Theatre

Straw Hat Players celebrate their 50th season

by Amber Morgan | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | June 6th, 2013

Design by Raul Gomez Straw Hat Players are wrapping up their morning rehearsal on Friday, May 31 and are about to break for lunch.

Young adults dressed in loose t-shirts, baggy shorts and tennis shoes sit on the wooden floor and listen to a man dressed in similar clothing, sitting in a chair above them next to a music stand full of notebooks and office papers.

Full-length mirrors line the wall behind the man while ballet bars line the wall opposite. Posters of past Minnesota State University Moorhead shows…

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Q&A with comedian Maria Bamford

by Diane Miller | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | April 11th, 2013

Most people probably know Duluth-bred comedian Maria Bamford from Target’s Black Friday commercials.

“Ah! Ah! It’s heeeeeere!” she yelped with the most intense facial expressions anyone has ever seen on a blonde “mother” clothed in a pleasant, red and white, button-up dress.

There is a good reason Target hired Bamford. She’s from the company’s home state – Minnesota. And she’s outrageously funny.

Like many comics, Bamford employs self-deprecating humor. But what makes…

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