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Songwriter Dan Wilson covers his 'Re-Covered' hits with Adele, Dixie Chicks, Taylor Swift

Dan Wilson at the Electric Fetus in Minneapolis in 2014.

A song-by-song guide to the Semisonic frontman's newly rerecorded collaborations with Adele, Dixie Chicks, Taylor Swift and more.

'Prairie Home' announces October guests Chris Stapleton, Randy Newman, Margo Price

The second season under Chris Thile's watch will kick off with three impressively stacked tapings.

Topgolf closes Twin Cities land deal for glitzy, high-tech all-season center

An illustration showing the interior of a Topgolf center.

The site of a Regal Cinema theater in Brooklyn Center will be turned into a glitzy, high-tech all-season golf center that's expected to open next year and employ several hundred people.

New Bockley Gallery show reflects history of American Indians in south Minneapolis

Artist Edgar Heap of Birds incorporates local history for his solo exhibition at Bockley Gallery.

Eat & drink insider

7 great ways to celebrate FinnFest in Minnesota

MSP climbs into top 10 'mega airports' in ranking of passenger satisfaction

That's up from 17th a year ago and well above the average satisfaction rating, a market research firm found.

'Kingsman' sequel turns into a reign of boredom

REVIEW: Too long and poorly executed, "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" tests viewers' patience.

Superb Ben Stiller channels his inner adult in a subtle study of midlife crisis

REVIEW: In "Brad's Status," Ben Stiller sheds his goofy persona for a moving portrait of angst.

Babes in Toyland return by request

Babes in Toyland will warm up for Cali Jam with a gig at First Avenue on Friday.

Dave Grohl called on the Minneapolis trio, sparking Friday's hometown show.

Twin Cities concerts of the week: Spoon, Thundercat, Gorillaz, Rhiannon Giddens

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

Jake Gyllenhaal makes terrorism personal with a stirring star turn in 'Stronger'

REVIEW: The Boston Marathon bombing story has a harrowing arc.

Pillsbury House Theatre's '[Almost Equal To]' illustrates economic insecurity

Regional premiere of Swedish playwright's "[Almost Equal To]" at Pillsbury House taps into global financial insecurity.

Twin Cities' 5 must-see art shows this weekend

Shana Tova! Go see some art. Don't make me tell you again . . .

UK: Tate to reunite Picasso nudes for first time since 1932

An exhibition at London's Tate Modern will reunite three Picasso nudes painted days apart but not displayed together for almost a century, the gallery said Thursday.

Hax: Be gracious, not expedient toward ex

Ask Amy: Parents' relationship goes to the puppy


Twin Cities' 5 must-see art shows this weekend
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Shana Tova! Go see some art. Don't make me tell you again . . .

One of Uptown's largest restaurants closing to make way for new Pourhouse
Table Talk

Coup d'Etat will shutter its doors on Oct. 1, setting the stage for a new Pourhouse.


Brenda Langton features Minnesota wines at Spoonriver in Minneapolis. She often recommends wines from Alexis Bailly Vineyards.

Why not local wines on Minnesota restaurant menus?

New 'hidden' Japanese whiskey bar opens above Kado No Mise in North Loop
Dinkytown's Al's Breakfast now serving dinner, late-night menu on weekends
One of Uptown's largest restaurants closing to make way for new Pourhouse

3 Graphic teal and pink bedroom for a horse lover, Parade home #231 in Medina by Toll Brothers.

Model spaces: Here's what caught our eye at the Parade of Homes

Harry Potter decor from Pottery Barn will transform your home into Hogwarts
Trees to plant now – advice from a forestry expert
Winter finch forecast from Canadian birder

Dan Wilson at the Electric Fetus in Minneapolis in 2014.

Songwriter Dan Wilson covers his 'Re-Covered' hits with Adele, Dixie Chicks, Taylor Swift

Kiss members reunite in all-star concert to send hurricane relief from St. Paul
'Prairie Home' announces October guests Chris Stapleton, Randy Newman, Margo Price
Twin Cities concerts of the week: The Weeknd, Jimmy Webb, Glass Animals, Black Sabbath tributes

This combination photo shows Ryan Gosling at CinemaCon 2017 on March 27, 2017, in Las Vegas, left, and Jay Z performing at a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland on Nov. 4, 2016. Gosling will host the 43rd season opener of "Saturday Night Live," on Sept. 30. Jay-Z will be the musical guest.

