Is MOA Security Infringing on the Rights of Some Minorities?

Well, yes, it looks that way from the data in suspicious activities reports. Minnesota Public Radio and Minnesota Independent highlight parts of an interesting CIJ/ NPR report on security practices at the Mall of America that finds the bulk of people… Continue Reading →

Twin Cities Wedding Photogs Head Back to Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Sometimes a change of scenery and subject matter does wonders for inspiring artists, and taking a break from wedding photography to spend time at the annual Sturgis, SD biker rally has done wonders for the local photogs Lacey Criswell and… Continue Reading →

Secrets Slideshow: Studio Visit with Christina Rimstad

Christina (C-Rocka) Rimstad has her hands on many projects and events in Minneapolis.  Her experience ranges from drawing, design, marketing, events, music, and some wood cuts thrown in there somewhere as well. Her extensive resume includes such institutions as Cornerstone… Continue Reading →

Secrets Slideshow: Walker Performing Arts Season 2011-12

The Walker’s upcoming 19-show season packs an international punch, with a special focus on the work of dance icon Merce Cunningham. Click on the thumbnails above to get a preview of the works in the season. The Walker Art Center… Continue Reading →

Secrets Slideshow: Studio Visit with Michael Thomsen

Michael Thomsen started out with painting and slowly moved into large intricate sculptures. While mainly showcasing his work at Rogue Buddha, Michael has also exhibited in Chicago and New York. His latest show, CURIO opens this Friday for Art-a-Whirl. View… Continue Reading →

Secrets Slideshow: Studio Visit with Lisa Troutman of Drawn Well

Design can be a tedious craft, but since Lisa Troutman launched her illustration company Drawn Well about a year ago, has been making fun projects — and had fun making them. Lisa’s style fuses illustration and design, and sometimes pulls… Continue Reading →

Secrets Slideshow: Studio Visit with Annika Kaplan

Annika Kaplan has been designing jewelry for years — and has a beautiful collection to show for it. Annika was trained  at the Savannah College of Art and Design, and then received an AAS in the technical jewelry program at… Continue Reading →