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The Ever Subversive and Insightful

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10 June 2011 Dear Readers– an important heads up! The John Waters’ “curatorial intervention” exhibit opens tomorrow at the Walker Art Center. “Who should room together in the world of contemporary art? Can a Russ Meyer photograph go to sleep in the same gallery as an Yves Klein blue chip masterpiece?” Pop culture provocateur John Waters raises a host of questions in Absentee Landlord, his devious and sometimes irreverent curatorial…

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The Walker Welcomes Gather

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6 June 2011 “Target Free Thursday Nights at the Walker already feed your eyes and mind; now they feed your culinary appetite. On June 2, Gather by D’Amico opens with an exciting, new chef-driven sampler series, inaugurated by D’Amico executive chef Jay Sparks. This series will continue on the first Thursday of each month, as an acclaimed guest chef introduces specially created small plates to be featured on the menu…

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Food Network Star

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1 June 2011 Happy June Dear Readers! I was on the treadmill yesterday watching the Food Network and saw the ad for the Food Network Star season 7 and OMG my niece-in-law Whitney Chen is a finalist!!! I found out that she was going to be on the show back in April but the ad reminded me that the program starts this coming Sunday evening. Watch her video: http://www.foodnetwork.com/food-network-fns7-2011-video-gallery/videos/index.html Vote…

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Spring, Summer and Sculling

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31 May 2011 It’s time to get back into sculling now that I’m here in NoHu for the summer. The St. Croix Rowing Club (SCRC) is located in the city of Hudson, Wisconsin on the shores of the St. Croix River, a national scenic riverway. The nonprofit sculling club provides both recreational and competitive rowing opportunities for adults. The purpose of the club is to promote and educate people about…

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Succulent Soft Shell Season!

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24 May 2011 Just a reminder– it soft shell season once again! Run don’t walk to get these succulent beauties! I know what I’ll be serving this weekend. Available in Twin Cities at Coastal Seafood: http://www.coastalseafoods.com/ Here’s my fave recipe– quick, easy and so perfectly delicious. Ingredients 3 soft-shell crabs, cleaned and patted dry Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 cup flour 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 garlic,…

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