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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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Starbucks is charging $85 for thier new t-shirt.  It has an artsy coffee stain on it. Click here to see story and pic of t-shirt

09/29/2011

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Museums To Exhibit ‘Most Authentic’ Rembrandts

“Rembrandt in America” will open at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts on June 24, 2012.

09/13/2011

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A Guide To Art On The Skyways

It’s true that Minnesota has a reputation for being a perfect place to explore the great outdoors, but only to a point. Sub-zero degree windchills in the winter and overbearing heat and humidity in the summer tend to make many locals second-guess living here.

09/12/2011

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Finding Minnesota: Big Stone Mini Golf

Most owners of valuable art collections might be nervous about having children play around them — not to mention children with golf clubs.

08/28/2011

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350,000 People Crowd Into Mpls Weekend Art Fairs

For art lovers, it’s the biggest weekend of the year, and for artists like Cindy Krotz, it’s a chance to get some notoriety.

08/06/2011

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Live Better: Art Redefines The Summer On The Patio

Nothing symbolizes summer better in the Twin Cities than the patio. It’s why the Minnesota Museum of American Art is bringing back its “Patio Nights.”

07/02/2011

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Best Art-Inspired Coffee Houses In The Twin Cities

Love coffee, food and art? Gone are the days of kitschy wallpaper and lights, coffee shops are showcasing masterpieces on their walls and menus. We take a look at some of the Twin Cities’ cafés that are serving art-loving diners coffee, food and spectacular views of art.

06/29/2011

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Guns Taken Off The Street Turned Into Works Of Art

There’s an unusual transformation going on that’s turning guns into a works of art.

05/05/2011

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Vandals Damage Granite Artwork In St. Paul

Vandals have damaged a large granite curbstone that was part of an art installation in a St. Paul park.

04/19/2011

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Twin Cities Artist Turns Old Band-Aids Into Art

Beth Barron is begging for Band-Aids. She will take just about any kind of Band-Aid, even ones with blood and dirt.

04/13/2011

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Gordy’s Garage: Indy 500 Art

Here’s an interesting tidbit that arrived in the “In Box” here at The Garage this week: Artist David Uhl, who has done A LOT of illustration work for Harley Davidson, has created a painting that will serve as one of the Centennial Indy 500 program covers. The 100th running of this all-American auto race is scheduled for Sunday, May 29, 2011.

04/12/2011

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