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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 and Midwest Home. She writes for the travel, style, and arts and culture blogs, but her favorite topic (not-so-secretly) is theater.
In the wake of George Floyd's death, New Dawn Theatre Co. has put together a film to bring the community together called "A Breath for George." Photo by Regina Marie Williams

New Film “A Breath for George” Screens Outdoors for Free

The film by New Dawn Theatre Co. will grace the sides of Twin Cities buildings June 14-21, featuring local artists
A woman shopping with a face mask on. Arturo Rey/Unsplash

Style + Shopping || Support Black-Owned Businesses

Show up for your community through your choices, from clothes shopping to getting your nails done
The list of names painted on Chicago Avenue keeps growing as more people send names

This Minneapolis Street Is a Growing List of People Killed by Police

Artist Mari Hernandez has painted names on Chicago Avenue, a block from George Floyd's Killing
Three of the book titles available by the University of Minnesota Press through Aug. 31.

U of M Press Uploads 22 Racial Justice Books for Free

Read these University of Minnesota Press books for free online to learn more about racial disparities
Sarah Rasmussen and Christina Baldwin

What’s Next for the Jungle Theater?

Technology and inclusivity are among the Minneapolis theater’s future goals following artistic director Sarah Rasmussen's exit
From above left, clockwise: Lily Tung Crystal, George Takei, Lea Salonga, and Jay Kuo at a Mu-tini Hour

Theater Mu Brings George Takei, a 24 Hour PlayFest, and More

With three virtual events per week, Theater Mu has been connecting people locally and around the nation
Walker Art Center's virtual maker's mart

Style + Shopping May 19-June || Shops Begin to Open

While some of our favorite boutiques are opening again, virtual events and curbside pickup aren’t going away anytime soon
"All Is Calm" by Theater Latte Da. Photo by Dan Norman.

Next Up Is Theater Latte Da’s Next Chapter

Peter Rothstein didn’t want to bet on an unpredictable season, so he invested in the future
A couple standing in front of Northern Stacks Events in Fridley

Looking for a 2020 Wedding Venue? Try Northern Stacks

Located next to a brewery in a historic warehouse building, this new event space is offering a deal for one lucky couple with a story from the front lines
A preview photo of "The Spy," the opening film of the 2020 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.

Around the World in 50 Films with MSPIFF

Clear your Netflix schedule: The virtual Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival takes place May 15-23