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Momentum: New Dance Works

A quartet of the state’s most compelling pieces of choreography come together in this sixth annual snapshot of the Minnesota dance community. An early standout this year is Our Perfectly Wonderful Lives, a riff on the allure of superstardom by one of our favorite physical-theater troupes, Off-Leash Area Contemporary Performance Works. Co-director Paul Herwig says […]

Another in the Wind

So … now Auriga has announced that it will close this weekend after ten years. I really like the food at Auriga. I think it’s fresh, exciting and I think they believe in the perfect bite. One of my favorite meals was during a late night stop-in during a snow storm. We ordered some stuff, […]

Cullberg Ballet

In anticipation of December’s arrival of the Bolshoi Ballet, also at the Northrop, this much-decorated Swedish troupe presents Mats Eks’ modern reworking of Swan Lake . It makes a certain amount of sense to put the cart before the horse like this; as much as we might like to, we cannot escape the constraints of […]

Those damn Clear Channel guys are at it again

Ok, this is one of those times when a press release actually came to our office and didn’t go into the junk mail folder. It seems the local radio arm of Clear Channel, those whipping boys of the alternative press, are giving $93,000 this week to the School Arts Project to provide funding for music, […]

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