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July's top events indexed according to taste.
Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, and the Steep Canyon Rangers
Slideshow
Make sure you’re taking full advantage of summer with the help of your smartphone.
People
A Minnesotan joins the cast of General Hospital.
Music
In 1971, Papa John Kolstad was sifting through some debris in a condemned building on the West Bank when he came across an old tin sign with the words “Mill City Flour Factory” painted on it in swirly Victorian script.
Features
School’s out for the summer and final marks are in. How’d the Twin Cities do?
Features
Three beautiful new coffee-table books provide inspiration and ideas for simple summer entertaining, while top local retailers make it easy to get the look.
by Melinda Nelson
Features
A gravedigger’s daughter mourns the passing of an era.
Features
You can pretty much assume that if you’re invited to a summer soiree this year, it will have a Great Gatsby theme.
Features
Should the Guthrie hire a woman to replace artistic director Joe Dowling?
Theater
In the Tony-winning musical Urinetown, peeing is a privilege, and flushing costs extra.
by William Randall Beard
Theater
Clybourne Park turns Lorraine Hansberry’s classic, A Raisin in the Sun, inside out.
by William Randall Beard
Museums + Galleries
The dusk-to-dawn Northern Spark arts festival is Lowertown’s chance to shine.
by Stephanie Xenos
Theater
Mu Performing Arts and Skylark Opera team up for a modern makeover of the Gilbert & Sullivan classic.
by William Randall Beard
Theater
Americans who first became aware of the story of War Horse through Steven Spielberg’s 2011 movie may be shocked to learn that Michael Morpurgo’s book was first adapted as a play.
Features
Food trucks are great, but their collateral damage is real.
Features
Tune up your two-wheel ride.
Features
June's top events indexed according to taste.
The Culture Meter:  June
Slideshow
Our city by the bay comes alive in summer and wins us over again and again.
by Greg Breining
Features
See the greatest performers of your lifetime while enjoying all that Minnesota casinos have to offer. A crazy summer is in the cards for you!
People
Steve Marsh talks to developer Peter Remes about his art-driven vision for Minneapolis.
Peter Remes
Features
Wits started out as a humble experiment, and it still is, if everything goes right.
Wits
Slideshow
Moms’ advice for their Minnesota kids before they made it big.
People
Reporter Steve Marsh talks to the director of the Science Museum of Minnesota about why Americans don’t trust science.
Eric Jolly
Dance
Yes, there are female ballet choreographers, and Minnesota Dance Theatre’s "Fierce/Feminine" features three of the best.
by Lightsey Darst
Fierce/Feminine
Features
The surreal back-from-obscurity story of forgotten American folk singer Sixto Rodriguez.
Sixto Rodriguez