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A Recent Exhibit Showcased ‘Portraits’ at Norway House

  John Kaul has been witnessing history at the Minnesota State Capitol for half a century as a staffer and lobbyist, but this spring he...

A Local Initiative Aims to Catalog George Floyd-Inspired Murals for Future...

  A new initiative by the University of St. Thomas is archiving hundreds of murals in the Twin Cities and across the world to help...
Ink drawing of windows in a house

‘Home’ Means Many Things to These Art Students

At Saint Paul College, students and staff have engaged in a campus-wide conversation about the concept of home, inspired by the college’s 2019-2021 Campus...

Saturday Under Quarantine with Bob Ross

Despite his cultural popularity - and his status as one of our most beloved modern-day meme stars - I had only watched Bob Ross's The...

When ‘10,000 Voices Rang Out As One’ in Minnesota

  ‘Minneapolis is Teaching America to Sing’ That was the banner headline of the Minneapolis Tribune 90 years ago. The flour milling capitol of the...

Chalk Art May Become Dust in the Wind, But It Still...

In 1977, the band Kansas released "Dust in the Wind." If you are of a certain age, then you grew up with this song...

Art Drives to a Minnesota Neighborhood Near You

  Printmaker Ruthann Godollei has a rich history with artful transportation, all the way back to the childhood bike she painted. As an adult, she traded two...

Before It Was First Avenue, Photographer Steven Laboe Shot Uncle Sam’s

The photographs of Steven Laboe offer an amazing window into a wilder, more carefree hedonistic, disco past. They illustrate the grassroots camaraderie taking place...

8 Things to Try During Your COVID-19 Weekends

COVID-19 weekends are not terrible. There, I said it. I fully appreciate the fact I am still gainfully employed, am in good health, and...

Take a Listen to Reinaldo Moya’s Minnesota-Latino Opera

  It was by chance that Reinaldo Moya fell in love with classical music. Growing up in a working-class neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, Moya's two older...