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The real story of how the world's most notorious art collection wound up in Minnesota.
Features
Making the case that almost every notable thing that's happened since 1996 happened because of the movie Fargo.
Needlepoint image of the FX television series Fargo.
Features
After three years of renovations, what’s changed at the U of M’s grand performance hall? Lots.
Interior of the newly-renovated Northrop Auditorium in Minneapolis.
Theater
First-person accounts tell true stories from the battlefield and the barracks.
by William Randall Beard
History Theatre's 'Lonely Soldiers: Women at War in Iraq' and
Museums + Galleries
Edward Hopper’s drawings tell the story behind some of America’s most recognizable paintings.
by Stephanie Xenos
Hopper’s Office at Night
Features
Beware of what passes for knowledge on hot button urban issues.
Light Rail Transit Minneapolis
Film
We talked with co-director and cinematographer Jeremy Wilker about this new film, which premieres Thursday at Mall of America.
Balloon dress made by Matt Stenerson from the film Death to Prom
Features
When news outlets bend satire into outright lies, is it entertaining or irresponsible?
Stephen Colbert
Features
Can one man expose Minneapolis' seedy history? If Hollywood gets a hold of his story, you might just rethink this city.
Neal Karlen
Music
An opera based on the tumultuous life of silent film star Rudoph Valentino.
by William Randall Beard
Silent movie star Rudolph Valentino
Features
Early this year, big events fizzled and intimate parties that shone. Step it up, Mayor Coleman.
Todd Walker and Ann Burbidge at the Bullfrog Bash
Features
From driving a limo to stealing scenes from Tom Hanks, Somalian-born Barkhad Abdi tells his unlikely story.
Captain Phillips' Barkhad Abdi
Travel
Make the most of Spring Training in Southwest Florida.
Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Florida
People
Bob Mould's about to play a rare Minneapolis show. Take our quiz about him and Hüsker Dü to prove your fandom.
Bob Mould as shot by Shelly Mosman
People
We celebrate the inimitable legacy of a man vital to the Twin Cities' story.
Horst Rechelbacher in his home in 2011
People
The face of the MN Orchestra musicians speaks up about the lockout, his role as lead negotiator, and what patrons can expect this season.
Lead Musician Negotiator for the Minnesota Orchestra, Tim Zavadil
Museums + Galleries
A major exhibition of works by 20th-century master Henri Matisse comes to the MIA.
by Stephanie Xenos
The Pink Nude
Features
Can we admit the Midtown Global Market, still deep in subsidy, was a big missed opportunity?
Midtown Global Market
Theater
Ten Thousand Things creates a dark, redemptive Music Man.
by William Randall Beard
Music Man
Music
The Rose Ensemble performs music written to venerate a famous medieval saint.
by William Randall Beard
The Rose Ensemble
Features
A comic artist transcends the form in South Minneapolis.
Anders Nilsen
Features
Would you rather be an artist in New York or the Twin Cities?
Artist in his studio
People
The country’s hotbed of young poets? The Twin Cities. Meet its most accomplished members.
Twin Cities Young Poets
Travel
A world-class resort tucked in the woods of Wisconsin makes for a rustic, romantic getaway.
by Sue Campbell
Canoe Bay
Features
Baby, it’s been cold outside, but that hasn’t tempered the number of events on my social calendar.
Todd Walker and Howie Mandel