The Mall of America is about to get a facelift... 14 stories, to be exact. For a mall that boasts hundreds of stores, a theme park, a sea-life exhibit, a movie theater, and countless other attractions, what's missing? Here are a few of our requests for the mall's expansion. What would you like to ... More >>
Number 42: Edie Overturf City: Minneapolis Years spent living in MN: 18 monthsPrint artist, painter, and sculptor Edie Overturf may be new to the Twin Cities art scene, but her impact has already been felt. With the folks at Kick.Stand.Press, she recently helped co-found Leg Up Studio, a coopera ... More >>
Number 43: Tina Blondell City: Minneapolis Years spent living in MN: 15 There are no pop-culture icons featured in Tina Blondell's portraits. Instead, she chooses to capture regular folks in a moment in time. Recent pieces have included a gleeful female drummer ready to jam, a man casuall ... More >>
Number 44: Kick.Stand.Press City: Minneapolis, MN Years spent living in MN:The current bout is 2.5 yearsAs anyone who has ever spent time watching HGTV knows, a good wallpaper job can make or break a room. Gilpin Matthews and Lauren Schuppe, co-founders of Kick.Stand.Press, specialize in making t ... More >>
Number 45: Frank Gaard City: Minneapolis Years spent living in MN: 45 yearsFor the past 40 years, notorious artist Frank Gaard has added a healthy dose of color, criticism, and humor to the local creative scene. His work knows no boundaries, as he often draws inspiration from a mix of subjects, ... More >>
Number 95: Kara Hendershot City: St. Paul Years spent living in MN: 12 Kara Hendershot isn't just an artist in the city. She is also an important figure working behind the scenes. In addition to exhibiting her paintings around town (and recently on a national level), she also works to gi ... More >>
Amy with EllaNumber 96: Amy Rice City: MinneapolisYears spent living in MN: 20There has always been a healthy dose of Minnesota in Amy Rice's artwork. In the past, she has found inspiration from childhood memories, animals, cycling, and the city life around her. Her artistic methods vary from pie ... More >>
Art by Paul JagolinoOil pastel on paper, 64" x 55"Moving to a new residence can be exhausting. Art curator and mentor Yuri Arajs moved from Minnesota to British Columbia in 2008 and is still dealing with the pangs of not having enough boxes. He left many of his belongings behind, and now, two ... More >>
www.soovac.orgIn April some of us in the Lyn-Lake neighborhood were startled to find that the Soo Visual Arts Center had closed its doors. We were relieved to find that it was only temporary, they were merely closed as they were relocating next door. Their future in the new space seemed bright ... More >>
Artist Terrence Payne chats about his latest work and the re-opening of Rosalux Gallery.
(Photo by phogel) This week we have the bike-friendly art party ARTCRANK, a three-day conference exploring hip hop, and an evening dedicated to folk musician John Prine.
l'etoile runs down their top 5 events this weekend.
No, not all at the same time.
Free stuff never gets old, even though you do.
A dishwasher accuses her bosses of being dirty creeps
Stones Throw 10th Anniversary Tour @ Triple Rock From today's A-List: "There's indie rap, and then there's Stones Throw. The imprint that gave us Madvillain and Quasimoto also released a good number of rare funk reissues (from The Funky 16 Corners to Kashmere Stage Band's high school blowout Texas ... More >>
What do you call two isolated artists working together? They don't know, either.