In our statues, Twin Cities prefer modest over monumental

In our statues, Twin Cities prefer modest over monumental

Here's why the Twin Cities have so few of the big, heroic statues that tower over many other cities.
Senior athletes stay in the game by playing safe, smart
Variety

Senior athletes stay in the game by playing safe, smart

July 3
Age brings a loss of speed and strength, but adjustments can make it possible to play sports well into golden years.
What's a Minnesota getaway without a little summer theater?
Stage & Arts

What's a Minnesota getaway without a little summer theater?

July 2
Summer theater has become part of the “destination” for “destination vacation spots.” Those who want to fish, play golf, bike, hike or camp can also scratch the itch for some performance. You might even see former Twin Cities anchor Don Shelby as Mark Twain.
Who wants beer? Here are 2 Twin Cities brewery crawls to get you started
Eat & Drink

Who wants beer? Here are 2 Twin Cities brewery crawls to get you started

July 2
With 25 taprooms inside the I-494/694 loop, putting together a brewery crawl is easy. Two burgeoning brewery districts, one in northeast Minneapolis and the other along the Green Line, let you leave the car behind to take in multiple taps by foot, bike or train.
Red, white and ooooh: Where to watch fireworks in Twin Cities and beyond
Variety

Red, white and ooooh: Where to watch fireworks in Twin Cities and beyond

44 minutes ago
From Apple Valley to Woodbury, find a spot to watch the fireworks throughout the Fourth of July weekend in the Twin Cities metro area and beyond.
Music

Rock's leading transgender singer talks Caitlyn Jenner, Miley Cyrus and Replacements

July 3
Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace has plenty to celebrate in Minneapolis this Independence Day.
Celebrities

Donald Trump’s Miss USA pageant cost Minn.-owned Reelz no more than $100K

July 3
Reelz Channel, owned by St. Paul-based Hubbard Broadcasting, paid “no more than $100,000” to license Donald Trump’s Miss USA pageant, a network insider said.
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    Booker T. Jones: The Hall of Fame B-3 organist known for the instrumental classics “Green Onions” and “Time Is Tight.”
    Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
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    Minnesota Orchestra: Roderick Cox conducts works by Bernstein, Márquez and Gershwin for "Celebrate Cuba."
    Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
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    Hoodie Allen: The Long Island-reared pop-rapper with more than 600,000 followers on Twitter once worked for Google.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
  • Music
    Anthony Ross and Beth Rapier: The married cellists and members of the Minnesota Orchestra perform for the “Summer Music at Plymouth Church” series.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
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    Salt-N-Pepa: The female hip-hop duo “Push It” back to the ’90s with “Shoop,” “Whatta Man” and other hip-hop favorites.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
Movies
special feature
“Duets” celebrates unique relationships between pairs of Twin Citians.
special report
Minnesota serves as a crossroads for trains carrying volatile crude oil from ...
special project
Amid fall’s flamboyant colors, subtle scenes hold their own stunning beauty.