Studio Visit: Eric F. Avery + Mike Hoyt

Along with trying to introduce you to great under-the-radar events throughout the week, and keeping you in the loop on the comes and goings of our arts and culture scene, we also want to introduce you to the people and… Continue Reading →

Give to Take-Up Productions & Trylon microcinema

It’s the little movie theater that could: Since opening in 2006, the 50-seat Trylon microcinema and its operating organization Take-Up productions have screened hundreds and hundreds of amazing independent movies, timeless classics, incredible film events, and well curated series on… Continue Reading →

Give to: American Refugee Committee

The American Refugee Committee has a dedicated staff—many of them refugees themselves—who provide refugee communities around the world with the basics we take for granted: clean water, sanitation, medication, education. They also help those devastated by war and famine to rebuild their… Continue Reading →

Give to: Homeward Bound Foundation

Homeward Bound operates residential homes across the metro and provides in-home services that support adults and children with disabilities. They’ve been around since 1973, and help those with disabilities—and their families—lead sustainable, functional lives, sometimes even eliminating the need for frequent… Continue Reading →

Give to: Minneapolis American Indian Center

One of the oldest Indian centers in the country, the Minneapolis American Indian Center is key to  honoring Native American traditions, art and culture in Twincy, and to giving on-the-ground, tangible assistance to the urban Indian community, including job placement assistance, after-school… Continue Reading →

Give to: El Sistema Minnesota

It’s a documented fact that children do better in school when exposed to arts education—including classical music. The relatively new El Sistema Minnesota program reaches a diverse range of children as young as five years old and exposes them to the… Continue Reading →

It’s a Bad Year for Maple Syrup

If you see maple syrup for sale in the coming months, stock up. Otherwise you’ll be stuck with Aunt Jemima.