Photo by Erin Francois

Designer by day, Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) student by night – local artist Ashley Mary painted on the side as she pursued a career in the design industry. Just a few years later, the local artist, illustrator, stylist and designer struck out on her own to freelance full-time. Read More
Do you have an interesting lobby in your office? A conference room with a view? Or do you run a hardware store, a barber shop, an assembly plant or a hip ad agency?
The Minnesota Film and TV Board would like to take a look, and it might land your space on the big — or little — screen.
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You might be tempted to check your calendar if you’re in the vicinity of the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on May 29.
You’ll see thousands of people streaming through the turnstiles at the Falcon Heights property, but it doesn’t mean the Great Minnesota Get Together has gotten a jump on its annual August opening day.
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Nick Roseth, founder of DocuMNtary

A lot of people in Minnesota don’t know about the history and growth of the state’s tech industry. And beyond Minnesota, even fewer know about what we have here. Nick Roseth plans to increase that awareness through a series of short documentaries under the auspices of DocuMNtary. Read More

Submited photo of Brianna Lane, Greg Neis and John Louis.

In the eight years that Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter Brianna Lane toured the country, there was a particular style of venue that she came to prefer — a so-called “listening room.” Read More

Photo courtesy of DocuMNtary

The smartphones we carry around in our pockets — and lose with alarming frequency — are more powerful than the room-sized supercomputers that once epitomized American technological might. Read More

Rob Sheeley, owner of Mill City Sound

It’s round, with a hole in the middle, about the size of your hand. Ask most high school students what you’re describing and they’d likely guess an XL donut. Read More
A new media center for the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) is opening Friday, August 21st, kicking off a three-day event to introduce the center to the public. Read More

The Riveter's business team: Kaylen Ralph, Natalie Cheng, and Joanna Demkiewicz

In 2012, Kaylen Ralph and Joanna Demkiewicz, two journalism students at the University of Missouri, along with many of their (primarily female) classmates, attended a school-sponsored event promoting a new anthology of contemporary longform writing. Read More