Arts

Coverage of cool or newsworthy things geeks are doing in theatre, film, music, visual arts, and other artistic mediums with an emphasis of focus on the local MN scene.

Enter to Win a House with a Clock in Its Walls Prize Pack!

The House with a Clock in Its Walls is coming to Blu-ray and DVD December 18, 2018, and we have a giveaway just for you! Enter on Twitter and you could win: (1) Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital combo pack (1) adult T-shirt (1) youth T-shirt (1) drawstring bag All you have to do to enter is: 1. Follow @TwinCitiesGeeks on Twitter 2. Tweet us by 12:00 p.m. Central time on December 11, 2018, telling us your favorite Jack Black character We’ll randomly...

Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of December 5, 2018

Here are the books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of December 5, 2018. Black AF: Devil’s Dye Publisher: Black Mask Words/Story: Vita Ayala Art/Colors: Liana Kangas “When a new drug called VANTA hits the streets, word is it’s the hottest thing since Ecstacy. For regular people, it has all the highs and none of the lows of traditional drugs. There is some fine print, however—for empowered Black folks, the drug causes a...

Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of November 28, 2018

Here at the books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of November 28, 2018. Shazam Publisher: DC Words/Story: Geoff Johns Art/Colors: Dale Eaglesham “Teenager turned super-hero Billy Batson struggles to balance school and superheroics! (Guess which one is more fun?) But when Shazam unlocks a shocking secret deep within the Rock of Eternity, it challenges everything he knows about the worlds of magic and his family’s future as its champions! Also, witness the bizarre...

Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of November 21, 2018

Here are the new books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of November 21, 2018. MiddleWest Publisher: Image Words/Story: Skottie Young Art/Colors: Jorge Corona “The lands between the coasts are vast, slow to change, and full of hidden magics. Mistakes have been made, and Abel, a young boy who must navigate an old land in order to reconcile his family’s history, as he searches for answers to quell a coming storm that knows his...

Win Free Tickets to See Robin Hood on November 19!

Robin Hood officially opens November 21, 2018, but you could you could see it early and for free! We’re giving away two specially reserved seats at a screening of the film happening at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 19, at the AMC Southdale theater. To enter: Like the Twin Cities Geek Facebook page and Comment on the featured giveaway post by 9:00 p.m. Central on November 16, 2018, telling us your favorite character from any version of the Robin...

Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of November 14, 2018

Here are the new books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of November 14, 2018. Bitter Root Publisher: Image Words/Story: David Walker, Chuck Brown Art/Colors: Sanford Green “In the 1920s, the Harlem Renaissance is in full swing, and only the Sangerye Family can save New York—and the world—from the supernatural forces threatening to destroy humanity. But the once-great family of monster hunters has been torn apart by tragedies and conflicting moral codes. The Sangerye Family...

Win 1 of 3 Overlord Movie Prize Packs!

With only hours until D-Day, a team of American paratroopers drop into Nazi-occupied France to carry out a mission that’s crucial to the invasion’s success. Tasked with destroying a radio transmitter atop a fortified church, the desperate soldiers join forces with a young French villager to penetrate the walls and take down the tower. But, in a mysterious Nazi lab beneath the church, the outnumbered G.I.s come face-to-face with enemies unlike any the world has ever seen. From producer...

#1 Comic Issues I’m Picking Up the Week of November 7, 2018

Here are the new books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of November 7, 2018. Marvel Knights 20th Publisher: Marvel Words/Story: Donny Cates, Matthew Rosenberg, and Vita Ayala (issues 1–6) Art/Colors: Travel Foreman, Niko Henrichon, Damian Couceiro, Joshua Cassara, and Kim Jacinto (Issues 1–6) Covers: Geoff Shaw “In the cemetery, the blind man does not know who he is, or why he has come to this particular grave at this moment. He doesn’t...

Egypt’s Sunken Cities Brings a Showcase of Ancient Egypt to the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Over 1,200 years ago, two of Egypt’s northern coastal cities succumbed to the same fate as Tool’s Los Angeles: they were swallowed by the sea. While there remained some accounts of their existence, and their grandeur, these mysterious cities stayed lost to the depths of the Mediterranean. Even their true names were forgotten or confused. Canopus, one of the most important religious locations of the Ptolemaic period, the destination of so many pilgrimages; people from around the ancient world...

#1 Comic Issues I’m Picking Up the Week of October 31, 2018

This Halloween week in new comics, we have an embarrassment of witches. (Not to be confused with a A Discovery of Witches, which is not yet a comic book.) I remember those summers when multiple blockbusters were competing for the best take on the same premise—say, an asteroid hurtling toward Earth or sudden volcano in the middle of Los Angeles. This year, comics publishers have apparently decided collectively or coincidentally that the season of the witch is upon us. And...
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