Self-taught photographer Mohamud Mumin had his first solo show in 2012, when the Whittier Gallery in Minneapolis, showcased his photographs for three days. His work has now found a much bigger stage. Mumin’s 2012 documentary project “The Youth/Dhallinyarada” is on display at the Weisman Art Museum through Feb. 9, 2014. It consists of 13 black-and-white portraits of young Somali Read more

“I was retired for 16 days,” laughed the recently un-retired Tom Kornacker. Tuesday’s announcement of Kornacker’s appointment as special assistant to Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra President Bruce Coppock came out of the blue to many SPCO devotees. The news came  just days after Kornacker’s name was on the list of 10 veteran SPCO musicians taking the retirement package included in the SPCO’s recent contract Read more

A posting on the widely-read classical music blog Slipped Disc today claimed that locked-out musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra likely would vote today on a return-to-work proposal developed with the help of a mediator. The post also claimed that the musicians’ negotiating committee is calling for a unanimous rejection of the deal. Representatives of the musicians Read more