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Minnesota artist Anne Labovitz turns international communication into global artwork

Minnesota artist Anne Labovitz turns international communication into global artwork

After 100 conversations in five cities, she's still searching for more connections.


Minneapolis theater takes production of 'All Is Calm' to NYC — and earns raves

Minneapolis theater takes production of 'All Is Calm' to NYC — and earns raves

Theater Latte Da's "All is Calm" is a hit in New York City and around the world.


MPR's Bob Collins announces his retirement via Twitter

MPR's Bob Collins announces his retirement via Twitter

The long-time radio personality says poor health is an issue.


Massive 10-ton sculpture 'Nimbus' lands on Nicollet Mall Saturday

Artist Tristan Al-Haddad walks by his creation "Nimbus," an18,000-pound sculpture, as it was being assembled across from the Minneapolis Central Libra

Atlanta-based artist Tristan Al-Haddad's work of art is complete.


Guthrie Theater hires Royal Shakespeare veteran as new production director

Guthrie Theater hires Royal Shakespeare veteran as new production director

Rebecca Cribbin spent nearly 21 years at the famed London troupe and the past two at the Dallas Theater Center.


Jayhawks, Suburbs, PaviElle, Chastity Brown all rolled onto one new KFAI 'Mixtape'

Jayhawks, Suburbs, PaviElle, Chastity Brown all rolled onto one new KFAI 'Mixtape'

The new 18-track compilation is being issued as a $5 cassette to benefit the community radio station.


Garth Brooks to perform in the round May 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium

Garth Brooks to perform in the round May 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium

The country music megastar's last time in town was for his 11-show run at Target Center in 2014.


Minnesota arts organization for people with disabilities will close 'with grace'

Minnesota arts organization for people with disabilities will close 'with grace'

After series of funding cuts, VSA Minnesota will shutter next year


Universal plans authorized fictitious film based on Prince's songs

Universal plans authorized fictitious film based on Prince's songs

No details have been announced but think "Mamma Mia," not "Purple Rain."


Trampled by Turtles, Railroad Earth top Blue Ox fest's 2019 lineup in Eau Claire

Trampled by Turtles, Railroad Earth top Blue Ox fest's 2019 lineup in Eau Claire

The bluegrassy musical camp-out will return June 13-15


Queen to offer 'Rhapsody' again at Xcel Center with Adam Lambert next August

Queen to offer 'Rhapsody' again at Xcel Center with Adam Lambert next August

The tour follows the success of the new biopic on the band's late iconic singer, Freddie Mercury.


No joke: Hootie & the Blowfish, 'Weird Al' announced as first Minnesota State Fair concerts of 2019

No joke: Hootie & the Blowfish, 'Weird Al' announced as first Minnesota State Fair concerts of 2019

Darius Rucker is putting his old band back together for their first album and tour in more than a decade.


Minnesota musicians New Standards safe but 'shaken' in Anchorage quake

Minnesota musicians New Standards safe but 'shaken' in Anchorage quake

The group's two concerts in Alaska's biggest city were still in limbo as of midday Friday.


Conan O'Brien explains in Orpheum show why he should move to Minnesota

Conan O'Brien explains in Orpheum show why he should move to Minnesota

The late-night host charmed a Minneapolis audience during his appearance at the Orpheum Theatre.


Weekend anchor Cory Hepola announces departure from KARE 11

Weekend anchor Cory Hepola announces departure from KARE 11

Hepola's wife, anchor Camille Williams, left the station last month.


Hugh Jackman to show his 'Other Side' in concert at Xcel Center next June

Hugh Jackman to show his 'Other Side' in concert at Xcel Center next June

The Australian actor will be singing songs from "The Greatest Showman" and "Les Miserable" with an orchestra on tour.


Minneapolis upstarts Sister Species, Lena Elizabeth pair their album releases Thursday at the Cedar

Minneapolis upstarts Sister Species, Lena Elizabeth pair their album releases Thursday at the Cedar

Abby and Emily Astrul of Sister Species expand to an eight-piece band with horns on their second record.


Last call for JT's Jazz Implosion weekly gigs at Icehouse in south Minneapolis

Last call for JT's Jazz Implosion weekly gigs at Icehouse in south Minneapolis

Drummer JT Bates announced the end of his Monday night series, but he and the venue pledged to keep jazz alive there on other nights.


Charismatic Twin Cities actor Adam King dies at 63

Charismatic Twin Cities actor Adam King dies at 63

Charismatic performer Adam King, 63, was known for his basso profundo and his dedication to theater.


What's on deck at Twin Cities shops for Record Store Day Black Friday 2018

What's on deck at Twin Cities shops for Record Store Day Black Friday 2018

Flashlight Vinyl is reopening, Down in the Valley hosts a J.S. Ondara in-store, and most places open at 9 a.m.