by aE Issue 29.2: Spring Has Sprung   May 21, 2008

Featuring a collection of of MN-artist created designs included in "Walker on the Green," a new mini-golf course at the WAC this summer.

For this issue of a+E, we're all thawed out at last and ready to celebrate the everyday pleasures of Minnesota springtime: garden dirt under your fingernails, lilacs in bloom, firing up the Weber grill in the backyard, art fairs around every corner, and starting this weekend... playing mIni-golf at the Walker!

*     A tour through the new MN artist-designed mini-golf course of Walker on the Green
*     MnArts magazine highlights include the second installment of the "Miracle Tour Confessions" book tour diary, an incisive critique of Jaime Carrera's iconoclastic performance Godless, and a review of the new ceramic and glass art show, From Out of the Flames, at the Duluth Art Institute
*     A crop of brand new artist opportunities handpicked from our daily updated list of news on mnartists.org
*    An array of readings, gallery openings, festivals, film screenings, theater, music and more going on around the state, drawn from mnartists.org's DIY, member-driven arts calendar

PLUS: A competition for artist-designed political yard signs, just in time for the national conventions; and don't miss the new batch of miniStories for this month, featuring the Grand Prize-winning short for this round of our flash fiction competition, "A Plan for Mushrooms" by David Bengtson.