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Rush on $10 senior lifetime pass to national parks causes shortage in Twin Cities

The senior lifetime pass must be purchased by Aug. 27.

More are on order; mail-in applications are an option.

Ordway's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' looks super but is short on soul

Jesse Nager and the cast of “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

REVIEW: Musical boasts great voices, choreography and design, but at the expense of soul.

Media showman, Minnesota's rock 'n' roll 'godfather' Bill Diehl dies at 91

Bill Diehl during a live WCCO broadcast at Lindahl Olds in 1982.

He helped shape Minnesota's burgeoning rock scene in the 1960s.

Director Christopher Nolan turns defeat at 'Dunkirk' into a cinematic triumph

REVIEW: This ferocious depiction of the World War II beachfront battle will awe some viewers and alienate others — for the same basic reasons.

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Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington kills himself at 41

Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, was found dead in his home Thursday morning, TMZ reports.

Summer serial: Embark on Great Lakes adventure in 'Redemption's Run'

When a mysterious young captain arrives in her hometown of Bayfield, Wis., 12-year-old Kacie stows aboard his boat, Redemption, searching for answers about the father she has never known.

Rock the Garden 2017: A sort of homecoming for Justin Vernon and Walker Art Center

Paul Douglas is back on Twin Cities airwaves as WCCO radio host

Minnesotans are texting emojis, and getting back a work of art

Art is literally at your fingertips with the 'Send me SFMOMA' project.

C.J.: Actor, Pepitos owner Joe Minjares reflects on life and love as lung disease advances

“It makes me understand when my father was dying how sad he was,” says Joe Minjares

Joe Minjares seems mostly happy despite pulmonary fibrosis, which has advanced from the diagnosis six years ago to the point that he needs a portable oxygen tank.

News of the Weird: An umbrella would have worked, too

You can get art, with no buyer's remorse, at Minneapolis Art Lending Library

Operating like a cross between a bookmobile and a mini-art gallery, Minneapolis Art Lending Library sets up shop at city parks four times a year.

Review: Momentum Dance festival's second week brings magical hoop skirts and otherworldly adventures

Review: Week 2 of the Momentum dance festival brings magical hoop skirts and otherworldly adventures.

Minn. arts group faces upheaval after sex harassment allegations against ex-director

Gregory Stavrou, accused of sexual harassment, had resigned in April after arts group called for his firing.

Ask Amy: Roommate feeling awkward over overnight guest

Hax: Apology demand illustrates larger problem

Twin Cities concerts of the week: Roger Waters at Xcel, Lowertown Blues Festival

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


Women of Blondie and Garbage rock Mystic Lake Casino in well-matched show
Artcetera

Debbie Harry and Shirley Manson proved to be unstoppable, enduring forces.

Lileks: When will stores learn to stop selling school supplies in July?
James Lileks

Retailers, please let us savor what's left of summer.


Fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant opens to big crowds in IDS Center

New North Loop bar now open with 200 whiskeys, 'Road House'-inspired name
Portillo's reveals some juicy details about its future Maple Grove location
Minnesota Beer Choir combines love of suds and singing: 'Zero talent is required'

Toni Johnson with stacks of Pyrex mixing bowls and casseroles sold at her shop, Turquoise Vintage.

Minneapolis' Minnehaha Mile is a shopping destination with a vintage vibe

Childhood home in Medina gets a 'modern mountain' update
See the winners in this year's Star Tribune Beautiful Gardens contest
Home listings: What $330,000 buys in the Twin Cities

Justin Vernon

Rock the Garden 2017: A sort of homecoming for Justin Vernon and Walker Art Center

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington kills himself at 41
Twin Cities concerts of the week: Roger Waters at Xcel, Lowertown Blues Festival
Women of Blondie and Garbage rock Mystic Lake Casino in well-matched show

Actor John Heard is best known for playing the forgetful father of Macaulay Culkin’s Peter McCallister in the 1990 box office hit “Home Alone.”

