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Erik Tormoen

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

How to Replace Your Doomed Ash Tree

While ash trees fall to insatiable beetles across the Twin Cities, it's up to us to maintain biodiversity in our yards

Weekend Best Bets: June 2–4

Summer's in gear—meaning street festivals are, too. Check out what's happening in St. Anthony Park and Edina, plus more things to do this weekend around the Twin Cities.

Always the Odd One Out

Quinton Skinner reads from his new novel—a domestic odyssey taking place in Minnesota—at Magers & Quinn.

5 Things About the New and Improved Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

This month, the beloved art park reopens after major renovations. Along with installing 18 new sculptures, here’s what went down

Weekend Best Bets: May 12–14

Mother's Day, sheep shearing, Broadway, and Indigenous dance—this weekend around the metro area

Weekend Best Bets: May 5 – 7

Our young graduating artists show off their work; the Festival of Nations celebrates MN's immigration legacy; a MayDay festival exalts the sun; and more this weekend

Weekend Best Bets: April 28 – 30

Do you take your pop music with comedy or religion? Check out concerts, art events, and Arbor Day this weekend.

From Dead English Kings to Debussy to the Minneapolis Baroque

At the Basilica of St. Mary, VocalEssence joins British-born composer and pianist Stephen Hough for music inspired by the inexplicable

Weekend Best Bets: April 21–23

Sustainable wines for Earth Day, edible insects, vinyl records, and book signings to honor April's literary bent—all this weekend

Weekend Best Bets: April 14–16

Egg hunts, chocolate, and Viking combat in the Twin Cities area this weekend