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February 15, 2021

A Quick Q&A w/ Patrick Church

There is nothing subtle about the bold graphics and sensual fits of Patrick Church’s self-titled fashion brand. With design monikers… View Article

February 9, 2021

Illustration and Authenticity w/ Marcos Chin

With commissions from giants like Starbucks and Rolling Stone, to his breathtaking and provocative personal work, Marcos Chin is no... View Article

February 1, 2021

Valentine’s Date Night Ideas for a Pandemic World

Holidays are a wonderful excuse to break routine and shatter expectations. Whatever your wavelength, consider spicing up your special night... View Article

January 26, 2021

Balance and Simplicity w/ Bryan Whitely

We first began following Byan Whitely's work nearly ten years ago, and even as a recent college grad, the Brooklyn-based... View Article

January 24, 2021

What Is a CBD Roll-On and How Does It Work?

Aromatherapy makes use of aromatic plant oils to improve emotional, behavioral, and physical well-being and has long been used as... View Article

January 13, 2021

Alien Furnishing and Hometown Romance w/ Misha Kahn

Misha Kahn may have been born in Duluth, but his work is something from another planet. Kahn's furniture is often... View Article

January 8, 2021

CBD vs. THC (The Big Breakdown)

Cannabis is becoming less restricted and more readily available in many different forms around the United States. For those looking... View Article

January 1, 2021

Star Trek and the Struggle w/ Emily Coutts

Emily Coutts has spent much of the last three years playing Lt. Keyla Detmer in Star Trek Discovery on CBS.... View Article

December 29, 2020

Root Down: A Grounding Meditation

“A tree's beauty lies in its branches, but its strength lies in its roots.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo   In a time... View Article

December 20, 2020

Choreographing Fashion & Dancing for Beyoncé w/ Courtni Poe

Having worked with dance world legends like JaQuel Knight, Richy Jackson and Beyonce, Courtni Poe has learned a lot about... View Article

December 16, 2020

Twin Cities Retailers We Adore

As the holidays swiftly draw to their climax, we thought we'd share just a few of our favorite Twin Cities... View Article

December 15, 2020

Setting the Tone for Film, TV, and Tyler The Creator w/ Natalia Brito

While much of their work plays a backdrop to the narratives and music videos we love, Set Decorators and Production... View Article

December 8, 2020

Dave, Tigertail, and Multi-Cam Sitcoms w/ Christine Ko

Despite being sheltered at home, Christine Ko’s 2020 has remained considerably eventful. She played Emma on the hit FX comedy... View Article

December 1, 2020

Rupi Kaur: Words to Live By

One of the greatest poets of our time, Rupi Kaur, has sold more than 8 million copies of her first... View Article

December 1, 2020

10 Female Creatives with 2020 Vision

Art is essential to the human spirit. Where would we be without our creatives, our musicians, our storytellers, our painters,... View Article

November 25, 2020

Netflix, Acting Chops, and Screenwriting w/ Jenna Lyng Adams

It was an exciting awards season for Jenna Lyng Adams, who plays Darshani on Netflix’s Kominsky Method. The show received... View Article

November 23, 2020

Does CBD Get You High? (What About Drug Tests)

Since CBD has burst onto the scene and exploded in popularity, many people are trying out the wide range of... View Article

November 20, 2020

MN MADE: Six Local Brands We Love

ISADORE NUT CO Tasya Kellen was inspired to start Isadora Nut Co by her father’s journey with Parkinson’s Disease. As... View Article

November 18, 2020

Sophie & the Electronic Music Renaissance

My personal taste in music changed radically in 2018, when Sophie Xeon released her album Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides,... View Article

November 16, 2020

5 Queer Black Artists You Should Know

It's pride month. It's also time to lift up Black voices. The five artist below have been active in the... View Article