Sierra DeMulder is a rare breed among Twin Cities artists—she makes her fulltime living as a poet. She helped propel a team from St. Paul to back-to-back National Poetry Slam championships. She now tours the country and beyond as a performer and speaker, and she has just released her fourth book of poetry. 3-Minute Egg dropped by Honey in Minneapolis for the release of “Today Means Amen.”
Drop into sights and sounds of the 2016 Art Shanty Projects, where artists, designers and their helpers have constructed all manner of shelter for thought, play and respite from the cold. The shanties are free to explore 10am to 4 pm every Saturday and Sunday through February. 3-Minute Egg went there on the opening day, Feb. 6.
Jodi Reeb is a native of Bismark, N.D., who has stamped her artistic life in Minneapolis. A painter who works with wax and a variety of organic material, Reeb has devoted much of her visual art to promoting healing. The Hudson Hospital and Clinic recently installed some of work as part of its Health and Healing Program. Now Reeb’s work is part of a small group women’s show opening at Kolman & Pryor Gallery as part of the Guerrilla Girls Twin Cities Takeover. In this Egg, we drop into Reeb’s Minneapolis studio and learn about her artistic motivations.
A trio of local women—Brittany Shrimpton, Shannon McDonald and Rosie Sauvageau—have turned three years of experiences, observations and conversations about online dating into musical theater. Drop into a rehearsal and meet the makers of “Right, Wrong or Bomb!,” running Jan. 28-31 at the Illusion Theater.
Local sound artist Michael Flora collaborates with longtime Minneapolis butoh artist Gadu Doushin to create “Nothing,” premiering January 26 at Cedar Cultural Center. This 3-Minute Egg comes from a rehearsal.
Most people in the Twin Cities visual art world know Chris Atkins as a curator. For many years, he ran the gallery dedicated to local contemporary artists at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. He’s now at the Minnesota Museum of American Art. But Atkins is also a photographer. In this new series of work, on exhibition at Kolman & Pryor Gallery in Minneapolis, Atkins explores his own insomnia.
How does light affect how we move? That’s what Jennifer Glaws is exploring in a new dance work called “Study 1 Perceptions: Stuck or UNStuck,” running Jan. 21-23 at Intermedia Arts in Minneapolis. In this return of 3-Minute Egg, producer/host Matt Peiken drops into a rehearsal and talks with Jennifer about her artistic inspirations for this work.