The Shoebox Gallery presents: Thor Eric Paul Paintings – 4/27 Shoebox Gallery

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As as we follow ourselves through life, one thing is constant. Art lives and breathes, it instills in us a power we can us to thrive. You should go and enjoy this art. It will make a believer out of you.

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The National Poster Retrospecticus in Minneapolis 4/13 at Co Exhibitions


Oh, those crazy poster making artists. This event isn’t totally local, but I have to say we are one of the better poster making cities. There will be many local artists involved, that’s for sure. Plus it features over 75 artists from all over the country. It might just be a must see, and it’s for one night only.

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Looking for more music and writers – Rift’s Thursday and Friday Vacation.


Rift is still looking for music to review, and more people to review music. If you know of albums we haven’t reviewed yet – let me know. Email me at

I have been on vacation this week, but luckily our great volunteer Christine has been helping getting a few posts up this week. Thank you Christine!
Next week, we’ll have a full schedule. With reviews, event listings and more. Plus more interviews at If your interested in event listings l’etoile should have their listing up pretty soon –

Thanks for reading!

Rich Horton

L’etoile’s Weekend What’s What: 3/14-3/17


Not everyone is at SXSW, there are still plenty of things going on in the Twin Cities this weekend.

Save The CVA Benefit Show – 3/1 at Amsterdam Bar and Hall


Featuring music by CVA Alumni: Roe Family Singers and The Tim Malloys

$10 cover at door. Proceeds go toward the effort to keep CVA open.

Friday, March 1st – 7pm – 9:30pm
Amsterdam Bar and Hall – 6 W. 6th Street, Saint Paul

OUTSIDE THE FRAME – Artist Reception for Vesna Kittelson – 2/23 at Form+Content Gallery


An exhibition of conceptual sculptures and cut and shaped portraits on paper by Vesna Kittelson.

February 21, 2013 – March 30, 2013

Saturday, February 23, from 6 – 8 pm

Form+Content Gallery
Whitney Square Building
210 North 2nd. Street, Suite 104, Minneapolis, MN 55401

HOT PARTY- Art Opening – 2/22 at Light Grey Art Lab


HOT PARTY features larger-than-life confetti installations, miniature birthday cakes, high flying flags, and delicate paper sculptures, transforming the gallery into a party-themed wonderland. The exhibition’s goal is to create an atmosphere of excitement and suspense as each artwork captures “the moment before the party”.

The opening reception for HOT PARTY is Friday, February 22nd from 7-10 PM. You can expect piles of candy, a giant birthday cake, confetti poppers, a photo-booth, and artwork giveaways!

DWITT: The Next Round – Art Opening 2/22


Check out a solo exhibition by DWITT, featuring his prints, original drawings and you can also pick up a copy of his book “Portraits Volume One”.

DWITT: The Next Round
Treats, Beer and Ben Weaver
Friday, February 21st. 6-11pm

Friedman Iverson Law Firm
2609 Aldrich Avenue South #102

Mpls Zine – The Adventure Issue is out now.


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