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Grandma takes on gun violence in Heart of the Beast's poetic 'Queen'

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre’s “Queen.”

REVIEW: Puppetry and poetry amplify the heartache in Heart of the Beast's "Queen."

Minnesota Opera's 'Romeo and Juliet' is first-rate production of second-rate opera

Angela Mortellaro as Juliet and Joshua Dennis as Romeo in the Minnesota Opera production of “Romeo and Juliet.”

Review: Minnesota Opera's production is eye-filling and smart, with some seriously gutsy singing.

Marilyn Carlson Nelson to become chairwoman of Minnesota Orchestra

Minnesota Orchestra's board of directors picked Marilyn Carlson Nelson as their next leader.

The businesswoman has a long history with the orchestra, and even funded its trip to Cuba.

What Marvel's canceling of 'Nighthawk' means for superheroes of color

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Prince's family announces after-parties tied to Xcel tribute concert

Prince.

Three night-time Minneapolis parties will feature a DJ, G Sharp on vocals and guests including Andre Cymone and Judith Hill.

How a tiny Afghan restaurant became unlikely hub for Twin Cities jazz scene

The co-owner pays forward the musical spirit that sustained him through a violent coup in his homeland.

Twin Cities radio station's 'scoop' on Pitt-Jolie split goes viral

107.1 FM makes international news by reporting celebrity gossip from an unnamed source. But did the incident really happen?

A replacement for children? Millennials are picking pets over people

They're also buying custom beds, strollers and costumes for their cats and dogs.

Liquid Music launches its new season with "Sorrow," Minnesota Orchestra plays Paulus

Sister, brother and dad remodel Edina home for multigenerational living

After their mother died a few years ago, Melissa, Adam and their father, Richard, chose to remain in the home so the siblings could continue to provide help and care for their dad.

TV picks for Sept. 27: 'Drunk History,' 'Aftermath,' 'Frontline'

'Ragtime' gives heart to a powerful American parable

Review: The old story turns on current issues like wealth, racial division and immigration.

In new memoir, Springsteen recalls opening Born in USA Tour in St. Paul

He thought Courteney Cox was just a fan in the audience chosen for the video of "Dancing in the Dark."

The Monday Briefing: Here come the ghosts

Ask Amy: Daughter wants to shut down parental insults

Hax: Who stays where is bothering her

How chronic fatigue syndrome resembles hibernation

Study may be "game-changer" in treating debilitating condition.


In new memoir, Springsteen recalls opening Born in USA Tour in St. Paul
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He thought Courteney Cox was just a fan in the audience chosen for the video of "Dancing in the Dark."

Prince's family announces after-parties tied to Xcel tribute concert
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Three night-time Minneapolis parties will feature a DJ, G Sharp on vocals and guests including Andre Cymone and Judith Hill.


Nick Jonas & Co. behave like animals in frat drama 'Goat'

Movie review: The horrors of fraternity hazing resonate in "Goat."


Review: 'All That Man Is,' by David Szalay

FICTION: Man Booker Prize-shortlisted tales focus on European contemporary life.


TV picks for Sept. 26: 'Transparent,' presidental debate, 'Seth Meyers'

Hey, now!There may not seem to be much in common between Hank Kingsley and Maura Pfefferman, the best-known roles in Jeffrey Tambor's canon, but the…


James Lileks: Putting the cart before the kid

Target introduced tiny shopping carts for tots, then realized that everyone over 3 feet tall hated them, and the carts were removed. Good. Now let's…


Minnesota's Waiting Child: Marcus, 16, makes friends and works hard

Marcus, 16, is a sociable, chatty kid who makes friends everywhere he goes. He is all about mechanics and "fixing stuff." If anything breaks around…


Why 'Howards End' endures

It's as relevant today as it was 24 years ago.


Sheriff confirms Pitt plane was at Minn. airport but doesn't address 'out-of-control' incident

The plane's landing at the international airport in International Falls was confirmed by the Koochiching County Sheriff's Office.


'Solo' dances impressive, but don't always connect with audience

Some pieces were better than others at connecting with the audience.


Rosenblum: For twins, picking a college can be doubly complex

Tight-knit siblings face big decision: Stay together, or go to separate schools?


Indoors & Out: Earth-friendly dwellings, Home & Design Show and more

Earth-friendly dwellings The Sustainable Home Tour, formerly known as the Solar Tour, features 33 energy-efficient, renewably powered homes and businesses across the state. The free…


Home listings: What $575,000 buys in the Twin Cities

Minnetonka Built in 1994, this five-bedroom, four-bath house has 3,703 finished square feet and features three bedrooms on one level, three fireplaces, a formal dining…


Fueling Scandinavian spirit at Norsk Hostfest in Minot, N.D.

Norsk Hostfest offers Viking re-enactments, lefse, lutefisk and huge (though polite) crowds.


'They're still kids': Child actors, Minnesota roots and Hollywood pitfalls

Showbiz is more glamorous – and treacherous – than a typical Minnesota childhood.


5 child actors from Minnesota who made a splash

You don’t have to be born in the shadow of the Hollywood sign to make an impact on the screen. 1. Judy Garland Hometown: Grand…


Should Minnesota Orchestra be looking for Osmo Vanska's successor?

The Minnesota Orchestra's relatively short three-year extension to music director Osmo Vänskä's contract raises the real possibility that he could be gone by August 2019.


Running without pounding the pavement? Get on HydroTrack with water workouts

HydroTrack takes track training and translates it into no-impact water workouts.


Weekend in Warsaw: Finding beauty in an ugly city

From friendly locals who speak a "leetle bit" of English to free concerts in a park, here's proof that Warsaw is worth a weekend – or more.


Everyday Solutions: Mpls. homeowners sacrifice tiny closet for big bathroom

Minneapolis homeowners sacrificed a tiny closet to get a family-sized bathroom.


Home plan: Modern family functionality

PLAN HOTW160036 Total finished sq. ft.: 3,275 Bed/bathrooms: 4/ 4 Stories: 2 Garage bays: 3 Foundation: Crawlspace, slab  The contemporary exterior displays a variety of windows,…


Renting and the Law: Renter resists charges for preexisting damage

Q: We rented a house for 2½ years and recently moved out. The homeowners are now claiming we owe them an additional $1,304 on top…