Art, Printed: Computers are redefining fine art. But is that a good thing?

Watching a lumbering 3D printer slowly churn back and forth, painstakingly adding minute layer to minute layer of material to an ambiguous shape is far from exciting. It can take hours—sometimes days—until a final product reveals itself. But for as cumbersome as 3D printing can be, the technology has had a profound impact on the art … [ Read more]

The Mill: Red Cow opens in Uptown, Independent craft brewing seal takes root, Mia documentary series

August 16–August 22 ICYMI, The Growler has had a busy week and so has the state of Minnesota. Minnesota wineries were recently rewarded for their labors, the MSP airport is showing off state flavors to travelers from all over the world, Minnesota United FC is one step closer to getting that permanent home stadium built, … [ Read more]

PHOTOS: Guillermo del Toro exhibit at Mia will haunt your dreams

Beginning this weekend and running through May 28, visitors to the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) will have the opportunity to peek inside the mind of famed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro through the first-ever museum exhibition of del Toro’s personal collection of artifacts, movie props, comic books, art, and more. “Guillermo del Toro: At Home With … [ Read more]

Vogue has discovered Minneapolis—and is really pumped about it

Vogue posted today a love-letter of sorts to about Minneapolis, singing the praises of the City of Lakes, from its lakes (duh) to its arts, food, shopping, and more. …The city itself is brimming with travel opportunities—especially during the warmer months. Maybe lake culture and the Midwest friendliness are infectious characteristics. Maybe winter-weary Minnesotans know … [ Read more]

Take a custom tour through Minneapolis Institute of Art with new ‘Journeys’ app

With 89,000 pieces of art in their collection spanning 20,000 years and six continents, seeing everything the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) has to offer is nigh impossible. To help visitors focus their visits and embark on tours through the museum that speak to them on an individual level, Mia has launched a new mobile app called … [ Read more]

Where to get your flower fix this weekend

Spring is taking its sweet time to fully arrive in Minnesota. Instead of gazing out your window at the dreary gray skies, wrapped in a blanket, wishing for warm sunshine and abundant gardens, get a jump-start on the season by heading to Art in Bloom at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Summer Flower Show … [ Read more]

Disco in diapers: These Twin Cities kids Rock the Cradle

You might not know them personally, but you’ve seen them around town. Always front row at concerts like they own the place, dancing like nobody’s watching. Being waited on hand and foot by their entourage. Never paying for their own drinks. So over the whole scene that they’ll leave a concert before the band plays their hit … [ Read more]