KnightBlog

The blog of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

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    "Take the Last Train to Midway" this week for the Saints' final games at the old Midway Stadium

    Aug. 25, 2014, 8:57 a.m., Posted by sschouweiler

    Detail from Andy Nelson's 1993 mural for the Saints' Midway Stadium. Courtesy of the St. Paul Saints School starts in just a week’s time, and our family’s making a mad dash to do all those summertime things we’ve not yet gotten to this year. One night...

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    Inside WetLand

    Aug. 23, 2014, 7:58 a.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Mary Mattingly, FringeArts.com Mary Mattingly and a group of artists, engineers, and environmentalists have been working together for the past two months constructing the floating, mobile habitat, and public art installation, WetLand. A completely autonomous ecosystem, WetLand has rainwater collection and purification, greywater filtration, dry compost systems, outdoor vegetable...

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    My Collaborations with Penelope Freeh: A brief history

    Aug. 23, 2014, 7:56 a.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Jocelyn Hagen Growing up as an only child in the country, outside a small town in North Dakota, allowed me to spend a lot of time inside my head. Being creative was a part of my everyday life, just as it is now. Through the years I became very...

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