The Daily Planet’s Metropolis coverage reports on events, news and other occurrences that take place in the Minnesota twin-cities metropolitan area of over 3 million people.

Mia’s ‘Art in Bloom’ returns for 39th year


The Minneapolis Institute of Art’s (Mia) Art in Bloom, an annual celebration featuring imaginative floral interpretations of selected works of art from Mia’s permanent collection, is returning for its 39th year April 27 – April 30, 2023.

Saint Paul PD investigating death of pregnant 21-year-old woman

SAINT PAUL — Saint Paul police are investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of a pregnant 21-year-old female. Just before 5 p.m. on March 13, officers were called to Regions Hospital on a report of a female victim with a gunshot injury to her head who was brought to the emergency room in a private vehicle. 

Twin-Cities artist explores male body image expectations in new exhibition


Combining portrait photography, video, and sculpture, the exhibition examines the pressure many men feel to achieve a sculpted, perfect body. Though today’s post-Internet world offers numerous expressions of gender and desire, the reality of social media is the hyper-comparison and competition between bodies, adding to longstanding tensions around the ideal figure.

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