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100 women pack Mpls. tattoo shop to get inked with 'Nevertheless, she persisted'

Emily Snow tattooed "nevertheless, she persisted" on Kate O'Reilly Tuesday afternoon at Brass Knuckle Tattoo Studio. It was her first tattoo.

Over a nine-hour span, Twin Cities women lined up to get the exact same tattoo.

Serious or fun? We rank the Oscar winners for best picture since 1929

While feel-good entertainment was often honored during the early years, serious films have predominated in the past couple decades.

Gee wiz, Weezy! Saturday's Lil Wayne concert at Target Center postponed

The makeup date is set for March 31.The rapper also cancelled on Twin Cities fans in 2015.

Review: This 'Fiddler on the Roof' could use a bit more tradition

Talented cast goes for laughs in Ten Thousand Things staging.

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Palace Theatre amps up with Pixies, At the Drive-In, Old Crow Medicine Show

St. Paul's newly renovated venue has 15 shows on the books already, including the "Blonde on Blonde" performance by Old Crow.

Can U.S. fashion designers settle on one signature look?

Questions about country were the theme at Fashion Week.

Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis named to Songwriters Hall of Fame

They will be honored in June in New York City along with Berry Gordy, Babyface, Jay-Z, Max Martin and Peter Cetera and Robert Lamm of Chicago.

Minnesota musical giant Stanislaw Skrowaczewski dead at 93

Polish emigre became the dean of Minnesota's classical music scene, leading the Minnesota Orchestra for two decades.

How I deleted Facebook from my life — and survived

Not having at-my-fingertips access to the social media platform was doable, but it wasn't easy.

In becoming a U.S. citizen, I realized I've been an American all along

I grew up in the U.S., and finally became a citizen last week. The significance is still sinking in.

'Nasty woman,' 'deplorable' and other insults become badge of honor

T-shirts, memes and more: Insults are being turned into rallying cries – and moneymakers.

You could be 'writer in residence' for the Mall of America

The Mall of America is looking for a writer to spend five days writing about the mall.

New album reviews: Ryan Adams is set free; Sampha makes powerful electro-soul debut; Alison Krauss sparkles on covers

TV picks for Feb. 22: Trevor Noah, 'American Black Film Festival Honors,' Brit Awards, 'Major Crimes'

Ask Amy: Child's flying phobia has family staying home

Hax: Wife is advised to know herself first

How to staycation in style: 6 new Twin Cities boutique hotels offer fun getaways

With a fresh crop of new hotels open, the Twin Cities have more tempting staycation destinations than ever.


Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis named to Songwriters Hall of Fame
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They will be honored in June in New York City along with Berry Gordy, Babyface, Jay-Z, Max Martin and Peter Cetera and Robert Lamm of Chicago.

Screening of Swedish documentary about Somalis on skates cancelled after lone copy gets lost in the mail
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The Somali Museum and American Swedish Institute had long planned to jointly present the film 'Nice People' about about immigrants who take up the sport of bandy


Fra' Mani Fried Bologna ] GLEN STUBBE • glen.stubbe@startribune.com Friday February 17, 2017 Punch Bowl Social, a new Denver-based eatertainery chain, has landed at the Shops at West End in St. Louis park, with a Southern diner-inspired menu. Restaurant review. Please arrive before the lunch rush and shoot food: Pimiento cheese, black eyed pea hummus, knockoff burger, bologna sandwich, chicken and waffles, chips and dip. From bar: shrub and punch.

St. Louis Park's Punch Bowl Social is 'adult's Chuck E. Cheese's' with better food

World record for largest Bloody Mary bar could be broken by a St. Paul pub
4-star restaurant owners buying one of Minneapolis' last 3.2 dive bars
Hi-Lo Diner in Minneapolis mixing Girl Scout cookies into pies, malts

Glynn Crooks created the bald eagle and peace pipe design in the rug decorating his replica Oval Office. His vast collection of presidential memorabilia fills walls and glass cases in his home, including this Reagan room.

Prior Lake man creates full-scale Oval Office in his sprawling home

'Love It or List It' star Hilary Farr on her way to Mpls. to share design tips
CEO's North Oaks mansion was his refuge and place to entertain
How strange can it get? How about a live tree frog?

Palace Theatre amps up with Pixies, At the Drive-In, Old Crow Medicine Show

Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis named to Songwriters Hall of Fame
Gee wiz, Weezy! Saturday's Lil Wayne concert at Target Center postponed
Minnesota musical giant Stanislaw Skrowaczewski dead at 93

Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.

