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An image from performance artist Cathy Wright’s one-woman show “Tough Love,” which incorporates dance, mantra-style chanting and ukulele

An image from performance artist Cathy Wright’s one-woman show “Tough Love,” which incorporates dance, mantra-style chanting and ukulele

Backstage at “Shrek: The Musical” in Eagan MN

Backstage at “Shrek: The Musical” in Eagan MN

Backstage at “Shrek: The Musical” in Eagan MN

Backstage at “Shrek: The Musical” in Eagan MN

The mysteries of the Kensington Runestone are set to music in a Minnesota writer’s new play titled “The Ohman Stone.” READ MORE

The mysteries of the Kensington Runestone are set to music in a Minnesota writer’s new play titled “The Ohman Stone.” READ MORE

Twin Cities puppet artist Seth Eberle adds to the massive papier-mache face he created for the 2014 Eagan Art Festival.

Twin Cities puppet artist Seth Eberle adds to the massive papier-mache face he created for the 2014 Eagan Art Festival.

Anime artist Jes Kalina at the 2014 Eagan Art Festival

Anime artist Jes Kalina at the 2014 Eagan Art Festival

Mystery-adventure novel from the former illustrator of the comic strip “Sally Forth”

Mystery-adventure novel from the former illustrator of the comic strip “Sally Forth”

Photo by Jim Lindquist

Photo by Jim Lindquist

"Digital impressionist" photo art by Becqi Sherman

"Digital impressionist" photo art by Becqi Sherman

Untitled Sumi-e painting by Jim McGuire

Untitled Sumi-e painting by Jim McGuire

"Quiet Lake," Sumi-e painting by Jim McGuire

"Quiet Lake," Sumi-e painting by Jim McGuire

"Valley of Waterfalls," Sumi-e painting by Jim McGuire

"Valley of Waterfalls," Sumi-e painting by Jim McGuire

Watoto Children’s Choir, a group of African children who have suffered the loss of one or both parents as a result of war, poverty, HIV or other disease, act as ambassadors to raise awareness about the plight of orphaned children in Africa… MORE

Watoto Children’s Choir, a group of African children who have suffered the loss of one or both parents as a result of war, poverty, HIV or other disease, act as ambassadors to raise awareness about the plight of orphaned children in Africa… MORE

Big Bugs exhibit at the Minnesota Zoo

Big Bugs exhibit at the Minnesota Zoo