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After opening one week late to wait for ice to build on Lake Harriet, the 20th annual Ice Shanty Projects closed after only one weekend.  “It’s sad for artists like us, who were … more
Every artist has an interesting origin story. But nothing compares with how Mark Rivard got started. Rivard began illustrating skateboards with Sharpie markers in the early 2000s. That led to an … more
Musicians Richard Baldinelli and Dr. Joan Madden exude joy whether playing their trumpets in the 53rd Street Brass Quintet, looking forward or reminiscing. The two musicians capture the delight of a … more
This month, Southwest resident Heid E. Erdrich became the first poet laureate for the city of Minneapolis.  “We need poetry, even if we don’t know we do. There’s a human … more
On Dec. 3, 2023, more than two billion Christians around the world celebrated the first week of Advent, which is honored by lighting the first of four Advent candles. For Christians, Advent is a time … more
Potter Bob Arnoldy has created a treasure in Linden Hills with his curbside pottery grotto. He explains the concept of the grotto and how the community has embraced it. Q: So, tell us what pottery in … more
When I heard that Dial Tone was having an album release party at The Cedar Cultural, I was like, “What? Didn’t these kids just meet? How can they have an album already? And how can they … more
“Loyce Houlton’s Nutcracker Fantasy,” Minnesota Dance Theatre’s (MDT) cherished holiday tradition, returns to the State Theatre Dec. 16-23, 2023. Geneva Higgins Whiteside of … more
Arnée Martin wanted 100 rejections.  “The worst they can say is no,” Martin said.  As an artist applying for grants and scholarships, the TikTok trend of … more
Sonny’s ice cream should absolutely be on every list of best patios in the city… and they serve wine. more
More than a dozen dancers took their show on the road, literally, Oct. 8, 2023, by bringing a flashmob to Open Streets Lyndale.  In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, performers … more
Why go to the pumpkin patch, when the pumpkin patch will come to you? Serious display of pumpkins on 50th and James. (Illustration by WACSO) more
“Throughout the country and across the globe, a new type of street band movement is emerging — outrageous and inclusive, brass and brash, percussive and persuasive — reclaiming … more
An experimental film presentation has been part of the monthly MN Made film series at the Main Cinema, 115 Main St in Minneapolis. The series is presented by MSP Film Society, FilmNorth and Minnesota … more
Art Shanty Projects is returning to the frozen water of Bdé Umá / Lake Harriet in south Minneapolis Jan. 20 - Feb.11, 2024. One big change this year: classic shanties are back! Artists … more
With a whirlwind of color, choreography and music, the South Asian Arts & Theater House (SAATH) brought the stage to life with a recent performance at the Cowles Center (528 Hennepin Ave.) to … more
Marc Berg and Thalia Kostman, and the rest of the artists in their company Phantom Chorus Theatre (PCT), debut their latest show “Trippy Triptych, Vol I: Blacklight”. This is the first … more
TRIO TURNS FIVE In 2016, Louis Hunter was one of the protesters who was wrongfully accused of violence at a protest against police brutality. He was facing 20 years in prison if convicted and it took … more
Longfellow mosaic artist Chris Miller believes that art is like jewelry for your home. “I made this piece in glass a few years ago and I display it each September during LoLa Art Crawl. It says … more
As a child, Saymoukda Vongsay wrote herself into stories of Little House on the Prairie, Sweet Valley High and The Babysitters Club, as a side character. In middle and high school, she was a known … more
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