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Sarah Rasmussen and Christina Baldwin

What’s Next for the Jungle Theater?

Technology and inclusivity are among the Minneapolis theater’s future goals following artistic director Sarah Rasmussen's exit
From above left, clockwise: Lily Tung Crystal, George Takei, Lea Salonga, and Jay Kuo at a Mu-tini Hour

Theater Mu Brings George Takei, a 24 Hour PlayFest, and More

With three virtual events per week, Theater Mu has been connecting people locally and around the nation
Artist Ann Wood recreates flowers, insects, fruits, vegetables, and other earthly items using handcut paper and mixed media

Meet 6 Gifted Minnesota Makers in Their Spaces

Minnesotans are creating beautiful, delicious, useful things out of concrete, honey, straw, and tons more
The Grandstand puts on its last shows this weekend at the Minnesota State Fair

Minnesota State Fair 2020 is Canceled

The 2021 fair is dubbed "the Great Minnesota Get-Back-Together"
From left: Minnesota Historical Society's Rita Walaszek, Mattie Harper Decarlo, Ben Gessner, and Kate E. Beane

Native-Curated Exhibit Opens at Minnesota History Center

New exhibit "Our Home: Native Minnesota" explores the state's complex Indigenous history—and, for the history center, faces historic wrongs
Artist Ann Wood recreates flowers, insects, fruits, vegetables, and other earthly items using handcut paper and mixed media

Woodlucker’s Paper Botanicals Are Full of Life

Every detail matters in Minneapolis artist Ann Wood’s entrancing body of work—from flower petals to seeds
 
Sarah Rasmussen and Christina Baldwin

What’s Next for the Jungle Theater?

Technology and inclusivity are among the Minneapolis theater’s future goals following artistic director Sarah Rasmussen's exit
From above left, clockwise: Lily Tung Crystal, George Takei, Lea Salonga, and Jay Kuo at a Mu-tini Hour

Theater Mu Brings George Takei, a 24 Hour PlayFest, and More

With three virtual events per week, Theater Mu has been connecting people locally and around the nation
Whiskey Inferno is doing a BBQ Drive-Thru for a Difference

Weekend Best Bets: May 21-24

This weekend: Whiskey Inferno's barbecue drive-thru, Theater Mu's variety show, a bike tour of Minneapolis' top parking lots, and more
"All Is Calm" by Theater Latte Da. Photo by Dan Norman.

Next Up Is Theater Latte Da’s Next Chapter

Peter Rothstein didn’t want to bet on an unpredictable season, so he invested in the future
 
Whiskey Inferno is doing a BBQ Drive-Thru for a Difference

Weekend Best Bets: May 21-24

This weekend: Whiskey Inferno's barbecue drive-thru, Theater Mu's variety show, a bike tour of Minneapolis' top parking lots, and more

Record Store Day is Not Canceled: Three-Weekend Return in Late 2020

COVID-19 kept us out of record shops during the annual spring event

Editor’s Note: Listen to Bob Dylan During COVID-19

Amid uncertain times, lean on the Minnesota-born legend

These 7 Livestreams Are Keeping the Fine Arts Alive

Ballet dancers, jazz musicians, the Minnesota Orchestra, VocalEssence, Cantus—they’re keeping us entertained and themselves in good shape
 
A preview photo of "The Spy," the opening film of the 2020 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.

Around the World in 50 Films with MSPIFF

Clear your Netflix schedule: The virtual Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival takes place May 15-23

Q&A: New Director Katie Luber Guides Mia Through a Pandemic

Plus, more on the museum’s virtual experiences, new partnerships, and future exhibits
Art-a-Whirl ordinarily takes place in northeast Minneapolis. For its 25th anniversary, it's going online.

Twin Cities Art Festivals to Experience Online

Take in Art-A-Whirl and the St. Paul Art Crawl in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic
Artist Ann Wood recreates flowers, insects, fruits, vegetables, and other earthly items using handcut paper and mixed media

Woodlucker’s Paper Botanicals Are Full of Life

Every detail matters in Minneapolis artist Ann Wood’s entrancing body of work—from flower petals to seeds
 
Jackie Boucher

Party Pics: HeartLink Gala 2019

For Children’s HeartLink’s 50th anniversary, medical experts showed out for an event that raised $1 million
Dr. Judy Eckerle

Party Pics: FashionFest

On a night of designer looks, FashionFest raised more than $480,000 for pediatric services

Party Pics: 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance

The parade of classics and costumes in Excelsior brought in $25,000 for homelessness
From left: Trisha Leir, Marty Leir

Party Pics: Bone Appetit Gala

The event raised $250,000 for life-saving efforts and rescuing animals