Peter Diamond

Peter Diamond is the Digital Editor at Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

Nick Offerman

Courtesy of the Minneapolis Comedy Festival

Nick Offerman, Whitney Cummings, and Jeff Foxworthy round out the bevy of comedic talent coming this June. Read more

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Photograph by Youa Vang

The bright and colorful 16-by-24 foot image will send off travelers over the course of this year. Read more

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Wordplay Festival Authors

Courtesy of The Loft Literary Center

Get a sneak peek of the first four authors announced for the second annual literary mega-festival. Read more

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Oprah Winfrey and Tina Fey

Courtesy of WW / George Burns

What does the former talk show host have to say about actualizing your dreams in the wellness era? Read more

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Timothee Chalamet and Bob Dylan


Directed by James Mangold, the untitled production will mark the folk singer's evolution to rock icon. Read more

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If your sole plan for the rest of the year is to move from one soft cushion to another, check out the movies and shows we're planning to watch this season–family-friendly and non-traditional picks included! Read more

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Get into the holiday spirit with Mabel, Junebug, Abigail, and Forest at the Como Park Zoo. Read more

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Eric Dayton of Askov Finlayson

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

Warm up to winter–and feel hot while doing so–with these spiffy parkas. Read more

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Bob Dylan performing at the Singers Club

Photo by Brian Shuel/Redferns

Minnesota has a storied history of producing timeless seasonal tunes, with classics from the Andrews Sisters, Judy Garland, and Prince of course. Here are the holiday hits and lesser-known local gems to play if you get passed the aux cord this year. Read more

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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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Kate Norstrum

Photograph by Cameron Wittig

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

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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

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Target plastic bag

Glenn Highcove/Shutterstock

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

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Here are some local nonprofits that can use your help. Read more

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Prince, "The Beautiful Ones"

Book photographs by Caitlin Abrams

Told through vignettes, archived documents, and an incomplete draft, the full story of the enigmatic pop star remains intriguingly unknowable in the new memoir "The Beautiful Ones." Read more

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Brandi Carlile

Debby Wong /

The Fillmore Minneapolis announced its initial lineup for the grand opening this February, starting with three nights of Brandi Carlile. Elsewhere on the roster: Motion City Soundtrack, Ty Dolla $ign, and Sublime with Rome. Read more

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Jessica Lange

Photograph by Tinseltown/

In her new photobook Highway 61, the iconic Minnesota actress captures the Midwest through her singular lens. Read more

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Minnesota Twins

Courtesy of the Minnesota Twins

Last night's game against the Yankees was make-or-break for the Twins. Read more

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Photograph by Ben Houdijk /

Cuz we love her, revisit the Internet's best moments of the pop star as she rose to the top. Read more

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Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton

Photograph of Hillary Clinton by Barb Kinney/HFA, photograph of Chelsea Clinton from the author's collection.

To promote their newly released book, The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience, the Clintons will be speaking in town later this month. Read more

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