Local Current Blog

July 6, 2016

Music News: Brittany Howard and Jim James cover Backstreet Boys for Chipotle

Yes, all those words are in that headline together. Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes) and Jim James (My Morning Jacket) have joined forces to cover “I Want It That Way” by Backstreet Boys. The rendition soundtracks a short animated film from Chipotle, depicting two young entrepreneurs who build rival empires from competing lemonade stands. (Rolling Stone) New CB vid […]

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Chan Poling’s ‘Glensheen’ returns to History Theatre

After a near-sellout run last fall, the musical Glensheen is returning to the History Theatre in St. Paul. The show, which was written by playwright Jeffrey Hatcher with music and lyrics by Chan Poling (the Suburbs, the New Standards), opens today in a reprise run that extends through July 31 — with the cast and creative team […]

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