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Erik Tormoen

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Erik Tormoen is an Associate Editor of Minnesota Monthly. etormoen@greenspring.com
Minnesota Opera's "The Marriage of Figaro"

Weekend Best Bets: July 9-12

This weekend: brewery events, online operas, ways to talk about race, and more in the Twin Cities
A transgender flag waved at LGBTQ Pride march

Pride Month: Black Visions Collective Lifts Up Trans Women of Color

Director Kandace Montgomery on addressing anti-Blackness within the LGBTQ community

George Floyd’s Memorial Site: Where Tributes Intersect

Visitors paid respects with a dreamcatcher, an elevation ceremony, artistic face masks, and more

Why This Man Gave Free Haircuts at George Floyd’s Memorial Site

Michael Hampton shares his thoughts on wealth inequality, the importance of education, and the vitality of the barbershop
Visitors to George Floyd's memorial site place offerings before a large portrait

These Twin Cities GoFundMe Campaigns Support Racial Justice

George Floyd's memorial fund has set a new record—plus other campaigns to support

New Charges in George Floyd Case Announced

Attorney General Keith Ellison: Derek Chauvin Upgraded to Second Degree Murder

Where to Drop Off and Pick Up Donations in the Twin Cities

Give food, hygiene supplies, and other essentials at these locations

Faces and Voices From a Justice for George Floyd Protest

Reactions from protesters who marched at the State Capitol and on I-94 in St. Paul

How Minnesotans Can Fight for Racial Justice

Organizations to support, actions to take, things to read, and people to follow

Weekend Best Bets: May 28-31

This weekend: a 24-hour play festival, the Be Heard MN Youth Poetry Slam, puppy socializing, and more