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Covering Minnesota's theater, music, dance, literature and visual arts.

Paint the town purple

Paint the town purple: who decides how and when to change the light colors on Minneapolis’ bridges

The LED lights on the I-35W and Lowry bridges and the Grain Belt sign are capable of displaying a wide range of colors.

Making money on munchies

How Minnesota became the center of the snack universe

Snacking is taking the place of dining, and several companies based in Minnesota are benefiting.

Ordway names new producing artistic director

Ordway names new producing artistic director; Art Shanty Project to open on Lake Harriet

ALSO: “A Pickle” at Sabes JCC; “Robert Mapplethorpe’s Minimalism” at Weinstein Hammons Gallery; The Bakken Trio: “Songs My Mother Taught Me” at MacPhail; and more.

New study reveals why some people are more creative than others
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New study reveals why some people are more creative than others

Our findings indicate that the creative brain is “wired” differently and that creative people are better able to engage brain systems that don’t typically work together.

MinnPost Picks: on 2017, competitive parking, and the Machiavelli of Maryland
MinnPost Picks

MinnPost Picks: on 2017, competitive parking, and the Machiavelli of Maryland

Our weekly roundup of great stories from around the web, as recommended by MinnPost staff and contributing journalists.