Remembering Rondo at WAM

Rose and Melvin Smith: Remembering Rondo (through September 8). Currently living in Eagan, Minnesota, Rose and Melvin Smith...

Acme Scenic Arts goes Hollywood

Acme Scenic Arts has been producing sets, drops and props for 30 years. Its well-known projects include Dayton’s/Macy’s Christmas Shows, Bachmann’s Flower Shows, Prime...

Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) has curated the first major thematic exhibition to explore the artistic achievements of Native women. The exhibition, which...

Irish Fair Celebrates 40th Year

The 40th annual Irish Fair of Minnesota, a three-day outdoor celebration of Irish heritage and culture, will be held Friday, Aug. 9 through...

Whole Wide World

by Leslie pring, library manager Summer Spark, the library’s summer learning program, runs through August 31. Along with reading and activity challenges and special...

To Peel or Not to Peel

FOOD MATTERS Take carrots, for instance. But you might also wonder about beets, potatoes, squash. I get asked this...

Pig’s Eye Island

BIRDS IN PARTICULAR In 1838, Pierre ‘Pigs Eye’ Parrant, an illustrious squatter, built a tavern at the head of...

West End Artist Profile: Sid Korpi

                Artist, teacher, actor, author, wedding officiant, editor, dog-walker, dancer and animal chaplain —...