Rotund bearded Scot doing radio at MPR out in the wilds, wondering about the state of civilization.

Children's Theatre swings into 'The Jungle Book' — Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis has taken on the challenge of mounting a new production of a beloved children's classic, while trying to avoid the Disney influence, not terrify little kids, and use only five actors.

St. Paul author takes on burning grief in "Firebug of Balrog County" — David Oppegaard's first novel for young adults follows the misadventures of a high school senior who deals with the traumas in his life by setting fires.
Oct 01, 2015

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Oct 01, 2015

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SPCO extends contract two years — St. Paul Chamber Orchestra musicians and management today announced a two-year contract extension, a year before their current contract runs out. The new agreement, which runs through June 2018, restores some of the musicians' salary concessions in the orchestra's 2013 deal to end a musician lockout.

History Theater brings sensational killings to life in 'Glensheen' — In 1977, a pair of sensational murders in Duluth seized the attention of Minnesotans. The murders of Elisabeth Congdon and her nurse, Velma Pietila, at the waterfront Glensheen mansion made instant household names of the people accused: Marjorie Congdon Caldwell and her husband Roger Caldwell. But it was just the start of a bizarre tale.

Cube Critic: 'Sicario' — Cube Critic Euan Kerr joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson to talk about a new thriller starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin. Sicario is directed by Denis Villeneuve and features work by cinematographer Roger Deakins. 'It is just brilliant,' Euan says.

Sha Cage offers a one-woman look at 'U/G/L/Y'

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U/G/L/Y starts today. Takes on 'the difficulty of waking up...and smiling at what you see in the mirror'…

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"There are these girls born into bodies they wish they could return." Sha Cage, on her show "U/G/L/Y." via @euankerr…

Sharing helps revive Minneapolis' Southern Theater — The theater had a near-death experience a few years back because of financial mismanagement. Now an audience membership plan called "ARTshare" is turning things around.

Scottish folk legend Archie Fisher launches new album in St. Paul — Put a guitar in Archie Fisher's hands and set him singing, and he'll take you away. Sometimes it's to some wild Scottish hillside, sometimes it's back to a place deep in history.

Guthrie's Haj aims for 'transformational' art

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