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Minnesota synth rockers Solid Gold drop first new music in six years

Minnesota synth rockers Solid Gold drop first new music in six years

The band posted a new single, "Towns," along with news of a new album and Turf Club comeback gig.


'Office' star Jenna Fischer coming to Minnesota to shoot hockey movie

Jenna Fischer

Jenna Fischer will appear in inspiring drama about the hockey-crazed Iron Range, directed by husband Lee Kirk.


"Walk back to your body" at the Weisman Art Museum explores the overlap of art and science

"Walk back to your body" at the Weisman Art Museum explores the overlap of art and science

Artists explore sleep, the human heart, adolescence, and the aging process in year-long project.


Date set for memorial for Broadway director Marion McClinton

Date set for memorial for Broadway director Marion McClinton

The Obie-winning and Tony-nominated director, who staged August Wilson's plays across the nation, on Broadway and in London, died Thanksgiving morning at 65.


Carrie Underwood, Pitbull and Zac Brown to headline second TC Summer Jam

Carrie Underwood, Pitbull and Zac Brown to headline second TC Summer Jam

A key change in 2020 is a charge for parking, which was free in 2019.


Maroon 5 returning to Xcel Center in 2020 with Meghan Trainor

Maroon 5 returning to Xcel Center in 2020 with Meghan Trainor

Adam Levine's crew landed another hit single this fall with "Memories."


Tyler Michaels King debuts new musical work

The Twin Cities actor plays an elderly singer in a show with songs by "Jefferson Township" composer Keith Hovis.


'Six' musical at the Ordway in St. Paul is down one queen

'Six' musical at the Ordway in St. Paul is down one queen

An injury will prevent "Beautiful" vet Abby Mueller from appearing in the pop musical at the Ordway, but she'll be ready for Broadway.


'Beyond words': Minneapolis composer reacts to Grammy nod for best choral recording

'Beyond words': Minneapolis composer reacts to Grammy nod for best choral recording

It was the first album entirely devoted to the work of up-and-coming composer Jake Runestad.


Profile of Wolves coach Saunders is mostly a tribute to his father Flip

Profile of Wolves coach Saunders is mostly a tribute to his father Flip

Ryan Saunders avoids shedding any tears during Tuesday's "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel" profile on the Timberwolves coach. But he comes pretty close.


Masters of indie film team up for one-of-a-kind movie event in Minneapolis

Masters of indie film team up for one-of-a-kind movie event in Minneapolis

Moviemaker Jim Jarmusch's band Sqürl will play a live soundtrack to Man Ray's 'dreamlike' silent films at Walker Art Center.


Duluth star Gaelynn Lea brightens up Wilco's 'California Stars' at final Palace show

Duluth star Gaelynn Lea brightens up Wilco's 'California Stars' at final Palace show

She also added violin to the new song "An Empty Corner" at the end of a mellower night in St. Paul.


Fred Armisen teaches Conan O'Brien how to talk Minnesotan

Fred Armisen teaches Conan O'Brien how to talk Minnesotan

The former "SNL" cast member is a master at state accents. How close did he get to finding our voice? Judge for yourself.


Minnesota legends entwine as Charlie Parr records Grant Hart's post-Hüsker Dü classic '2541'

Minnesota legends entwine as Charlie Parr records Grant Hart's post-Hüsker Dü classic '2541'

The Duluth song picker picked a good one to cover for his new eponymous album, which he's celebrating with two Cedar gigs.


John Lassman, Tom Barnard's producer, departs KQRS

John Lassman, Tom Barnard's producer, departs KQRS

The longtime KQ personality was instrumental in helping Jon Bon Jovi get played on the radio.


Oprah Winfrey will bring Tina Fey with her to St. Paul in 2020

Oprah Winfrey will bring Tina Fey with her to St. Paul in 2020

Winfrey will be interviewing the 'Saturday Night Live' veteran on stage at the Xcel Center.


'Sweeter than honey from a bee,' Twin Cities blues-soul hero Willie Walker dies at 77

'Sweeter than honey from a bee,' Twin Cities blues-soul hero Willie Walker dies at 77

The Memphis-bred soul man often known as "Wee Willie" died in his sleep at home after returning from an album recording session in California.


Hear Semi-famous Minnesotan Dan Wilson's new collaboration with Celine Dion

Hear Semi-famous Minnesotan Dan Wilson's new collaboration with Celine Dion

The Semisonic frontman also dropped one of his own new singles concurrent with the release of Dion's new album, "Courage."


Garrison Keillor rips Bob Dylan in his latest book

Garrison Keillor rips Bob Dylan in his latest book

The former 'Prairie Home Companion' has a limerick that shares his thoughts about the Minnesota's most famous songwriter.


Zac Brown Band will be one headliner for second TC Summer Jam in Shakopee

Zac Brown Band will be one headliner for second TC Summer Jam in Shakopee

Other headliners for the three-day, genre-mixing festival at Canterbury Park will be announced on Dec. 4.