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Monday May 20, 2013 by mike

Farewell Triple Double... for now.

Five years ago, we joined forces with the folks at Triple Rock Social Club to add DJs, dancing, and videos to their 2-for-1 Tuesday nights. In February 2008, we launched Triple Double, naming the night after the Triple Rock, the three DJs who would spin each week, and the 2-for-1 drinks. The night has run nearly every Tuesday since, with the exception of Christmas, St. Patrick's Day, and a few other random holidays or special events. Read More

Friday May 17, 2013 by mike

BRLSQ Spotlight Series: Brandon Holt

We continue our BRLSQ Spotlight Series with a feature on artist Brandon Holt. On Tuesday, May 21, we will release Welcome to Hell, a limited edition art print designed by Brandon and screenprinted right here by Ben LaFond. When we first saw his artwork, we were instantly blown away and worked out plans to produce an art print with him. Here's a look inside the mind and world of the one and only Brandon Holt...

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Tuesday May 14, 2013 by mike

Bad Ink

You may remember a year ago when this happened... a loyal Minnesotan had Peter Bekke's awesome Minnesota Pride print / shirt design expertly recreated as a tattoo. Well... this just happened.

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Tuesday May 7, 2013 by mike

Cinco de Mayhem: A Smashing Success!

If you were here at CO Exhibitions for Cinco De Mayhem this past Saturday, you know what an incredible night it was. From the completely over-the-top piñata designs to the elation of the crowd all night long to the tissue paper and glitter-splattered aftermath, this was definitely one for the history books.

And if all that wasn't good enough, here's a little bonus: Thanks to everyone who paid to swing at the piñatas, we raised about $300 which we will be donating to Second Harvest Heartland! Thank you Twin Cities! For those of you who missed it, we will now attempt to recreate the magic through photos and video, captured by our awesome gallery attendees.

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Wednesday May 1, 2013 by mike

Cinco de Mayhem: Eve of Destruction

Saturday May 4, 2013
CO Exhibitions
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Friday Apr 26, 2013 by mike

Itadakimasu いただきます mini-prints

Introducing a brand new set of mini-prints from Burlesque! Next Tuesday, April 30th, we will release Itadakimasu いただきます, a trio of 6 x 8" prints filled with an all-you-can-eat buffet of everyone's favorite dishes from the opposite side of the globe, all done up in Mike Davis' signature illustration style.

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Thursday Apr 25, 2013 by mike

Just Like Being There

We were pleased to discover the film Just Like Being There's arrival on Netflix! About two years ago, we began hearing about the production of a documentary film about the world of screenprinted concert posters. Read More

Thursday Apr 18, 2013 by mike

Hand-Painted Signs of Kratie

While I was in Cambodia this past March, I became fascinated with the Khmer alphabet and the signs featuring those letters (See my earlier post about the signs and visuals I found in Cambodia and Laos). While shopping in Phnom Penh, I found a great book entitled Hand-Painted Signs of Kratie filled with photographs of signs found in Kratie, a small, rural city in Central Cambodia. Check out a few pics from the book and then order a copy! It makes a great companion to the popular Faythe Levine & Sam Macon Sign Painters book released last year.

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Monday Apr 15, 2013 by mike

The Virgin Spring: The Process and Work of John Dyer Baizley

If you'll be anywhere remotely close to Tilburg, The Netherlands this Thursday (that's about 1 hour Southeast from Rotterdam), we strongly recommend getting yourself over to Gallery Gust Van Dijk for the grand opening of John Baizley's new exhibit, The Virgin Spring. This is John's first time showing his artwork in Europe and the first time many of his process drawings and other pieces will be exhibited to the public. You can find more details about the event right here!.

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Friday Apr 12, 2013 by mike

The National Poster Retrospecticus - this Saturday at CO Exhibitions!

We are excited to announce the upcoming arrival of The National Poster Retrospecticus! This traveling exhibit of screenprinted concert posters is hitting seven cities in the United States, and we are honored to be hosting this show at our very own CO Exhibitions for ONE NIGHT ONLY - THIS SATURDAY NIGHT, April 13th, 2013!

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