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Michael Torres Connects Poetry to “Growing Up Graffiti”

  I have a specific bookshelf at home for the books that have had the greatest impact on my life as a writer. Most of...

MN Hardcore Bonus Holiday Short: Paddy’s ‘Purple Rain’ Story

This week the Minnesota Hardcore web series is taking a holiday break. We present this story about what hardcore was like back in the...

For Poet Roy Guzman, Poetry Is a ‘House Where Everyone Can...

  Every morning, as I prepare to teach one my classes, I ask myself, What made you fall in love with what you do? What...

MN Hardcore, Episode 4: Goofy’s Upper Deck

  This article is reprinted from the September 7, 1983 issue of City Pages. The Wild Ones Vandalism and Violence at Hardcore's Last Stand By Martin Keller For the...

For Poet Su Hwang, the Stars Aligned in Minnesota

  When I bought the ‘97 gold Saturn sedan with a busted air conditioner and roll-up windows from a dusty used-car lot somewhere in the...

Hawona Sullivan Janzen Tells Untold Stories

Hawona Sullivan Janzen has been saved many times by art - and she believes that many people living in the midst of our painful...

MN Hardcore, Episode 3: Local Bands

  This episode shows the hardcore scene sprouting from the excitement of the earlier punk culture. The Blu Hippos, Todlachen, Rifle Sport, Loud Fast Rules...

Virtual Event: ART IS… In Search Of

  Chamindika Wanduragala is a multidisciplinary artist who brought together three artists working in puppetry. Kallie Melvin delves into the complexities of being a transnational adoptee. Andrew Young’s...

Virtual Event: ART IS… Healing

  Witt Siasoco is a multidisciplinary artist who brought together three artists working in sound design and music. Beyond entertainment, social gathering and aesthetics, the cohort believes...

Poet Ray Gonzalez Shares “The Language of Sunlight, 1956”

THE LANGUAGE OF SUNLIGHT, 1956 My transformation from speaking my native Spanish to the necessity of English happened when I was five years old. Until...