Studio arts professor wins 2018 Minnesota Book Artist Award
Rasmussen shaped her book into an infinity symbol and fit it within a wooden case made by her grandfather. "I wanted [my grandparents] to find a way to continue their conversations from life into death," Rasmussen said. "I wanted to help them carry on this love that they have for one another." Photo courtesy of Erica Rasmussen

Studio arts professor wins 2018 Minnesota Book Artist Award

Erica Spitzer Rasmussen honored for ‘The Love Affair,’ a sculptural book of her grandparents’ letters.

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‘Alienation’ brings sci-fi to the stage
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‘Alienation’ brings sci-fi to the stage

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You’re invited to a world of aluminum hats and hysteria. “Alienation,” a play conceived and directed by Professor Jonathan Beller, opens Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The play will be staged at the Whitney Fine Arts Center at Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC).

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A party under the stars
WCCO Radio meteorologist Mike Lynch adjusts one of his telescopes at the "Star Party" astronomy learning event at the Metro State Library and Learning Center on Jan. 23. Lynch's telescopes brought star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and winter constellations into view. Photo by Mai Houa Xiong

A party under the stars

On the evening after the biggest blizzard of the season, a small crowd braved the snow banks to gather on 7th Street outside the Metro State Library and Learning Center.

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