Minnesota Arts

The journey to pink pride: The ‘sickly sweet’ art of Duluth’s Cherry Koch
Cherry Koch, a Duluth artist awarded a grant for her “Homebody” project, explores themes of identity, trauma and religion through surrealist portraits of friends holding dollhouse-sized structures she builds.
From Verona to Nogales with a Latino adaptation of ‘Romeo and Juliet’
Teatro del Pueblo’s adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet” integrates Latin American culture, Spanish language and spoken word poetry into Shakespeare’s classic tragedy.
‘It’s a loss’: The State Fair Foundation sunsets the Commemorative Art program
The Minnesota State Fair’s Commemorative Art program, which began in 2004 and featured work from 19 artists to expand connections to the arts community and generate revenue, has ended.
Art Hounds: A trail of crocheted mushrooms
This week on Art Hounds: Crocheted mushrooms from Lydia Hansen, Duluth-Stämman music festival and “Devoured: Notes on Love and Enmeshment.”
Arts Briefs: Neurodiversity and the arts
This week: An event about art, science and neurodiversity, McKnight Fellows announced, a baby opera sells out, seniors tell stories and Theater Mu announced an interim artistic director.
New Minnesota Music Round-up: Moody noir tones from Charlie McCarron
This week: “The Fishing Hat Bandit Soundtrack” by Charlie McCarron, “River Flows Two Ways” by Paul Spring and “Live On Shuffle Function’s Pledge Drive A​-​Go​-​Go” by The Thirsty Giants.
Art Hounds: Bach on the road, BALLS Cabaret and ‘When Doves Choir’
On Art Hounds this week: BALLS Cabaret is back every Sunday at Strike Theater! The Minnesota Bach Society’s Mini Mobile Concerts are in St. Cloud. And Choir! Choir! Choir! teaches the audience to sing Prince, in harmony, at First Avenue on June 1.