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Artist projects images on herself to skewer stereotypes - Local — MINNEAPOLIS - In popular culture, Native Americans often are depicted as though they are stuck in time, still living in tents or speaking in fractured English. Many of those stereotypes of Native American ways and culture were created decades ago by white photographers and painters.

Secret of iconic photos? Mostly luck, says Elliott Erwitt

Nov 24, 2015

RT @n_yang: Elliott Erwitt says the secret of his iconic photos is mostly luck… by @MarianneSCombs

Native artist projects images on herself to skewer stereotypes

Nov 20, 2015

Photographer Meryl McMaster projects images on herself to skewer native stereotypes:

Art Hounds: Mary Mack and environmental art — This week the Art Hounds take us to an open mic night in Duluth, an exhibition that blends art and science and the Children' Theatre Company's production of "The Jungle Book."

Rising rent forces Nimbus Theatre from northeast Mpls. home

Minnesota nonprofits win big on Give to the Max Day — Minnesota schools and nonprofits raised more than $18 million Thursday, just short of last year's record fundraising mark.

Weekend Arts Roundup: Hennepin Avenue — MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson to talk about dance, visual arts and theater offerings happening all within walking distance of one another on Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis.
Nov 12, 2015

RT @TheCurrent: .@MarianneSCombs shares an arts roundup that's all found on Hennepin Avenue; @tlatheatre, @AlyssaBaguss & more: https://t.c…

Art Hounds: Surrealist prints and abstract paintings — This week on Art Hounds we find out more about surrealist prints in Minneapolis, abstract paintings in Hutchinson and classical Indian dance in St. Paul.

Thursday marks 7th annual Give to the Max Day

Weekend Arts Roundup: Cool Events — MPR News Arts Reporter Marianne Combs is back from vacation and she joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson to talk about a variety of events happening in the Twin Cities. "It's the Twin Cities, it's the weekend - of course there are cool events," Marianne says.
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Nov 25, 2015

RT @NYRgallery: “Cows and calves, goats, gazelles, and horses were rendered into scrolls and codices…”

Nov 25, 2015

RT @MuseumModernArt: We're saddened to hear of Setsuko Hara's passing. She collaborated with director Yasujiro Ozu on six films.

Nov 25, 2015

RT @mspmag: After a total rehab, the iconic Pillsbury sign is back in business:

Nov 25, 2015

RT @laura_yuen: One night after gunmen opened fire on protesters, @DoualyX takes us to the people of the Fourth Precinct…

Nov 25, 2015

RT @Beingtweets: “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” — James Baldwin

Nov 25, 2015

RT @ArtsJournalNews: ‘They Don’t Quite Take Place On Planet Earth’: Wallace Shawn On His Plays: “I don’t really write about the real w…

Nov 25, 2015

RT @ArtsJournalNews: Using Murder Mystery And Role-Playing To Teach English Grammar: “Peake then has each student create a grid markin…

Nov 25, 2015

RT @DoualyX: Epoch Williams of N. Mpls has been out at the #4thPrecinctShutDown for five nights: "I'm trying to confront fear."

Nov 25, 2015

RT @nytimesphoto: Demonstrators in Minneapolis after 5 people were shot at a protest. More photos of the day

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