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Calling All Local Artists for Habitat ReStore’s Recycled Art Show
Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanitys ReStore is seeking artist participation in their third annual Recycled Art Show and Auction to be held on February 2, 2013 at the Spirit Room in downtown Fargo. Arti...
10/18/12 at 11:31 AM Habitat Holds Second Recycled Art Show 2/15/12 at 12:02 PM
230 E. Superior St., Art in The Alley
If you want to see a beautiful new store in Duluth, stop by Art in the Alley located at 230 E. Superior Street. It is open from 10-6 M-F and Saturday 10-8, I think. Tammy has beautiful...
10/6/12 at 2:46 PM Art in The Alley 10/6/12 at 6:46 AM
Oct. 3rd-6-8 p.m., Acoustic Music 10/2/12 at 7:44 AM
Nicole Roberts Hoiland 97 and Beth (Johnson) Winterfeldt 94 share a strong friendship. Both are active in the arts scene across Minnesota. Hoiland is a sculptor and Winterfeldt is a pianist. They rece...
10/5/12 at 3:50 PM Cobbers Featured at Fargo Film Festival 3/8/12 at 10:12 AM
Tapping my inner (inexpensive) artiste
This summer, we sacrificed our guest room/office/storage space and transitioned both kiddos into their own rooms. In hopes of doing so as frugally as possible, I sold some of the former room's content...
9/21/12 at 1:54 PM
Tai chi: Practicing the Present
My trainer and I arrived at the tai chi school mid-morning. Last time I showed you a few pictures of what this mountainside martial art boarding school looked like. After dropping my stuff in my room,...
8/18/12 at 10:16 AM
Father's Day flowers
Hello, beloved readers! It's good to be back. Or at least sort of back. ;) I'm not back at work (and not ready to be, not by a long shot) but I'm feeling a bit better and at least able to get around ...
7/30/12 at 8:54 AM Enjoying the yard 6/15/12 at 8:23 AM
Garden day booty 4/18/12 at 7:39 AM
DIY Wall Art
One of my goals for the next month is to post each day of July about a List of 10 dealing with a personal finance or money saving idea topic. Yesterday I shared ideas for DIY doormats. Today I am sh...
7/26/12 at 8:00 AM
Religious Art: a Judeo-Christian Tradition
A lot of contemporary Christians tend to believe that Jews and Christians of late antiquity were strictly iconoclastic. This is not at all true, though it would take Christianity until the ninth centu...
7/6/12 at 1:49 AM
Upcycling? Be Creative During Your Home Renovation Project!
Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or a higher environmental value. The term upcycling began to gain traction i...
6/15/12 at 7:41 AM
MSUM College for Kids receives grant from Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation
Minnesota State University Moorheads College for Kids received a grant from the Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation for $3,100. The grant will be used for need-based scholarships to help cover the cost of ...
6/11/12 at 2:08 PM Students publish 31st edition of Red Weather 4/23/12 at 9:44 AM
Kristjansson-Nelson represents U.S. as artist curator in Norway 3/2/12 at 11:10 AM
On Afro-Peruvian music and the resilience of the human spirit
Alright, so I'll grant that the complete moral hypocrisy of slavery was settled long ago, but in colonial-era Peru it was taken to particularly brazen heights. Cotton barons who apparently had no qua...
5/31/12 at 4:36 PM
Pete the Cat
We'll chat with James Dean, the creator of Pete the Cat, tomorrow on WDAZ News @5....
5/1/12 at 1:42 PM Governor Art Link 6/2/10 at 1:53 PM
Chuck Kimmerle 7/9/09 at 1:55 AM
In the Nazca desert of southern Peru, there are many geoglyphs that were created about 1,500 years ago. The geoglyphs were created by moving aside the darker-colored rocks on the surface to reveal t...
4/22/12 at 9:39 PM Mosquito! 3/15/12 at 10:32 PM
Creature Path tee marker 12/22/11 at 10:47 AM
Stadium momentum builds, but still not quite there
A Vikings stadium construction effort has fallen short for years, but a Friday meeting among NFL officials and Minnesota leaders produced the most progress so far. The plan that passed a Senate com...
4/20/12 at 7:12 PM Stadium summit increases optimism 4/20/12 at 12:07 PM
The Light Shines On Forever: A Tribute to Thomas Kinkade
It's the light, Thom, that's what lasts. The leaves are transient. They grow, turn green, turn red and die, but behind them the light lasts forever.- Peter O'Toole (from the film The Christma...
4/16/12 at 3:08 PM