Earlier today, Hennepin County came clean as the entity responsible for painting over the Midtown Greenway mural near Sunrise Cyclery.THE BACKSTORY: Somebody whitewashed Midtown Greenway mural [PHOTOS]In fact, the only reason the mural wasn't totally whitewashed is because workers ran out of paint. ... More >>
From poets and directors to comedians and dancers, the Twin Cities are teeming with creativity
Two Minneapolis art galleries will host two different locally rooted panel discussions about music, art, and community involvement this week. Tonight at Intermedia Arts, MNOriginal and the Minneapolis Arts Commission will host an interactive discussion on "Minnesota Identity and the Arts" from ... More >>
Sid Hartman: Picture this man bronzedSid Hartman, the 90-year-old eminence grise of Twin Cities sports scribbling, is about to gaze out on Target Field in perpetuity -- in bronze. The Minneapolis Arts Commission gave a green light to a statue of Hartman last night. All it needs now is forma ... More >>
Lucy LyonYou may know Tim Gihring from his ever-present byline in Minnesota Monthly, thanks to his role as arts editor, a position he's held since 2003 at the local lifestyle magazine. Or you might recognize his name from the Minneapolis Arts Commission, where he's served as chair in 2009 (an ... More >>
From small-town Lois Lane to south Minneapolis waitress to city-hall power broker: Lisa McDonald has come a long way. Now is she ready to go full throttle?
When the Shubert inched down Hennepin Avenue a year ago, Minneapolis politicos promised a bright future for the historic theater. They didn't mention stingy legislators, taxpayer bailouts, or the specter of the wrecking ball.
What takes seven years to build, costs nearly $600,000, and looks like a boondoggle?