Home Authors Posts by Erik Tormoen

Erik Tormoen

Erik Tormoen
214 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Erik Tormoen is an Associate Editor of Minnesota Monthly. etormoen@greenspring.com
Minnesota Zoo director John Frawley and a clydesdale horse

Interview: Minnesota Zoo Director John Frawley

Minnesota Zoo director John Frawley talks llamas, conservation, and his favorite zoo animal
The MayDay Festival

Weekend Best Bets: May 3-5

Events this weekend around the Twin Cities include Cinco de Mayo, the MayDay Parade, GrillFest, the First Ave exhibit, and more
Sheletta Brundidge (right) stands with a beautician at V.I.P. Hair & Nails in downtown Minneapolis

When Michelle Obama Came to Town

How Sheletta Brundidge proved she was Michelle Obama’s biggest fan—plus the story behind the massive Michelle Obama poster up for auction

100 Fun Things to Do This Summer in Minnesota

Fill your timeline with a season of patios, flavors, panoramic views, and new experiences

Q+A: Mary Ceruti Takes the Reins at the Walker Art Center

The new executive director discusses the Minneapolis contemporary art museum’s new direction

All the Reasons White Bear Lake Won Our “Best MN Town” Contest

From food and philanthropy to arts and education, this northeast-metro suburb beat out the rest

Pomegranates, Chickens, and Toilet Brushes: The Bold Art of Katayoun Amjadi

At Art-A-Whirl this year, the Minneapolis artist’s ceramics celebrate familiarity while still holding secrets

Minnesota’s 22 Best Events, May through June

Your early-summer calendar includes comedy, musicals, a new book festival, and more
Paisley Park, in Chanhassen, where Celebration 2019 will feature Prince collaborators in concert

Weekend Best Bets: April 26-28

St. Paul Art Crawl, a big tribute to Prince, another one to Bob Dylan—plus inspired puppetry in Red Wing, Octavia Butler, and a lot more
In "Hijinx and Hearsay: Scenester Stories from Minnesota's Pop Life," Greg Helgeson's photography pairs with Martin Keller's music journalism

Celebration 2019: How to Honor Prince This Weekend

On the anniversary month of Prince’s passing, here are ways to pay tribute—at Paisley Park, with the New Power Generation, and thanks to local publishers