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The University of Minnesota Marching Band marched with Justin Timberlake, and other nods to Minneapolis. more

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JT answers all the tough questions at the Super Bowl Halftime Show press conference. more

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Super Bowl LII ic sculpture

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

Live music, giant ice sculptures, and Jimmy Fallon are just the tip of the Bold North iceberg. more

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People mourning outside of Paisley Park after Prince died

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The meaning of Pantone’s 2018 pick of Ultra Violet in the state of Prince. more

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Prince in Las Vegas Feb 2007

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He could seem otherworldly, a sphinx draped in purple. But let’s not forget about Prince the human being. more

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Prince Star and Memorial at First Ave

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Prince’s music guarantees his immortality, but the stories ensure we never forget where he came from. more

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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

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Peyton Russell 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

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Gwen Leeds

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One of Prince’s earliest style co-conspirators talks about his ever-evolving look. more

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Prince and Cat Glover

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Prince’s magical style went beyond the music. He created his own sexy, can’t-take-your-eyes-off-of-him moves. more

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Rare is the fashion designer who does not take some cues from Prince—if not in the literal details, then in the fearlessness. more

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Prince fans gathering outside First Avenue in Minneapolis

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Some of the legend’s biggest fans reflect on the Twin Cities tribute events that celebrated his life and music. more

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Prince Illustration

Photo Illustration by Nigel Evan Dennis

As a musician, Prince could do anything (he played 27 instruments on his first album) and lead anyone—from the Revolution to the New Power Generation to 3rdEyeGirl. Here’s a cheat sheet that distills the elements of his genius. more

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Photos courtesy of: Nate Ryan (Chastity Brown, POS), Alex King (KING), Jabari Jacobs (Lizzo), Tony Nelson (Sonny Thompson), Rich Peterson (Peter Parker), Asata Wright (Toki Wright), Rhymesayers Entertainment (Slug), Sarah White (Sarah White)

Prince’s influence on local music lives on, but—like the artist himself—it’s complicated. more

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Fashion rebel. Sexy m.f.-ing dancer. Prince took swagger to freaky, fabulous heights, influencing a generation of designers and dancers. more

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Prince Memorial at Paisley Park

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All hail Prince, the secular saint of Minneapolis. more

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Pepe Willie

Photograph by Bill Phelps

One of Prince’s earliest musical mentors opens up. more

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The atrium at Paisley Park

Photograph courtesy of Paisley Park/NPG Records

Five itineraries. Twenty-five landmarks. One long purple journey. more

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KING band

photo courtesy of KING

Prince was famous for mentoring upstart artists. One of the final groups he took an interest in was KING. Just hours before they played their first Minneapolis show without Prince in the audience, they talked about the role he played in their lives. more

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Prince Performing

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Prince may have been a one-in-a-million talent, but he was also the product of multiple Minneapolis neighborhoods. more

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