Andrea Swensson

Photograph by Nate Ryan

The Current radio host talks about how she got involved in writing the liner notes for the super deluxe reissue of Prince's 1999 album. Read more

Arts & Culture

Mom and Dad on their wedding day.

Photo Courtesy of Steve Marsh

What kind of family shares the heaviest moment of its history with a stranger holding a microphone? Mine. Read more

Arts & Culture

Ben August, "Green Room"

Photograph by Ben August

With a focus on 35mm film, get to know this photographer experimenting with analog processes. Read more

Arts & Culture

Yoga studio

Photograph by Simone Lueck

A new yoga trend celebrates yogis of all shapes and sizes. Read more

Health & Fitness

This year saw local publishers and authors with Minnesota ties creating Game of Thrones-level epics, investigating decades-old cases, and revisiting our state's history. Here are our favorite reads this year. Read more

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Cha-nooka lasts a whole 11 days. Protestants can plow through the season in a day and a half. But for Miss Richfield, the holidays never end. Read more

Arts & Culture


Photograph by Shelly Mosman

Each week, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Editors round-up the best events, concerts, and shows that are on their radar. Read more

Arts & Culture

Bill Austin

Illustration by Nigel Buchanan

Who is the 77-year-old billionaire CEO of Starkey Hearing Technologies, which puts on one of the Twin Cities’ splashiest galas? Read more

Arts & Culture


Photograph by Brett Beiner

The former wives of King Henry VIII take center stage in St. Paul before hitting Broadway in 2020. Read more

The Morning After

Kate Norstrum

Photograph by Cameron Wittig

Things are about to get a lot cooler in the North. Read more

Arts & Culture

Ali Sultan and Mona Shamsan

Photograph by Graham Tolbert

Becoming a Muslim refugee in America is no joke. So comedian Ali Sultan and his mom, Mona Shamsan, made a podcast: Stories with My Muslim Mom. Read more

Arts & Culture

Ojibwe camp

Photo courtesy of Science History Images / Alamy Stock Photo

Minnesota is home to a number of immigrant populations. Here’s how we all got here. Read more

Arts & Culture

Dakota Star Map

Made by Annette Lee, Ojibwe and D(L)akota, and Jim Rock, Sisseton Dakota, 2012

A new exhibit at the Minnesota History Center sets the record straight on our region's Native history. Read more

Arts & Culture

The Folstad family

Photo by Chad Holder

Kassina Folstad handcrafts her renovated home with textures and repurposed antiques. Read more

Home & Design

Blue-Pencil Collective

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

How one firm rethinks waste and conserves wild space. Read more

Home & Design

Ted Hearne’s theatrical composition combined with Dorothea Lasky’s striking poetry created a unique sonic experience. Read more

The Morning After

Now in its 22nd year, the annual MCAD sale features almost 7,000 pieces from over 400 students and alumni, and is a prime chance to find art at an affordable price. Read more

Arts & Culture


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A new 'Bring Your Own Bag' ordinance could charge customers an extra nickel per bag to reduce waste. Read more

Arts & Culture

Baby Raccoon


Think it sounds wild to keep a fox for a pet? How about a skunk? Read more

Arts & Culture


Photo by Natalie Hall

Fresh off winning Album of the Year at the Country Music Awards, Maren Morris brings her powerful voice to Minneapolis on her world tour. Read more

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