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People
From his start with The Strokes to his current tour for his fourth album, Albert Hammond Jr. tells all (and confesses his yearning to learn to tie a bow tie).
by Sam Schaust
People
Talking life and style with the 2015 NBA first overall draft pick Karl-Anthony Towns.
by Steve McPherson
People
John Turnipseed spent the first half of his life with a gun in one hand making Minneapolis a nightmare—which uniquely positions him to lead its most troubled citizens into the light.
Museums + Galleries
Pink flamingos, LSD, and notions of Eden are at the core of two new Twin Cities exhibits.
by Nikki Tundel
Local Lit
Bob Dylan is taking the stage in Minnesota once again—this time as a towering mural.
Local Lit
'Downtown: Minneapolis in the 1970s,' the Minnesota Historical Society Press highlights the previously unpublished work of a teenage photographer exploring the city's still-mean streets.
Museums + Galleries
This must-see exhibit tells the story of the French Romantic painter’s influence on the painters who came after him.
Photo courtesy Minneapolis Institute of Art
Local Lit
Read your way into wintertime oblivion with these four new releases from Minnesota authors.
Museums + Galleries
Meet Mia, the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s bold new identity.
Features
This U of M professor is the leading economist when it comes to putting a dollar value on nature—and his findings might help save the planet.
Features
In November, the world's largest bone marrow registry—Be The Match—moves into its new headquarters in the North Loop. Here's how it's helping save the lives of thousands.
by Elizabeth Foy Larsen
Music
Inside the mind of Minnesota-born Alicia Bognanno, the front woman of up-and-coming Nashville-based alt rock band Bully.
Theater
Jeffrey Hatcher and Chan Poling team up to create a musical about Duluth's most infamous murder.
Features
Here’s a look at the history of the 1935 Works Progress Administration–built space.
Features
Or, how I got someone to let me drive my childhood dream car next to a Porsche legend.
Features
We used new-to-town campsite finding app Hipcamp to determine the six best spots to unroll your sleeping bag this fall.
Features
From beards to banquets, there was a bit of everything for the party crowd during our short but spectacular season of sunshine.
Features
Our critic's picks of the must-see shows this fall.
Features
What happens when you pair up arts leaders from disparate worlds to talk about the state of the local scene and their respective crafts?
by Chris Clayton, Drew Wood, and Stephanie Wilbur Ash
Features
While Woody Harrelson was in town filming this summer, he did more cool MSP things than many locals. Here’s the abridged version of everywhere Woody popped up.
Features
St. Paul's vibrant district recreates an authentic Southeast Asian night market experience.
Features
Todd plays favorites at Kentucky Derby parties and hits MCAD's annual Auction.
Theater
Who are the people who binge on Fringe Festival, and how do they do it?
Features
With massive redevelopment occurring on the U of M's campus, maybe a historic designation can keep it dinky?
Music
They booked Conan and Lollapalooza before they turned 21. So what's next for this Twin Cities band?
by Erin Kincheloe