:::: UPDATE :::: Hennepin County painted over Midtown Greenway muralArtists Caw Wi Jiwa, Erin Sayer, and Yuya Negishi were on the receiving end of a major buzzkill yesterday morning when the mural they were working on along the Midtown Greenway near Sunrise Cyclery was found covered in whitewash.SEE ... 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 >>
The latest show at Altered Esthetics takes viewers into the mysterious world of an artist's process. The exhibit displays works of all different styles and genres, and helps show how an artist makes decisions, giving an enlightening look at the journey that an individual piece goes through before ... More >>
'Monster' by Chris MonroeWith all the beauty Duluth has to offer, especially at the turn of each season, it is not surprising that it remains one of Minnesota's most-beloved destinations. So how nifty would it be to import the scenic views and beauty the city has to offer down here to the Twin Ci ... More >>
Photo by epSos.de This week there's a ton of variety in Freeloader Friday. There's tons of fashion events, including Fashion's Night Out, and a market for stylist men. There's "About Face" a very cool gallery show opening this Saturday. There's also anarchists, feminists, activists, and authors i ... More >>
(Image by zzzack) This week in Freeloader Friday we have a '90s-themed dance party, a day-long skateboarding festival, World Cup bars, and a free blues fest.
l'etoile's top five picks of the week
Check out these art openings and parties this Saturday.