'Home Alone' actor John Heard dies at 72 following back surgery

'American Idol' winner Scotty McCreery cited for loaded gun at airport
Linkin Park cancels tour after Chester Bennington's death
Beyonce wax figure touched up after fans say it's too white

Cornered British troops on the beach at Dunkirk, France, await evacuation across the English Channel in “Dunkirk.”

Director Christopher Nolan turns defeat at 'Dunkirk' into a cinematic triumph

'Girls Trip' knows the route to rowdy fun
Casey Affleck's 'A Ghost Story' is a haunting tale of love and loss
'Home Alone' actor John Heard dies at 72 following back surgery

After attending her first spin class, teacher Christina D’Ambrosio of New York went to the hospital due to excruciating pain and brown urine. Rhabdomyolysis was diagnosed.

As workouts intensify, a harmful side effect becomes more common

Study: Gay men eager to donate blood, at times ignoring federal policy
What are the long-term risks to egg donors? With no one tracking effects, we don't know
Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors

Cody Miller of Golden Valley came up with his Funny Bunny Organics as a way to get his triplets to eat more vegetables by putting them in jam.

From their kitchen to yours: Minnesota cottage food producers cook for cash

Why pizza farms are a summer sensation – and 5 you must try near Twin Cities
Dress up corn on the cob with Mexican style
Make your own crispy tacos

Mari Anderson looks at jewelry handmade in Haiti sold by Jesse Farley (left) from Gathered Goods Co. during the Crafts & Drafts Summer Craft Fair.

Why craft markets are proliferating at Twin Cities breweries and taprooms

That's different: Minnesota's passive-aggressiveness inspires hit T-shirt
Scene + Heard: Gala Garden Party at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Meet the next Minneapolis designer to appear on 'Project Runway'

Michelle Dockery from "Downton Abbey" would make a great Sherlock Holmes.

Now that there's a female 'Dr. Who,' here are 8 more heroes women should play

Paul Douglas is back on Twin Cities airwaves as WCCO radio host
Home video: 'Ghost in the Shell' deserves a second look
'Home Alone' actor John Heard dies at 72 following back surgery

This photo taken Jan. 13, 2010, shows Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia church, an unfinished Barcelona landmark in Barcelona, Spain.

Barcelona is a city for the ages

Walking among the bluebirds of Northfield
Rush on $10 senior lifetime pass to national parks causes shortage in Twin Cities
Mississippi River Recreation Area named one of top 10 parks

Yo-Yo Ma performed with the Minnesota Orchestra in June, with sponsorship from Ameriprise Financial.

How Minnesota arts groups are getting creative to woo sponsors

Ordway's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' looks super but is short on soul
Redo of Peavey Plaza in Mpls. preserves and updates once-popular park
You can get art, with no buyer's remorse, at Minneapolis Art Lending Library

A model of a wooly mammoth at the Mammoth Museum in Siberia.

Review: 'Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History's Most Iconic Extinct Creatures,' by Ben Mezrich

REVIEWS: 'Girl on the Leeside,' by Kathleen Anne Kenney, and 'The Road to Jonestown,' by Jeff Guinn
Review: 'Jane Austen at Home,' by Lucy Worsley, follows trail of nearly homeless author
Review: 'Stephen Florida,' by Gabe Habash

Minneapolis' Minnehaha Mile is a shopping destination with a vintage vibe

Want to travel back in time? Hit a cluster of vintage stores on seven blocks in Minneapolis. Here's a snapshot of each store — and what you'll find.


Turn old junk into Pinterest-worthy creations

Easy recipes for repurposing 10 everyday items.


Wine of the Week: Airlie Willamette Valley Pinot Blanc 2015

Airlie Willamette Valley Pinot Blanc 2015 So much cool stuff is going on in Oregon, and it extends well behind the signature pinot noirs. White…


TV picks for July 23-27: 'Insecure,' David Letterman & Norm Macdonald, 'People of Earth'

Escape artist “Insecure,” which returns for a second season, has been acknowledged as a touchstone for representing life and love among under-represented members of the…


So you want to sell your pickles, jams and jellies?

Here are some rules for cottage cooks.