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Free Idea: Keep Branding Off Vikings Stadium, Add It With CGI for TV Broadcasts

Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke once wrote that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. For example, right now, there is a robot the size of a small truck driving around Mars shooting lasers at rocks. One other thing humans have figured out is the so-called “1st & Ten” line. In American football–a […]

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Meet Minneapolis Street Artist HoTTea

Drawn to Minneapolis artist HoTTea’s inventive and non-destructive take on street art, Threadless offered the Minneapolis College of Art and Design grad $2,000 to fund the project of his choosing. Miles of yarn and 12 hours later, his inspiring transformation of a derelict tennis court reminds us to always look on the bright side. Music […]

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Parachute Cloth Mural Builds Community in South Minneapolis

How can a new school introduce itself to a community? Folwell Performing Arts Magnet School in south Minneapolis is using principals of placemaking and robust community engagement to create and install a 2,000 sq. ft. public mural to say “hello” to their neighborhood. Folwell, located at the border of the Corcoran and Standish neighborhoods (20th Ave S […]

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UM, Access to Fun: Minneapolis Sculpture Garden [Episode 7]

My friend, Josh Lee, takes us on a tour of the Minneapolis Sculpture garden in this episode of UM, Access to Fun. Published on Dec 4, 2014 He’s back! Welcome to Episode 7 of the “UM, Access to Fun” show with University of Minnesota student host Josh Lee. In this week’s episode, Josh hops a […]

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Unique Art on the Green Line LRT Platforms

I was always fascinated by a 2011 WCCO article regarding Art Along the Light Rail (Blue Line). I took an #mspwalk in St. Paul the other day, although it was raining so it wound up being a couple hours of getting lost in the skyway. Nonetheless, I took the newer Green Line to the Union […]

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