Walking into the Minneapolis Central Library, you hear an unfamiliar buzz of conversation echoing off the walls of the otherwise quiet place. You go up the escalator and are immediately greeted with tables of original art, an infinite number of stickers and proud, smiling faces. This is the Twin Cities Zine Fest.
University of Minnesota alumna Anna Marie Shogren is always glad to get her heart rate up. She did just that on Friday, positioning herself back at her alma mater for the night to perform at WAM-O-Rama.
The project that followed became “The Section of Disapproved Books,” an exhibit opening at the Weisman Art Museum on Sept. 8. The exhibit's shelves house the banned books and attendees are invited to flip through them.