Has this been the best Minnesota summer ever?

Has this been the best Minnesota summer ever?

All summer, a question has been on the sunscreened lips of Minnesotans from Baudette to Blue Earth: Has this been the best summer ever? It has, according to the Summer Glory Index.
Shopping local at the Minnesota State Fair
Variety

Shopping local at the Minnesota State Fair

August 26
Quirky independent vendors are selling Minnesota-themed merchandise at the State Fair.
Mayo Clinic doctor has your prescription for happiness
Variety

Mayo Clinic doctor has your prescription for happiness

August 26
A doctor at Rochester’s Mayo Clinic believes that he has the prescription for happiness. He isn’t arguing that we can buy happiness, but that we can achieve it.
Giant Bob Dylan portrait to fill a downtown Minneapolis wall
Music

Giant Bob Dylan portrait to fill a downtown Minneapolis wall

August 25
Beginning Wednesday, a team of artists will begin painting a kaleidoscopic portrait 60 feet tall and 150 feet wide.
How has a $1.1M 'Star Trek' fan movie escaped studio shutdown (so far)?
Movies

How has a $1.1M 'Star Trek' fan movie escaped studio shutdown (so far)?

August 26
"Star Trek" has inspired countless fan-made films over its nearly 50 years, but a new amateur production in the works represents a warp-drive leap from its predecessors. With $1.13 million raised in crowdfunding so far, it's one of the highest-financed fan films ever made.
Variety

Swim at your own risk as Minnesota lakes turn green

August 26
Yes, there’s icky stuff growing in the lakes this time of year. But that doesn’t mean that we can’t dive in.
Variety

The Church, Psychedelic Furs still in shape for the State

August 26
REVIEW: The Furs' theatricality suited the new location of the relocated First Avenue show.
Event Calendar
  • Today
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  • Arts and Entertainment
    Paul Shambroom: Lost: A photography show documenting lost pet fliers, weapons repurposed as monuments and lost gloves.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
    On The Stage
    Church Basement Ladies: The play that spun off four sequels returns 10 years after it launched.
  • Music
    Twin Cities Early Music Festival: The monthlong festival ends with performances of Gluck’s “Orfeo ed Euridice.”
    Arts and Entertainment
    Paul Shambroom: Lost: A photography show documenting lost pet fliers, weapons repurposed as monuments and lost gloves.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
  • Music
    Twin Cities Early Music Festival: The monthlong festival ends with performances of Gluck’s “Orfeo ed Euridice.”
    Arts and Entertainment
    Paul Shambroom: Lost: A photography show documenting lost pet fliers, weapons repurposed as monuments and lost gloves.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Paul Shambroom: Lost: A photography show documenting lost pet fliers, weapons repurposed as monuments and lost gloves.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
    On The Stage
    Church Basement Ladies: The play that spun off four sequels returns 10 years after it launched.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Paul Shambroom: Lost: A photography show documenting lost pet fliers, weapons repurposed as monuments and lost gloves.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
    On The Stage
    Church Basement Ladies: The play that spun off four sequels returns 10 years after it launched.
Movies
special feature
“Duets” celebrates unique relationships between pairs of Twin Citians.
special report
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
special project
Amid fall’s flamboyant colors, subtle scenes hold their own stunning beauty.