ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT


9/21/2017, 1:51am

Hanging out in the dark together: the Trylon Cinema reopens

What’s the Trylon about? High-brow arthouse? Foreign films? All-night horror marathons? Why not all three? A&E talked with owner Barry Kryshka and programmer John Moret (who chooses which films to play) about their recent expansion. The yet unfinished auditorium bore evidence of months of toil to be swept away in time for the theater’s reopening this weekend. Their first screening? Charlie Chaplin’s “The Great Dictator” on 35mm film.


9/21/2017, 1:47am

Minneapolis bagel shop rises to the occasion

The Twin Cities is known for its thriving food scene, from tried-and-true hot dish iterations to Instagram-worthy outdoor brunch hotspots.  But sisters Jen and Kate Lloyd saw a hole in local dining options. “Having grown up here in the state of Minnesota, we always wondered why we couldn’t find a bagel locally that we loved,” Kate Lloyd said.   So they set out to make one themselves. 


9/21/2017, 1:24am

Reel Perspectives: The 12th Arab Film Festival

Hosted by Mizna, a local arts organization, the Twin Cities Arab Film Festival invites viewers to share in the iterations of contemporary Arab lives, but above all, to enjoy some incredible cinema. Festival director Michelle Baroody, a PhD student at the University of Minnesota in Comparative Studies in Discourse and Society, and program coordinator Jordan Lee Thompson provided some insights into the roles that the festival plays in Minneapolis. This is a rare event — there are only five Arab film festivals in the U.S.