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Beauty born in fire: Minn. man’s pottery revealed

Walker scores major Cuban art exhibit

mprnews.org — The Walker Art Center will host what's being described as the most significant exhibit of Cuban art in the U.S. in more than 70 years. "Adios Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art since 1950" will only be shown at the Walker and Houston's Museum of Fine Art.

Who told you the moon landing was faked? It's just a movie, right?

mprnews.org — The space race with Russia is heating up. NASA's under intense pressure to put a man on the moon. That's when low-level CIA operative Matt Johnson makes a horrifying discovery. He hears a NASA official admitting they've had a setback and they won't be able to land on the moon for at least five years.

Beauty born in fire: Bresnahan's Minnesota pottery revealed

mprnews.org — A ceramic treasure trove opens Thursday night at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts in Wayzata. It's a show covering 20 years of work by potter Richard Bresnahan, who runs the famed Johanna wood-fired kiln at the St John's Pottery in Collegeville, Minn.

Minneapolis panel greenlights filming of controversial HBO drama

mprnews.org — The forces of commerce, ethnic culture and politics collided in the cramped meeting room of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority on Tuesday when a capacity crowd heard arguments over whether to allow three days of filming around MPHA properties in Cedar Riverside for the controversial HBO drama "Mogadishu, Minnesota."

Story of a grumpy old man becomes a hit film in Sweden

mprnews.org — Logic would dictate a best-selling book will make a best-selling movie. But many people resisted adapting the popular Swedish novel "A Man Called Ove." Even the writer and director of the movie wasn't so sure. Hannes Holm freely admits he doesn't like the main character in "A Man Called Ove," which opens in Minnesota this week.

With 'Ragtime,' Latte Da puts down new roots

mprnews.org — Theater Latte Da will be launching a new era when it opens its production of "Ragtime" this weekend. The longtime nomadic company recently bought the Ritz Theater in northeast Minneapolis. "Ragtime" is an epic tale of America at the dawn of the 20th century.

In 'Leave Me,' a mother does the unthinkable: She leaves

mprnews.org — In best-selling author Gayle Forman's new novel "Leave Me," a mother of 4-year-old twins does the unforgivable: One day, she just walks away from her family. She has reasons, of course. Forman's looking for a particular audience to discuss those reasons when she reads from the novel in the Twin Cities on Thursday.

Award nominations put a spring in Graywolf's step

winonadailynews.com — Minneapolis-based Graywolf Press received both national and international attention Tuesday after one of its novels made the Man Booker Prize shortlist and three of its collections made the National Book Award poetry longlist. Graywolf will publish Hungarian writer David Szalay's novel "All that Man Is" in two weeks.

Award nominations put a spring in Graywolf's step

lacrossetribune.com — Minneapolis-based Graywolf Press received both national and international attention Tuesday after one of its novels made the Man Booker Prize shortlist and three of its collections made the National Book Award poetry longlist. Graywolf will publish Hungarian writer David Szalay's novel "All that Man Is" in two weeks.
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Sep 22, 2016

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Sep 17, 2016

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