Artists from across the north metro will be exhibited.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Saturday, May 11, 2013
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It is hard to find a person these days who doesn't have at least one tattoo. Males, females, teenagers—they all seem to have some kind of ink. Small stars, crosses, butterflies, tribal, oriental, in memoriam, there are so many to choose from. Then once you choose your tattoo, or design, where do you put it? Do you pick your shoulder? Your back? So many decisions to make. So Patch wants you to post photos of your favorite tattoo(s). We want to hear why you picked the tattoo you chose and its meaning to you. We'll start with a few examples from Patch editors here in Minnesota: Micheal Foley: "I got my tattoo when I was 18. I had been a Marine for only a few months, and I was back in Wisconsin on leave for the holidays when my new …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Fridley writer Emmaline Westlund is looking for fellow writers seeking to get published.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Local author and Fridley Patch reader Emmaline Westlund chronicles her experience as one of the long-term unemployed.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Aliya Tourville of FHS participated in "An Artistic Discovery," along with students from Al-Amal School and Columbia Heights High School.
Fridley High School student Aliya Tourville placed second in An Artistic Discovery, the annual Congressional Art Competition among students in Minnesota's Fifth Congressional District. Other Fridley-area students participating in the competition included Sidhra Musari of Al-Amal School and Deandra Bardell and Andrea Pamo of Columbia Heights High School. A Shadow's Offering by Southwest High School sophomore Grace Miller placed first and will hang on exhibit at the U.S. Capitol for one year. Marissa Nicol, also from Southwest High School, placed third. See a gallery of photos from the annual Arts Education Forum and awards reception on Tuesday.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Moore Than Dance will be showcasing its summer workshops.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Blogger Mandy Meisner finds herself lured away from working in the arts, by a surprising entity.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
"Imagine yourself falsely accused of a crime and in the midst of some crazy 'witch hunt,'" says Blogger Stacy Bender.
They paint their pictures out-of-doors—in this case outside the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, the newspaper
Anna Pratt reported in the Star Tribune about a group of "plein air" painters who brought their easels to the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts in Fridley recently—and stayed outside: Paul Boecher set up a mini-art studio on the tailgate of his pickup truck in a Fridley parking lot last Thursday morning. ... Boecher is part of an informal group that meets each week to paint “en plein air,” a French term meaning in the “open air.” ... Tom Dimock, a retired graphic designer who lives in Columbia Heights, explained: “You’re interpreting as you go along.” In “plein air” painting, “You make your decisions really quickly,” he said. “What you started with two hours ago can be radically different” later on. If you'd like to see paintings inside …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
This week's selection includes a new Islamic U of M, a malt shop's anniversary, Lyndale Gardesn final plans, a new church, a city's surplus and I-94 headaches on the way.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. VIDEO: Meet Mark Andrew, Contestant on NBC's 'The Voice' From Eden Prairie On Season 4 of the hit show "The Voice," Eden Prairie's Mark Andrew breaks onto the scene. Tom Windle of Maple Grove Throws U of M's First 9-Inning No-Hitter Since 1931 The former Osseo High pitcher told gophersports.com why he chose to stay close to home for college and the support he gets from his hockey-playing twin brother, Sam. Shakopee Considers $400,000 Enticement Package for Data …