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Super Bowl LII ic sculpture

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

Live music, giant ice sculptures, and Jimmy Fallon are just the tip of the Bold North iceberg. more

Arts & Culture

Opera Singer

Photographs by C Squared Studios/Getty Images

'Dead Man Walking' comes alive this month at the Minnesota Opera, so we called around to the local opera scene and asked for other remake pitches. more

Jan 5, 2018 11:05 AM Arts & Culture

From Idina Menzel to Soul Asylum, and a Prince tribute with Sheila E., Morris Day, and NPG—Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are curating top talent for the 10-day free block party on Nicollet Mall. more

Dec 1, 2017 2:44 PM Arts & Culture

Prince photographs

Photography by Robert Whitman

Robert Whitman’s storied collection of young Prince, including some never-before-seen images, will be on display at the Mpls Photo Center. more

Aug 7, 2017 3:04 PM Arts & Culture

Violinist Gaelynn Lea

Photo by Shelly Swanger

Meet Gaelynn Lea, a fiddle teacher from Duluth turned world-touring violinist. more

Jul 17, 2017 10:23 AM Arts & Culture

We made a sweet playlist charting the Grammy-winning songwriter's long, varied career. more

Jun 28, 2017 5:22 PM Arts & Culture

Bon Iver collage

Illustration by James Taylor

To bring this tale to life, Steve Marsh took multiple car rides between the two cities, joined by the elusive musician and his crew of old friends and collaborators. more

Jun 15, 2017 9:41 AM Arts & Culture

Julia Brennan

Photo courtesy of Harper Smith

Julia Brennan may be singing her hit, “Inner Demons,” around the country, but she’s coming back to her home state as part of Basilica Block Party. more

Jun 13, 2017 12:00 AM The Morning After

Between the ice skating, the music, and the dance, Brownbody’s CoMotion finds a medium that speaks to you. more

Jun 2, 2017 12:00 AM The Morning After

The Suburbs

Photo by Jay Smiley

The Suburbs recently released the single "Hey Muse" and it's turning heads nationally. The Minneapolis natives have an album soon to follow. more

May 3, 2017 4:22 PM The Morning After

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Photo by Rich Ryan

For Mu Daiko’s 20th year, they’re throwing Minnesota’s First Taiko Festival and becoming their own nonprofit. more

Apr 26, 2017 9:48 AM The Morning After

Prince star at First Ave

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

All the events and goings-on in the Twin Cities celebrating Prince's life, on the first anniversary of his death. more

Apr 21, 2017 8:50 AM Arts & Culture

Electric Fetus_Record Store Day 2017

Photo by Tom Smith

The 10th annual Record Store Day on April 22 has Twin Cities stores spinning with rare finds, live music, discounts, and more. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

Three members of the Sharks dance during West Side Story

Photo by Rich Ryan

The Ordway and Teatro del Pueblo turn the beloved musical into a contemporary cultural conversation. more

Apr 12, 2017 12:00 AM The Morning After

The atrium at Paisley Park

Photograph courtesy of Paisley Park/NPG Records

As we approach the one-year anniversary of Prince’s death, we talk with Angela Marchese, Paisley Park's head curator, about Prince's vision for a museum, what she's finding, and more. more

Apr 5, 2017 9:52 AM Arts & Culture 2 Comments

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Photo courtesy of the Cedar Cultural Center

Artistic expression fosters intercultural understanding at the Cedar Cultural Center. more

Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM The Morning After

Night Moves Band

Photo by Erin Smith, courtesy of Night Moves.

Night Moves has been home from their UK tour for awhile now, and we’ve missed them. Get your cosmic-country fix from these shows lined up over the next couple months. more

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 AM The Morning After

Actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth

Photo courtesy of Minnesota Orchestra

Wicked’s original Glinda the Good Witch performed with the Minnesota Orchestra for the first time on March 4, and it was filled with laughter, music, and—of course—lots of sassy comments. more

Mar 6, 2017 1:53 PM The Morning After

Jason Noer at the Cowles Center

Photo by Alice Gebura

Jason Noer, a break dancer known as B-Boy J-Sun, presents the University of Minnesota’s first master’s thesis to use dance to talk about hip hop. more

Mar 6, 2017 12:00 AM The Morning After

St. Paul kicked off the Game of Thrones The Live Concert Experience tour, and it was emotional, enveloping, and what every fan could want. more

Feb 23, 2017 10:27 AM The Morning After