Here We Goat Again

Happy Vernal Equinox! We celebrated Spring a little early. Technically it was St. Patrick’s Day but that doesn’t mean a whole lot to us. We were just excited to hang out on a friend’s goat farm and use his sauna. That was a fantastic way to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon. It will be even […]

Liminal

Come join us for our annual Conspiracy of Strange Girls art show. The theme is liminality featuring artwork about change, new beginnings, transitions, and thresholds. We will be unveiling the work with an opening reception on Saturday, January 19th and the work will be on display until January 27th. Artspace Jackson Flats 901 18 1/2 […]

Standing at the Threshold

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My last post expressed concern over the Soap Factory’s fate  (a local, beloved arts institution). Apparently I wasn’t the only one worried. Due to the outpouring of support and concern for the Soap Factory during the last few weeks, the board has decided to host a town hall meeting, where community members can hear directly […]

A Winter’s Night Market

The Strange Girls are at it again! We’re putting on an eclectic night market at Artspace Jackson Flats in NE Minneapolis. When: Saturday, December 15th from 4pm to 9pm Where: 901 18 1/2 Ave NE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55418 What: Shop thirty plus independent designers, emerging brands and artists with live music and complimentary libations. Sharyn […]

Cruising Altitude and Attitude

Last weekend CNN aired Anthony Bourdain’s final Parts Unknown episode. I’m all kinds of sad about his death. And recently binge watched more episodes I hadn’t seen before from other seasons. They’re all wonderful and bittersweet. In October I enjoyed another remarkable solo trip. To Ireland and Italy. It’s interesting and frustrating how I’m treated […]

Eliminating the Unnecessary

Travel is important to me. Especially as a Minnesotan. The ability to take a break from the long dark winters, or at least to plan a trip (hypothetical or a trip that will be realized) is critical. This past winter went on for a long long stretch and I couldn’t help myself. I snapped up […]