Veteran musician Stanley Kipper in front of his childhood home on Oakland Avenue in south Minneapolis. His was the first black family in the neighborh

How a black family integrated a white Mpls. neighborhood in 1950s

An old secret spawned a play about how a family integrated a Minneapolis neighborhood.
Max Wojtanowicz (Le Beau/Silvius) and Sun Mee Chomet (Phoebe) in the Guthrie Theater’s production of "As You Like It."
Stage & Arts

Guthrie offers a lusty rom-com 'As You Like It'

Guthrie production sets play in the present — and in a sunnier part of Shakespeare's world.

Keep, sell or return wedding rings after a divorce?

Who should get custody of the jewelry?
Minneapolis remembers Willie Murphy as genius musician, curmudgeonly friend

Minneapolis remembers Willie Murphy as genius musician, curmudgeonly friend

After he was saluted at a memorial service and an all-star barroom concert, the Minneapolis music legend will be toasted at a blues jam on Monday night.
Have you ever wondered how the Northern Lights are created? Photo: Brian Peterson, Star Tribune
Curious Minnesota

What do you wonder about our state and the people who live here?

February 15
We're asking readers from all over the state to take part in Curious Minnesota, a community-driven reporting project that invites you to join the newsroom, letting us know what questions you want answered by us.
Rock legend Elton John brings his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour to Minneapolis this week for two nights at Target Center.

The good, the bad and the Elton: 30 milestones on the Yellow Brick Road

As Elton John's farewell tour heads to Minneapolis, we look back at 30 songs — the good, the bad and the undeniably Elton.
Engaged St. Paul couple Jenny Ries and Craig Hirschey contacted Hershey Co., maker of Reese’s Pieces and Hershey’s bars, about the coincidences in
Don't Miss

With these sweet names, Minnesota couple are 'Hershey PR team's dream come true'

February 16
For Minnesotans Jenny Ries and Craig Hirschey, first comes love, then comes a combo candy bar.
TV & Media

Jordan Peele offers viewers a trip to 'Weird City'

February 14
New six-episode YouTube Premium anthology puts a comic spin on dystopia.

'Where Reasons End' ponders: What words can follow 'unspeakable' tragedy?

FICTION: Yiyun Li's profoundly sad but nearly perfect novel explores suicide and its aftermath.
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