Monthly Archives: April 2007

Emerging Artists to Exhibit

More news on what’s happening at 306 Division Street, the art gallery formerly known as Bagel Brothers. Selected works of Northfield High School artists will be on display for the Art Crawl. Pictured here are Christie Clarke (foreground) of the Northfield Public Schools and Wendy Nordquist (background) of Carleton College, hanging the show. How’s this [...]

Beatniks Return

In case you didn’t know, this is national poetry month. In recognition of this important acknowledgement of a classic art form, River City Books is sponsoring an open-mic poetry night at the Contented Cow. Interested artists are advised to “bring your own poem or someone else’s, read it interpretively, deadpan or just come and listen”. [...]

Guerilla Gallery?

This might appear to be a couple of down-on-their-luck graffitti taggers. Unable to afford spray paint, they’ve been reduced to using tape to mark their territory. However, I happen to know these ladies; they’re actually school teachers, so maybe they’re making some kind of political statement through a performance of agitprop. Deciphering the message, it [...]

digs is big news

The May 2007 issue of Country Living (a magazine that I, of course, read all the time) has a familiar face featured. On page 100, in an article called “Let’s Shop: Vintage Notions”. It lists nine “unique shops” that specialize in “old-school buttons, fabulous ribbons, antique millinery trim, and much more”. Number one on the [...]

Art Crawl Friday Night, April 20

You’re either on the bus or you’re off the bus. That’s the bus driven by Arts, Recreation and Culture Volunteer Bart DeMalignon. He’s giving rides to art patrons between the Downtown and the college campuses. This Friday night, April 20th, it’s the Northfield Art Crawl. It’s from 6 to 9 pm and there are a [...]