The phone lines lit up this week when tickets went on sale for an exhibit of memorabilia from the "Star Wars" movies opening at the Science Museum this summer in downtown St. Paul. The collection of costumes, models and props looks to be another big hit for the Science Museum of Minnesota, but the exhibition has Morning Edition arts commentator and St. Paul Pioneer Press theater critic Dominic Papatola thinking about the promise and perils of populist art.
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