'Oil on Oil' presents North Dakota's Bakken oil fields as works of art

'Oil on Oil' presents North Dakota's Bakken oil fields as works of art

Minneapolis artist Joe Burns presents the rough-and-tumble Bakken oil fields as works of art and moments in history.
Justin Vernon's Eaux Claires Fest unveils its full inaugural schedule
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Justin Vernon's Eaux Claires Fest unveils its full inaugural schedule

July 6
Vernon's hometown party will be topped off Friday by Spoon and the National, while his own Bon Iver headlines Saturday.
Minneapolis waiter has knack for reuniting stolen bikes with owners
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Minneapolis waiter has knack for reuniting stolen bikes with owners

July 5
A Minneapolis cyclist with a good memory has helped several appreciative owners get their bikes back.
Movies

Can indie filmmakers save Hollywood movies?

July 4
As “Jurassic World” and its blockbuster breed stomp the box office, independent filmmakers keep the spirit of American moviemaking alive.
Variety

What's that you say? Yes, we have forgotten how to have a conversation

July 5
Talking to people face to face is a skill that can be learned – if you’ll put away your cellphone long enough.
Variety

Ghostwriters help the tongue-tied get through that wedding toast

July 6
Need to give a speech at a wedding, bar mitzvah or funeral? More people are hiring ghostwriters to sound smarter and funnier.
Books

Talking Volumes to host Jonathan Franzen, Jane Smiley, John Irving

July 4
Four literary powerhouses and a pair of podcast writers will be guests for the upcoming Talking Volumes season.
Event Calendar
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  • 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.
  • Music
    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.
  • 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.
    On The Stage
    The Music Man: The 1958 Tony Award winning musical by Meredith Willson about a fast-talking salesman in Iowa.
  • 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.
    On The Stage
    The Music Man: The 1958 Tony Award winning musical by Meredith Willson about a fast-talking salesman in Iowa.
  • Music
    Trampled By Turtles: The hairy hometown heroes are headed back for a third harbor-side summer pickathon at the No. 1 outdoor venue in the state.
    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.