Year in Review: Minnesota’s Arts & Culture Scene in 2018

Minnesota’s arts and culture scene experienced its fair share of high highs and low lows this year. From the #metoo movement bringing about leadership changes at notable organizations to our state making history by electing the first Somali-American to the U.S. Congress, there was no lack of drama, excitement, anticipation, and disappointment in 2018. Here’s … [ Read more]

The Mill: Como Dockside is closing its doors

Como Dockside is closing its doors, with opportunities for one last lakeside po’ boy lasting until its final day on Wednesday, November 22. The closure was decided after the restaurant and the City of St. Paul determined that they couldn’t keep up with the year-round business model. “We had hoped a year-round staffing model and … [ Read more]

After ‘Scaffold’ controversy, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden to reopen this weekend

After a dramatic course of events over the past two weeks, the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board are set to open the newly renovated Minneapolis Sculpture Garden this Saturday, June 10th. Originally scheduled to open on June 3rd, the Walker and the park board delayed the opening after outrage over … [ Read more]

Bon Iver to headline Rock the Garden in July 2017

Big news this morning for fans of the Walker Art Center and 89.3 The Current‘s annual outdoor concert, Rock the Garden. Not only does the concert return to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden as a one-day festival on July 22, 2017, but organizers announced Wednesday morning that they are bringing back an artist from the 2008 lineup … [ 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]

Music lineup for 2016 Rock the Garden revealed

The anticipation for fans of Rock the Garden, the annual summer concert presented by 89.3 The Current and Walker Art Center, is over. This year’s music lineup was announced Tuesday morning and it’s as stacked as ever. Due to construction at Walker Art Center, Rock the Garden 2016 will be a one-day affair on June 18 at … [ Read more]

Sorry, cat lovers, the Internet Cat Video Festival is going to live on a farm

The Walker Art Center just announced it’s ending the wildly popular Internet Cat Video Festival so it can concentrate on the expansion of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, reports Minnesota Public Radio. The festival began in 2012 as an experiment to see if Internet communities such as cat video fans could be converted into physical communities through … [ Read more]

The Mill: Walktoberfest, Food Trucks, Shipwrecked Beer, and Fresh Hops

The Mill is ready for a full weekend of new taprooms, more Oktoberfests, fresh hops, and sunshine. What’s on your radar in The Mill? Tweet us @growlermag. Events: This Thursday through Sunday it’s Walktoberfest at the Walker Art Center. Enjoy local crafts, sausages from Butcher & The Boar, and live music in the Walker’s very … [ Read more]

Arts MN: The Wizard of Oz, Craft Cage Match, and a Fire Tiger

By Naomi Crocker LIMINAL /ˈlimənl/ adjective: Occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold. This week’s events all have a bit of the liminal in them due to their relation to transitional stages of various processes. First up is the namesake for this week’s theme: an exhibition featuring the work … [ Read more]

Rock the Garden 2014 Lineup Announced

The Current’s Rock the Garden show at Walker Art Center has become a perennial symbol of summer in the Twin Cities. Craft beer, locally made food, sunshine, fresh air, and not to mention great indie artists giving memorable performances—parking garage dance party from Dan Deacon and Low’s drone song, anybody?—all in the backyard of the … [ Read more]

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Walker Art Center Announces Brewer-in-Residence Series at Gather by D’Amico

Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center and Gather D’Amico announced today that they will welcome three local brewers to take part in a brewer-in-residence series this summer, which is an extension—and a sudsy complement—to its established chef-in-residence events. On the first Thursday of the month, starting this May, guests can enjoy three complimentary samples of beer from that … [ Read more]