Art Hounds: The housing crisis unbundled, A New Brain, Vampire Hands

Art Hounds
Art Hounds
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This week the Art Hounds visit a multi-disciplinary art exhibit on the housing crisis, talk up the musical "A New Brain" in Duluth, and extoll the virtues of Minneapolis art rockers, Vampire Hands.

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This week:

Lori Crever is a poet, actress and dancer in Minneapolis. Lori took in Form + Content Gallery's exhibit, "Unbundling the Housing Crisis," and found it very compelling.

Lori Crever
Lori Crever
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The exhibit is a multi-disciplinary examination of the foreclosure crisis in North Minneapolis, from the perspective of architects, city planners, designers, traditional artists, and more.

It's on view at Form + Content in the Minneapolis Warehouse District through September 5th.

Lucie Amundsen is a Duluth-based writer and storyteller. Lucie saw a preview performance of Renegade Comedy Theater's musical "A New Brain" and loved its energy and frenetic pace.

Lucie Amundsen
Lucie Amundsen
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The show is about a composer with a terminal illness and writer's block who wants to pen a showstopping Broadway number before he dies.

"A New Brain" is the inaugural show of the newly renovated Teatro Zuccone in downtown Duluth. It's onstage through August 29th.

Drew Christopherson
Drew Christopherson
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Drew Christopherson helps run the Minneapolis record label "Totally Gross National Product, and drums for a couple bands in town.

One of his favorite local bands is Minneapolis psychedelic rockers Vampire Hands, which is releasing its new vinyl LP "Hannah in the Mansion" on August 14th at St. Paul's Turf Club.

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