One Random Winter Weekend

I had one of those weeks this week. Between computer problems, impossible to find sources, rescheduled meetings and odd editorial requests, everything was taking about…

The Star in the Cottonwood Tree

Here’s a confession I never thought I’d make on this website — I adore cottonwood trees. (I know this is random. Stay with me. There’s…

On The Ninth Day Of Christmas…North of Normal Gifts

Editor’s Note: This contest is over, but you can still score cool, North Dakota themed gifts at the website and location listed in this post.…

Fabulous and Free: The Minneapolis Institute of Art

For inspiring art at an unbeatable price (free!) the Minneapolis Institute of Art is the place to be. It offers a gallery upon gallery of…

Party Pics: Behind the Scenes at the Bras on Broadway Fashion Show

“Art is the triumph over chaos.” John Cheever Between heartbreaking terrorist attacks around the world, a disturbing mood of tension and intolerance on social media…

“The Art of Bad Men” at Theatre B: Creating a Role With Taylor Schatz

Theatre is immediate, it’s ephemeral, it connects us to the action on stage and to each other. And the best work aims to challenge us,…

Public Art in Saint Paul

Last weekend was an epic girls’ getaway with Liz, Robyn and Naomi and we spent a lot of our time in Saint Paul. It was Naomi’s last…

Guest Post: A Walking Tour of Downtown Sioux Falls

I just got back into town from a #PrairiePlaces road trip, so today I’m bringing you a guest post from my friend Amy, who is…

Finding Local Color in Harvey, North Dakota

We were whizzing down the highway, bound for Minot, North Dakota. The baby had just woke up from his nap when I saw a sign…

Adding To Dickinson’s Art Ave

Celebrations ‘n’ Crafts, a combination gallery, art supply store and retail shop in downtown Dickinson just celebrated their first birthday in April and they fêted…

OMG Stickers: Collaborative Art From Albino Buffalo

This morning I went downtown to Unglued for cupcakes and stickers. Yep. Stickers. From an old school machine, the kind where you put a couple…

“We Are Treasure Hunters”: A Fargo Film Festival Winner

I was going to write a compelling argument for why you should check out the Fargo Film Festival — or any challenging film, for that…

Let’s Go To The Fargo Film Festival (For Free!)

You don’t know Fargo if you haven’t been to the Fargo Film Festival. The Fargo Film Festival is back for its 15th year March 3-7. And…

A Little Love From Stems + Salvage

Happy Thursday! I hope you all are keeping warm out there. I thought you might like a little good news to warm you up! One…

Crafters, Creatives and Culinary Artists To Watch

Saturday was magical. My birthday just happened to fall around the same time as the Unglued Craft Fest and the February occasional sale at the…