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Mpls.St.Paul Magazine: 40 Years of the Best

40 lists that celebrate the things that tie us together.

 Mpls.St.Paul Magazine's 40th Anniversary
Photographs by Steve Henke, Stephanie Colgan, and Katherine Harris

Arts, Entertainment, and Popular Culture

» 10 FAVORITE (HOMETOWN!) FIRST AVE. STARS

Prince
The Replacements
Soul Asylum
Husker Dü
Atmosphere
Har Mar Superstar
Tapes 'n Tapes
Doomtree
The Jayhawks
Conrad Sverkerson

» 7 MOVIES WITH LOCAL TIES THAT MAKE US PROUD

Purple Rain
Tree of Life
A Serious Man
North Country
Gran Torino
Juno
Fargo
 

» 8 MINNESOTA TV MOMENTS


1970: Mary Tyler Moore throws her hat in the air on Nicollet Mall.
1974: Little House on the Prairie airs, with a landscape that looks nothing like Minnesota.
1975: Blake School writing partners Al Franken and Tom Davis are hired for Saturday Night Live.
1978: Loni Anderson plays receptionist Jennifer Marlowe in WKRP in Cincinnati.
1994: Friends debuts with the theme song “I’ll Be There for You” by Minneapolis band The Rembrandts.
1995: Kevin Sorbo plays the title role in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.
2000: Genevieve Gorder appears on Trading Spaces.
2001: Peter Krause appears in the dark HBO hit Six Feet Under.

» 10 WEIRDEST WALKER EXHIBITS

Catenary (Jacob's Ladder) from Past and Things Present: Jasper Johns since 1983

2009: The Quick and the Dead
2003: Past Things and Present: Jasper Johns since 1983
2002: Things Not Necessarily Meant to Be Viewed as Art
1997: Joseph Beuys Multiples
1994: Duchamp's Leg
1994: In the Spirit of Fluxus
1989: Vanishing Presence
1983: Ash Can to Abstract Expressionism: Selections from the Permanent Collection
1982: Happy Birthday John Cage: Selections from the Permanent Collection
1973: Ettore Sottsass/Superstudio: Mindscapes

» 10 FAMOUS MCAD ALUMS


Paul Shambroom Photographer extraordinaire

Kinji Akagawa Conceptual artist, sculptor, and beloved MCAD prof for nearly 40 years

Peter Seitz Started MCAD’s graphic design department

Lisa Nankivil Her paintings/prints are shown internationally

Mary GrandPré Illustrator for the Harry Potter books

Clara Elsene Peck (1883–1968) Famed magazine and children’s book illustrator

Esther Bubley (1921–1998) Groundbreaking magazine photographer

Wanda Gág (1893–1946) Illustrator of the children’s classic Millions of Cats

Adolph Dehn (1895–1968) Influential lithographer and caricaturist for The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and Vogue

F. Keogh Gleason (1906–1982) Academy Award–winning MGM set designer for 40 years


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