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Nice to have Mary back

Posted Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 11:17 pm GMT -6 in Art,Pop Culture,Television at 11:17 PM

This weather, though…

More beautiful SK art

Posted Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 06:32 am GMT -6 in Art,Family at 6:32 AM

Lowertown, St. Paul, MN

Welcome to candy month

Posted Monday, October 2nd, 2017 02:22 pm GMT -6 in Art,Design,Disney at 2:22 PM

Would love to go back to Disneyland Paris

Digging the newest art

Posted Friday, September 29th, 2017 04:29 pm GMT -6 in Art,Football,Work at 4:29 PM

Lower Pentair gate, U.S. Bank Stadium

Hidden St. Paul

Posted Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 07:46 pm GMT -6 in Art,Design,History at 7:46 PM

Landmark Center (but just on one side)

Color by Kendra

Posted Sunday, August 13th, 2017 06:54 pm GMT -6 in Art,Baseball,Friends at 6:54 PM

So cool – artwork @ CHS Field

Birawer 3D baseball

Posted Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 02:35 pm GMT -6 in Art,Baseball,Work at 2:35 PM

Meetings with the Twins

Starjets for August

Posted Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 11:45 am GMT -6 in Art,Disney at 11:45 AM

That must mean the State Fair is near

Adam was busy

Posted Monday, July 17th, 2017 03:14 pm GMT -6 in Art,Pop Culture,Sports,Work at 3:14 PM

So much cool X Games art

Work Art

Posted Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 09:21 pm GMT -6 in Art,Work at 9:21 PM

$150k, right?

Marina walk with the girls

Posted Monday, July 3rd, 2017 02:51 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family,Travel at 2:51 PM

Always liked that carving

What the hell is this?

Posted Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 01:27 pm GMT -6 in Art,Music,Shopping at 1:27 PM

Not sure if I like Jeremy or the little dude in front

Lowertown Stills

Posted Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 09:44 pm GMT -6 in Art,Design at 9:44 PM

Art is all around

Never change, Grandview

Posted Friday, June 2nd, 2017 06:38 pm GMT -6 in Art,Design,Movies at 6:38 PM

Pretty sure this is the same carpeting from when I was in junior high down the street

That bird doesn’t seem so bad

Posted Saturday, May 27th, 2017 11:44 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family at 11:44 PM

MK and the recently maligned sculpture 

Let’s do crimes

Posted Saturday, May 27th, 2017 11:42 pm GMT -6 in Art,Pets at 11:42 PM

What are those dogs plotting?

Mason Jennings @ Gallery 122

Posted Saturday, May 27th, 2017 01:25 pm GMT -6 in Art,Music at 1:25 PM

Northeast hipster art

On the walls @ Barbette

Posted Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 02:52 pm GMT -6 in Art,Food,Music,Quotes at 2:52 PM

Miss you, MCA

Is it really 1000?

Posted Friday, April 14th, 2017 11:29 pm GMT -6 in Art,Football,Work at 11:29 PM

That seems like way too many

At Home with Monsters

Posted Monday, March 27th, 2017 08:40 pm GMT -6 in Art,Design,Movies,Museums at 8:40 PM

When I heard that Mia was doing a Guillermo del Toro exhibition, I immediately thought of Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy and was super excited to go see it. Once I got there, I realized 1) there are a bunch of del Toro movies I’ve never seen and 2) everyone in Minneapolis seems to love the guy – it was absolutely packed.

At Home with Monsters is divided into multiple themed rooms that had a mix of movie props and artwork primarily pulled from his personal collection at Bleak House (his home in Los Angeles). It was easy for me to feel a connection to the director: vintage Disney artwork from Mary Blair (and many others), a comic book wall, Ray Harryhausen props, Marlon Brando bronze bust, Edward Gorey prints and a recreation of his personal “rain room” with an Edgar Allen Poe wax figure. How could I not love all that?

Open now through May 28, get your $20 tickets online here (while they last).

