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17th Annual Minneapolis Stone Arch Festival of the Arts
– June 18 & 19
The 2011 Stone Arch Festival of the Arts will be held on June 18 & 19 along the stunning Mississippi River in Minneapolis. In it’s 16 years, this free, two day festival held on Father’s Day weekend, has brought nearly a million people to the Minneapolis downtown Riverfront District. The festival features more than 250 visual artists, 60 live performances and family entertainment.
How to create a Email Submit or Subscribe box on Wordpress?
So I was doing some SEO work on my blog and the tools that test your site for SEO-niceness look for a “subscribe to site” capability. On a previous blog that was very easy to do and frankly I was a little surprised that WP does not currently have that capability.
So off I went searching for answers. I quickly realized that it was not automatic and it was going to require a little code. Not to worry, it turns out there is a solution that is relatively easy.
Memorial Day 2011 Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Remembering the Fallen, Caring for Those Left Behind. Freedom is not Free.
Image from Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis MN.
This is an image of the interior of the Basilica of St Mary in Minneapolis Minnesota. The inside is breathtakingly beautiful and it certainly gives one a sense of awe…
The Museum of Modern Art (stylized MoMA) is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States, on 53rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. It has been important in developing and collecting modernist art, and is often identified as the most influential museum of modern art in the world. The museum’s collection offers an unparalleled overview in modern and contemporary art, including works of architecture and design, drawings, painting, sculpture, photography, prints, illustrated books and artist’s books, film, and electronic media.
I was contacted by one of the editors of a national magazine, the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy the monthly journal for The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy because they wanted to use my Stone Arch Bridge image as the cover of their magazine for an upcoming issue.
Mickey’s Diner is a 50′ x 10′ classic Art Deco diner car restaurant in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It was prefabricated in New Jersey by the Jerry O’Mahony Diner Company of Elizabeth, New Jersey, in 1937 serial # 1067, shipped to Saint Paul by rail, and installed downtown just before World War II. It looks much like it did then and is still open 24 hours a day (and according to its employees, non-stop since it started). It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 as the only building of its kind in Minnesota. It is shown in several Hollywood movies, including The Mighty Ducks, Jingle All the Way, and A Prairie Home Companion, where it is featured prominently in the opening and closing scenes.
Landmark Center St Paul Winter Carnival 2011
The Landmark Center is one of the most recognizable buildings in Minnesota not to mention St Paul, Minnesota. The building has a great history and it is still being used in many interesting ways.
St. Paul’s historic Landmark Center, completed in 1902, originally served as the United States Post Office, Court House, and Custom House for the state of Minnesota. It was designed by Willoughby J. Edbrooke, who served as Supervising Architect of the U.S. Treasury Department in 1891-92. Edbrooke designed a body of public architecture, much of which, like this structure, was completed after his death in 1896. Landmark Center stands in beautiful Rice Park, now housing an arts and culture center for St. Paul.
The St Paul Winter Carnival ( www.winter-carnival.com/ ) is an annual event showcasing life in Minnesota and the hearty individuals that live here. It is a great way to get out and enjoy the fresh air and stay sane in the deep Minnesota winters. The ice sculpture event is the event that got me out shooting this particular evening and while I was out I decide to capture the great lights lighting up the night in St. Paul.
This is some of the amazing ice sculpture work. The artistry is amazing.
I love this town!!!
The St Paul Winter Carnival ( http://www.winter-carnival.com/ ) is an annual event showcasing life in Minnesota and the hearty individuals that live here. It is a great way to get out and enjoy the fresh air and stay sane in the deep Minnesota winters. The ice sculpture event is the event that got me out shooting this particular evening and while I was out I decide to capture the great lights lighting up the night in St. Paul.