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Family says Prince tribute concert will be Oct. 13 at Vikings stadium

Prince, shown in 2007 performing during the halftime show of Super Bowl XLI, died about three months ago. His family has penciled in an Oct. 13 date for a tribute concert at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Family members confirmed the date, but there was no word on who might perform.

Basketball career behind him, Mpls. rapper Mac Irv bounces to new beat

“I saw it like the car I had been cruising in came to a screeching halt, but here was this other vehicle I could jump into. I had to keep moving.” -- Lawrence McKenzie, aka Mac Irv, about transitioning from hoops to rap music.

Former Minneapolis Henry star and NBA prospect Mac Irv is now slamming as a musician.

Even with Matt Damon back in action, 'Jason Bourne' crashes and burns

Matt Damon is back as Jason Bourne.

REVIEW: Matt Damon returns to the spy series, but he should have stayed away. The fifth entry in the series is as exciting as a carbon copy produced by a clone.

These multitasking 'Bad Moms' deserve a better movie

REVIEW: "Bad Moms" paints a pretty disappointing picture of Mom World despite its best intentions.

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Latest late-night battle: Stephen Colbert vs. corporate lawyers

"The Late Show" host defies orders to bury his former "COlbert Report" persona.

Find a release party for 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' in Twin Cities

Rejoice. The drought is over. The "Harry Potter" release parties are back.

Broadway stars plead for love at Democratic convention

Audra McDonald was among the stage's biggest names to sing for Hillary. Too bad CNN didn't fully appreciate the moment.

Theater spotlight: You still can visit 'South Pacific'

Rodgers and Hammerstein's romantic tale of World War II has settled in for the summer at the Guthrie.

Cool prints at Highpoint

Artcetera: Vikings show off stadium art by ex-players; Drake runs up overtime bill in St. Paul; Tim Kaine loves Replacements, more

Ticket alert: Martina McBride, Donny & Marie, Tedeschi Trucks, Flo Rida and more

Movie reviews: 'Phantom Boy' is a colorful ride, while 'Nerve' is a so-so tech thriller

Album reviews: Lil Durk poised for breakout; Michael Kiwanuka explores romantic despair

Summer serial: A young Mpls. teacher is pulled to small town Minnesota

It’s 1949 and Allen Post, fresh out of college, is leaving the Twin Cities for his first teaching job in the small town of Stone Lake, Minnesota. He is about to learn some of the most important lessons of his life.

Hax: Couple weigh city life versus suburbs

Ask Amy: Introvert wonders how to explain herself

Judge says he might allow cameras in Prince estate proceedings

A group of media organizations is pushing for increased access to court hearings and documents involving the late megastar's multi-million-dollar estate.


Tough week for Mpls. eateries gets tougher as Cafe Levain closes
Table Talk

Two Turtle Bread Co.-affiliated restaurants have closed, and a third south Minneapolis restaurant is shutting down this weekend.

This Golden-winged Warbler among early fall migrants
Wingnut

Very nice photo taken by Will Stenberg of Duluth


Pool chemicals prompt evacuation of Plymouth hotel, restaurant, theater

A release of pool chemicals at a Plymouth hotel Thursday afternoon prompted evacuation of the building, including an adjoining Green Mill restaurant and the Plymouth…


Tim Kaine is the ultimate dad, says Twitter

The main response to vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine at the Democratic National Convention last night? He is everyone's dad.


Alphabet's 2Q earns soar despite rising 'moonshot' losses

Business is booming at Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., even as it loses billions of dollars on kooky-sounding projects that may never produce any revenue.


Top TV picks: 'Sharknado 4,' Justin Timberlake, 'Last Chance U,' Joan Baez

Clear eyes, full heartsEvery great sports story has an underdog. "Last Chance U" has an entire roster: one talented football player after another, demoted…


What's Cooking: A Pollinator Party July 28 in the Lyndale Park Gardens in Minneapolis

Pollinators are all the buzzThe Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is celebrating bees with a Pollinator Party on July 28 — that's today — from…


This is the youngest photo of Prince we've seen yet — and it's adorable

Even in elementary school, Prince had some swag. He's 10 years old in this yearbook photo from John Hay School in Minneapolis.


Holy No. 1! Minneapolis singer Jovonta Patton tops Billboard gospel chart

Good Book meets Facebook in the young North Side father's unlikely rise.


C.J.: Former Fox 9 meteorologist Mike Tsolinas was on front lines of fun

Former Fox 9 meteorologist Mike Tsolinas was a weather talent ahead of the times. Tsolinas died Monday after being taken off life support, reported…


Obituary: Philip Dacey, 77, was a prolific poet and an inspired teacher

On the first day of his introduction to poetry class, Philip Dacey often had his students shout “POETRY SUCKS!” Over and over again they would…


Why some women aren't smiling in selfies anymore

An urge to skirt societal convention is fueling an explosion of a new kind of selfie.


Map your Eat Street favorites old and new

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Minnspirations

Read the inspiring tales of Minnesotans who are making a difference.


Best concerts of the week: 5 Seconds of Summer, Twenty One Pilots, Ghostface & Raekwon and the return of Rogue Valley

Your guide to the Twin Cities' must-see shows this week.


Summer savings: Bargain hunters, here's what to buy in July

Many stores have started to discount summer items. Here are the best things to buy right now and what should you probably wait on.


Peace, Shalom, Salam: Twin Cities women's group works for peace in Mideast

Minnesota Senate President Sandy Pappas, DFL-St. Paul, is in Cyprus this week to talk not about building walls, but tearing them down.


The new smile

The new posing looks a lot like the old sulkingKeep making that face, and you'll get stuck like that — putting you totally, tragically behind…


Top TV picks for July 27: 'The Amazing Gayl Pile,' 'Ripper Street,' 'Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle'

Home shopperAt some point, one of the comics being showcased on NBC's streaming service Seeso is going to break big. Could it be Morgan Waters?…


Nielsen ratings for July 18-24: 'Talent' continues to rule; 'London Has Fallen' top film rental

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of July 18-24 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…


Youngest Peace Prize winner surprises her young Minneapolis fans

Malala Yousafzai followed in the evening by inspiring a much larger crowd, about 5,000 people — many of them girls — who packed Target Center to hear Yousafzai tell her life story.


Is Larry Wilmore of 'The Nightly Show' late-night TV's best host?

The longtime sitcom writer is coming into his own this year, particularly during a target-rich convention season.