We cannot always explain why a certain artist or work of art moves us: Capturing the ineffable is the province of great art to begin with. But sometimes it's enough to recognize who or what stirs something within us, and in doing so, we point to the collective experience of art, a sense that "there is something there." Though we appreciate musician Ali Jaafar's succinctly professed interest in "natural sounds made by humans in real places," we know that the work our local artists produce is so much more than the sum of its parts. From dancers hijacking creative spaces to a comedian making a career comeback, our list of artists just scratches the surface of the Twin Cities arts scene, but it's a look at who and what... More >>>