Minneapolis College of Art and Design

  • News

    February 8, 2012

    The Twin Cities fetish scene unbridled

    Mistress Bardot and friends take us on an erotic tour

  • News

    September 2, 2009

    Mark Mallman is famous enough

    Hard-working, hard-touring musician has never quite made the big time —and that's fine with him

  • News

    November 7, 2007

    Out on a Limb

    Before the Owls could take on the pop world, they had to face stage fright, shyness, and each other

  • News

    May 2, 2007

    Dope, Guns, and Newsprint

    The spectacular, meth-fueled collapse of Shinders, a haven for local misfits

  • News

    January 31, 2007

    The New Voyageurs

    Wherein six Minnesotans brave the Mekong River, whirlpools, and dysentery in a leaky boat with a lawnmower engine held together by toothpaste and cardboard and live to tell about it

  • News

    July 12, 2006

    I Am A Camera

    Searching for backyard wrestlers, cholos, a scorpion belt, and the most blessed Virgin with Xavier Tavera

  • Arts

    October 27, 2004

    Bless The Beasts And The Road Kill

    The Minnesota association of rogue taxidermists unearths an exquisite corpse

  • News

    December 3, 2003

    The Walls of Red Wing

    The remarkable 114-year story of Minnesota's last juvenile detention home

  • Movies

    September 3, 2003

    Bidding Adu

    Twin Cities filmmaker Ayesha Adu does dogme without didacticism

  • News

    January 1, 2003
  • Art

    February 13, 2002

    The Best Things In Life Aren't Free

    Figuring out how to finance the future of art at SooVAC

  • Movies

    December 6, 2000

    Gordon's Footlight

    In a new documentary, Minneapolitan Craig Rice illuminates the prolific artistry of Gordon Parks

  • News

    June 28, 2000


    Washed-up cowboys, lady mechanics, homeless philosophers--photographer Wing Young Huie has seen it all. Now, by hanging 600 of his Lake Street portraits in public, he's ready to show the city to itself.

  • Movies

    March 1, 2000
  • Music

    November 3, 1999

    A Sense of Where You Are

    The Hang Ups return home with a new album, a new sound, and a new chance to start over

  • News

    October 13, 1999

    The Once and Future River

    Promenades and parks, cappuccino and condos: Tomorrow's upper Mississippi looks dandy. But first, can't city hall get rid of those grimy scrapyards? Why, yes.

  • Feature

    September 15, 1999
  • Art

    June 16, 1999

    A Fine Day for Pressing Pulp

    Cave Paper rides the renaissance of fine-arts papermaking

  • Arts

    February 24, 1999

    The Big Picture

    Painting for museums and parking ramps alike, artist Ta-coumba Aiken treats the city as his canvas

  • Arts

    February 10, 1999

    The Music of Sound

    Click, shriek, boom! Sonic collage artist Escape Mechanism cuts and pastes while aural trickster Lost in Translation slashes and burns

  • News

    January 20, 1999

    Folding Chair

    Five years ago Joel Sisson's blend of art, social work, and lawn furniture was the talk of the town. Now the founder of the Green Chair Project is sitting on a pile of dreams and unpaid bills.

  • Arts

    September 23, 1998

    Odd Man Out

    Meet piano man Mark Mallman: part shut-in, part showman

  • News

    June 10, 1998

    The Last Picture Show

    Movie theaters used to have majestic screens, rocking chairs, and real butter. Some still do.

  • News

    June 4, 1997

    The Princes Of 'Sota Pop- THE HANG UPS

    With a sophomore record finally in the stores, a single in the hit film Chasing Amy, and their first real tour underway, the agoraphobic Hang Ups may finally get their due