Pride Month Must Sees: Smaller Events You Still Won’t Want to Miss!
I struggled with what I wanted to cover and how for this month’s Queer Arts Must Sees. There are obviously a lot of big, important events happening all over the Twin Cities. That includes out of towners dropping by and a host of regular events (see the list of recurring events at the end of […]
Policy and Laughter Blend Beautifully With The Theater of Public Policy
If you’ve never been to a show at the Theater of Public Policy, you should go–soon. This part Town Hall, party comedy show brings conversations about government, policy, and reform to Bryant-Lake Bowl audiences in an accessible and fun format. The theater invites experts in a field related to government, policy, or social justice to […]
A Different Kind of Intimacy Comes to the Walker
Many of us remember the ‘80s and ‘90s as being a time of hilariously bad (but comforting) clothes, music, and TV shows. It’s easy to forget through rose colored nostalgia glasses that these were also incredibly charged and polarized times socially and politically. Conservative lawmaking tried to push marginalized people even further into the margins, […]
Spotlight on the Arts: Venus DeMars
Venus de Mars Needs No Further Introduction Tell us about your form of art, performance or work. Multiciplinary ..best known as leader/founder of the Dark-Glam band “Venus de Mars & All The Pretty Horses,” but I’ve been very active in the arts community as a filmmaker, performance artist, and painter as well. Where and how […]