47 new foods. Ten hours. One critic. Rick Nelson sampled it all at the State Fair; $450 later, here's his take.
Fans expressed delight that they'll be able to see some of their idol's belongings.
Sean Neely accuses the festival of "false advertising" because it claims to be nonjuried.
The Twin Cities hip-hop star landed the red-carpet gig as part of the roll-out for the new music series "Wonderland."
"Unite in Purple" features music, dancing and a special pyrotechnic Prince tribute.
Drummer Lars Ulrich talked new album and local history backstage at U.S. Bank Stadium last weekend.
Natalie Maines & Co. play to 30,000 fans at the grandstand, with or without forgiveness.
REVIEW: Biography of Sharon Jones is equal parts toe-tapper and heart-warmer.
REVIEW: This nonpartisan account of the Obamas' first date is a treat.
BLOGS + COLUMNISTS
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Fairgoers can get a burger for $2.25. That's not a typo.
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Best of the week: 'Rise Up, O Men,' 'The Lady and the Trump,' Guided by Voices, Minnesota Renaissance Festival, more
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10 highest-paid actresses in 2016 Jennifer Lawrence is still the world’s highest-paid actress, topping Forbes’ annual ranking for the second year straight. But some of…
For newly made U.S. vehicles that weigh more than 26,000 pounds, regulators are considering a cap of 60, 65 or 68 mph, though that could change.
Mottoes aim to share civic pride, even if some fall short of a shout-out.
FICTION: In this elegant, devastating novel, three teenagers fight for survival and freedom.
FICTION: "Newcomers" is an autobiographical novel about a Slovenian family trying to integrate in a hostile society.
FICTION: A group of Russian ex-pats in the United States try to make sense of life and technology in their new home.
FICTION: A caustically droll and unexpectedly moving novel in which an alcoholic writer and his biggest fan travel the country on a catastrophic book tour.
I learned to read in the quiet of an upstairs bedroom in our house in Duluth, the room where my little brothers slept side-by-side in…
Pop star Demi Lovato isn't the first musician to be an advocate for mental health, but she may be the first to organize workshops for fans.
While I'm away, readers give the advice.On parents who play favorites:By the time I was in my 40s — and after beating my head against…
Wearing their best fan gear, metalheads young and old flooded into U.S. Bank Stadium to see a trio of heavy metal acts.
Dear Amy: My mom is nearly 90 and is in great health. She is living with my husband and me — and we all…
Women get to be as screwed up as that other gender in two mesmerizing series.
What has everyone been doing all these years? We catch up with Wendy, Lisa and other members of the Revolution.
A solo hike on Ireland's oldest marked trail turns up scenic beauty and new friends.
The members of Prince & the Revolution will grieve with three sold-out First Avenue concerts.