Bob Dylan removes mention of Nobel Prize from his website

In concert, Bob Dylan typically lets his songs speak for themselves without chatting up the audience, and now he's giving the same treatment to the Nobel committee.

Dylan has not made any public mention of the Nobel in Literature award, and now even a brief note that had appeared on his website has been deleted.

Grieving Sheila E promises '99.9 percent' Prince songs at Orchestra Hall tribute

Sheila E performs during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016.

From a tattoo to a tribute concert Sunday in Minneapolis, the drummer is saluting her friend and ex-fiance.

Somali hip-hop group brings anti-terrorism message to Minneapolis, St. Cloud

Artist Dalmar Yare gave some pointers to eight-year-old Samir Muse.

Somali hip-hop group Waayaha Cusub, known for its pro-peace lyrics, is working with Minnesota youths during a monthlong visit.

'Jack Reacher' sequel sticks to what worked first time around

REVIEW: Like the novels, the Tom Cruise movie delivers what fans expect.

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Communist Daughter's new album arrives at last

St. Paul band Communist Daughter includes, from left, Molly and John Solomon, Al Weiers, Dillon Marchus, Steven Yasgar and Adam Switlick.

The band delivers a new LP of lush pop-rock arrangements.

Minneapolis artist challenges Native American stereotypes with multimedia show 'Skin(s)'

With a new work that includes a dance piece and art exhibition, Minneapolis artist and choreographer Rosy Simas highlights the diversity of urban Natives.

Target partners with Victoria Beckham on new clothing line

Victoria Beckham, British designer and former pop star, will sell a line of products in a collaboration with Target next spring.

Target's next design collaboration, which will hit stores in April, will be with style icon and former Spice Girls member Victoria Beckham

Trick or treat? Candy corn beer is scary popular at St. Paul brewery

If you've ever wondered how candy corn would taste mixed with hops, Urban Growler has a beer you might want to try.

Violinist Josefowicz played like 'a warrior princess' in Minnesota Orchestra's 'Scheherazade.2' concert

Review: Violinist Leila Josefowicz and the Minnesota Orchestra took full command of John Adams' re-imagined classic.

News of the Weird: Extreme bird-watching

Speakers' sound, not their format, should drive the buying decision

'Carrie' is back, like a bloody hand from the grave

The classic 1976 film celebrates its 40th anniversary with a new Blu-ray version.

Best concerts of the week: 'I Love the '90s' at Target Center, Sheila E pays tribute to Prince at Orchestra Hall

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

Garage art gallery! Check out Sadie Halie in south Mpls. Saturday night

Ask Amy: Unhappy second marriage leads back to first husband

Hax: Reader's choice in men warrants therapy

C.J.: Soledad O'Brien brings "PowHERful" summit to St. Kate's

Journalist Soledad O'Brien answers questions from the media during the National Civil Rights Museum's 25th Freedom Award Red Carpet event at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Memphis, Tenn.

C.J.: Soledad O'Brien brings "PowHERful" summit to St. Kate's

Emmy-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien’s “PowHERful” conference for young women is rolling into St. Paul. The PowHERful Twin Cities Summit is Oct. 29 at St.…

It's time for Minnesota to stake its claim in the mega-Ferris wheel wars
James Lileks

With everyone else getting giant Ferris wheels, we need a Minnesota version.

Best-looking libraries in Hennepin County

When it comes to innovative (and crowd-pleasing) architecture, Hennepin County is developing a sterling track record. Here are four of the best: Maple Grove Library…

US stocks close mostly lower; eke out gain for the week

The major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Friday, capping a day spent wavering between small gains and losses. Phone companies were the biggest drag…

Choreographer explores the human body's inherent beauty with understated show at Walker Art Center

REVIEW: Choreographer Pavel Zuštiak asserts the human body's inherent beauty with an understated show at the Walker.

From lockup to legend: New movie tells story of Mpls. transgender advocate

Convicted of manslaughter, a Minneapolis transgender advocate is the subject of the new documentary "Free CeCe!"

Heel strike or toe strike: What's the best form for running?

Both methods have advantages and drawbacks.

What to call your 'girlfriend' when you're of AARP age?

"Significant other" and/or "partner" sound weird. Is there something more age-appropriate?

It's time for Minnesota to stake its claim in the mega-Ferris wheel wars

With everyone else getting giant Ferris wheels, we need a Minnesota version.

St. Paul & the Broken Bones frontman talks new album, Prince, First Avenue

Broken Bones singer Paul Janeway talks sophomore slump and Prince ahead of two-night First Ave stand.

What should Prince's estate do to keep his music alive?

The tribute concert is over, and the museum is open. Here's how Prince's family should handle other posthumous projects.

Colson Whitehead on new novel: 'It's not just about slavery; it's about oppression'

Novelist Colson Whitehead aims to change our heads with "The Underground Railroad."

NBC's 'This Is Us' is the surprise breakout hit of the fall TV season

Multilayered NBC family drama airs after "The Voice."

You can be kept out of Canada for this?

Anyone traveling to Canada should know that your past can follow you to the border — and keep you from crossing it.

A white-knuckle climb up Yosemite's Half Dome

A brother's encouragement helps carry a teen through the scariest part of a 14-hour climb.

A tourist's take on the greening of Vienna

The Austrian capital is cosmopolitan, modern and whimsical, just like its evolving green scene.

How some St. Paul college students are learning to connect without cellphones

"Conversation stations" and other exercises help first-year Concordia University students reflect on technology.

Viral video shows Nicki Minaj going full fangirl on Lauryn Hill

Nicki Minaj bows to no one. The rapper has made a name for herself by out-rapping her male counterparts on any song she’s featured. And…

Yes, you will pack on holiday pounds

This is probably the least you'll weigh all year. Sorry, but it goes up from here.

TV picks for Oct. 22-23: 'Weiner,' 'Rats,' 'Dream Corp, LLC'

Nothing to hideLogic would dictate that Anthony Weiner keep the cameras at arm's length in the wake of a high-profile scandal, but logic has never…

Hungry? Here's what's new in dining at the Mall of America

National chains like Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville, Panera Bread and Naf Naf Grill will soon be opening at the Mall of America in Bloomington. But what has our restaurant critic excited is the upcoming Cookies & Cream by Rustica, which combines two favorite treats.

Tim Hortons opens in Mall of America, Dinkytown next month

Twin Cities' fans of Tim Hortons coffee shop and restaurant, your Timbits and Triple Triples will arrive next month.