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Criticism | Vision

TBT: Melodie Bahan loves good performing arts writing so much that she begs arts journalists to make her life as a publicist more difficult.

Playlist profile: Eric Sharp

Training | Vision

"If I’m not there challenging people’s perceptions, nothing changes, and we’re stuck with the way things have always been done."

BLOG: Back From the Woods

Management | Social Service | Vision

I return from a week free from news, only to return to find that Labor Day is a slow news day.

Winning with the new website

Innovation

One more scheduled event. Stop by Monday, Sept 1 between barbeques for a little mingling and information.

Dialogue, Cont.: Making everything art

Management

Because artists will make art, Molly transforms this dialogue into poetry.

Dialogue, Part 5 (+/-): Time and place and the art of return

Innovation

Successful public art in community requires a commitment to the place that endures beyond the last show.

BLOG: Seriously, What's With All the Creative Placemaking All of A Sudden?!

Innovation | Vision

Let's try to figure out this Creative Placemaking thing before it drives me bonkers.

Dialogue, Part 4: Think about The Money

Innovation

Charles responds to Ashley and Molly's essays with an attempt to locate why a common hesitancy emerges.

Dialogue, Part 3: What should art do?

Process

Should we be worried when artists are asked to save the world?

Dialogue, Part 2: When is a place not a place?

Greater Minnesota | Innovation

Ashley Hanson uses her artistic talents in service to her rural roots but rejects the idea that the place needed her to "make" it.