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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

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

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

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