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Lianna Matt McLernon

Lianna Matt McLernon
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Lianna Matt McLernon is an associate editor at Greenspring Media, which publishes Minnesota Monthly. She writes for the travel, style, and arts and culture blogs, but her favorite topic (not-so-secretly) is theater.
"The Song of Summer" at Mixed Blood Theatre, photos by Rich Ryan

“The Song of Summer” Sings a Familiar But Pleasant Tune

Mixed Blood Theatre's latest play is a light-hearted romance with music and a dash of teenage angst
Duluth Trading Co.'s Mall of America store with Buck on the pole and an Adam Turman mural

First Look: Museum of Man Area

The Duluth Trading Co.'s newest location opens with a grand-sounding concept at Mall of America Nov. 7
The Textile Center's Holiday Shop

Style + Shopping Nov. 5-18 || FashionFest and Holiday Markets

Besides the now-perpetual holiday markets, happily engaged should also make room for the Forever Bride Market
"Steel Magnolias" at the Guthrie, photo by Dan Norman

Salon Talk: Hair, Identity, and “Steel Magnolias”

The free event Hair Salon (Nov. 11) celebrates and expands on the Guthrie’s latest production
Mr. Bungee (Bradley Greenwald) makes an unwelcome visit to Gordon Schwinn (Riley McNutt) in the hospital room

“A New Brain” Brings Laughter to a Health Crisis

The high-energy musical barrels ahead at the Artistry with huge notes but not-so-great writing
Fall fashion with woman in ankle boots standing on the street with fall leaves around her.

Style + Shopping Oct. 22-Nov. 4 || Holiday Markets (Already?!)

Trunk shows, fashion fundraisers, and of course, holiday markets, are on the docket for the next two weeks
Foraged jewelweed by Hejny and Sardelis

“Foraged” Uses Local Plants to Dye Gorgeous Works of Art

A textile artist and a painter show Minnesota’s natural colors in an exhibit at Gamut Gallery
Women with pomegranate candy by whirling carnival ride with lights

6 Etsy Halloween Inspirations from Minnesota

With just a click (and possibly expedited shipping), you can get into the Halloween spirit
A therapist with Twin Cities Music Therapy Services teaches a class of children.

Music Therapy for Kids Makes a Difference

Local experts speak about the benefits of music therapy and how children and their parents can get involved

7 Well-Known Minnesotans Who Give Back

A Vikings player, a supermodel, a judge, a radio host—and other locals who give vocal support to meaningful causes