Sarah Rasmussen of the Jungle Theater

Photograph by Mark Kegans

Sarah Rasmussen cast out “classic” plays for new scripts by women and people of color. Surprise: It wasn’t much of a battle. Read more

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Rose and Melvin Smith

Photograph by Bergen Flom

The artists Rose and Melvin Smith have been married and creating for over half a century. Together they have built one of the most prolific creative partnerships in the Twin Cities. Read more

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Mayor Jacob Frey and Governor Tim Walz

Photographs by Lucas Botz for Axios

Where does a city start when trying to solve climate change, the education gap, and racial equity? Making sure everyone has a place to live. Read more

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Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Wacipi

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

What’s it like to bang a sacred drum with $8,000 on the line—and a Native nation watching? Read more

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From bars to boutiques, support these LGBTQ+ businesses, artists, and organizations beyond Pride month. Read more

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Photograph by Graham Gardner

After a near nervous-breakdown and a partnership with Wellness Minneapolis, the all-around manager, label head, and producer for Doomtree talks about keeping your mind in check. Read more

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Photo by Caitlin Abrams

After the feds shuttered his bread business, a St. Paul baker wrote a poetry collection: Hitman-Baker-Casketmaker: Aftermath of an American's Clash with ICE. Read more

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Stone Arch Bridge

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

Enjoy free live music (and harmonica lessons!) at the Stone Arch Bridge Festival for Father's Day weekend. Read more

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Craig Finn

Photograph by Shervin Lainez

Minnesota’s vaunted vet of barroom rock and roll, Craig Finn, comes home again with his third solo album in four years, "I Need a New War." Read more

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Lily Tung Crystal

Photograph by Marc Safran courtesy of Theater Mu.

The renowned Asian American theater company's five-month long search comes to an end. Read more

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Photos courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society (Windom, Donnelly, House, Stassen Buttons, Humphrey family, McCarthy, Pawlenty, Mondale); Bettmann/Getty Images (Humphrey Convention); PhotoStockImage/ (button); Ellis/Alamy Stock Photo (Bachman); Zuma Press, Inc./Alamy Stock Photo (Klobuchar)

Does rooting for the Vikings make you feel like a no-hope, flyover-country rube? Try following hometown presidential politics. Read more

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Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese

Courtesy of Netflix

A new Bob Dylan documentary and a slew of indie films are screening at the Walker Art Center this summer. Read more

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Dyani White Hawk, Dakota Hoska, and Jill Ahlberg Yohe

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

For centuries, Native American women’s art has been misappropriated, misinterpreted, and, generally, missing in action. A blockbuster, once-in-a-generation exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art promises to rewrite that history. Read more

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Terry Gilliam

Photo by Stepane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images

The director talks about his passion project, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, that took him decades to complete—and the outhouse in his backyard. Read more

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Jenny Zingrino

Photograph by Rob Eves

Standup comic Jenny Zigrino is a native of the western suburbs, and has appeared on Conan O'Brien's late-night talk show three times so far. Read more

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Lazerbeak Wellness Minneapolis

Courtesy of Wellness Minneapolis

The Doomtree producer will open up about his wellness journey at the holistic health clinic. Read more

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Willians "La Tortuga" Astudillo at Hola Arepa

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

Twins fan fave Willians "La Tortuga" Astudillo on arepas, his accidental nickname, and the tensions in Venezuela. Read more

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Curtis Sittenfeld

Photo by Matthew Hintz

The fiction writer talks about her alternate history of Hillary Clinton, what she got wrong about Minneapolis traffic, and buying her wardrobe at Dick’s Sporting Goods. Read more

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The hometown hero made a Twin Cities stop on her "Cuz I Love You" tour Sunday night. Read more

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Minnesota Falconry

Photographs by John Haynes

Have you ever looked at a feral raptor perched on a light pole in Edina and thought, "Let’s form a man-beast partnership in the TV room?" Read more

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    Vitreo Retinal Surgery

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