We Are Proud to Present_Dan Norman_The Guthrie

Photo by Dan Norman

'We Are Proud to Present' has a battle with race and history in theater storytelling goes far beyond the stage. more

Mar 2, 2017 4:27 PM The Morning After

The Twin Cities-based author’s latest memoir, The Song Poet, is the first book by a Hmong author to be a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award. But to her, the book is simply an album of gratitude and love to her father. more

Feb 20, 2017 7:12 AM The Morning After

Todd Walker

Illustration by Randall Nelson

Entertainment reporter Todd Walker gives the scoop on the social scene in the Twin Cities. more

Feb 17, 2017 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

Jazba Entertainment_Case Kismat

Courtesy of Jazba Entertainment

Ten teams, and a melting pot of stories, dance styles, and music, mark Jazba’s third competition. more

Feb 13, 2017 12:00 AM The Morning After

Minneapolis Central Library

Photo by Joe Treleven

Bon Vivants are true pursuers of arts and culture, well-rounded consumers of the finest and most novel family experiences in the Twin Cities. Find the cities' best bubble tea or go marketing to score a Bon Vivant badge. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:55 PM , , , Kids & Family

In trying times, it’s important to check in with good people—and Mary Jo Copeland, founder of Sharing and Caring Hands, is one of our best. more

Jan 31, 2017 4:08 PM Arts & Culture

Vince Lombardi Trophy ice sculpture made by Metro Ice Sculptures

Photograph by Terry Brennan

The Super Bowl might not be for an entire year, but its creep starts the moment Houston passes us the keys. Here's a timeline of what to expect between now and our Super Bowl Sunday. more

Jan 30, 2017 2:33 PM Arts & Culture

Kaylen Ralph and Joanna Demkiewicz, founder of 'The Riveter' magazine

Photography by Eliesa Johnson

The future is female for two Twin Citians who created 'The Riveter,' a platform for women writing about women. more

Jan 26, 2017 10:10 AM Arts & Culture

Todd Walker

Illustration by Randall Nelson

Entertainment reporter Todd Walker gives the scoop on the social scene in the Twin Cities. more

Jan 20, 2017 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

A post-election app called Whole Truth Booth allows people to share their stories with the hopes of bridging social, cultural, and political divides. more

Jan 19, 2017 4:15 PM Arts & Culture

Macy's Sky Room

Photo by Courtney Mault

Dara has some ideas to revitalize the soon-to-be-vacant Macy's in Downtown Minneapolis. more

Jan 5, 2017 1:15 PM Foodie 11 Comments

Meet the makers—the five winners and 15 finalists whose products embody the North, from artisanal meats to handcrafted handbags. more

Jan 3, 2017 1:58 PM Arts & Culture

City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival

Photo courtesy of Steve Kotvis of f/go Photography

We grabbed coffee with Minneapolis’s foremost cold-ficionado Eric Dayton to ask him about the 10-day winter festival debuting this January. more

Dec 20, 2016 3:38 PM Arts & Culture


Photographs by Niti Gupta (Omar); Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images (Trump)

Minnesota Dems: The sky isn’t falling. Minnesota Republicans: Don’t get too comfortable. Political scientist Larry Jacobs weighs in on our unique—and still somewhat predictable—electorate. more

Dec 20, 2016 1:52 PM Arts & Culture

Minnesota State Capitol Redux

Photograph by Peter Crouser

The capitol restoration project by the numbers. more

Dec 20, 2016 1:41 PM Arts & Culture

Todd Walker

Illustration by Randall Nelson

Entertainment reporter Todd Walker gives the scoop on the social scene in the Twin Cities. more

Dec 17, 2016 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

Prince Star and Memorial at First Ave

Photograph by AP Photo/Jim Mone

Prince’s music guarantees his immortality, but the stories ensure we never forget where he came from. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:56 AM Arts & Culture

Prince fans gathering outside First Avenue in Minneapolis

Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images

Some of the legend’s biggest fans reflect on the Twin Cities tribute events that celebrated his life and music. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:54 AM Arts & Culture


Photos courtesy of: Nate Ryan (Chastity Brown, POS), Alex King (KING), Jabari Jacobs (Lizzo), Tony Nelson (Sonny Thompson), Rich Peterson (Peter Parker), Asata Wright (Toki Wright), Rhymesayers Entertainment (Slug), Sarah White (Sarah White)

Prince’s influence on local music lives on, but—like the artist himself—it’s complicated. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:53 AM Arts & Culture

Prince Memorial at Paisley Park

Photograph by Scott Olson/Getty Images

All hail Prince, the secular saint of Minneapolis. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:53 AM Arts & Culture

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