Articles by Justin Schell
Martin Bresnick’s Pine Eyes whittles away at the saccharine Walt Disney version of Pinocchio, exposing a darker, unadorned version of the classic story. No lie.
A seminal Alvin Lucier sound installation triggers complaints of nausea by museum staffers.
In possession of a digital sample library that numbers in the tens of thousands, The Books create music with a distinct identity, formed, in a gratifying paradox, from other people’s voices.
The 2006 Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Art brings together digital artists of various stripes for a celebration of all things plugged in.
An overview of the improv scene in the Twin Cities reveals a diversity of artists, venues, and record labels.
The Renegade Ensemble’s enlists armature musicians into its ranks, cultivating a more community-first approach which attracts a favorable crowd to this relative newcomer to the Twin Cities music scene.
A look inside the 2005 Sight Unseen film festival reveals a wide range of diversity.
A look at the a new collaborative project introduced by the contemporary dance group Danceworks.