P.S. – Forgot to mention one other thing from the exhibit that really resonated with me: one of the signs said that del Toro was taught from an early age to keep a journal – notes, sketches, keepsakes, souvenirs. This site serves the same function for me – now 7,649 posts and growing…

Pool in the Sinatra Room

Posted Sunday, March 19th, 2017 04:34 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family,Friends at 4:34 PM

SK and Kodos visit Lowertown

Water is life

Posted Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 06:52 pm GMT -6 in Art,Design at 6:52 PM

The NorthernLights.mn choo-choo wrap

Cookie says it’s time to eat

Posted Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 02:50 pm GMT -6 in Art,Food,Travel at 2:50 PM

Come and get it

Office Art

Posted Friday, January 27th, 2017 09:23 pm GMT -6 in Art,Football,Work at 9:23 PM

Not many of this guy in the building

Creative Mornings with Daniel

Posted Friday, January 13th, 2017 11:09 am GMT -6 in Art,Music,Photography at 11:09 AM

Great talk @ MCAD

Crayola at the work house

Posted Friday, January 6th, 2017 08:06 pm GMT -6 in Art,Football,Shopping at 8:06 PM

New stuff at the Mall of America

So long, dragon

Posted Monday, January 2nd, 2017 04:00 pm GMT -6 in Art,Shopping at 4:00 PM

Purchased many, many seasons ago at RenFest

Kid crafts

Posted Monday, January 2nd, 2017 03:59 pm GMT -6 in Art,Schools at 3:59 PM

From ancient times – grade school at Linwood?

Is this place even real?

Posted Thursday, December 29th, 2016 02:07 pm GMT -6 in Art,Design,Housekeeping at 2:07 PM

Rayette Lofts, Lowertown, St. Paul

Happy Gnu Year

Posted Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 02:22 pm GMT -6 in Art,Disney,Holidays at 2:22 PM

Jingle Cruise for December calendar

Amazing PJ exhibit @ SEA-TAC

Posted Friday, December 16th, 2016 05:43 pm GMT -6 in Art,Music,Travel at 5:43 PM

Tons of great posters, but this was my favorite 

BC Totems

Posted Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 12:37 pm GMT -6 in Art,Museums,Travel at 12:37 PM

Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria

Orca at our hotel

Posted Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 12:35 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family,Travel at 12:35 PM

CK outside Abigail’s 

Making Turman’s mom cry

Posted Monday, December 5th, 2016 08:21 am GMT -6 in Art,Links at 8:21 AM

http://www.startribune.com/you-ve-seen-his-art-all-over-minnesota-now-meet-the-real-adam-turman/404131496/#1

It must be December

Posted Sunday, December 4th, 2016 12:26 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family,Museums at 12:26 PM

British Arrows @ Walker Art Center

These signs never get old

Posted Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 06:09 pm GMT -6 in Art,Design,Running at 6:09 PM

Mississippi riverfront before the JNUC 5K

Tribute (of another form)

Posted Thursday, September 15th, 2016 07:51 pm GMT -6 in Art,Music at 7:51 PM

No show, but lots of artwork

Who moved the art?

Posted Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 04:34 pm GMT -6 in Art,Work at 4:34 PM

Much better location than behind a beer cooler

Abe Crop Art

Posted Sunday, September 4th, 2016 12:52 pm GMT -6 in Art,Food at 12:52 PM

Every year, a classic

She’s so talented

Posted Saturday, August 6th, 2016 10:48 am GMT -6 in Art,Family at 10:48 AM

SK the artist

Purple Lobby

Posted Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 10:53 am GMT -6 in Art,Music at 10:53 AM

Purple Palace

Skol Mary Tyler Moore Style

Posted Sunday, July 17th, 2016 01:02 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family,Football at 1:02 PM

MK with some air time

St. Paul’s Banksy

Posted Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 07:14 am GMT -6 in Art,Pop Culture at 7:14 AM

Bridge over 35E

Grad party preview

Posted Monday, May 30th, 2016 08:51 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family,Photography,Schools at 8:51 PM

Sneak peek of the decorations 

Hidden Gem

Posted Sunday, May 29th, 2016 03:50 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family,Museums,Travel at 3:50 PM

Huge names in a small city – Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona

