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November’s top events indexed according to taste.
The Culture Meter: November
Slideshow
What are you waiting for? Now’s a good time to discover one of America’s great cities.
Music

The big gigs just keep on coming in November. Can anyone over 50 keep up?

People
Reporter Steve Marsh talks to the interior designer about what she’s learned from the giants of the NBA.
by Steve Marsh
Music
Better known as the fedora-wearing, guitar-strumming lead singer of the popular local alt-country band Romantica, Ben Kyle releases his first solo album on Nov. 13. Listen to his song "Minneapolis."
Ben Kyle's
Video
We chat with actors Victoria Justice and Thomas Mann on the red carpet about their new Halloween comedy Fun Size, plus we catch up with Carly Rae Jepsen as she promotes her new song featured in the film.
Museums + Galleries

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts's Terracotta Warriors is an ambitious collection of statues from the vast tomb of China’s revolutionary emperor, Qin Shihuang.

by Stephanie Xenos
The MIA's
Dance
BodyCartography’s new project Super Nature is bound to be a wild ride.
by Lightsey Darst
BodyCartography’s
Dance
In a program called Voices of Strength, the Walker Art Center is bringing together five female choreographers for a weekend immersion in this new African dance.
by Lightsey Darst
Theater
The Guthrie Theater’s celebration of British playwright Christopher Hampton culminates with Appomattox.
Appomattox
Dance
James Sewell Ballet celebrates the spirit(s) of Halloween this year by presenting an original work, “Ballet Macabre."
James Sewell Ballet's
Features

In the Twin Cities, Halloween season means haunted houses, hayrides, and things that go moo in the night. Here's seven picks, from super scary to kid friendly.

by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
Seven TC Halloween-Themed Events
Slideshow
Take a trip to this river town and discover stunning architecture, buzzing coffee shops, gorgeous bluffs, and a thriving cultural scene.
by Carla Waldemar
Winona, Minnesota
Features
Our list of thrity-four weird and wonderful, strange and surprising finds in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
Minnesota Roller Girls
Features
We celebrate the weird and wonderful, strange and surprising foods, finds, people, places, art, and more that make the Twin Cities such a fun, vibrant, creative place to live.
Andrew Zimmern Bizarre Twin Cities
Features
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine arts and entertainment team's annual fall preview of the must-see shows in museums and galleries, theater, dance, and choral and classical music.
by Lightsey Darst, Stephanie Xenos, Tad Simons, and William Randall Beard
New York City Ballet
Slideshow
Take in fall’s fleeting colors on a brisk bike trip in Wisconsin or Minnesota.
by Greg Breining
Fall Bike Trips  in Wisconsin and Minnesota
Museums + Galleries

After three years in limbo, the Minnesota Museum of American Art finally has a new space—for now.  

by Stephanie Xenos
Minnesota Museum of American Art
Music

The Walker Art Center kicks off its Movies & Music series, July 30-August 20.  This year’s theme is “In Dreams.” Here's the lineup.

The Walker Art Center's  Movies & Music Series
Music
Actor Hugh Laurie sings the New Orleans–style blues he loves so much with genuine passion and conviction.
Hugh Laurie and the Copper  Bottom Band
Theater
There’s more comedy than tragedy in The Jungle Theater’s Waiting for Godot.
by William Randall Beard
Waiting for Godot at The Jungle Theater
Theater

This year, 165 productions are being presented on 15 stages around the metro from Aug. 2–12.

by William Randall Beard
The 19th annual Minnesota Fringe Festival
Features

How hundreds of “citizen scientists” are helping experts understand humanity’s impact on the birds in your backyard. The good news: It’s not all bad. 

Birding in Minnesota
Slideshow
Make the six-hour drive to Door County and discover an entirely different North Shore, including expansive beaches, thick forests, lush prairies, and high cliffs overlooking Lake Michigan.
by Beth Dooley
Door County
Features
Grab your binoculars and check out these popular spots to bird watch in Minneapolis-St.Paul.
Best Birding Spots in Minnesota