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Cait Gottschalk, the owner of We the Starborne Metaphysical Shop, poses for a portrait.

New metaphysical shop brings ethically sourced crystal magic to St. Paul

Megan Phillips
May 8, 2021
We the Starborne, a new St. Paul metaphysical shop, opened its doors in March and offers shoppers ethically sourced crystals, tools and more.
Artist Heather Friedli poses for a portrait with two of her dogs on Sunday, April 25. Friedli creates

Artist spotlight: Get to know local artists

Nina Raemont
April 30, 2021
Here’s nine local artists to keep on your radar.
Apparel Design student Spencer Versteeg presented his first collection at the Envision Fashion Show as part of Fashion Week MN on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis.

Fashion Week MN is bigger than fashion this spring season

Grace Davis
April 25, 2021
Fashion Week MN’s Team is ready to set a new precedent for Fashion Week this spring, focusing on locality, sustainability and inclusivity.
Add these Twin Cities Festivals to your summer bucket list

Add these Twin Cities Festivals to your summer bucket list

Grace Davis
April 25, 2021
A&E is giving you a timeline of all the best festivals to attend this summer.
Visual Black Justice President Tay Elhindi and Founder Athena Papagiannopoulos pose for a portrait in Minneapolis on Saturday, April 17. Visual Black Justice works to amplify Black voices and show that art can also be a form of activism.

Art as resistance: A Q&A with Visual Black Justice

Nina Raemont
April 19, 2021
A&E spoke with the president and founder of Visual Black Justice to learn about what justice looks like during and after the Chauvin trial.
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Graduate student curates Northrop exhibit highlighting Indigenous canoeing communities

Frankie Carlson
April 16, 2021
Heritage Studies and Public History graduate student Jacob Bernier is bringing attention to the importance of Indigenous watercraft with the opening of the exhibit “Why Canoes?”

Mia partners with l Self Devine to create new audiovisual exhibition

Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
April 3, 2021
Chaka Mkali, aka I Self Devine, created an album inspired by 28 works of art from Black artists for a new exhibition titled “Rituals of Resilience.”
First Avenue venue sits empty on Wednesday, March 31. The Minnesota chapter of the National Independent Venue Association was founded by First Avenue, along with other local music venues, to advocate for relief in the form of the SaveMNStages bill.

Minnesota venues seek state relief with newly introduced SaveMNStages bill

Frankie Carlson
April 1, 2021
The Minnesota Independent Venue Association has been spearheading legislation aimed at providing aid to shuttered entertainment businesses.
Heat of the Week: 'Bad Trip,' Dad Bod and local delicacies

Heat of the Week: ‘Bad Trip,’ Dad Bod and local delicacies

Megan Phillips
March 29, 2021
Need some pop culture inspiration for your week? Keep your finger on the pulse of all things A&E with this week’s heat.
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Riot grrrls and ghouls: Revamping third wave feminism with zines

Megan Phillips
March 25, 2021
Local zine makers, artists and musicians reflect on inclusive feminism in 2021 during Women’s History Month.