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The Eagles and Jimmy Buffett to team up for June 30 concert at Target Field

Glenn Frey's son Deacon and Nashville stalwart Vince Gill will round out the new Eagles lineup.

What 'Nutcracker' are you? Breaking down 5 classics and 3 funky ones

St. Paul Ballet’s “Clara’s Dream.”

From beautiful to bawdy, here are eight great takes on the Christmas classic.

In winter, this northern Minnesota bog attracts birders from around the country

The boreal chickadee has a piece of fat pulled from a deer carcass hung along a Sax Zim road to attract birds. This northern chickadee has a brown cap and browner flanks than the black-capped version at your feeders.

Not all the birds flew south, and Sax-Zim bog is a great place to watch — even from your car.

Denzel Washington makes his case in 'Roman J. Israel, Esq.'

Portrayal of a struggling lawyer avoids pat clichés and easy answers.

Eat & drink insider

Musical 'Coco' a welcome direction for Pixar

"Coco" moves Pixar into pleasant new territory.

Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer unite for a bioflick even Scrooge would love

Story of Charles Dickens and his legendary tale is a fun, upbeat charmer.

Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher flies solo in short but tight First Ave set

Monday's sold-out concert lasted just over an hour and included a half-dozen tunes by his old band.

New vegan ice cream and crepe shop opens today in northeast Minneapolis

At Crepe & Spoon, all but two of the ice cream flavors are dairy-free.

$1.4M townhouse offers 'suburban living' in Minneapolis' North Loop

The home has panoramic views of the Mississippi River and Minneapolis skyline.

Word of the week: Intersneeze

Hold that thought.

First Avenue to open new restaurant and bar adjoining Palace Theatre in St. Paul

The famed music club is taking over the Wild Tymes space next to the Palace.

KFAN's Chris Hawkey opens up about depression

Radio star Chris Hawkey on his lifelong struggles with depression: "I'm a broken individual just like so many other people out there."

REVIEW: "Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan's Disaster Zone," by Richard Lloyd Parry

NONFICTION: The fate of one Japanese school focuses this account of the 2011 tsunami.

'It's an epidemic': Gretchen Carlson takes on sexual harassment crisis

The Anoka native says America is at a tipping point for dismantling the culture of sexual harassment.

Hax: Sister faces abuse of a financial sort

Ask Amy: Woman wants happiness tips for tough times

C.J.: Jokes take shape when comedian/magician David Harris takes stage with contortionist Cheryl Birch


C.J.: Jokes take shape when comedian/magician David Harris takes stage with contortionist Cheryl Birch
C.J.

As soon as I downloaded the video of the comedian/magician and the contortionist, it was obvious that she should’ve been standing on a chair.

Guthrie Theater offers a refreshed, ringing 'Christmas Carol'

Good ol’ Ebenezer Scrooge is still crotchety and given to the kind of monosyllabic bleating that makes him sound like a gored ungulate. When his…


New food at Surly Brewing.

Surly Brewing rolls out new food menu for its massive beer hall

Look what's open: St. Paul's first Spyhouse Coffee
First Avenue to open new restaurant and bar adjoining Palace Theatre in St. Paul
How the night before Thanksgiving became the 'biggest drinking day of the year'

A new charcoal Venetian plaster fireplace surround, honed granite hearth and warm maple floors refreshed the dated 1980s interiors.

A tired '80s tract home in Bloomington gets a stylish refresh

$2.25M penthouse condo offers skyscraper views in heart of downtown Mpls.
Cramped, dark kitchen in Kenwood is transformed into 'heart of the home'
In winter, this northern Minnesota bog attracts birders from around the country

The Eagles and Jimmy Buffett to team up for June 30 concert at Target Field

Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher flies solo in short but tight First Ave set
Wilco's emotional three-night farewell adds to the Palace's luster
St. Vincent delivers a one-woman 'Masseduction' in St. Paul

FILE - This Aug. 8, 2009 file photo shows actor-singer David Cassidy arrives at the ABC Disney Summer press tour party in Pasadena, Calif. Cassidy died Tuesday night.

