Rotund bearded Scot doing radio at MPR out in the wilds, wondering about the state of civilization.

Makers of scary thrillers got their start in St. Paul

MnDOT halts drone flights over Van Gogh crop art — The Minnesota Department of Transportation has ordered a halt to drone flights over a work of art in Eagan. In a written statement, the Minneapolis Institute of Art and Thomson Reuters confirmed that MnDOT had ordered them to stop flying an unmanned aircraft system, commonly known as a drone.

Indy film center opens in St. Paul

What's lost is found in photo exhibit — For close to a decade, photographer Paul Shambroom has collected images of lost-pet posters. We've all seen them. Stapled to telephone poles, tacked up in coffee shops, taped to fence posts: pleas for help finding lost pets. "They are all so terribly sad," Shambroom said.

Cube Critic: 'Straight Outta Compton' — Cube Critic Euan Kerr stops by The Current's Morning Show to talk to Jill Riley and Sean McPherson about a new film that tells the story of the formation of the hip hop collective, N.W.A. 'I certainly learned a lot,' Euan says. 'It's riveting watching this.'

Dance group brings performance into public, personal spaces — The Minneapolis dance group Body Cartography is making dance very personal. For the past few months the group has taken its work outside into public places, creating dances for one person at a time, free of charge.

After five weeks, Guthrie's Haj sees love and challenges

In Eagan, Van Gogh's 'Olive Trees' is a planting, not a painting — If you are flying into Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport over the next couple of months, here's a tip: Book your seat on the left side of the airplane. That should give you the best view of a huge artwork taking shape in Eagan.

At Autoptic comic fest, focus is on art, not superheroes

Alec Soth finds humanity in social media, fleeting images — Internationally-known photographer Alec Soth began two recent projects with pictures. But the St. Paul-based artist ended up with something else.
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