Ryan Gosling to host 'SNL' premiere with Jay-Z musical guest

Kiss members Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley reunite on stage
Spicer admits 'mistakes' as press secretary, but says he never lied
Businessman put on notice after rant against Kathy Griffin

The renovated Trylon Cinema in Minneapolis has gone from 50 seats to 100.

Trylon remodeling is a really big deal for the Minneapolis repertory movie house

Superb Ben Stiller channels his inner adult in a subtle study of midlife crisis
'Kingsman' sequel turns into a reign of boredom
Jake Gyllenhaal makes terrorism personal with a stirring star turn in 'Stronger'

On trial: The first criminal trial stemming from Flint’s crisis began Thursday. Nick Lyon, director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, above right with lawyer Britt Cobb, is charged with misconduct and manslaughter.

Flint's lead-poisoned water harmed fetuses

Two Legionnaires' cases reported at Maple Grove care facility
Opioid crisis is so bad it's cutting into life expectancy
App ships affordable birth control – no doctor's visit needed

Baking Central features a seasonal treat: apple strudel

Making homemade apple strudel calls for some bare-knuckle baking

Spark up a variety of dishes with fennel
Start your ovens: Holiday cookie contest opens at Star Tribune
One of Uptown's largest restaurants closing to make way for new Pourhouse

From left to right: Laura Hinueber (lavender crocs) Kara Randall (white converse) Christine Pastor (teal crocs) Jenna Carlson (nike kicks/dunks)

How Crocs made a mighty comeback to be cool again

Counterfeit Yeezys and other hot sneakers gain footing on black market
Scene + Heard: Avant Garden at Walker Art Center
Missouri couple gets an engagement redo on 'Jimmy Kimmel'

Michelle Yeoh, left, as Captain Philippa Georgiou, and Sonequa Martin-Green, as First Officer Michael Burnham, star in "Star Trek: Discovery."

'Star Trek: Discovery' continues familiar mission: comforting earthlings

'Vietnam War' director Ken Burns keeps returning to Minnesota
Jimmy Kimmel tackles TrumpCare, says Sen. Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
Neal Justin's TV picks for Sept. 22-24 – 'Transparent,' Johnny Paycheck, Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga

Piazza del Popolo lies at the northern gates of Rome. It was designed as a grand entrance. This view is from the Pincian Hill, in Villa Borghese.

High on Rome: Walking tours await in Italy's ancient city

Midwest Traveler: Seeing red in Wisconsin cranberry country
Mother Nature wreaks havoc on our favorite vacation spots
MSP climbs into top 10 'mega airports' in ranking of passenger satisfaction

Randy Reyes, Paul de Cordova, Jay Eisenberg, Tracey Maloney and Sun Mee Chomet in “[Almost Equal To].”

Pillsbury House Theatre's '[Almost Equal To]' illustrates economic insecurity

New Bockley Gallery show reflects history of American Indians in south Minneapolis
'Disney's Aladdin' at Orpheum is interrupted mid-show by technical issues
'Disney's Aladdin' launches Broadway season in Mpls. with verve and pizazz

Jack Wheatley, owner of Level Best Ranch and Anderson Hay Elevators, baled hay on his farm on Saturday, August 22, 2015, in Thorp, Wash.

Review: 'This Blessed Earth,' by Ted Genoways

Review: 'The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve,' by Stephen Greenblatt
NONFICTION: "Fantasyland," by Kurt Andersen
Review: 'The Ninth Hour,' by Alice McDermott

Facebook tightens ad policies after 'Jew-hater' fiasco

Facebook is apologizing for letting advertisers use phrases like "Jew-haters" as a targeting criteria and for not noticing it until it was pointed out.


Get ready for pea milk: It's not green, and it doesn't taste like peas

It's vegan, nut free, soy free, lactose free and gluten free — and it's protein-rich.


New album reviews: Foo Fighters get more ambitious, Amadou & Mariam reward once again

POP/ROCK Foo Fighters, “Concrete and Gold” (RCA) It was pretty clear that the Foo Fighters were looking for some inspiration in recent years. “Wasting…


Music spotlights: Jimmy Webb, the Weeknd

Jimmy Webb The famous songwriter will tell the stories behind his famous songs, including “MacArthur Park,” “Up, Up and Away” and “The Moon Is a…


Neal Justin's TV picks for Sept. 22-24 – 'Transparent,' Johnny Paycheck, Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga

The promised land “Transparent” has received plenty of attention for putting a spotlight on transgenders and their families, but creator Jill Soloway has been…