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What’s on at the Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater?

  Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater (BLB) is a vaudeville-style cabaret theater where you can grab some snacks, a drink and some conversation, all while engaging in...

Why Penumbra Theatre’s Sarah Bellamy Says ‘More Theater. Period.’

  Theater is in Sarah Bellamy's blood. She grew up in and around Penumbra, the theater company founded in 1976 by her father, Lou Bellamy....

The Awesomeness of Faribault Comes to Life in ‘1855’

  Samuel Temple and Logan Ledman are the creative forces behind 1855, a cable program that showcases their high-energy curiosity about the stories that made...

A Yemeni, an African American and an Iranian Jew walk into...

"If you go to any state, there will be two separate scenes: There's going to be an urban comedy scene and then there'll be...

So a lobbyist walks into a comedy club…

  During the day, Brian McDaniel is a Minnesota state capitol insider who provides political analysis on Almanac, but at night, he's an increasingly recognized...

Long-Time Circus Performer Dudley Riggs Flies Without a Net

  Dudley Riggs is a fifth-generation circus and vaudeville performer, a comedian and satirist, and one of the early creators of improvisational theater. He founded...

A Then & Now Perspective on In the Heart of the...

I was stunned when I heard the news that In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre was in financial trouble and...

Baseball and Opera Are Like Ice Cream and Apple Pie

  Opera and baseball don’t usually get paired in peoples’ minds, but according to the composer of the “The Fix,” they can go together like...

Sir Curtis Kirby III Helps Youth See a Future Through Theater

Sir Curtis Kirby III is an Ojibwe/African-American artist who lives in Saint Paul. Kirby is the Director of the Ikidowin Youth Theater Ensemble and has directed We...

Reality TV is Getting Real

  When you have a government like ours, who needs reality TV?  Sheletta Brundidge sits back with some popcorn to enjoy the ride.