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Ramsey Lewis retires from the road, canceling Ordway gig on Sunday

Ramsey Lewis retires from the road, canceling Ordway gig on Sunday

The veteran jazz pianist will continue to record but no longer tour. Anne Hampton Callaway will perform Sunday in his place at the Ordway.


On thin ice, Art Shanty Projects hosts meetings to discuss its future

On thin ice, Art Shanty Projects hosts meetings to discuss its future

The organization was unable to secure a major grant, jeopardizing its programming.


Music and foodie scenes organize benefits for Minneapolis shooting victim Aaron 'Hix' Lee

Music and foodie scenes organize benefits for Minneapolis shooting victim Aaron 'Hix' Lee

Mortimer's will host benefit concerts every Wednesday in November, while Serving Those Serving hosts a happy-hour soiree Tuesday at Smack Shack.


'Live From Here' nods to its Minnesota roots with tributes to Andrews Sisters and Louise Erdrich

'Live From Here' nods to its Minnesota roots with tributes to Andrews Sisters and Louise Erdrich

Chris Thile and company kicked off first of four local shows for 2018-19 season.


Maceo Parker puts the funk in Funk 'n' Roll Weekend honoring Prince

Maceo Parker puts the funk in Funk 'n' Roll Weekend honoring Prince

The fundraiser concert was kickoff to three days of events to continue Prince's charitable ways.


Members of Prince's estate ask President Trump to not use his music at rallies

Members of Prince's estate ask President Trump to not use his music at rallies

The statement requested that "they cease all use immediately" after "Purple Rain" was heard in news footage from a rally in Mississippi.


Enduring alt-rock faves Weezer and Pixies to pair up at Xcel Center on March 30

Enduring alt-rock faves Weezer and Pixies to pair up at Xcel Center on March 30

The 21-city joint arena tour follows the surprise success of Weezer's cover of Toto's "Africa."


Drake finally cancels his already twice-postponed Xcel Center show

Drake finally cancels his already twice-postponed Xcel Center show

The rapper's Nov. 11 stop in St. Paul was originally slated for August.


Minneapolis punk trio brings 'rape culture from the shadows' with new video

Minneapolis punk trio brings 'rape culture from the shadows' with new video

The college-age women in the band said the song "Nightmare" is for "everyone who has dealt with sexual violence."


Dessa's 'superhero' cape made big impression at Orchestra Hall

Dessa's 'superhero' cape made big impression at Orchestra Hall

Minneapolis designer Joy Teiken created an ensemble for Dessa's Orchestral Hall gigs: "She did look like a superhero."


KDWB's 2018 Jingle Ball to feature Chainsmokers, 5SOS, Bebe Rexha

KDWB's 2018 Jingle Ball to feature Chainsmokers, 5SOS, Bebe Rexha

Bazzi and Sabrina Carpenter round out the bill for the usual Monday night date at Xcel Energy Center, Dec. 3.


Pulitzer-winning play coming to three Minnesota cities, for free

Pulitzer-winning play coming to three Minnesota cities, for free

"Sweat" is coming to three Minnesota towns.


Minneapolis singer J.S. Ondara signs to Verve, hits the road with Lindsey Buckingham

Minneapolis singer J.S. Ondara signs to Verve, hits the road with Lindsey Buckingham

The Kenya native formerly known as Jay Smart recorded with members of Dawes and Milk Carton Kids for his album due out Feb. 1.


Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts both prepare to play Minnesotan Gretchen Carlson

Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts and Gretchen Carlson.

The two stars will play the former Fox News personality in separate projects


'80s Baby! NKOTB returning to Xcel Center with Debbie Gibson, Tiffany, Salt-N-Pepa

'80s Baby! NKOTB returning to Xcel Center with Debbie Gibson, Tiffany, Salt-N-Pepa

The so-called Mixed Tape Tour will also feature "OPP" hitmakers Naughty by Nature.


Joan Baez's farewell concert is filled with grace, gratitude and political zingers

Joan Baez's farewell concert is filled with grace, gratitude and political zingers

The folk-music queen played a range of new and old songs at the State Theatre and offered comments about Kavanaugh and Trump.


Twin Cities' top 5 must-see art exhibitions this weekend

Twin Cities' top 5 must-see art exhibitions this weekend

Your guide to art around town.


Five Minnesotans included in historical video project on the civil-rights movement

Five Minnesotans included in historical video project on the civil-rights movement

Two Twin Cities mayors are featured in Comcast's tribute to those who fought for equality in America.


New York debut of Bob Dylan musical 'Girl From the North Country' gets rave review

New York debut of Bob Dylan musical 'Girl From the North Country' gets rave review

The show, which uses about 20 Dylan songs, is getting a limited Off-Broadway run at the Public Theater — a launching pad for past Broadway hits.


Mystery at St. Olaf: Is this an authentic painting by 'Scream' artist Edvard Munch?

Mystery at St. Olaf: Is this an authentic painting by 'Scream' artist Edvard Munch?

Art experts took samples from the portrait Monday. The college will get the final verdict in 6-8 weeks.