Arts Spotlight: 592

Assassins Feb. 7-March 18 The Ritz Theater, 345 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis 612-339-3003 www.latteda.org The UK has Andrew Lloyd Webber and we have Sondheim. Composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim is distinctly American and none of his works take […]

When And How To Book International Airfares

By Eric Poole In past years, with oil at $100-plus a barrel, airfares for high season travel to places around the globe were akin to a prostate exam: it felt like someone was violating you, […]

Mardi Gras and More

Closet? What closet? There’s no concrete evidence that Mardi Gras was invented by the gay community, but…feathers? Beads? Eyeliner? I’m just sayin’. Every town in Louisiana worth its gumbo hosts a Mardi Gras celebration, but […]

A Day In The Life: Jamez L. Smith

  Name: Jamez L. Smith Age: 54 Where did you grow up? San Francisco. Where do you live? Minneapolis. Who do you live with? Ted, Tim, and James. What is your occupation? Administrative professional, DJ, […]

A Word In Edgewise: More Than An Apple A Day

Keeping healthy is only part of the equation of continued well-being. Even proper diet and exercise can’t override control our genetic makeup, random encounters with disease carriers, or inadvertent exposure to carcinogens; all can sabotage our well-laid plans. […]

Books: 592

The Sparsholt Affair Alan Hollinghurst Alfred A. Knopf $28.95 The novel revolves around David Sparsholt, a magnetic creature who in the opening pages (around 1940) has captured the attention and physical attraction of Oxford students […]

Travel: Winging It

Swearing is not polite; your mama taught you that. So here’s a tip to save you from muttering expletives as your day’s visit to Red Wing draws to an end: think ahead and book yourself […]

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