Christy DeSmith

Staff writer | Niche Products
Christy DeSmith has a background in magazines. Before joining the Star Tribune, she was an editor at The Rake, Mpls.St.Paul and Boston magazines. She also has a career as a freelance writer, specializing in art, design, lifestyle and travel. Her work has appeared in American Craft, Boston Globe and Delta Sky, among many other publications.

Recent content from Christy DeSmith

RNC '08: Family values anti-agenda

Sex-worker advocacy groups have a habit of making dire predictions every time a convention comes around. But despite their alarms,...

Updated: August 28, 2008, - 09:37 AM

Big premiere on the prairie

There were surprisingly few 19th-century pioneer fashions on display at the Guthrie Theater Aug. 15 for the premiere of "Little House on the Prairie.".

Updated: August 22, 2008, - 07:50 PM

Scholarship soiree

It might have turned into the Penguin Suits vs. the Almighty Denim.

Updated: August 16, 2008, - 10:53 AM

'Traveling Pants' sequel doesn't wear well

The pants still fit, but maturity eludes the sisterhood in this flimsy drama.

Updated: August 08, 2008, - 04:48 PM

Movies: 'Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2'

It's been three summers since we first met the foursome of friends in the film version of "The Sisterhood of...

Updated: August 08, 2008, - 09:44 AM

Movie review: 'Sisterhood' regresses

★ 1/2 out of four starsIt's been three summers since we first met the foursome of friends in the film...

Updated: August 07, 2008, - 05:03 PM

Film Fete

A questionable blue cocktail helped unite the crowd at a party celebrating 20 years of IFP Minnesota's support of local filmmaking.

Updated: August 02, 2008, - 03:33 PM

Humor regenerates 'Mummy'

When we pick back up with Rick and Evelyn O'Connell, they're a bored, retired couple clinking their teacups in Oxfordshire, England.

Updated: July 31, 2008, - 05:07 PM

Acting out

About 250 fans showed up at the Ritz to watch short teasers for the Minnesota Fringe Festival, which starts Thursday and features zombies, ballerina hunters, singing ax murderers and more.

Updated: July 26, 2008, - 10:42 PM

Hey there, speed racer

The Elko Speedway is different things to different people -- a sport, a social scene, a family outing or a unique place to take visitors from abroad.

Updated: July 19, 2008, - 03:24 PM

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