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Add these Twin Cities Festivals to your summer bucket list

Add these Twin Cities Festivals to your summer bucket list

by Grace Davis
Published 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

by Nina Raemont
Published 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.
The new Why Canoes? exhibit located in the Northrop gallery on Tuesday, April 13. The exhibit was curated by University of Minnesota graduate student Jacob Bernier, American Indian Studies professor Dr. Vicente Diaz and former University student Chrissy Goodwin.

Graduate student curates Northrop exhibit highlighting Indigenous canoeing communities

by Frankie Carlson
Published 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?”
Rituals of Resilience illustration by Johnalynn Holland and lettering by Andres Guzman.

Mia partners with l Self Devine to create new audiovisual exhibition

by Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
Published 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, 2021. 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

by Frankie Carlson
Published 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

by Megan Phillips
Published 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

by Megan Phillips
Published March 25, 2021
Local zine makers, artists and musicians reflect on inclusive feminism in 2021 during Women’s History Month.
The inside of Walrus art gallery Tuesday, Mar. 23. Walrus is a new community-based art gallery that sells and showcases work by local artists.

Community art gallery showcasing local works opens in North Minneapolis

by Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
Published March 24, 2021
March 4 marked the grand opening of the new affordable framed art gallery, Walrus.
A bike rack made by Minneapolis Artist Mr. Lucky in Cedar-Riverside on Monday, March 22. Allen Christian, also known as Mr. Lucky, made five bike racks found around the University of Minnesotas West Bank.

New bike racks re-define public art on the West Bank

by Nina Raemont
Published March 24, 2021
The five new bike racks/public art pieces all over the West Bank offer locals creative street-side sculptures that operate as functional art.
Anika Schneider poses for a portrait with a painting of an old family photo on Thursday, March 18 at the Soo Visual Arts Center in Minneapolis. Schneider often uses old family photos as references and inspiration for her own paintings, etchings and collage pieces.

Q&A: Local artist Anika Schneider talks racial identity, intimacy and her relationship with her Chinese heritage

by Grace Davis
Published March 19, 2021
Minneapolis College of Art and Design alum Anika Schneider is re-understanding her Chinese heritage through a new exhibition, “Chinese-ish,” running March 27 through May 9 at the Soo Visual Arts Center.

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