Warsame Shire Awale, a popular poet, playwright and songwriter who was a fixture of Somali culture for three decades, was murdered by gunmen near his Mogadishu home.
A group of community artists are working to create a more welcoming, nurturing environment for hospital patients.
Cori Wegener has combined her military experience with her expertise in the arts to become a leader in protecting cultural heritage worldwide.
This 18th century coat, recently acquired by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, was a key part of the ritual hunting of caribou.
The conversation is part of a series of listening sessions, in which MPR staff members engage with artists from diverse communities to find out more about what issues are most important to them.
This week’s hounds recommend a festival dedicated to far northwest Minnesota’s cultural heritage, a South Korean video artist exploring the recesses of inner city Seoul, and a theatrical alternative to kids’ Saturday morning cartoon rituals.
The artist is using a gallery show to help him on his quest while he challenges our notions of what art can and should be.
The American sport has become a big hit in East African immigrant communities.
The Nelson Cultural Center features classrooms, performance spaces, a studio, a cafe and gift shop.
The Asian American theater company is looking for a successor to founder Rick Shiomi beginning in September 2013.