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Travel
Pin it to win it! Win a 3-day stay at Grand Superior Lodge with the Mpls.St.Paul Great Minnesota Getaway Pinfest.
Great Minnesota Getaway Pinfest
Travel
Our ultimate Minnesota getaway guide, whether you're biking, hiking, riding, or walking.
Ultimate Travel Guide
Slideshow
Minnesota-native Matt Bracken has dedicated his life to end poaching in South Africa.
Matt Bracken
Theater
After a financial scare, Penumbra Theatre returns with as much spunk as ever.
by William Randall Beard
T. Mychael Rambo and J.D. Steele join musical forces again in SPUNK.
Features
Inspired by adversity, this performance triumphs.
Zorango Flamenco Dance Theatre
Slideshow
The Minnesota native and college freshman shares his Oscar experience.
Q&A with Abe Diaz
People
Tinnitus forces Ian Punnett to quit his radio show. And the Twin Cities loses a master of talk.
by Steve Marsh
Ian Punnett
Museums + Galleries
The first robots-destroy-humanity play ever written inspires an exhibition at the Soap Factory.
by Stephanie Xenos
Rossum's Universal Robots at The Soap Factory
Theater
Courting Harry explores the friendship between Supreme Court justices Harry Blackmun and Warren Burger.
by William Randall Beard
Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun
Features
March's top events indexed according to taste.
The Culture Meter: March
Slideshow
How a skeptic learned to love Orlando.
by Laura Billings Coleman
Walt Disney World for Skeptics
Slideshow
Lies, Truth, & Truthiness: MIA explores perception and reality in its first major exhibition
Can You Fake the Truth?
Features
Our second annual Active Family Guide--where every day is family day.
by Katy Read and Stephanie Wilbur Ash
Active Family Guide
Video
The Jonas Brothers make a surprise visit to Patrick Henry High School to help celebrate the launch of We Day Minnesota.
Features
Drivers are supposed to yield to pedestrians at every intersection. When they don't, other drivers are forced to make a tough decision: Obey the law and put someone at risk or break the law?
Walk Don’t Walk
Slideshow
The Dells area has become an alluring destination for girlfriends’ getaways, man-cations, and couples seeking a romantic retreat.
by Carla Waldemar
Wisconsin Dells for Grownups
Features
February’s top events indexed according to taste.
The Culture Meter: February
Music
Looking for a romantic sound-track this month? Check out these new local releases.
Love, etc.: Romantic New Releases from Cloud Cult and Heather Masse and Dick Hyman
Music
An ambitious and original effort, Minnesota Opera is transforming Doubt into an opera that receives its world premiere at the Ordway.
by William Randall Beard
Minnesota Opera's
People
Reporter Steve Marsh checks in with the soul man who won our hearts during his unexpected run on The Voice.
by Steve Marsh
Q&A With Nicholas David
Museums + Galleries
Painter Painter leaps boldly into the present zeitgeist of abstract painting, paying special attention to the way the artists work.
by Stephanie Xenos
Theater
Set in Restoration England, the play is a fictional imagining of a love threesome between Aphra Behn, England’s first woman playwright, King Charles II, and Nell Gwyn, the lead actress of the day.
Theater
Ten Thousand Things stages a hip-hop version of a classic Greek play.
by William Randall Beard
Theater
Having won practically every Tony Award possible in 2011, The Book of Mormon is the most talked-about hit Broadway has produced since The Lion King—but for very different reasons.
Theater
The Jungle Theater brings Anna Sundberg and Peter Hansen together in this play inspired by the 19th century erotic novel Venus in Furs, a virtual handbook on sexual domination and masochism.