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Five reasons to see “Five Ways In” at the Walker
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Five reasons to see “Five Ways In” at the Walker

“Five Ways In: Themes from the Collection,” opened Feb. 14, 2019 and will remain on view through Sept. 19, 2021 in Galleries four, five and six of the Walker Art Center. Here are my five reasons to see “Five Ways.” For the context: Andy Warhol said he didn’t expect to be paid for the time…

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Hereditary and Other Indie Film Successes at the Walker

On Saturday, your sniffling correspondent braved the snow to attend a screening of one of the nominees for this year’s Independent Film Spirit Awards at Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center. So far, the Walker has already screened half of the 21 indie films on its schedule. The film I attended was one of last year’s biggest…

Edward Hopper at the Walker: Art Exhibit
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Edward Hopper at the Walker: Art Exhibit

I distinctly remember the first time that I saw one of Edward Hopper’s paintings. It was during my junior year of high school and we were in the midst of an “Arts and English” unit. We had just read “Cat in the Rain” by Ernest Hemingway and the teacher was presenting the arts portion of…

Documentary: Sam Green at the Walker
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Documentary: Sam Green at the Walker

Last Friday night, I fell in love with a man. Ours had been a slow flirtation: he first caught my eye in a high school Calculus class and we’ve continued to occasionally bump into each other throughout college. Since we met, our interactions have been nervous and shy, really only spanning one of two topics,…