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Poet Danez Smith

Photograph courtesy of Danez Smith

Danez Smith is a St. Paul native living in Minneapolis—and might just be the next big star in American poetry. more

Sep 11, 2017 4:33 PM Arts & Culture

Model Nyakim Gatwech looks beyond the runway. more

Sep 5, 2017 7:52 AM Swag

Renaissance Festival character Pluto the Village Idiot

Photography by Ackerman + Gruber

Hear ye! Hear ye! Minnesota Renaissance Festival season is again upon us! Meet the knaves, knights, and knife swallowers of the medieval menagerie. more

Aug 30, 2017 11:15 AM Arts & Culture

Lou and Sarah Bellamy

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

As St. Paul’s Penumbra Theatre enters its 41st season, we sat down with the artistic directors past and present to talk about the historic theater’s historic transition. more

Aug 29, 2017 10:54 AM Arts & Culture

Join designer Samantha R. Crossland for a Project Runway viewing party Thursday at Clubhouse Jager. more

Aug 15, 2017 9:58 AM Swag

Rename Ramsey sign and fundraiser

Photo courtesy of Justice Page School

Where there once was an Alexander Ramsey Middle School, there now is a Justice Page School. more

Aug 15, 2017 7:35 AM Kids & Family

The Minnesota actor confesses to the high crime of waking up the animals at night decades ago. We even have proof. more

Aug 11, 2017 9:08 AM General Interest

Tucked inside a downtown Minneapolis building, this small creative team is quietly modernizing a nearly 40-year-old global toy company. more

Jul 25, 2017 4:46 PM Arts & Culture

Da Bomb Frizzers owners Caroline and Isabel

Photography by Ackerman + Gruber

Just call them Generation Startup. Kids are no longer waiting for a diploma—or even a driver’s license—to launch a business. Meet some of the Twin Cities’ youngest and most enterprising CEOs. more

Jul 24, 2017 9:56 AM General Interest

These pups have (way, way) more followers than you do. more

Jul 21, 2017 8:51 AM Arts & Culture

We check in with three local bakers making a name for themselves in the artisanal bakery scene. more

Jul 21, 2017 12:00 AM , Eat & Drink

P.J. Fleck in his office

Photograph by Micah Kvidt

Meet P.J. Fleck, the brash young coach promising he’ll row Golden Gopher football back to national prominence. more

Jul 20, 2017 2:31 PM Arts & Culture

We followed Minneapolis baker Sarah Botcher through her typical routine, which starts at 8 p.m. and ends with next-day delivery to Spyhouse coffee locations and beyond. more

Jul 20, 2017 12:00 AM , Eat & Drink

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

What if that epic story was based in the kitchens Twin Cities restaurants? more

Jul 10, 2017 2:23 PM , , , Eat & Drink 3 Comments

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

Robert Patterson at Bunny's in Northeast

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

Back in the day, black Minneapolis had its own food truck that drove chicken wings to legendary clubs like the Nacirema and Fox Trap. Now Robert Patterson is trying to bring back the legacy, one wing at a time. more

May 30, 2017 10:20 AM General Interest 5 Comments

MyTalk's Lori and Julia

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

Chatting about gossip, Trump, and fake nipples with MyTalk107’s Lori and Julia on the occasion of 15 years on the air. more

May 30, 2017 9:18 AM General Interest 1 Comments