Arts

Among the many treasures of Minneapolis’ Lake Street is a white building adorned with the letters HP. No, it’s not Harry Potter’s residence, but beyond its doors the Minneapolis community will still find work of a wizardly sort.

The instances are few in which heralded Minnesota artist Mike Lynch becomes even close to talkative during an hour-long interview on a cold morning at the Groveland Gallery.

Last summer, St. Louis Park resident Marty Harris won first prize in print at the Minnesota State Fair.

Sister Act, running at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres this month, is the beloved and comical story of a diva who witnesses a crime and disguises herself as a nun to avoid trouble. I recently spoke with two of the cast members of the show.

MnSpin, a new local music platform compiled by the Hennepin County Library system, will be available for your listening pleasure this month.

Eleven years ago, parents Julie and Matt Guidry founded Upstream Arts.

While it’s true that Barbie has had a driver’s license since the 1960s, in the world of Uptown artist and photographer Nicole Houff, the iconic doll isn’t quite ready to get behind the wheel of her sleek and
stylish sports car.

If you lived in the Cedar Lake area in the early 1970s, you may have inadvertently been privy to the beginning of the musical career of Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter and Semisonic front man Dan Wilson.

With its first major infrastructure renovation in 30 years completed this past summer, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is open to the public once again.

Since its founding in 2001, Soo Visual Arts Center (SooVAC) has exhibited work from more than 2,000 artists—many of them local and emerging talents—and sustained a dynamic space for artists, residents of its Lyn-Lake neighborhood and art-lovers

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