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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

Polica

Photo courtesy of Poliça

We caught up with the group’s lead singer on what lies both behind and ahead for the band before their show at First Ave. more

Feb 8, 2017 10:13 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

Twin Towns Guitars

Photo by Eliesa Johnson

Enthusiasts aim to attain and hone assorted skills, trades, and all the talents our urban environs afford. Earn your Enthusiast badge by attending guitar or circus school—then reward yourself with a donut. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:51 PM , , , Kids & Family

Prince in Las Vegas Feb 2007

Photo by EPA/PAUL BUCK/alamy

He could seem otherworldly, a sphinx draped in purple. But let’s not forget about Prince the human being. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:56 AM Arts & Culture 5 Comments

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

Peyton Russel and Gold First Ave Star

Photos by Joe Treleven

The gold star outside First Avenue seemed the club’s way of honoring Prince. The only problem? First Ave. didn’t do it—nor did it know who did. This is the untold odyssey of the hero-fan who pulled off a stunt 30 years in the making. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:55 AM Arts & Culture 1 Comments

Tom and Angie Wicka with Robert Whitman Prince Print

Photo by Bill Phelps

Memories of Prince come alive in the Edina home of Tom and Angie Wicka, owners of Robert Whitman’s one-of-a-kind print of Prince. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:55 AM Arts & Culture

Gwen Leeds

Photo by Bill Phelps

One of Prince’s earliest style co-conspirators talks about his ever-evolving look. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:54 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

Prince and Cat Glover

Photo by Rob Verhorst/Redferns

Prince’s magical style went beyond the music. He created his own sexy, can’t-take-your-eyes-off-of-him moves. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:54 AM Arts & Culture

Rare is the fashion designer who does not take some cues from Prince—if not in the literal details, then in the fearlessness. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:54 AM Arts & Culture

Fashion rebel. Sexy m.f.-ing dancer. Prince took swagger to freaky, fabulous heights, influencing a generation of designers and dancers. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:53 AM Arts & Culture

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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 Illustration

Photo Illustration by Nigel Evan Dennis

As a musician, Prince could do anything (he played 27 instruments on his first album) and lead anyone—from the Revolution to the New Power Generation to 3rdEyeGirl. Here’s a cheat sheet that distills the elements of his genius. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:53 AM Arts & Culture 1 Comments

Pepe Willie

Photograph by Bill Phelps

One of Prince’s earliest musical mentors opens up. 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

The atrium at Paisley Park

Photograph courtesy of Paisley Park/NPG Records

Five itineraries. Twenty-five landmarks. One long purple journey. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:52 AM , Arts & Culture

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