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Twin Cities Playwright Duck Washington Reflects on a Caucasian-Aggressive Controversy

Derek “Duck” Washington is a local theater artist and fellow geek. He moved to the Minneapolis area in 1995 and has been doing theater here ever since, working in a variety of roles with Blackout Improv, Fearless Comedy, Vilification Tennis, and more. Besides theater, Duck geeks out over Star Wars (so much so that he says he keeps it in an IV in his arm so he can take it anywhere he goes) and Dungeons & Dragons (he was...

Telling Stories Both Classic and New with Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota

There are many different ways to tell stories: using words, using music, using images. Dance, in all its forms, adds movement to the equation, and Rick and Denise Vogt of the Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota (the professional company associated with the Ballet Royale Minnesota dance school in Lakeville) are using both old and new imagery and music to tell classic stories in their spring program. I was lucky enough to be able to speak with Rick during his...
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