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MNO amplifies the power of the arts that connect our diverse communities. This collection of award-winning stories and performances inspires conversation, evokes empathy, challenges perspective and entertains. Thousands of artists and arts organizations have been featured in hundreds of stories, all scored with music created by Minnesota musicians. MNO, made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota, has been produced by Twin Cities PBS since 2010. Want to watch full episodes of MNO? WATCH NOW ON TPT.ORG.
MNO amplifies the power of the arts that connect our diverse communities. This collection of award-winning stories and performances inspires conversation, evokes empathy, challenges perspective and entertains. Thousands of artists and arts organizations have been featured in hundreds of stories, all scored with music created by Minnesota musicians. MNO, made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota, has been produced by Twin Cities PBS since 2010. Want to watch full episodes of MNO? WATCH NOW ON TPT.ORG.

Meet This Film Director Disguised As a Finance Director

  It's no surprise that artists have day jobs to pay their bills; but you might be astounded by filmmaker David Ash, who has a...

What is studio craft? Compare a 1941 perspective to a modern...

  Influenced by the Industrial Revolution and several preceding art movements, the American studio craft movement in the United States took rise in the mid-20th...

These Women Artists Will Light Your Creative Match

Wander into any art gallery about town, any performance or music venue, or any corner bookshop hosting a reading in the Twin Cities, and...

Get to Know the Creative Team Behind Bodega Ltd.

  Inspired by the concept of a neighborhood bodega, the creative team of Liz Gardner and Josef Harris aim to be a one-stop shop for...

Exercise Your Creativity By Journaling

  What started as a project she was "practicing" for retirement turned into a full-time creative enterprise for former aerospace engineer Mary Jo Hoffman. The...

Get to Know Junauda Petrus and Erin Sharkey of Free Black...

Free Black Dirt is an artistic partnership formed by dynamic duo Junauda Petrus and Erin Sharkey. Formed in its most current iteration in 2011,...

Paul Guthrie Lights It Up Like a Rock Star

Anyone who has worked with lighting designer Paul Guthrie knows him as Arlo. It’s just the way it is. He’s an affable, creative, professional,...

8 Love Songs by MN Music Makers

Love it or leave it, Valentine's Day has arrived. Whether you prefer to think of the holiday by its common moniker or by something...

Discover the Ancient Culinary Art of Kaiseki

  Dating back more than 600 years, the culinary tradition of kaiseki began as a way to prevent the burn of too much caffeine during...

A New Symphony Explores Love, Loss and Rondo

  Ever wondered what it's like to write a symphony? For several months, we've been following interdisciplinary artist PaviElle French as she wrote her first symphony,...