Christy DeSmith

Special sections editor | Niche Products
Christy DeSmith edits the Star Tribune’s weekly Outdoors Weekend section and its annual Best of MN publication. She previously worked as a magazine editor and writer specializing in art, design, lifestyle and travel.

Recent content from Christy DeSmith

Fully committed

Loring Park was feeling the love when gay and lesbian couples took part in a mass commitment ceremony.

Updated: July 05, 2008, - 10:07 AM

Face Time: "Celebration of India"

When one skeptical partygoer suggested that "Curry is pretty trendy right now," chef Raghavan Iyer was quick to retort: "Yes, but it's been trendy in India for 6,000 years."

Updated: June 27, 2008, - 01:52 PM

Movies: 'Father' looks at the ties that blind

British film 'When Did You Last See Your Father?' a heartbreaking look at the bond between father and son.

Updated: June 27, 2008, - 09:45 AM

"Father" is a beautiful, gut-wrenching experience

"When Did You Last See Your Father" is a heartbreaking examination of the sometimes fractious bond between ailing father and son.

Updated: June 26, 2008, - 03:58 PM

Christy DeSmith: Gentlemen prefer 'Rambo'

Or at least the prevailing view says they should. Which is typical -- and hypocritical.

Updated: June 10, 2008, - 11:44 PM

Dating out of bounds

Expand your dating pool by getting outside of your usual social comfort zone.

Updated: May 22, 2008, - 11:28 AM

Dating: Where to meet ...

These days, rampant online dating allows for easily permeating the boundaries between socioeconomic classes. But those after more tactile and/or olfactory experiences should check out these sweet spots.

Updated: May 22, 2008, - 11:28 AM

Movie review: Lost in 'Then She Found Me'

In her debut as both star and director, Helen Hunt is something of a party-pooper.

Updated: May 01, 2008, - 02:42 PM

Movie review: 'Red Balloon' takes delightful flight again

"Flight of the Red Balloon" does itself proud in honoring its predecessor.

Updated: May 01, 2008, - 02:39 PM

Movies: Lost in 'Then She Found Me'

In the course of just 15 minutes, April (Helen Hunt), an uptight, 39-year-old teacher, sees it all. Her husband (Matthew...

Updated: May 01, 2008, - 12:13 PM

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