A microphone can have a certain effect on a poem. Add in a stage, lights and an obscured-by-these-lights audience, and suddenly reading poetry might feel intimidating, even a bit impersonal.
Back with another variety show, Fool’s Errand will provide the Purple Onion crowd with some jokes and tunes for the first Friday night of the semester. The show includes improv, stand-up and music from The Enchantments. It’s the perfect opportunity to get those laughs in before the semester really hits hard.
Ellie Bryan’s connection with the natural world is ever-present in her work. As a crafter, Bryan’s pottery, illustrations and music harbor the spirituality she feels is present in nature.
The steps between pursuing art as a hobby and becoming a practicing artist can be blurry. Local art collective Err aims to make that path a little clearer by giving creatives the opportunity to define their role in the Twin Cities arts community.
In a singer-songwriter dominated environment, Dirt Train infiltrates the Twin Cities music scene with a Motown feel and a rock n’ soul vibe, harkening back to the days of Muscle Shoals music.
Oftentimes the feeling of uncertainty creeps out from the corner in which it was hiding. It strikes each person differently, adopting different forms as it manifests.
With Thanksgiving behind us, Christmas is now in full swing — and the Union Depot has you covered in the early-holiday-spirit department. Their annual tree lighting will be complete with music, fireworks and a screening of “Elf.” There will be snacks for purchase, but make sure to bring your own blankets and folding chairs for an extra level of cozy. While you’re there, you might as well check out the "European Christmas Market" on the East Plaza and get started on those holiday season gifts, too!
For some, writing songs can be a daunting task. For local singer-songwriter Warren Thomas Fenzi, the process is more like coloring in a coloring book.
An 11-by-7 inch poster holds the potential to lead movements and change headlines. Artist and activist Leon Wang shared this power of the poster with University of Minnesota students during a workshop at the Weisman Art Museum Friday.
The “Wizard of Oz” is often associated with innocence and fairytale — a story about a girl trying to find her way back home. This well-known film is about to get a makeover with Jazzercise, an exploration of its connection to white supremacy and stolen ruby slippers.