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Director Talvin Wilks coaches actor Alyse Brown in a rehearsal for "Marisol" in the Rarig Center on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. Wilks calls the play "a visceral, hallucinatory experience that speaks a truth that is relevant today."

Director Talvin Wilks coaches actor Alyse Brown in a rehearsal for "Marisol" in the Rarig Center on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. Wilks calls the play "a visceral, hallucinatory experience that speaks a truth that is relevant today."

10/20/2016, 1:43pm

“Marisol” arrives on the University of Minnesota stage

Talvin Wilks is directing “Marisol,” a play written by José Rivera in 1992 that holds ground in 2016.

Talvin Wilks, a visiting faculty member of the University of Minnesota’s theatre arts and dance department, is bringing Jose Rivera’s “Marisol” to the University stage.


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Celebrate Hmong New Year with a feast, song and dance

The local Hmong community gets a double dip on holiday festivities this week, with the arrival of Thanksgiving and Hmong New Year. From Nov. 27-29, the Hmong Family Foundation will host a Hmong New Year celebration at the St. Paul RiverCentre. The three-day celebration features Hmong cuisine, dancing and singing contests, Hmong folk music performances, and the Miss Hmong pageant.


12/16/2016, 12:43pm

2016 films: the good, the best and the rotten

As 2016 draws to a close, it’s time to start reflecting on the movies released throughout the year. A&E talked to MinneCinema Studios — a University of Minnesota student group dedicated to filmmaking — about the best and worst movies they saw in 2016.