Training | Vision

"So what keeps me going is interpreting the fabulous things. To bring truth to it. It also stretches me."