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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
Museums + Galleries
Large-scale sculptures at the swedish institute are a valentine to Norway.
by Stephanie Xenos
Ian Ward Garlant in front of a piece in Love Norway X
Music
Going deep with the most legendary heavy metal band you've never heard of.
by Jorge Evans
Anvil
Theater
Who needs history and culture? Not The Three Musketeers.
by William Randall Beard
Walking Shadow's Three Musketeers
Features
With a shiny super-pink MOA exhibit, Barbie has moved in on American Girl territory. Could things get ugly? Or just terribly cute?
American Girl Doll versus Barbie
People
Heid E. Erdrich lives in the center of a sacred world. You might live there, too.
Heid E. Erdrich
Theater
In Dirt Sticks, nothing is right until the truth comes out.
by William Randall Beard
Dirt Sticks by Ten Thousand Things
Features
Todd Walker makes the rounds at the Minneapolis Oscar Party, opening night of BoneYard, and this year's Date for Life.
Todd Walker and James Denton at the Angel Gala
Features
It’s the Mayday Parade’s 40th anniversary, but we have even bigger things to celebrate.
Heart of the Beast MayDay Parade
People
The comic book writer and illustrator from Minneapolis talks about creating our culture’s most iconic superheroes.
Superman illustration by Dan Jurgens
Features
Urban complainers are a city’s best friend.
Light Rail station
Music
A lifetime of music adds up to one man's first act in the center of the stage.
Sonny Knight | Photo by Caitlin Abrams
Features
We talk to the Minneapolis-born character actor about everything from his time as a pantry boy at the Nankin to starring in Big Trouble in Little China.
James Hong
Museums + Galleries
Wang Ping takes a global approach to protecting our natural resources.
Wang Ping on the Mississippi River with her prayer flags
Theater
The Guthrie juxtaposes masterpieces by Shakespeare and Stoppard.
by William Randall Beard
The Acting Company's
Music
Where to find snacks, coffee, live music, DJs, art, free T-shirts, and yeah, tons of records.
by Daley Farr
Record bins at treehouse records
Museums + Galleries
Before there was Prince and the Minneapolis sound, there was Charles Chamblis with a camera capturing the scene.
by Stephanie Xenos
Charles Chambliss
Travel
The secret getaways of local notables.
Brainerd, MN
Theater
Lisa D’Amour’s lauded Detroit is an uneasy snapshot of life in the suburbs.
by William Randall Beard
Detroit at Jungle Theater
Theater
Woodland creatures take on humans in the family-friendly Cunning Little Vixen.
by William Randall Beard
The University of Minnesota Opera Theatre's Cunning Little Vixen
Travel
Pile in the minivan; your vacation has arrived.
Girl on a dock in Door County, Wisconsin