In her latest book "Where No Gods Came," Minnesota author Sheila O'Connor tells the story of 12-year-old Faina McCoy, who is sent to Minneapolis to live with the alcoholic mother who abandoned her years ago.
Collecting Art. For many it's a past-time that reeks of elitism, money, and mystery. But the Weisman Art Museum is out to prove that buying your own personal masterpiece is not only fun, it's affordable This weekend it launched Art Mob, an educational program for aspiring art collectors.
Arthur Nersesian's novel "Chinese Takeout" is not really about food. It's more of a wild tour of the New York art scene. The book's hero, Orloff Trenchant, supports his painting by selling second-hand books on the street.
The Central Standard Film Festival is underway in a variety of theaters around the Twin Cities. It features independent American films that come not from either coast, but from the middle of the country.