MGMT storms off stage after being pelted with... →
About 20 years ago, my dad’s Navy buddy bought a farm that turned out to have been the site of a moderately major Civil War battle; he wrote a book about it, which was named a finalist for the National Book Award. His publisher gave him carte blanche for his next book, and he decided to write an autobiography. That was the end of his career writing for major publishing houses—but at least no...
MUSIC | Jawing with Flesh-n-Bone of Bone... →
Would you ask Flesh-n-Bone how he spent that decade in prison? Yes, Sheila Regan went there, and we are all the beneficiaries.
THEATER | Upright Egg's "Venus": Volcanoes,... →
The new production by Upright Egg saves a lot of energy, says Sheila Regan—maybe too much.
THEATER | An overstuffed "Last Seder" at Park... →
Matthew Everett compares The Last Seder to The Love Boat. Not in a good way.
my lower case: Eclipsed, a play on Liberian women... →
mylowercase: Eclipsed, a play on Liberian women and that country’s civil war, premiers in Minneapolis (Sept. 16 – Oct. 10, 2010, at the Playwrights’ Center, 2301 East Franklin Ave). I continue to be fascinated by stories of resilience of Liberian women during the civil war. This play shows, yet again, how…
MUSIC | Matt Johnson of Matt and Kim: "Playing... →
Just got off the phone with Matt Johnson. He was coming off 12 hours of sleep, and he is amped. Matt and Kim will be at First Ave next week. -Jay
MUSIC | Khaira Arby sings of women's rights at the... →
In a preview for the Cedar’s annual multicultural blowout, Sheila Regan talks with the beloved Malian songstress.
Being a writer is easy. This will bother your significant other, especially if...– Becky Lang speaks the truth.
UPDATE: Who pulled the plug on the University of... →
In an update to a Daily Planet story that’s been getting a lot of Tumblr buzz, Molly Priesmeyer notes that the Vice President of University Relations is married to the president of a public relations firm that works closely with the Minnesota Agri-Growth Council.