Minnesota, Year Zero

Hello. We’re Minnesota. Prince lives here. Or rather, he did. As you all know, Prince departed last Thursday. It has been a long week here. A long, mournful, celebratory, confusing, contradictory week. Minnesota has turned out in force to pay tribute to our favorite son, flocking to Paisley Park, to First Avenue, to jukeboxes and … Continue reading Minnesota, Year Zero

How they did it: Reaching new audiences with art

Originally published on the Knight Foundation blog, April 6, 2016. Above: Osama Esid and Mizna, STILL / LIFE / SYRIA, Northern Spark 2015, presented by Northern Lights.mn and Mizna, Photo: Ian Plant. An established and supportive community of arts patrons is one of the finest things a city can have, but if the art is … Continue reading How they did it: Reaching new audiences with art