Inside the Daily Planet, 10/6/07

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The Pillowman: Review by Michael Opperman, Special to the TC Daily Planet Martin’s McDonagh’s The Pillowman is a blend of anti-totalitarian agitprop, surreal Kafkaesque narrative, and ripped-from-the-headlines crime story. Thematically and structurally, the play is a challenge to stage. Wendy Knox and Frank Theater’s production at the Guthrie is both compelling and uneven. University of Minnesota ups its horsepower by Anne Holzman, Park Bugle The University of Minnesota veterinary school has long held its own in treating, teaching about and researching horses, but it has never had a building dedicated solely to equine programs. Meet John Kislinger, the eternal optimist by Jacqueline Varriano, Uptown Neighborhood News This October marks the 20th anniversary of Seasons in Calhoun, currently the only kiosk to serve shoppers in Calhoun Square. While it may seem daunting to be the only kiosk in what appears to be a dying mall, John Kislinger has nothing but high hopes for all things Calhoun. NEW IN VOICES Pregnant pause by Michele St. Martin, Minnesota Women’s Press On writing about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder NEW IN BLOGS Free Speech Makes for Strange Bedfellows by Steve Young, The Fifth Column