Bruce Ario reads from CITY BOY Friday 12/9 from 5:30-7

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Author Bruce Ario will read from his memoir City Boy

Bruce Ario has joined the 100+ artists and authors whose work is at The Art Shoppe every day. He will read from his inspiring memoir Friday night from 5:30-7 p.m. Be prepared to be challenged and inspired.

Parking

1-1/2 hours free parking in the ramp with a merchant’s purchase stamp.

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Cats of Art Shoppe Artists

Art Shoppe Artists’ Cats

You won’t be surprised to learn that some Art Shoppe Artists are cat lovers or cat keepers, or servants of cats. Here is some of their work. Come to the Shoppe in Midtown Global Market to find many, many more fascinating cats.

Susan Gainen (Pinky the First from the Clowder of Cats); Bonnie Somdahl (Needlefelting: 2 crazy cats); Christina Kieltyka (Thunder); Andrea Martin (Paper cutting).

Tracie Thompson (Frick and Frack); Karen Caldwell, author (Things I learned from my cat); Michelle Lee Lagerros (kids’ clothing); Anda Moettus (cards).

 

Tracie Thompson (I expect you to die, Mr. Bond); Tom Cornish (Fused Glass Cat Pin);  Megan Moore (Philadelphia Window); Kip Shane (Isabella).

Karen Caldwell (Cat Face); Kim Buell (Amber on Bill’s Arm); Peter Elvidge (Cat of Two Sights); Pamela Kirton (Bombay).

Christina Kieltyka (Cat); Susan Gainen (Blue Cat from the Lost Cave Paintings of Saint Paul); Kip Shane (Bastet, photo); Diane May (Snoopy.)

Don’t forget: 1-1/2 hours of free parking with a merchants’ stamp. 10% off everything every Monday.

AND 20% off all clothing: September 14-18.

 

CANCELLED Amoke Kubat to read at the Art Shoppe

CANCELLED  Friday June 10, 5:30-7 pm

Amoke Kubat is recovering from a car accident and has cancelled tonight’s reading. Please send her your best wishes for recovery. Her voice is needed at the upcoming women’s conference in Washington DC (and, back at The Art Shoppe when she’s better.)

In the meantime, READ HER BOOK!

Missing Mama – a chronicle of loss, sorry & healing

IA16_IMG_AmokeKubatAmoke Kubat — Twin Cities based author, playwright, community organizer and Revered Wise Elder will read from Missing Mama at the Art Shoppe at Midtown Global Market on Friday night, June 10 from 5:30-7.

This stunning coming of age story chronicles the journey of a motherless black girl from childhood to young womanhood with clarity and grace. Much has been written about the effect of missing fathers, this book opens a door to understanding the effect of missing mothers.

Missing Mama Amoke Kubat

Missing Mama by Amoke Kubat

The Art Shoppe at Midtown Global Market

10% off everything on every Monday. 100 Minnesota artists’ work in one place. Come to the Market for food and art.

Amoke Kubat: Reading at The Art Shoppe

IA16_IMG_AmokeKubatThe Art Shoppe is honored to welcome Amoke Kubat, author, playwright, performance artist, community elder, and activist who will read from her book Missing Mama at The Art Shoppe at Friday June 10 at 5:30 p.m.

MIssing Mama Amoke Kubat

Missing Mama by Amoke Kubat

Amoke Kubat: Author, Activist and Community Elder

She will read and share her wisdom. Mark your calendar!

Authors & Illustrators at the Art Shoppe

Authors and Illustrators

Art Shoppe Authors and Illustrators offer energy, creativity, compelling narrative, whimsical storytelling, elegant poetry and more.

Carline Bengtsson (cookbook author), Karen Caldwell (author & illustrator), Julia Damaris (poetry), Susan Gainen (author & illustrator), Franklin Haws (illustrator), Amoke Kubat (storytelling), Megan Moore (illustrator), Powderhorn (an amazing Minneapolis  neighborhood), Naima Richmond (story telling).

Many of the works in these books are available as prints and cards. Come to the Market (for the Food) and to the Art Shoppe for books and art, too!

Read our art!

10% off everything every Monday.