Kellyanne Conway denies she's been sidelined From TV

''Flip or Flop' star Christina El Moussa splits with contractor
Former teen idol David Cassidy reveals he has dementia
Yiannopoulos denies defending pedophilia after controversial comments

LaShon Hampton, Sha Cage and Namir Fearce in Minnesota director E.G. Bailey ‘s eight-minute family drama “New Neighbors,” which premiered last month at the Sundance Film Festival.

Minnesota's connection to Sundance Film Festival is flourishing

Ice Cube, Charlie Day score a knockout in 'Fist Fight'
Expertly layered Iranian drama 'The Salesman' closes the deal
Serious or fun? We rank the Oscar winners for best picture since 1929

The so-called abortion pill — now dispensed only in clinics, hospitals and doctors' offices — should be made available by prescription in pharmacies across the U.S., according to a group of doctors and public health experts.

FDA urged to let abortion pill be sold at pharmacies

Minnesota medical professionals work to close health gaps for LGBT patients
Minnesota parents lobby for kids at 'Dyslexia Day' at State Capitol
Testosterone gel shows no benefit for older men's memories

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St. Louis Park's Punch Bowl Social is 'adult's Chuck E. Cheese's' with better food
Fast, flavorful chicken breasts for dinner
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In November, Halima Aden wore a burkini while competing in the preliminary bathing suit round of the Miss Minnesota USA pageant. She walked in Kanye West's show Wednesday for New York Fashion Week.

Somali-American who wore hijab at Minn. pageant now a hit at NY Fashion Week

Finding love the Minnesotan way: Afton Alps hosting chairlift speed dating event
Scene + Heard: Big Climb Mpls. takes over Capella Tower
The Oscars are less white, but the industry hasn't changed

Reese Witherspoon, who plays “a bossy know-it-all, a busybody” in the new HBO dramatic series “Big Little Lies,” aims to create more roles for women with her production company, Pacific Standard.

Actress/producer Reese Witherspoon gets 'real' with HBO's new 'Big Little Lies'

Pete Holmes' new comedy 'crashes' the cutthroat world of open-mic comedy
Home video: Oscar nominees 'Hacksaw Ridge' and 'Manchester by the Sea' arrive
TV picks for Feb. 23: 'Sun Records,' 'My Brother, My Brother and Me,' 'The Blacklist: Redemption'

The Estrella mountain range, southwest of Phoenix, looms over the downtown skyline. A horse ride through the mountains is one of several options for family fun west of the city.

5 great things for families to do in Phoenix's West Valley

How and why hotels are getting hipper
Midwest Traveler: A new era in Marquette, Mich.
Why you should explore the Twin Cities with a homegrown staycation

Trevor Carlson and Merce Cunningham.

Cunningham right-hand man shares his Merce 'Moment' in Minneapolis

'Prairie Home' millennial: Meet Serena Brook, the show's other new voice
Ballet de Lorraine offers fresh takes on 2 iconic works by Merce Cunningham
Obituary: Warren Frost was 'Twin Peaks' doc, plus a mentor to Twin Cities actors

Viet Thanh Nguyen

REVIEW: 'The Refugees,' by Viet Thanh Nguyen

REVIEW: 'Flaneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York,Tokyo, Venice, and London,' by Lauren Elkin
REVIEW: 'A Piece of the World,' by Christina Baker Kline
REVIEW: 'The New Midwest,' by Mark Athitakis

Are you lonesome? How Minnesota seniors are combating social isolation

More than 250,000 Minnesotans over 60 live alone. How can we fight off loneliness?


Obituary: Warren Frost was 'Twin Peaks' doc, plus a mentor to Twin Cities actors

The 91-year-old Frost spent two decades in the Twin Cities, serving as artistic director of Chimera Theatre in St. Paul while working at such playhouses as Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, Theatre in the Round, Children's Theatre and the Guthrie.


Screening of Swedish documentary about Somalis on skates cancelled after lone copy gets lost in the mail

The Somali Museum and American Swedish Institute had long planned to jointly present the film 'Nice People' about about immigrants who take up the sport of bandy


Reviews: 'A Very English Scandal,' by John Preston, and 'Good Seeds,' by Thomas Pecore Weso

A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment
By John Preston. (Other Press, 352 pages,$27.95.)  …


TV picks for Feb. 23: 'Sun Records,' 'My Brother, My Brother and Me,' 'The Blacklist: Redemption'

Here comes the sun Chad Michael Murray (“One Three Hill”) plays label founder Sam Phillips in “Sun Records,” a new miniseries that tracks the careers…