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Theater
If Stephen King’s The Shining can be an opera, editor Tad Simons thinks these books should be, too.
Theater
In a unique blend of fact and fiction, soldiers share the true stories of other soldiers.
by William Randall Beard
Theater
In the Moving Company’s For Sale, the audience is the customer.
by William Randall Beard
Museums + Galleries
Watch as German expressionist Max Beckmann's Blind Man’s Buff receives the restoration treatment.
by Stephanie Xenos
Blind Man’s Buff
Museums + Galleries
Minnesota History Center pays homage to St. Paul as a bootlegger’s paradise with American Spirits.
Features
In his latest memoir, Pat Conroy comes to terms with his famously militant father.
The Late Santini
Features
Why are Twin Cities sports teams so thoroughly unsuccessful?
Adam Platt
Slideshow
The happening didn’t quite happen, but the trains were pretty groovy.
by Steve Marsh
Travel
Get in the Halloween spirit with a long weekend trip to Wisconsin’s Devil’s Lake (and the Dells, of course).
by Gretchen Scherer
devil's doorway
People
St. Paul’s newest armory looks more dangerous than it is.
Adam Scarpello
Slideshow
What’s old is new again—everywhere we turn, mason jars are making a major comeback.
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
BNTO, gingersnap banana pudding
Slideshow
See our photos from We Day Minnesota 2013.
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
We Day Minnesota 2013
Features
Bees are dying. So are moths And every other kind of pollinator. No pollinators means no flowers, no fruit, no nuts. Is this the end of the world as we know it?
flowers
Features
The message from We Day Minnesota was simple: you're never too young to change the world.
by Hayley Schnell
The Jonas Brothers / We Day Minnesota 2013
Music
What’s it like to see the Purple One on his home turf? A first-timer finds out.
Prince
People
The writer, rapper, and singer talks hip-hop vs. poetry—and the usefulness of the word “Yo.”
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Q&A With Dessa
Features
We Day Minnesota co-chair, Hutton Phillips, proves there’s no reason to wait to make a difference in the world.
We Day Minnesota co-chair, Hutton Phillips
Theater
Mary Todd Lincoln comes to complex life at Park Square Theatre.
by William Randall Beard
Mary Todd Lincoln
Features
Rain Taxi’s annual Twin Cities Book Festival features literary rock stars George Saunders and Nicholson Baker.
Twin Cities Book Festival
Music
In October, choral music fans have the chance to hear several world and U.S. premieres.
by William Randall Beard
Vocal Ensemble
Museums + Galleries
Nine artists explores the changing role of the artist in society.
by Stephanie Xenos
Debating artists
People
Whether it’s with ice cream, alcohol, or an arena concert, Dean Phillips Intends to do good work and make his dads proud.
by Steve Marsh
Dean Phillips
Features
It’s hard to scare adults on Halloween, but any one of these spine-chilling costumes should do the trick.
tad simons
Features
When did high school become so intense?
adam platt
Features
October’s top events indexed according to taste.
The Culture Meter: October