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  • BOMP NYE at Nick & Eddie

    published Dec 30, 2010

    ​Since Bedlam closed last summer BOMP, the alternative 18+ dance party, has been on the hunt for a new location. It's looking like Nick & Eddie is working out to be their new home. DJ Shannon Bl... More >>

  • The Works: A Writers' Salon

    published December 29, 2010

    Writing gets meta for Lightsey Darst's monthly series called "The Works: A Writers' Salon." Darst, a poet and arts journalist, has published the... More >>

  • Paper Moose, Jumpsuit & Co: Making Space for Art to Happen

    published Dec 28, 2010

    ​On New Year's Day Paper Moose Jumpsuit & Co will not be hosting knife fights or throwing glitter about. Instead, for their first ever Hangover Show, which takes place at the Paper Moose studio ... More >>

  • Merce Cunningham performs 'Stillness'

    published Dec 27, 2010

    ​Two years before he died at the age of 90, Merce Cunningham agreed to perform for the camera a composition set to his longtime partner and collaborator John Cage's legendary work: 4'33''. Tacita De... More >>

  • Fashion from Mao to Now

    published Dec 22, 2010

    ​How do politics shape fashion? "In Mao to Now: Chinese Fashion from 1949 to the Present," curators Dr. Juanjuan Wu and Dr. Marilyn DeLong from the University of Minnesota's College of Design, and M... More >>

  • Emily Johnson on being photographed by Alec Soth

    Emily Johnson on being photographed by Alec Soth

    published Dec 22, 2010

    ​Yup'ik choreographer, director, and curator Emily Johnson came to Minnesota 16 years ago from Sterling, Alaska. She now considers both places her home, often feeling pulled between them. Her connec... More >>

  • Funky Christmas

    published December 22, 2010

    After you've gone to all your obligatory family events on Christmas, be sure to head over to the Spring Street Tavern, where DJs Shannon Blowtorch... More >>

  • Crafty Recycled Gifts for the Holidays

    published Dec 17, 2010

    ​​If the idea of going to the mall and shopping for presents this year fills you with dread, one alternative is to make your own gifts. While craft and art supply stores can sometimes be a little ... More >>

  • Dance Film Project artists talk process

    published Dec 16, 2010

    ​Dance film has come a long way since Baryshnikov wooed audiences in 1976 with his performance in Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. Contemporary artists from dance, film, and other artistic disciplines ... More >>

  • Fine art versus design explored at the MIA

    published Dec 15, 2010

    ​In the 1950s, the pop art explosion called into question the hierarchy between design made for mass culture versus fine art. From Marcel Duchamp's readymades to Andy Warhol's soup cans, artists (an... More >>

  • I Do Believe

    published December 15, 2010

    Can self-deprecation be something that is humbling and pretty at the same time? Photographer Tucker Gerrick and writer Amber Corteau try to answer... More >>

  • U of M Dance students challenge stereotypes of "black dance"

    published Dec 10, 2010

    ​This fall, the University of Minnesota's dance department has been examining the stereotypes of what "black dance" means, and exploring the possibilities of the work of female African American chor... More >>

  • Laura Stack juxtaposes organic and synthetic at Rosalux Gallery

    published Dec 09, 2010

    "​Interior of the Exterior," the current exhibition at Rosalux Gallery, juxtaposes the organic with the synthetic in unsettling ways. Mixed media artist Laura Stack pulls from her background as a dr... More >>

  • Rhiana Yazzie talks about New Native Theatre's debut

    published Dec 08, 2010

    ​New Native Theatre opens its first full production this weekend, The Dreaming Bundle: A play about dreams, at the Minneapolis American Indian Center. The play is the product of a series of workshop... More >>

  • The Purest Spiritual Pigs' The Swine Show

    published December 8, 2010

    In 2007, musician and visual artist Helena Thompson, founder of Purest Spiritual Pigs, had a bunch of leftover bits of music that hadn't become... More >>

  • Naked Stages artists delve into the personal

    published Dec 03, 2010

    ​Artists from Naked Stages, the seven to nine month development program that provides support for performance artists, will show their work this weekend and next at the Pillsbury House Theatre. The ... More >>

  • 'Tree of Life Mural' by Spectrum Artworks unveiled at RESOURCE

    published Dec 02, 2010

    ​RESOURCE is a non-profit organization that assists people with employment, provides training to individuals with disabilities, helps those in need recover from chemical dependency, and aids others ... More >>

  • Smitten Kitten's Sexy Art and Craft Show opens tomorrow

    published Dec 01, 2010

    ​Smitten Kitten Sex Toys and Supplies, the erotic boutique located on Lyndale Avenue South, is getting crafty for the holidays. This Thursday, December 2 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. the store will celebra... More >>

  • SWIM

    published December 1, 2010

    As Jen March constructed a chapbook of poetry she wrote between her 20th and 30th birthdays, she wondered how the images might look in someone's... More >>

  • In the Heart of the Beast brings back 'La Befana'

    published Nov 24, 2010

    ​This holiday season In the Heart of the Beast (HOBT) Puppet and Mask Theatre revisits a favorite tradition with their production La Befana, based on an ancient legend of the Italian Gift Giver. The... More >>

  • Minnesota's Identity and the Arts

    published November 24, 2010

    So what is a Minnesota artist? Is there such thing as a Minnesotan arts identity? In "Minnesota's Identity and the Arts," an event hosted by the... More >>

  • Franconia Sculpture Park toasts to a successful year

    published Nov 23, 2010

    ​On Saturday, November 27, folks at the Franconia Sculpture Park will toast the artists, friends, and supporters who have worked hard throughout the year at their annual Franconia Pie and Wine Potlu... More >>

  • It's alive! 'Painting Zombies' challenges the death of painting

    published Nov 19, 2010

    "​Painting Zombies: Permanence/Impermanence," the new exhibit now up at the Katherine E. Nash Gallery at the University of Minnesota, doesn't actually have any zombies in it. Instead, a press releas... More >>

  • Eiko and Koma transport into another world

    published Nov 18, 2010

    ​I have never seen or experienced anything quite like Eiko and Koma's Naked exhibit, now taking place at the Walker. It is something that goes beyond "art" or "performance" or any other word in my v... More >>

  • Pangea World Theater brings together artists of color

    published Nov 17, 2010

    ​This week Pangea World Theater presents their latest play, Curiosities, written by Ojibwe poet Heid Erdrich. The production is part of the larger work of the theater, which in many ways is about fo... More >>

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