BLOG: Is there a theater boom happening in the Twin Cities

Posted Feb. 26

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Weekend full of sellout shows, conversations at Mixed Blood, the loss of an influential figure, and Arts Advocacy Day.

Once more unto the breach


The author thinks he has something new to say about making theater relevant--and it is not about technology.

BLOG: Raging Twin Cities theater debates, New Plays & improvisation

Posted Feb. 20

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Debates about playwrighting and whether artists are special rage. Here are some of the highlights.

Playwright thinking about actors


A playwright reflects on his love for actors and what makes the best ones so trustworthy with scripts.

BLOG: New McKnight blog, valentines items, and we quote the shit out of you

Posted Feb. 13

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McKnight foundation starts a new blog about artists, valentines arts recommendations and we quote the social media chatter

Amateurs, academics, and money


In the first essay in a series, we take a look at how economics effects artistic output.

BLOG: Tax Credits, Caucuses, and Injuries: The Art Trifecta

Posted Feb. 6

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Is arts funding in danger due to football? How does a company react when a dancer gets hurt?

BLOG: Sweaty dramas, fringe festival, and placemakers

Posted Jan. 30

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Atlantic asks why comedy doesn't win awards and artplace has $15 million, will MN orgs get any of it?

BLOG: News & Notes for 1/16 through 1/22

Posted Jan. 23

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Theater reviews about and SOPA/PIPA causes protest. Here's a bit of news and notes.

BLOG: Items of some note from 1/9 – 1/15

Posted Jan. 16

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Staff turn-over at the Guthrie, arts journalism turn-over at MinnPost, & 1968 controversy