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PHOTO COURTESY JESSE DRAXLER

The best of Art-A-Whirl 2010

by John Sand
Published May 4, 2010
PHOTO COURTESY HENNEPIN THEATER TRUST

“Avenue Q” is a fixer-upper

by John Sand
Published April 14, 2010
Kramps knitwear walks the runways at Voltage. PHOTO COURTESY KEVIN KRAMP

Designer profile: Kevin Kramp

by John Sand
Published April 14, 2010
PHOTO COURTESY CAT POND

Art seniors strut their stuff

by John Sand
Published April 7, 2010

Alt. Theater 101

by John Sand
Published March 31, 2010
“LOOK!” by Joe Tilson is part of the Walker’s collection of art from 1964. PHOTO COURTESY WALKER ART CENTER/JOE TILSON

Walker Collection (The Remix)

by John Sand
Published March 24, 2010
Bliss is one of J. M. Culvers explorations of memory. PHOTO COURTESY J.M. CULVER

Drawing on memory

by John Sand
Published March 8, 2010

Restaurant Review: Bin Wine Bar

by John Sand
Published February 24, 2010

Art overflows at Foot in the Door 4

by John Sand
Published February 17, 2010

Sap-Fest Love Songs – My Top 25

by John Sand
Published February 10, 2010
Sophomores Brenden Gerber and Elsabet Roth watch a video at the faculty exhibition in the Katherine E. Nash Gallery on Tuesday.  Faculty work will be shown at the Regis Center for art through February 18th.

How far away is ‘almos(t)here?’

by John Sand
Published January 28, 2010
Still from “Heavy Sleepers,” 2006. See more work by Zhao Liang at The Walker.
PHOTO COURTESY ZHAO LIANG

Winter Arts Calendar

by John Sand
Published December 9, 2009
PHOTO COURTESY GREG GOSSEL

Top ten local artists of the decade

by John Sand
Published December 2, 2009
Robisons recent projects are sculpted animals made from a combination of his completed work and found objects.
PHOTO COURTESY JOE BERLIN

Artist profile: Dan Robison

by John Sand
Published November 24, 2009
PHOTO COURTESY THE WALKER ART CENTER

The many angles of Dan Graham

by John Sand
Published November 4, 2009
Red Stags grilled pork sirloin served with stewed lentils and spaetzle in a homemade whole-grain mustard sauce.
Vegetarian option: tempura fried broccoli instead of pork.

The Cities’ best date nights

by John Sand
Published October 28, 2009
PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS

Mangia! Italian eating

by John Sand
Published October 28, 2009
The trio of spoken word poets exercises their acting chops in skits about chickens, poverty and magical pens.
PHOTO COURTESY MINNEAPOLIS CHILDRENS THEATRE

Fast rhymes with Mayhem Poets

by John Sand
Published October 21, 2009
Areca Roes Sheets
PHOTO COURTESY THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF ART

The Nash keeps it in the family

by John Sand
Published October 14, 2009
PHOTO COURTESY SOO VISUAL ART CENTER.

Do You Remember?

by John Sand
Published October 14, 2009
Barbara Evan’s “Silly Girl” is one of the many featured works of art at this fall’s St. Paul Art Crawl.
PHOTO COURTESY  ST. PAUL ART COLLECTIVE

St. Paul Crawl ain’t small

by John Sand
Published October 7, 2009

Red Eye Thug Life

by John Sand
Published October 7, 2009
Spectators inside Haegue Yang’s “Yearning Melancholy Red” immediately become both a critic of the elaborate maze of blinds and a hidden limb of the work.
PHOTO COURTESY WALKER ART CENTER

Haegue Yang is a new kind of insider

by John Sand
Published September 30, 2009
South American Bajofondo streams together funky new age hip-hop with sensuous Spanish rap. PHOTO COURTESY THE CEDAR

Uprooting the Scene

by John Sand
Published September 24, 2009
PHOTO COURTESY JAN CHAPMAN PICTURES

“Bright Star” shines

by John Sand
Published September 23, 2009
PHOTO COURTESY ANTI- RECORDS

Morphing Mutantes disappoint

by John Sand
Published September 16, 2009
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(L-r) SCOTT BAKULA as FBI Special Agent Brian Shepard, JOEL McHALE as FBI Special Agent Bob Herndon and MATT DAMON as Mark Whitacre in Warner Bros. Pictures

“Informant!” divulges nothing

by John Sand
Published September 16, 2009
PHOTO COURTESY ATLANTIC RECORDS

Jay-Z offers blueprint for mediocrity

by John Sand
Published September 16, 2009
A detailed photograph of Oranskys Distant Thoughts reveals sweeping brushstrokes that expose the movement of the work.
PHOTO COURTESY FORM+CONTENT GALLERY

How close is too close?

by John Sand
Published September 9, 2009
PHOTO COURTESY ANANYA DANCE THEATRE

Dance dance … social revolution!

by John Sand
Published September 9, 2009

D N Eduardo

by John Sand
Published April 12, 2009

John and Kara on the Minneapoline

by John Sand
Published February 2, 2009

No naked huddling required

by John Sand
Published December 12, 2008

Finals Week Procrastination

by John Sand
Published December 10, 2008

Calcium, Vitamin D and Gay Rights

by John Sand
Published December 4, 2008

Kitty Wigs

by John Sand
Published November 2, 2008

Red Let-down Year

by John Sand
Published September 17, 2008

Delicious disappointment

by John Sand
Published May 1, 2008

Climate change isn’t cool

by John Sand
Published April 24, 2008

Frying up some soul food

by John Sand
Published April 3, 2008

Spring break jams

by John Sand
Published March 13, 2008

La vie en noir

by John Sand
Published March 13, 2008

Feels like home

by John Sand
Published February 21, 2008

Rethinking the runway

by John Sand
Published January 31, 2008

What to know and what to throw

by John Sand
Published January 24, 2008

United we tensely stand

by John Sand
Published January 24, 2008
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