Arts & Culture

A volunteer from Reading Partners reads with a child.

Reading Partners is narrowing the achievement gap one student at a time.

Margret Aldrich, author of The Little Free Library Book

If you've ever taken a walk through a south Minneapolis neighborhood, you’ve almost certainly encountered a Little Free Library.

My Pet Chicken Handbook and Gaia's Garden

For our gardening and pets issue, Christine Utz of Magers & Quinn’s sales and outreach team offers book recommendations for those who want to learn more about permaculture and organic gardening, and for aspiring raisers of backyard chickens.

A lunch bag illustration modeled after "Where the Sidewalk Ends"

Kristin Cook and Ross Teichner have turned handwritten notes that they send along with their kids’ lunches into an art form.

UMN Women in Business, an organization dedicated to bringing together future business leaders at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, held its charity gala in March 2019.

In September, inspired by its The Vikings Begin exhibition, the American Swedish Institute held its signature event called “Museum Party Done Right.”

A monument at Lakewood Cemetery covered in snow.

This photo by Jeff Liss, Winter Wonderland at Lakewood Cemetery, won both our Readers’ Choice award and first place in the “City Landmarks” category of our 2019 Picture City South photo contest.

Art Shanty Projects on Lake Harriet

Art shanties are back at Lake Harriet (Bde Unma).

Comedian Khadijah Cooper tells a joke.

Local comedians Khadijah Cooper and Jon Savitt talk about their paths to success.

A home inspector checks out a faucet.

Tips for understanding what’s next in the home buying/selling process.