Variety
November 25, 2020

'Mannequin trees' deck the halls at virtual holiday exhibition

Part-Christmas tree, part-mannequin, works at the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery explore Black culture.
Variety
November 19, 2020
Nancy B. Miller, 92, of Minneapolis was among the first visitors when the Minneapolis Institute of Art reopened in July: "This is one of the places th

Coronavirus shuts down Twin Cities museums again

Twin Cities museums will be closed for at least four weeks.
Variety
November 19, 2020
'Purple Lane' glows Prince-ly at Minnesota State Fair holiday lights show

'Purple Lane' glows Prince-ly at Minnesota State Fair holiday lights show

Dig if you will the icicles, the moose, the snowflakes and more at the drive-through Glow Holiday Festival at the State Fairgrounds.
Variety
November 18, 2020
Minneapolis actor to lead New York theater

Minneapolis actor to lead New York theater

Zach Curtis, once a mainstay on Twin Cities stages, will take over theater company near Binghamton, N.Y.
Variety
November 18, 2020
Minneapolis College of Art and Design's annual art sale goes virtual

Minneapolis College of Art and Design's annual art sale goes virtual

Students and recent alumni sell their artworks for $1-$1500 through a giant, searchable database.
Variety
November 18, 2020
Remembering Bruce Swedien, the father of Twin Cities recording studios and Michael Jackson's engineer

Remembering Bruce Swedien, the father of Twin Cities recording studios and Michael Jackson's engineer

In 1953, he founded Minneapolis' (still-operating) premier studio before working with Michael Jackson, Barbra Streisand and Miles Davis.
Music
November 16, 2020
Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis release new slow-jam single with Babyface

Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis release new slow-jam single with Babyface

The song is expected on the first album starring the hit-making Minneapolis producer-songwriters as recording artists.
Home & Garden
November 6, 2020

Fixing the world one bird feeder at a time

Fixation -- a book with broad application
Home & Garden
October 30, 2020

Some notes on climate

Not encouraging
Home & Garden
October 29, 2020

Similarities: Maine and Minnesota birds

Books for each compared
Variety
October 28, 2020
'Flores Oscuras' Halloween show explores real-life terrors people of color face

'Flores Oscuras' Halloween show explores real-life terrors people of color face

Xochi de la Luna's two-night performance will be Friday and Saturday at Chicago & Lake in Minneapolis.
Variety
October 22, 2020
Minnesota artists make buttons and stickers to get out the vote

Minnesota artists make buttons and stickers to get out the vote

Nonpartisan voter turnout initiative distributes 40,000 artist-made buttons and stickers.
Variety
October 20, 2020
Minneapolis music hero Tony Glover's archives to be auctioned including rare interviews with Dylan, Hendrix

Minneapolis music hero Tony Glover's archives to be auctioned including rare interviews with Dylan, Hendrix

The collection includes records, autographed books by Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs, and signed correspondence from Joan Baez, Jim Morrison and Bob Dylan.
Home & Garden
October 19, 2020

Blue jays love peanuts

An entertaining peanut feeder
Home & Garden
October 15, 2020

Here is a cardinal nest

Friction holds it together
Home & Garden
October 15, 2020

Bird migration report

Good to better upcoming
Home & Garden
October 15, 2020

Pity the birds in Phoenix

Birds don't like it any better than people do.
Music
October 8, 2020
Lucinda Williams will stream series of themed concerts to benefit First Avenue, the Dakota

Lucinda Williams will stream series of themed concerts to benefit First Avenue, the Dakota

"Lu's Jukebox" kicks off Oct. 22 with a Tom Petty tribute, followed by salutes to Southern soul, 1960s country, Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones and holiday tunes.
Stage & Arts
October 8, 2020
SooVAC gallery reopens with three new exhibitions about the Black experience, masculinity and abstraction

SooVAC gallery reopens with three new exhibitions about the Black experience, masculinity and abstraction

The Minneapolis gallery requires masks and is open at reduced capacity and hours.
Variety
October 7, 2020
Annual Red Wing arts fest goes hybrid in-person and virtual

Annual Red Wing arts fest goes hybrid in-person and virtual

The COVID-friendly event is outdoors and socially distanced.
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