April 2014 Art Matters Archives

4/2/2014 Art Matters

An overview of the 2014 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) with Programmer Jesse Bishop, and Pete Tedrow tells us about “The Star Fish Throwers” as part of the MN Made Showcase.

4/9/2014 Art Matters

“A Discussion on Race and Hip Hop Dance in MN,” with choreographers Jason Noer aka B-Boy J-Sun and Kenna Cottman, along with global hip hop facilitator Zenzele Isoke, Ass’t Professor of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies at the U of M. Also, Los Angeles-based TeAda Productions presents Leilani Chan’s “Refugee Nation” at Intermedia Arts.

4/16/2014 Art Matters

Nordic Roots scholar and musician, Kari Tauring. We talk about her Völva Staving (sacred body geometry and toning in a Norse cultural context; runes, staff rhythm, and voice combine to create physical alignment with the world tree of Norse cosmology), her recent recording “Nykken and Bear” (with musicians Drew Miller and David Stenshoel, of Boiled in Lead) as well as delving into what she calls inherited cultural grief and healing. Her pioneering Nordic Roots work landed her a role on the Norwegian reality TV show, “Alt For Norge” in 2009!

4/23/2014 Art Matters