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Photos: A golden day at Golden Valley Art & Music Festival
Published September 19, 2017 at 3:02 pm
Scene & Heard: ‘mother!’ is something you don’t want to watch, but can’t look away from
Published September 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm
By Jared Huizenga – Contributing Writer If you were to tell me that over the past few weeks and months that you were perplexed by the trailers for Darren Aronofsky’s latest film, “mother!,” I wouldn’t have been surprised at all. And, if I’m being...
Scene & Heard: Your dad, or at least someone’s dad, will love ‘American Assassin’
Published September 15, 2017 at 2:15 pm
By Jared Huizenga – Contributing Writer Fast-forward to roughly six months from now. You and your buddy/spouse/significant other are standing in line at the Redbox kiosk, free rental code in hand. You want action and intrigue, and right in front of you there it is in the form of...
Arts festival photo exhibition celebrates 25 Years in the Valley
Published September 12, 2017 at 1:39 pm
A grand opening featuring a gallery exhibition of 25 Years in the Valley is scheduled as part of this year’s Golden Valley Arts & Music Festival Sept. 16. The gallery will include the 2017 winners and highlights from the first 25 years of the city’s Views of the Valley photo competition....
Golden Valley’s Arts & Music Festival is Sept. 16 at the water tower
Published September 12, 2017 at 12:39 pm
The water tower behind Golden Valley City Hall will be the place to be Saturday, Sept. 16. The city’s 14th annual Arts & Music Festival will unfold there from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., complete with works by local artists, games and interactive arts activities for families, live music and...
Scene & Heard: ‘Crown Heights’ is a poignant and moving tale
Published September 8, 2017 at 5:36 pm
By Jared Huizenga – Contributing Writer In the spring of 1980, an 18-year-old Brooklyn man was arrested for the murder of another young man in his Crown Heights neighborhood. The problem was that the convicted killer, Colin Warner, was actually innocent of the crime – a...
Scene & Heard: ‘The Fencer’ does the unthinkable … it makes fencing interesting
Published September 8, 2017 at 12:14 pm
By Jared Huizenga – Contributing Writer During World War II, Estonia was overrun by Nazis and most of the country’s men were drafted for military service. Following the war, when Estonia was taken over by the Soviet Union. Those soldiers and military police forces viewed...
Minneapolis songwriter finds idyllic promise in Birdtown with song and video ‘Robbinsdale’
Published September 6, 2017 at 10:31 am
Gabe Barnett talks about his inspiration for the track from his band’s upcoming album By LACI GAGLIANO
Local band Gabe Barnett and Them Rounders live and work in northeast Minneapolis, but Birdtown has become the object of the singer-songwriter’s affection and a...
Ride to Remember honoring fallen officers set for Sept. 10
Published September 5, 2017 at 3:26 pm
35-mile ride begins in Plymouth, ends at memorial in St. Paul By Kristen Miller
On Sunday, Sept. 10, law enforcement officers and survivors will remember those killed in the line of duty as part of the annual Ride to Remember, a 35-mile bike ride to the Peace Officer’s...
Twin Cities Film Fest kicks off season with gala
Published September 5, 2017 at 2:48 pm
Twin Cities Film Fest will kick off its eighth season with the Festival Preview Gala honoring “A Year of Spectacular Women” Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Metropolitan Ballroom, 5418 Wayzata Blvd. in Golden Valley. Deirdre Haj, executive director of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival;...