PBS' other science guy makes lab experiments cool – without the fanfare

PBS' other science guy makes lab experiments cool – without the fanfare

Meet the unassuming brainiac who’s made TPT a powerhouse for kids’ science shows.
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
Variety

'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82

1:00pm
There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat.
Maiden names are making a comeback
Variety

Maiden names are making a comeback

7:33pm
More married women are keeping their maiden names, but the reasons are different from those of the feminist era, and they tend to be less political and more practical.
Music

Carrie Underwood makes a grand stand at the fair

7:14pm
Review: Country music’s leading lady is welcomed by another sold-out crowd.
Music

Twin Cities Early Music Festival ends with ambitious staging of Gluck's 'Orfeo'

August 31
review: Singers ranged from sincere to saucy in semi-staged version of “Orfeo ed Euridice.”
Movies

'Compton' tops box office for 3rd week; 'War Room' surprises

4:34pm
The Christian drama "War Room" made a surprise bid for the box-office lead, Zac Efron's music drama "We Are Your Friends" fell completely flat and the N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" keeps chugging along.
Event Calendar
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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.