April 2014

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This Saturday, April 26, take part in our city’s largest community service project

April 21, 2014 by Janette Law

Our friends at the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board are recognizing Earth Day with its annual Earth Day Clean-Up event throughout Minneapolis Parks. Nearly 40 sites are slated for sprucing up, including some of the region’s most popular destinations, like the Chain of Lakes, Wirth Park and the Central Riverfront Regional Park. If you’re one.....

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Now through May 4 at Carleton College: Petrochemical America Project Room

April 10, 2014 by Janette Law

Work from Petrochemical America (Aperture, 2012) is featured in a current exhibition at the Carleton College Weitz Center for Creativity, Northfield, MN. Co-authored by photographer Richard Misrach and landscape architect Kate Orff, the book is an interdisciplinary exploration of the 150-mile Mississippi River corridor between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Orff is principal of SCAPE,.....

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Watershed moment: Friday’s free event aims to “explore a new water ethic for Minnesota”

April 9, 2014 by Janette Law

University of Minnesota Students for Design Activism will host a “Conversation on the State of Water,” this Friday, April 11, beginning at 3pm. The 6.5-hour symposium will bring city designers, makers and builders of all kinds, legislators and policy makers, scientists, academics, students, and water-focused persons (like me!) and organizations together around “future scenarios and.....

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