Mural in honor of George Floyd by artist Jose Dominguez.
Jose Dominguez is among the many local artists who have created pieces to honor Floyd

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Interview: Dua Saleh on Creating Music While Processing Trauma

The Twin Cities artist tackles gender identity and police brutality in new recordings
"Marie and Rosetta," starring Jamaica Bennett and Rajane Katurah Brown, was the last main stage production at Park Square Theatre before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

5 Ways to Support (and Enjoy) Local Theater Right Now

A murder mystery has been written for video chat and the state's biggest theater festival has gone online
Minnesota Opera's "The Marriage of Figaro"

Weekend Best Bets: July 9-12

This weekend: brewery events, online operas, ways to talk about race, and more in the Twin Cities

Storm Chasing Film Captures St. Paul Man’s Dramatic Hobby

"The Last Storm" documentary star Mike Marz gives tips for following summer weather
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
 
"Marie and Rosetta," starring Jamaica Bennett and Rajane Katurah Brown, was the last main stage production at Park Square Theatre before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

5 Ways to Support (and Enjoy) Local Theater Right Now

A murder mystery has been written for video chat and the state's biggest theater festival has gone online
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
 

Interview: Dua Saleh on Creating Music While Processing Trauma

The Twin Cities artist tackles gender identity and police brutality in new recordings
Minnesota Opera's "The Marriage of Figaro"

Weekend Best Bets: July 9-12

This weekend: brewery events, online operas, ways to talk about race, and more in the Twin Cities

Bob Dylan Calls for Swift Justice for George Floyd

Dylan speaks to the tragedy and COVID-19 in a lengthy New York Times interview
Kacey Musgraves playing at the 2015 Music in the Zoo. Courtesy Sue McLean & Associates and Greg Gibson

Music in the Zoo Is Canceled for 2020

For the first time in 27 years, the annual outdoor concert series at the Minnesota Zoo will not go on
 
Two roses are specifically centered around kids: "Painting the Roses Red" by Kimberly McCracken is outside the Roseville Library and has a coloring activity integrated into the library's summer programming, and "The Value of Education" by Cora Hays brings awareness to the Kids in Need Foundation's school supply drive. Roseville in Bloom is a public art series happening this summer.

Public Art Is Blooming in Roseville and Beyond

The seven-foot-tall roses popping up around the city are just some of the many public art pieces you can visit in the metro
Headshot of IllumiNative founder Crystal Echo Hawk

New Art Fund Amplifies Local Indigenous Voices

Nonprofit IllumiNative is helping five Minneapolis artists call for justice
Mural in honor of George Floyd by artist Jose Dominguez.

Minnesota Artists Pay Tribute to George Floyd Through Public Art

Jose Dominguez is among the many local artists who have created pieces to honor Floyd
In the wake of George Floyd's death, New Dawn Theatre Co. has put together a film to bring the community together called "A Breath for George." Photo by Regina Marie Williams

New Film “A Breath for George” Screens Outdoors for Free

The film by New Dawn Theatre Co. will grace the sides of Twin Cities buildings June 14-21, featuring local artists
 
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