Monthly Archives: March 2017

Mary in Spain

Introversion Doesn’t Translate

Confession time: I’m constantly using Google Translate to look up Spanish words. Like— I kid you not— constantly. When I’m talking with my host family and I get stuck on a…

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The Generosity of Spaniards 101

“What do you think of us Spanish?” one of the teenage students asked me in his tentative English. I was sitting in my first class at the International Immersion Institute…

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Foundation Drawing At Weeks Gallery

Three artists use their foundational drawing skills to render breathtaking images in Foundation Drawing on view in the Weeks Gallery through spring break. Minneapolis-based artist Melissa Cooke offers a trifecta…