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MIMMI Sculpture Tracks Minneapolis’s Mood On Social Media

A new floating piece of art is tapping in to how the city is feeling. MIMMI is being called the emotional gateway to Minneapolis, and this weekend it will be the center piece of one of the city’s most unique festivals: the Secret City.

06/18/2013

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Maple Grove Displaying Local Art This Summer

Locally made art will be popping up all over Maple Grove this summer, and there’s a way for you to get involved. The art installations will be featured in windows all over the city, and the opening reception for the interactive installation will be on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

06/06/2013

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Mary Richards’ Best Of Minneapolis

Author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong’s history of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted, tells the behind-the-scenes story of the show. She shares a look at well-known Minneapolis sites from The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

05/07/2013

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Minnesota’s Biggest Art Heist Chronicled In New Book

Thirty-five years later, the tale of two people trying to solve the biggest art heist in Minnesota history is being chronicled in a new book.

05/05/2013

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Positively Minnesota: Nonprofit Teaching Youth Life Through Art

A north Minneapolis non-profit center that teaches youth life through art is producing some surprising results.

04/25/2013

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Art ‘Treasures’ & 2 Pets Appear Lost In Edina House Fire

An Edina home filled with what neighbors call art “treasures” burned down this afternoon.

03/26/2013

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Big Lake Man’s Robot Turns Winter Into Art

Roger Hanson is a man of many trades. He’s worked in construction, engineering, and computer software, and all of those skills came together when he decided to create a massive ice sculpture.

03/22/2013

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College Of Visual Arts In St. Paul To Close

The College Of Visual Arts announced Wednesday that it will cease operation and close its doors at the end of the spring semester, citing the inability to raise funds and students’ difficulty paying tuition.

01/16/2013

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Beyond Bounds: NFL Journal Entry No. 7 With D’Aundre Reed – New Year’s Edition

As the season-long ambition of getting to know D’Aundre Reed comes to a close – the Vikings battle the Packers at 7 p.m. Saturday at Lambeau Field – it’s been eye-opening to see how well Reed dealt with the highlights and setbacks that the 2012 campaign as tossed his way.

01/05/2013

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Art, Therapy Help Boy Deal With Painful Past

When Ezekiel works on origami, it’s hard to think of him as anything other than patient and polite.

12/19/2012

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Pat Scrimshaw Brings Out Nature’s Beauty With A Chainsaw

With a sharp tug of his chainsaw’s rope, Pat Scrimshaw looks every bit a logger heading to the north woods. But the big white pines he slices up produce looks – not logs.

11/20/2012

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Curiocity: Michael Birawer On His Iconic Skyline Paintings

The jagged lines, the vibrant colors and the intimate details of a beloved neighborhood or skyline — it doesn’t take much to positively identify a Michael Birawer painting.

11/14/2012

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Twin Cities Hospital Uses Art To Help Kids Heal

There’s a program at a Twin Cities hospital that’s helping kids cope with the pain.

10/11/2012

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Minn. Brothers Carve Art With Chainsaws At The Fair

There are artists of all kinds at the State Fair, from butter carvers to glass makers.

08/29/2012

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Man Pleads Guilty To False $250K Art Insurance Claim

A St. Paul man pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to filing a false insurance claim for $250,000 worth of art. Jason William Sheedy, 39, was charged via an information with one count of wire fraud in connection to the incident.

08/17/2012

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Minneapolis Wheat Field Is Work Of Art

This Wednesday marks the five-year anniversary of the 35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis. Now, a park that stored the ugly side of the tragedy has been transformed into a display of beauty.

07/30/2012

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Northside Hopes For Longest ‘Soul Train’ Line Ever

With everything from storefront art to a walking tour and an attempt to put together the longest “Soul Train” line, this year’s Flow Northside Art Crawl has something for just about everyone.

07/28/2012

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The Uptown Art Fair

Be one of the 375,000 people who attend the Uptown Art Fair this August to enjoy everything from live music and magic shows to food vendors and a wine-tasting garden. That’s in addition to more than 350 talented artisans from locations near and far, showcasing professional-quality works of art in 12 mediums. One-of-a-kind works in paint, ceramics, jewelry, mixed media and sculptures are just some of the treasures you can expect to explore at this free festival.

07/28/2012

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John Williams Video Smackdown For 6-27

The Champ could be dethroned by this awesome Domino Display! Vote Now!

06/27/2012

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Deep Fried iPad

Why would you deep fry an iPad?

06/20/2012

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Rick Kelley: A Renowned Patriotic Artist

The children at Pillsbury Elementary school got to see passion first-hand when artist Rick Kelley recently came to class.

05/26/2012

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Art 4 Shelter: Buying Art For A Cause

You can get some great deals on art and also help out people in need Wednesday evening. The second annual Art 4 Shelter is being held at the Burnet Gallery in Le Meridien Chambers Hotel in Minneapolis.

05/09/2012

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Local Artist’s Unique Mark On Target Field

Art on display at Target Field has helped catapult the career of a local artist. Outside the stadium across from Gate 29, you’ll find eight glass panels with thousands of names of Target Field donors on them.

04/13/2012

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Victory Home Décor Stores In The Twin Cities

If you’re particular about style and only the best will do, but you can’t jump on a jet to Paris or London every time you need a new lamp or pillow or silver-serving piece, listen up.

03/13/2012

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Chicago’s MCA Debuts 1980s Exhibit, Coming To Walker

Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art explores the decade of the 1980s with a new exhibit.

02/10/2012

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