MPR News photos of the week

Arts & Culture

1 Artist Adam Turman mixes ink to start a new screen printing project Friday, March 29, 2013 in his St. Louis Park studio. 
2 Artist Adam Turman sets up his screen printing machine Friday, March 29, 2013 at his studio in St. Louis Park. Turman is among a group of artists who will display and sell limited-edition, bike-inspired posters during Artcrank. 
3 Volunteers in Fargo, N.D., started filling sandbags Wednesday, April 3, 2013 in preparation for flooding along the Red River expected later this month. Here, a forklift takes pallets full of sandbags outside to waiting trucks. 
4 Drew Ditlefsen said he was nearly hit with a homemade explosive on the Midtown Greenway Wednesday, April 3, 2013. 
5 Welsh band The Joy Formidable performed before a rapt First Avenue audience on April 3, 2013. 
6 The Choir of King's College, Cambridge performed at the Cathedral of St. Paul on Thursday, April 4, 2013. 
7 Silver carp in a tank Thursday, Apr. 4, 2013 at the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus. Researchers say they have found little evidence of bighead and silver carp in the Mississippi and St. Croix rivers. 
8 Baseball fans came to Target Field equipped with warm clothes and some with blankets as temperatures in the upper 20s welcomed the season opener between the Detroit Tigers and the Minnesota Twins before a game Monday, April 1, 2013 in Minneapolis. 
9 Minnesota Twins players mob Eduardo Escobar, center, after his two-run double with one out in the ninth inning off Detroit Tigers pitcher Phil Coke in a baseball game, Wednesday, April 3, 2013, in Minneapolis. The Twins won 3-2. 
10 St. Louis Blues center Andy McDonald, right, scores on Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom (32) of Finland during the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Monday, April 1, 2013. The Blues beat the Wild 4-1.