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Erik Tormoen

Erik Tormoen
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Erik Tormoen is an Associate Editor of Minnesota Monthly. etormoen@greenspring.com

Weekend Best Bets: September 3-6

Welcome to September, everyone, and happy Labor Day. This weekend around the Twin Cities: flowers, apples, pottery, and even more State Fair finds

Weekend Best Bets: The No-State-Fair Edition

As we round out August, here are a few ways to steal back the State Fair, plus other weekend picks

People Donated Millions After George Floyd’s Killing—What Happens Next?

A look at three Minneapolis-based racial justice GoFundMe campaigns, and the work still to come
Chalkfest will look a little different in 2020

Weekend Best Bets: Aug. 13-16

This weekend: a pirate-themed treasure hunt, a mural tour in Arbor Lakes, outdoor film fest at Brit's Pub, and more

Garden Rises From Post-Protest Rubble in South Minneapolis

After a GoFundMe for George Floyd’s memorial site, 18-year-old helps launch youth-tended garden
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
A transgender flag waved at LGBTQ Pride march

Pride Month: Black Visions Collective Lifts Up Trans Women of Color

Director Kandace Montgomery on addressing anti-Blackness within the LGBTQ community

George Floyd’s Memorial Site: Where Tributes Intersect

Visitors paid respects with a dreamcatcher, an elevation ceremony, artistic face masks, and more

Why This Man Gave Free Haircuts at George Floyd’s Memorial Site

Michael Hampton shares his thoughts on wealth inequality, the importance of education, and the vitality of the barbershop
Visitors to George Floyd's memorial site place offerings before a large portrait

These Twin Cities GoFundMe Campaigns Support Racial Justice

George Floyd's memorial fund has set a new record—plus other campaigns to support

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