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Erik Tormoen

Erik Tormoen is Managing Editor of Minnesota Monthly. He studied journalism at Northwestern University. etormoen@greenspring.com

Art-A-Whirl 2023: Sculptor Faisal Alahmad

Inspired by persistence, escapism, and "a little bit of taboo realism," Alahmad showcases his work in the Casket Arts building this weekend

Art-A-Whirl 2023: Screenprinting Artist Victoria Eidelsztein

The artist's drawings appear on pillow cases, oven mitts, blankets—and will be live-printed at Sociable Cider Werks this weekend
Jewelry designer Lina Adjogble

Art-A-Whirl 2023: Jewelry Designer Lina Adjogble

Adjogble captures joy in her wearable pieces of art, which can be found in Studio Q this weekend

Art-A-Whirl 2023: Candlemaker Emma Remer

Get to know the mind behind Burn Boss Studios, whose refillable soy candles are on sale in the Moth Oddities space this week

The Steady Rise of the Craft Light Lager

It may seem basic, but the light lager is a drink of finesse—and on the cusp of a big craft moment

You and AI

As the presence of artificial intelligence grows, Minnesotans are finding ways to implement the sometimes scary, sometimes adorable tech of the future
"Again": Dexieng Yang and Melody Her, who play Mai See and Quest, respectively

Spring Theater Is (Almost) Here

Shows at the Guthrie, Penumbra, the Jungle, Latté Da, and other Twin Cities theaters to catch now or as it gets warmer

Minnesota Artists Talk Tech in an Age of AI

As artificial intelligence learns to make art, we asked three local artists to discuss their approach to augmented reality and other futuristic tools

Minnesota Monthly’s ‘Eligible Singles’: 20-Plus Years Later

For a Valentine’s-themed 2002 issue, we profiled some Minnesotan singles—and now, a couple decades later, we’re checking back in
Pillsbury House and Theatre is in Minneapolis' Powderhorn Park neighborhood

Signe Harriday Lights the Way at Pillsbury House and Theatre

At the helm of south Minneapolis’ boundary-pushing theater company—and as a steward of a nature retreat for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ folks—Harriday is working to transform trauma