- March 3, 2014 in
- February 24, 2014 in
Described as "engaging, informative, thorough and brimming with delightful characters" by New York Times reviewer, Jeannette Catsoulis, The Girls in the Band is a documentary about the sexism in Jazz ensembles during the 1930s and 40s. Many women were excluded from all-male bands during this time, but they moved on to create their own all-female bands. The film follows the lives of female jazz players who worked during the 1930s and 40s and reveals their gripping stories.
The Girls in the Band will be screened on Tuesday, March 4 at 7:00 pm in the Weitz Cinema.
- February 17, 2014 in
Did you Miss it at the Guthrie? Well, the Minnesota Humanities Center is taking it on the road! First stop Carleton College! "Telling: Minnesota" is the 12th original production of The Telling Project. Like all of its predecessors, "Telling: Minnesota" has been created through an intensive process of interviews with veterans and their family members, scripting from these interviews, performance training, and rehearsal. The individuals on stage are Minnesota military veterans performing their own stories of service...