Katy Perry

For her Prismatic World Tour, she’ll swing over the balcony, ride an animatronic horse and skip rope in high heels. Details »

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin will sing a few of her classics and showcase her considerable interpretive powers at the grandstand. Details »

Coco Montoya

Blues guitar star Coco Montoya is touring in support of a July release called, "Songs From The Road." Details »

Totally Gross National Party

Party the day into the night with Marijuana Deathsquads, Allan Kingdom and others. Details »

The California Honeydrops

The group hails from the Bay Area, but sound like they rose out of the Louisiana bayou. Details »

Alejandro Escovedo & Joe Ely

Although rare collaborators, Ely and Escovedo are on a "storytellers" tour together. Details »

Ring of Fire - The Music of Johnny Cash

The musical that illumine the highlights and lowlights of Cash’s life returns. Details »

Guys and Dolls

Director/choreographer Michael Matthew Ferrell finds the quirky heart of the musical comedy. Details »

Ashwini Ramaswamy

The soloist with Ragamala Dance performs a new work using classical south Indian dance. Details »


The namesake goodies at Cupcake are worth a visit (the basic “Betty Crocker” is a must), but the kitchen serves reliably satisfying breakfasts, lunches and dinners. (Prospect Park light rail station). Details »

The Bachelor Farmer

The flavors and traditions of Scandinavia are filtered through a modern American sensibility at the one-and-only Bachelor Farmer. Sunday brunch is a must. Details »


Fasika specializes in colorful, well-seasoned African standards (all served with house-baked injera, the springy Ethiopian flatbread) at low prices. (Snelling light rail station). Details »


At Heyday, chef Jim Christiansen steers diners into uncharted (for Minnesota, anyway) territory (lamb tartare, pork neck) then delivers a huge payoff. Wonderful cocktails. Details »

Travail & the Rookery

There are two ways to immerse your appetite at Travail Kitchen and Amusements: a two-hour (plus) tasting menu, or an a la carte option in the adjacent Rookery bar. Details »

Little Szechuan - University

At Little Szechuan, you won’t regret skipping the American standards (carrot cake, really?) and going directly to the gleefully spicy Chinese dishes. (Dale light rail station). Details »

Alone & Together

Works by Minneapolis-based painter Teo Nguyen. Details »

A Right to Establish a Home

The exhibition examines the history behind the Minneapolis protests that happened after an African-American couple purchased a home in 1931. Details »

31 Years: Gifts From Martin Weinstein

Photographs collected and shared by the local photo dealer. Details »

Ladies and Gentlemen ... the Beatles!

Memorabilia, photographs, tour artifacts, interactive displays and more curated by the Grammy Museum and Fab Four Exhibits Details »











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