Block Prints

Posted Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 10:46 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family at 10:46 PM

SK and her beautiful art

Shag Swag

Posted Sunday, May 8th, 2016 07:31 pm GMT -6 in Art,Fashion,Television at 7:31 PM

This used to be in my room on Lombard Avenue

Old school photography

Posted Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 08:47 am GMT -6 in Art,Family,Photography at 8:47 AM

Real film from SK @ SES

Scoping out the Hamline art scene

Posted Saturday, April 16th, 2016 04:51 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family,Schools at 4:51 PM

SK in the art department, St. Paul

Seagulls love donuts

Posted Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 05:12 pm GMT -6 in Art,Food,Travel at 5:12 PM

My mom bought this print in Grand Marais

It’s a hard dad life

Posted Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 12:51 pm GMT -6 in Art,Food at 12:51 PM

Get Some @ Grumpy’s 

Uncle Turkey (in spirit)

Posted Saturday, March 19th, 2016 01:45 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family,Holidays at 1:45 PM

Anfinson 40th Anniversary @ The Branding Iron, Preston

This is Design

Posted Sunday, February 28th, 2016 03:57 pm GMT -6 in Art,Design,Museums at 3:57 PM

Diagrams @ Hippie Moderism

Old school media box

Posted Sunday, February 28th, 2016 02:56 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family,Museums at 2:56 PM

MK in the projector deal @ Hippie Modernism

The 38th Puppet

Posted Sunday, February 28th, 2016 02:55 pm GMT -6 in Art,Design,Museums at 2:55 PM

One of my favorite items @ Hippie Modernism

Last call for hippies

Posted Sunday, February 28th, 2016 02:53 pm GMT -6 in Art,Design,Family,Museums at 2:53 PM

Hippie Modernism @ Walker Art Center

Reflections on a squirrel

Posted Sunday, February 28th, 2016 02:36 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family,Museums at 2:36 PM

I spy SK @ Walker Art Center

From sun to snow

Posted Sunday, February 28th, 2016 10:55 am GMT -6 in Art,Family,Museums,Weather at 10:55 AM

…in less than 24 hours.

A self-portrait

Posted Sunday, January 31st, 2016 09:55 am GMT -6 in Art,Family at 9:55 AM

So beautiful

Riverview Style

Posted Sunday, January 3rd, 2016 04:20 pm GMT -6 in Art,Design,Movies at 4:20 PM

Coming Soon…Katniss

Winter art in Minnesota

Posted Saturday, December 26th, 2015 03:49 pm GMT -6 in Art,Museums at 3:49 PM

MIA, Minneapolis

So beautiful

Posted Saturday, December 26th, 2015 03:48 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family,Museums at 3:48 PM

…and the painting is OK too…

House of Blues Nawlins

Posted Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 09:20 am GMT -6 in Art,Music,Travel at 9:20 AM

Such great calligraphy 

Bubble & Squeak

Posted Sunday, December 13th, 2015 03:43 pm GMT -6 in Art,Museums,Television at 3:43 PM

The 2015 British Arrows @ Walker

Bay Bridge Art

Posted Friday, December 11th, 2015 12:48 am GMT -6 in Art,Travel at 12:48 AM

So much great public art in SFO

Beauty is everywhere

Posted Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 11:22 am GMT -6 in Art,Travel at 11:22 AM

Public bathroom mural, Fishermans Wharf

Beautiful kid one artwork

Posted Friday, December 4th, 2015 07:55 pm GMT -6 in Art,Family at 7:55 PM

WTG, SK

Respect the Art

Posted Saturday, October 17th, 2015 05:36 pm GMT -6 in Art,Travel at 5:36 PM

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden 

Picasso + Bellagio = Love

Posted Friday, October 2nd, 2015 05:14 pm GMT -6 in Art,Casinos,Museums,Travel at 5:14 PM

Creatures and Creativity – BGFA

Don’t ever change, Cosmo

Posted Thursday, October 1st, 2015 06:27 pm GMT -6 in Art,Casinos,Fashion,Travel at 6:27 PM

The Cosmopolitan rolls real smooth

 

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