Teen idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' star, dies at 67

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend expecting second child together
C.J.: Jokes take shape when comedian/magician David Harris takes stage with contortionist Cheryl Birch

In "Coco," aspiring musician Miguel journeys through the Land of the Dead in search of his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Miguel meets the popular performer at Ernesto's annual DÌa de Muertos party. Featuring Anthony Gonzalez as the voice of Miguel, and Benjamin Bratt as the voice of Ernesto de la Cruz,

Musical 'Coco' a welcome direction for Pixar

Denzel Washington makes his case in 'Roman J. Israel, Esq.'
Frances McDormand's 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' delivers a powerful message
Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer unite for a bioflick even Scrooge would love

A labor union in the Duluth area is suing to keep Essentia Health from requiring employees to get a flu shot.

Essentia fires about 50 workers over refusal to get flu shots

Emily Program to narrow eating disorder treatments, drop roughly 250 patients
Nearly half of US cancer deaths blamed on unhealthy behavior
VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing veterans

A roasted Japanese sweet potato from chef Ann Kim, owner of Young Joni.

Three Twin Cities chefs offer favorite recipes for Thanksgiving side dishes

In praise of the lowly cranberry, a manifesto for change
Choose your Thanksgiving wines with help of an expert
How the night before Thanksgiving became the 'biggest drinking day of the year'

First lady Melania Trump, third from right, with her son Barron Trump, third from left, is presented by the Chapman family of Silent Night Evergreens, the Wisconsin-grown Christmas Tree at the North Portico of the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. The tree will be displayed in the White House Blue Room. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Melania Trump takes custody of White House Christmas tree

Scene + Heard: Bingo A-GoGo
Harry Styles, Miguel set for Victoria's Secret China show
Saint Joseph's Avery Marz finally back 3 years after stroke

A live version of “A Christmas Story” will be presented on Fox on Dec. 17, and the movie, starring Peter Billingsley, will run continuously on TBS Dec. 24-25.

'A Christmas Story Live' leads our list of the best holiday TV

Ellen DeGeneres surprises Minn. mom who donated kidney to save her son
'It's an epidemic': Gretchen Carlson takes on sexual harassment crisis
TV picks for Nov. 21: 'Checked Inn,' 'Chicago Med,' Jim Carrey

Want a cheaper alternative to the Amalfi Coast or the French Riviera? The swimming pool at the Brown Beach House Hotel in Trogir, Croatia, makes a case for the Adriatic Coast.

Croatia, where Game of Thrones is filmed and culture runs deep

The American Writers Museum highlights writers from William Faulkner to Harriet Beecher Stowe
What you need to know when renting a car abroad
Best holiday gifts for travelers

Walker Art Center director Olga Viso was photographed next to Liz Larner's "X" sculpture.

What will Olga Viso's legacy be? Her final year at the Walker was telling

Meet the Pictureman, whose goal was to show 'the best of black life' in Minnesota
'Sister Act' has a rapturous second coming at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
Guthrie Theater offers a refreshed, ringing 'Christmas Carol'

John Banville

REVIEW: 'Mrs. Osmond,' by John Banville

REVIEW: 'Prairie Fires, the American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder,' by Caroline Fraser
REVIEW: 'The Story of Arthur Truluv,' by Elizabeth Berg
REVIEW: "Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan's Disaster Zone," by Richard Lloyd Parry

How the night before Thanksgiving became the 'biggest drinking day of the year'

The Wednesday afternoon before Thanksgiving always begins the same way at Cowboy Jack's. The staff stocks special beer tubs, then moves most of the tables…


Pixar chief Lasseter on leave after report of unwanted advances on women

The animation guru apologized for making some "feel disrespected or uncomfortable."


Denzel Washington's 'good flight' with 'Roman J. Israel, Esq.'

Denzel Washington premieres his latest movie "Roman J. Israel, Esq." in New York with writer-director Dan Gilroy and co-star Carmen Ejogo.


Charlie Rose suspended, accused of sexual misconduct

Rose Suspended, Accused of Sexual Misconduct


Guthrie Theater offers a refreshed, ringing 'Christmas Carol'

Good ol’ Ebenezer Scrooge is still crotchety and given to the kind of monosyllabic bleating that makes him sound like a gored ungulate. When his…