Minnesota Twins Add Rise And Shine And Partners To Their Team Roster

by / December 1, 2023 /

The Independent Creative Shop Clinches Lead Brand Agency Responsibilities for reigning American League Central Division Champions

The Minnesota Twins have selected Rise and Shine and Partners, an independent, full-service brand and creative agency, to help amplify the momentum for the Major League Baseball franchise. The news follows a competitive agency search and a strong postseason finish for the team, which won the American League Central Divisi[Read More]

“Belonging,” A Documentary on Environmental Justice and Nature Immersion

by / November 22, 2023 /

"Belonging" invites you to join Dalorian, a returning student, and his classmates in GCST 1970, an innovative college course designed to immerse urban youth in nature-based education and environmental justice.

As the group discovers the great outdoors, from the serene lakes to the Bois Forte Museum's enlightening exhibits on native tribes, the film uses Dalorian's authentic reflections to grapple with a thought-provoking question: What does it mean to belong in nature?

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by / November 22, 2023 /

After 32 years in downtown Minneapolis, CRASH+SUES recently decided to move away from the hustle and bustle to a more creative-inspiring location with a view. Where to? Arden Hills.

CRASH+SUES is now located in Anderson Center right off Hwy 51 and County Road E.

"We are so excited to have walking trails, a deck for grilling in the summer, and free no-hassle parking for all, but mostly I am thrilled by the number of clients already stopping by for a tour and cuppa joe!" [Read More]

Paul Irmiter Visits Fish Camp

by / November 21, 2023 /

"I was invited along to Fish Camp this past October. I love my clients, but it was nice to shoot a project like this, perched on the edge of a canoe in freezing waters, snow flying, camera wrapped in a black plastic bag so it didn’t get wet. Spent the days watching friends set nets and clear the nets in the morning. The lake was starting to freeze up, we told scary stories on Halloween, and the moon was up. Froze my ass off, ate fresh whitefish cooked in bear grease, slept like a baby, and [Read More]

SIR SHORT JOHN: The Ultimate Performance Winter Underwear

by / November 21, 2023 /

Minneapolis-based Artisan Venture Lab (AVL), the brand monetization and startup incubator, was instrumental in bringing SIR SHORT JOHN to market in November 2020. Since launch, sales have more than tripled annually.

SIR SHORT JOHN is made of four-way stretch premium waffle knit cotton. The two styles include the GOLD | FLY ZONE, which features gold woven labels on the waistband and leg and a fly hole opening. ROSE GOLD | NO FLY ZONE features a rose gold label on the waistband and leg [Read More]

Something New From Pollen

by / November 21, 2023 /

An open letter from Pollen:

Though Pollen has evolved over the years, we are what we’ve always been — an organization that uses stories to help create a more kind, just, and loving world. This year has been a difficult one for us, but we’re facing that difficulty the only way we know how — by sharing more of our story, and inviting you to find new ways to be part of it. We’re going to continue building. Building connections, building community, building empathy.

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Drumroll, Please… There’s a New Video Studio in St. Paul

by / November 16, 2023 /

Talking Head Studio is a brand-new video studio located in St. Paul, MN. Their versatile studio space is designed to cater to a wide range of multimedia needs, making it the perfect hub for various creative projects. The space is adorned with sleek black stage curtains and expertly designed and pre-programmed lighting.

The deep 26' by 16' wide studio has a 12x12 garage door with ground-level access. The ove[Read More]