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Who will be the next Miss America? One fierce competitor will walk away with the crown Saturday, January 12. We’re rooting for Miss Minnesota’s Siri Freeh, of course!
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
Miss America 2013
Features
January’s top events indexed according to taste.
The Culture Meter: January
Museums + Galleries
Go off the beaten path for a group show at Bockley Gallery.
by Stephanie Xenos
Theater
The show follows the 1919 Boston Red Sox from the “Curse of the Bambino” through the 2004 World Series win.
Theater

Aida is the first Broadway show reimagined under a new partnership between Hennepin Theatre Trust and Theatre Latte Da.

by William Randall Beard
Broadway Re-Imagined:
Features
This ice castle has an acre of frozen walls, 50-foot icicle towers, cavernous ice rooms, tunnels, and other structures made entirely of water.
by Kimberly Nicoletti
Mall of America's Ice Castle
People
Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau brings a fresh approach to her job as top cop. After a series of troubles for the department, she may be just what Minneapolis needs.
by Steve Marsh
Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau
Features
Stars step into the spotlight at a place where the actors, artists, and writers just happen to have disabilities.
Front And Center
Slideshow
Can’t notch every National Treasure in one trip? Then try this North Star–centric tour of our nation’s capital.
by Laura Billings Coleman
Features
To get kids interested in classical music, orchestras need to use more imagination. And robots.
How to Get Kids to Like Classical
Slideshow
For many couples, a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day is a no-brainer. For those who want something different, check out this he said/she said guide to fun nights out—all month long.
by Chris Clayton and Christy DeSmith
Great Dates: A He Said/She Said Guide
People

The former sports radio host comes clean to reporter Steve Marsh about his descent into crack cocaine addiction.

by Steve Marsh
Q&A With Jeff Dubay
Features
A big shout-out to the best stuff in town, including the brand-new, the tried and true, and old-school trends that are hot again.
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
Best of the Twin Cities 2012
Features

How one remarkable dog and a string of amazing coincidences became an unforgettable family legend. 

by Eric Nilsson
 Björn
Slideshow
Why the nation’s 50th state is its number one place to chill out and get right with the world.
Maui On My Mind
Slideshow
The season’s best offerings, in order of how much holiday spirit they’re likely to inspire.
Slideshow
Local jazz, funk, and R&B artists are breaking plenty of new ground.
by Dwight Hobbes and Tad Simons
The Gift of Local Music
Museums + Galleries

A new MIA exhibition focusing on culinary history brings the Tudor period room to life—with real food

by Stephanie Xenos
Museums + Galleries
Mpls Photo Center's three new photography exhibits all featuring work by nationally known photographers, and all addressing themes of humanity and courage.
Museums + Galleries
The Walker hosts a major retrospective of Cindy Sherman’s meticulously staged, identity-challenging photographs.
by Stephanie Xenos
Cindy Sherman at The Walker Art Center
Theater
Set in the 1880s, it concerns a doctor who treats two housewives for “hysteria” by using a newly invented machine.
by William Randall Beard
Theater
Christmas of Swing brings the Andrews Sisters’ “signature sound and rhythmic jivey style” to traditional carols.
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
Theater

Steven Epp and Christopher Bayes reunite in a production that recalls the commedia genius of Theatre de la Jeune Lune.

by William Randall Beard
Theater

Catch Me If You Can is produced by the same team that created Hairspray—which means it’s a show with plenty of energy and fun.

by Mpls.St.Paul
Features
Nordic cred—we’ve got it, and suddenly everybody wants it.
The New Nordic