ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT


12/4/2017, 12:04am

Minnesota Krampus brings Alpine traditions to life

While Santa might have his naughty and nice lists, in some places there's more for misbehaving children to fear on Christmas than a handful of coal from the jolly red man. Anyone familiar with Alpine traditions (or the 2015 horror movie based on them) knows about Krampus, a beast who accompanies Saint Nicholas around the holiday season. In the greater Twin Cities area, a collective of Krampus fans is bringing that tradition to life. 


12/3/2017, 11:58pm

Review: 'The Disaster Artist'

In 2003, Tommy Wiseau released “The Room,” a ferociously passionate melodrama that he wrote, directed, produced and starred in. His hope was to gain Hollywood’s recognition, and he succeeded, but not as he intended. This weekend, “The Disaster Artist” hit the screen of the Uptown Theatre. The movie, directed by James Franco (who also stars as Wiseau), is based on the memoir of the same name by Greg Sestero (who plays ‘Mark’ in “The Room”).