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Best Sketching Classes In Minnesota

Develop a fun new hobby or sharpen your lifetime skills at these five fabulous Minnesota sketching classes.

02/16/2015

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Wander Minnesota: ‘Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison’

The Minnesota History Center is opening a new exhibit on Saturday: Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison, which will remain open until April 26. This is the first comprehensive retrospective exhibit of an important American artist.

02/12/2015

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Best Historic Landmarks In Minnesota

Visit these historical landmarks of the Midwest.

02/09/2015

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4 Things To Know About Minnesota Millennials

It’s a big year for Millennials across the country. According to Pew Research Center, there is 75 million of the generation in the United States. Just like across the country, Millennials make up the largest generation in the state.

02/02/2015

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Best 2015 Date Night Shows For Valentine’s Day In Minnesota

Plan your date for the big night Saturday, February 14 or any other night in February with these the five superlative shows to experience with your special person.

02/02/2015

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Wander Minnesota: Nobel Creations

This weekend marks the opening of an exhibit in the Twin Cities that’s an intriguing blend of world-class arts and sciences. Nobel Creations arrives at the American Swedish Institute from the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, the first time it has made an appearance in the U.S.

01/29/2015

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Best Art Walks In Minnesota

These art walks in Minnesota are worth a visit for those who like to combine a walk with a view of art.

01/26/2015

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Best Book Club Picks For Winter Reading

The freezing temperatures outside might make you yearn for warmer weather, but these long winter nights are the perfect time to burrow deep into a great read.

01/21/2015

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Best Books Based In Minnesota

The Minnesota book market has been quite lively lately with five new books written by its people or written about its people.

01/19/2015

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5 Surprising Mental Benefits Of Exercise

Exercise is proven to have both physical and mental health benefits. Sian Beilock, author of “How The Body Knows Its Mind” from sister company Simon And Schuster shares five surprising mental benefits of exercise.

01/14/2015

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Best Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In Minnesota

Celebrate civil rights in modern-day Minnesota.

01/12/2015

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Best Spring 2015 Art Events In Minnesota

Spring is a great time to rejuvenate your home and your life. So get out and enjoy these five great Minnesota spring arts events.

01/05/2015

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Best Museum Gift Shops In Minnesota

These five museums are notable in that their stores provide a focal point of products unlike any other site in Minnesota.

12/29/2014

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Best Upcoming Theater Productions In Minnesota

Get your tickets early for these future sell-outs!

12/22/2014

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Best Holiday Markets In Minnesota

Ring in the holidays with fun, décor and gifts at these festive markets.

12/15/2014

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5 Little Known Facts About ‘A Christmas Carol’

Carlo DeVito, author of “Inventing Scrooge” from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol.”

12/08/2014

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Best Local Organizations For Holiday Donations In Minnesota

Be a do-gooder and make someone’s holiday brighter this year.

12/08/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Turning Molten Glass Into Art

No matter the weather, one place in Minnesota has furnaces holding steady at 2,300 degrees. Foci uses the intense heat to help people learn and practice glass arts. Eric Dahlberg is the studio manager. “It is a bit of a lost art,” he said. “There aren’t a lot of places that you can do this.”

12/07/2014

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Best 2014 Holiday Events In Minnesota

Check out a play, ballet or concert with a holiday theme to be entertained and feel the Christmas joy being spread throughout the state.

12/01/2014

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New Holidazzle’s Debut Mostly Well Received

If you take a stroll along Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, there’s a feeling of Christmas in the air. The Minneapolis Holiday Market in Peavey Plaza has more than 30 huts, with local and international vendors selling everything from candles to candies, as well as brats and beer.

11/28/2014

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St. Paul Getting Into The Holiday Spirit

Winter Skate at Rice Park in St. Paul is officially open for business. The European Christmas Market starts Friday at 2 p.m.

11/27/2014

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Best Winter 2014-15 Art Events In Minnesota

While winters may be harsh in Minnesota, the creative flow never freezes. This year, some great events will be taking place throughout the winter to celebrate the artistic talent in Minnesota and feed the desire of the locals to enjoy and appreciate art.

11/24/2014

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The Best Thanksgiving Events In Minnesota

Minnesota is holding several fun and active events over the Thanksgiving holiday, take your pick and enjoy yourself.

11/17/2014

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St. Paul To Open European Christmas Market

Minnesota’s capital city will be opening its own Christmas market this holiday season. The European Christmas Market will open in St. Paul beginning Friday Nov. 28.

11/11/2014

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Best Upcoming Classical Music Performances In Minnesota

Entertainment can come in all forms to Minnesotans. While some enjoy listening to music or watching movies at home, others long to head out to a venue for live entertainment. Classical music connoisseurs often find that performances are enhanced by the venue they take place in. Minnesota is home to some of the best venues for classical performance, theaters with high ceilings, finely tuned sound systems and the talent to fill the stage. Enjoy any of these classical music performances over the next few months.

11/10/2014

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Behind The Scenes Of ‘Wicked: The Musical’

A big Broadway show has rolled into town. The set of “Wicked” was unloaded into the Orpheum Theatre Tuesday morning. The show opens Wednesday and runs for six weeks, through Oct. 27.

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