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Travel
Get in the Halloween spirit with a long weekend trip to Wisconsin’s Devil’s Lake (and the Dells, of course).
by Gretchen Scherer
devil's doorway
People
St. Paul’s newest armory looks more dangerous than it is.
Adam Scarpello
Slideshow
What’s old is new again—everywhere we turn, mason jars are making a major comeback.
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
BNTO, gingersnap banana pudding
Slideshow
See our photos from We Day Minnesota 2013.
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
We Day Minnesota 2013
Features
Bees are dying. So are moths And every other kind of pollinator. No pollinators means no flowers, no fruit, no nuts. Is this the end of the world as we know it?
flowers
Features
The message from We Day Minnesota was simple: you're never too young to change the world.
by Hayley Schnell
The Jonas Brothers / We Day Minnesota 2013
Music
What’s it like to see the Purple One on his home turf? A first-timer finds out.
Prince
People
The writer, rapper, and singer talks hip-hop vs. poetry—and the usefulness of the word “Yo.”
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Q&A With Dessa
Features
We Day Minnesota co-chair, Hutton Phillips, proves there’s no reason to wait to make a difference in the world.
We Day Minnesota co-chair, Hutton Phillips
Theater
Mary Todd Lincoln comes to complex life at Park Square Theatre.
by William Randall Beard
Mary Todd Lincoln
Features
Rain Taxi’s annual Twin Cities Book Festival features literary rock stars George Saunders and Nicholson Baker.
Twin Cities Book Festival
Music
In October, choral music fans have the chance to hear several world and U.S. premieres.
by William Randall Beard
Vocal Ensemble
Museums + Galleries
Nine artists explores the changing role of the artist in society.
by Stephanie Xenos
Debating artists
People
Whether it’s with ice cream, alcohol, or an arena concert, Dean Phillips Intends to do good work and make his dads proud.
Dean Phillips
Features
It’s hard to scare adults on Halloween, but any one of these spine-chilling costumes should do the trick.
tad simons
Features
When did high school become so intense?
adam platt
Features
October’s top events indexed according to taste.
The Culture Meter: October
Features
Activist Spencer West urges action over struggle at Minnesota’s first We Day.
Spencer West We Day Minnesota
Features
Thomasina Petrus has a button nose, dimples, jet-black curls, and the ability to make your skin go to goose bumps when she sings.
Features
As usual, the fall arts season is brimming with extraordinary work and talent. What are you waiting for?
by Stephanie Xenos, Tad Simons, and William Randall Beard
People
Comedian Julie Klausner demystifies our obsession with feline videos.
Julie Klausner
Museums + Galleries
How did Spoonbridge and Cherry become one of the most famous sculptures in the world?
Travel
Want to make the most of fall? You wake up, choose a place on the map you haven’t been to before, and go.
Museums + Galleries
The Walker Art Center’s Internet Cat Video Festival moves to the State Fair Grandstand.
by Stephanie Xenos
Music
It’s not all polka bands on the State Fair’s non-Grandstand stages.