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20% Theatre Company’s Q-Stages is bringing queerness, quirk, and…otters? to Intermedia Arts

20% Theatre Company is back starting this weekend with their annual Q-Stage performances, four shows over two weekends that allow emerging queer artists and...

Queering the Tarot: the King of Wands

In the first deck I ever truly learned tarot on, the King of Wands sits on his throne looking excited, determined, and kind. This...

‘We Are the Levinsons’ misses the mark on much, including transgender representation

Several months ago, I was very excited to hear that the Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company had selected a show about “love and acceptance” featuring...

Prometheus Bound Brings Stunning Visuals and Lots of Heart to the Phoenix

Uprising Theatre Company, who I've previously covered at The Column here and here, have primarily produced new work with often silenced voices at the...

Miracle Mass fuses music, faith, gay identity

Miracle Mass starring renowned pianist and composer Stephen Hough (who's also a MacArthur Genius Grant recipient!) and local acclaimed choral group VocalEssence bring classical...

They/Them Project celebrates, demystifies non-binary gender through photography, video

There have been some powerful photography series' in the LGBTQ+ arts community over the last couple of years that beautifully capture an individual's identity...

‘Lightning Rod’ Shocks and Thrills Starting Friday

“An artist is a lightning rod, and has a responsibility to catch that electricity in the air...to listen to the world and provide opportunities...

Queering the Queen of Wands

Queering the Queens and Kings of any suit gets a little bit tricky, and is in fact where a lot of students get caught...

Spotlight on the Arts: Hieu Minh Nguyen

There are poets who address deeply personal issues in a way that crawls under your skin and sticks with you, in a way that...

The Big Fat Comedy Hour debuts at Lush

Sarah McPeck is a local lesbian comedian who's already made quite a name for herself here in the Twin Cities (and has, in fact,...