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What happens when you put the guy who plays Sam 'Pat Swayze' Wheat in "Ghost: The Musical" into another Swayze classic? Only one way to find out.
by Drew Wood and Mark Fischer
Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze in Point Break
Museums + Galleries
This year's "Six McKnight Artists" exhibition at the Northern Clay Center thinks outside the pot.
by Stephanie Xenos
McKnight Fellows at Northern Clay Center
Museums + Galleries
With projections, performances, and pancakes, Northern Spark knows how to pull an all-nighter.
by Erin Kincheloe and Stephanie Xenos
E/x MN
People
Walk (bike?) a mile in Ride for a Reason founder Bob McEnaney's shoes.
by Becca Dargatz
http://www.minnesotamilitaryfamilyfoundation.org/
People
A look back at our July 2004 Prince e-interview that yielded his thoughts on everything from record companies to life in MN.
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine 2004 Prince Cover
People
Head chef and founder of Vincent A Restaurant has quite a life outside the kitchen.
Vincent Francoual
Features
Is Glen Taylor the 21st-century newspaper baron we’ve been looking for?
Star Tribune sports page
Features
Bridging the gap between smartphone and real life experience is Leav.
Leav team
Features
If you want to enjoy concerts, don’t use freebie earplugs.
Concert at First Avenue | Annette Shaff
Theater
Great detective Nero Wolfe charges big fees, and Park Square is banking on him.
by William Randall Beard
The Red Box at Park Square Theatre
Theater
In 1834, Andrew Jackson was president; in 2014, he’s a rock star.
by William Randall Beard
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
Features
A closer look at the video that's becoming synonymous with bro-boom of Uptown reveals a startling revelation.
Features
Miley's Bangerz and Ballet of the Dolls' Fashion: Todd Walker wraps up the last month in parties.
Liz Collin, Amelia Santaniello
Travel
A family trip to the Boundary Waters requires guts, endurance, and an escape plan.
by Laura Billings Coleman
Boundary Waters in Minnesota
Features
The Washburn Center for Children holds 10,000 stories of healing in children's lives.
Washburn Center for Children
Features
With slot machines, bingo, poker, blackjack, and pull tabs, Minnesota casinos have some of the best gaming opportunities in the Midwest—but that’s not all they offer.
Poker chips and playing cards
Features
There are more than 250 events at Minneapolis parks this summer. We waded through and found the best picks so you don't have to.
by Isabelle Wattenberg
Minneapolis all-male ensemble Cantus
Local Lit
The story of how Minneapolis photographer Matthew Hodgman donated his skill to help save the crumbling town of Braddock, PA.
Image of the photo essay 15104 about Braddock, PA.
Music
The LA-based musician compares pop music to The Odyssey, discusses writing hits for Adele, and gets misty about homecoming gigs in Mpls.
Dan Wilson
Features
For the first time in 60 years, Minneapolis and St. Paul will be connected once again by rail. This time around, the ride is much nicer.
Green Line Metro Transit
People
MN-born actor Steven Grant Douglas may not actually be Patrick Swayze but by playing Sam Wheat in 'Ghost: The Musical' he comes darn close.
Steven Grant Douglas as Sam Wheat in Ghost: The Musical
Local Lit
The impact of a star athlete and, you know, people like us? One and the same.
Silent Impact by Joe Schmit
Music
With a governess, an isolated estate, and a battle for children’s souls, you’d think The Turn of the Screw would be more popular.
by Amber Erickson Gabbey
Benjamin Britten in the mid-1960s
Travel
The mining towns, moonscapes, and mountains of South Dakota feel like another world—even though they’re right next door.
by Carla Waldemar
South Dakota Badlands
Arts + Entertainment
A new show at the MN History Center has us nostalgic for the Minnesota-made toys of our youth.
Toys made in Minnesota