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FREE SPEECH ZONE | Bye-bye to the Minneapolis Civilian Police Review Authority

The Minneapolis Civilian Police Review Authority (CRA) is about to be restructured again. Over the years, there have been several CRA restructurings or redesigns. This one is different.


Plein air artists Lipelt, Davis and Cunningham at the Frameworks

The current exhibit at the Frameworks Gallery is a fine collection of plein air work by local Minnesota artists Greg Lipelt, Derek Davis and Joshua Cunningham. The Frameworks has consistently brought together talented plein air painters and is one of Minnesota’s most important galleries for local artists.


E-DEMOCRACY | They're baaaack - Yellowbook Phone Books landing on doorsteps

From: Shelley Leeson Thudding onto doorsteps in Northeast Minneapolis as we speak.  Shelley Leeson Northeast Minneapolis


FREE SPEECH ZONE | When young people speak, who will listen?

If it hadn’t been for the East African boys attending a teen circle I facilitated in a Seward park building, I’d still be in the dark about “swag.” “You don’t know what ‘swag’ mea


Plein air painting--a Minnesota tradition

Since artists first sketched its forests, lakes and waterfalls nearly two hundred years ago, Minnesota’s tradition of plein air landscape painting has continued to thrive.


E-DEMOCRACY | Mosaic (formerly Glacier) gets warm Minneapolis welcome

by Mary Mateer: Hi Everyone: I had lunch at the new improved Mosaic the other day and it was delightful. Same owner but he has given it a more vibrant look and revamped the menu.

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