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Signs of Summer in Fargo-Moorhead
It seemed to take spring FOREVER to arrive this year, but now we're already seeing a few signs of summer in Fargo-Moorhead! Like what, you ask? Here's a couple: Corks & Canvas This is a newer ev...
5/9/13 at 8:08 AM Fargo-Moorhead Hometown Tourist 5/6/13 at 1:53 PM
Recycled Art: Mosaic Tile (Part 2)
A couple of months back, I created a mosaic for the Habitat for Humanity Recycled Art show, "Home is Where the Art Is". It was great to be involved in something like this, and I've never sold any of m...
4/8/13 at 2:39 PM Recycled Art: Tile Mosaic 1/21/13 at 1:12 PM
I Love Friday...and Easy, DIY Art! 8/3/12 at 7:45 AM
School and Community Gardens Focus of Public Forum
Increasing the number of schools and neighborhoods with community vegetable gardens will be the topic of an upcoming public forum. The Cass Clay Food Systems Initiative will be hosting Community and ...
1/8/13 at 8:27 AM Not Just Food Inspections-Numerous Programs Keep Health Inspectors Busy 4/4/12 at 7:18 AM
NDMOA Cafe Starting Friday Night Dinners
Beginning January 18, the North Dakota Museum of Art Cafe will be offering Friday night dinners with an "elegant menu." Bring a date to peruse the art on display before or after the dinner for a fun F...
12/13/12 at 8:10 AM This Weekend is a Foodie's Fantasy 6/8/12 at 7:08 PM
Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase
Last night I began my Christmas shopping foray. After dinner we put on comfy shoes and headed for the Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase. Pride of Dakota is a place to shop local--sort of, if local coun...
11/17/12 at 8:03 AM Whitemud Clay Studio, Eastend, Saskatchewan 9/13/12 at 9:54 PM
Liberate Those Cups! 4/1/12 at 10:55 AM
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 10:31 AM Habitat Holds Second Recycled Art Show 2/15/12 at 11:02 AM
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 1:46 PM Art in The Alley 10/6/12 at 5:46 AM
Oct. 3rd-6-8 p.m., Acoustic Music 10/2/12 at 6:44 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 2:50 PM Cobbers Featured at Fargo Film Festival 3/8/12 at 9:12 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 12:54 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 9:16 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 7:54 AM Enjoying the yard 6/15/12 at 7:23 AM
Garden day booty 4/18/12 at 6:39 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 7:00 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 12:49 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 6:41 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 3:36 PM