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Catherine (Cat) Grant was a business-savvy media mogul who got her start working as a gossip columnist for the Daily Planet. Cat later became a gossip blogger and eventually the CEO of her own company, CatCo Worldwide Media, a multimedia entertainment and news conglomerate based out of National City. Years after her departure from CatCo, Cat has decided to take a cathartic journey back to her roots. Welcome back to Cat’s Corner.

Recently conserved Seventeenth-Century Painting on view at Minneapolis Institute of Art

Domenico Passignano (Italian, Florence, 1559- 1638), The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise, 1627, oil on canvas. Gift of John Morton Morris in Honor of Patrick Noon, 2020.54.2

MINNEAPOLIS— The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) announced that a recently conserved painting, Domenico Passignano’s The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise, will go on view in its galleries this month. Restoration work was supported by the Bank of America Art Conservation Project. The Italian painting is one of nineteen art conservation projects selected by the bank for funding in 2022.

‘Barbie’ crosses the half-billion mark at domestic box office

Margot Robbie as Stereotypical Barbie in "Barbie" (2023). Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Discovery

On the heels of its history-making jump into the billion-dollar club worldwide, “Barbie” continues to steal the hearts of audiences from coast to coast, culminating its third straight week at the top of the North American box office with a staggering $502.6 million and counting. The announcement was made today by Jeff Goldstein, President of Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

‘Barbie’ skates past $500 million worldwide

Margot Robbie as Barbie in "Barbie." Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Discovery

On the heels of its record-shattering opening weekend, Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Barbie” has surpassed the half-billion dollar mark at the global box office, taking in a staggering worldwide total of $528.6 million, with $237.2 million coming in from domestic theaters and $291.4 million internationally, and still climbing. 

Mia exhibit features work by First Nations, Métis, Inuit & Native American artists

Cara Romero. Chemehuevi, born 1977. TV Indians, 2017. Archival inkjet print. 46 × 64 1/8 in. Courtesy of the artist.

MINNEAPOLIS— This October, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) will present “In Our Hands: Native Photography, 1890 to Now,” a major exhibition builds upon the work of Native artists, scholars, and knowledge-sharers to trace the intersecting histories of photography and First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and Native American cultures, from the Rio Grande to the Arctic Circle.

Guthrie Theater presents the world premiere of Karen Zacarías’ ‘Shane’


The Guthrie Theater, in co-production with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, proudly presents the world premiere of Shane by Karen Zacarías, adapted from the novel by Jack Schaefer and directed by Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Artistic Director Blake Robison.

Mia presents exhibition featuring Nordic inspired artworks

Tia Keobounpheng "THREADS no8" (detail). MAEP Exhibition: Tia Keobounpheng. Exhibition on view at Mia July 22-Oct 29, 2023.

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) will open its newest exhibition, “Revealing Threads,” this summer, featuring 30 artworks from celebrated artist, designer, and maker Tia Keobounpheng, best known for her intricately embroidered tapestries and jewelry design.

Artist lineup announced for Minnesota Orchestra’s International Day of Music

Miloe. Photo courtesy of Minnesota Orchestra

MINNEAPOLIS— The Minnesota Orchestra’s International Day of Music returns on Saturday, July 15, with musical and dance performances taking place in and around Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis from noon to midnight.

Ordway releases rescheduled dates for musical Come From Away


SAINT PAUL— The Ordway today announced new dates for the touring production of “Come From Away,” part of the 2023-2024 Broadway at the Ordway series, for June 7–16, 2024. These dates replace the initially announced run of October 6-15, 2023.

Mia’s newest exhibition provides poignant look into history of Latin America

Leo Chiachio & Daniel Giannone, Calaverita, 2014. Hand embroidery with cotton thread and jewelry effect on Alexander Henry fabric; 55 × 43 in. Funds from the Ralph L. and Florence R. Burgess Trust, 2022.50. © Chiachio & Giannone. Photography courtesy Denver Art Museum.

MINNEAPOLIS— The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia), in partnership with the Denver Art Museum, will open its newest exhibition, “ReVisión: Art in the Americas,” highlighting nearly 200 artworks from ancient and contemporary artists from Latin America and the United States dating from 100 BCE to today.

‘The Little Mermaid’ makes a splash with $118.6 million domestic debut

(L-R): Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric and Halle Bailey as Ariel in Disney's live-action THE LITTLE MERMAID. Photo courtesy of Disney. © 2023 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”—filmmaker Rob Marshall’s live-action reimagining of the studio’s Academy Award-winning animated musical classic—topped the box office in its opening weekend.

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