Although Homegrown is over, we are looking forward to a festival like atmosphere for the month of May. Here on the cusp of summer music festival and art fair season, why waste time?  This week Radio Gallery shares a round up of May events to gear up for a summer artsy fun.

Radio Gallery goes inside the studios of the Northrup King Building, all a part of the upcoming weekend of open studio tour event "Art-A-Whirl in Northeast Minneapolis Friday May 16-18.

5/14 Radio Gallery: Christina Hankins

Every May brings Art-A-Whirl and this year the 3-day Northeast Minneapolis Arts celebration is May 16th, 17th & 18th. Radio Gallery speaks with painter Laurie Salmela, a long-time Art-A Whirl participant.

4/30 Radio Gallery: Art-a-Whirl Preview

This fall Radio Gallery is in the field speaking with Minnesota artists in their own spaces, at shows, galleries and in their own studios. This week Amy Tillotson will be speaking with us.

Radio Gallery 10-03-2012 Amy Tillotson

This week Radio Gallery spotlights the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA)and the 17th Annual Art-A-Whirl which is taking place in more than 50 locations throughout Northeast Minneapolis.

Radio Gallery 05-16-12 Art-A-Whirl