Children's Theatre has big dreams for 'Akeelah and the Bee'

Children's Theatre has big dreams for 'Akeelah and the Bee'

Children's Theatre has high hopes for “Akeelah and the Bee,” which will get an East Coast showcase after its local premiere.
Black Sabbath's final tour coming Jan. 25 to Target Center
Variety

Black Sabbath's final tour coming Jan. 25 to Target Center

1:58pm
Minneapolis has the third date on the farewell trek, which will feature three of the band's four original members.
Sideman is now fronting: Eric Mayson steps out in full 'Detail'
Music

Sideman is now fronting: Eric Mayson steps out in full 'Detail'

2:26pm
The in-demand keyboardist couldn't say no to an offer to record his first solo album.
Two Craven-worthy films find fresh ways to trigger terror
Movies

Two Craven-worthy films find fresh ways to trigger terror 

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REVIEW: Two indie films worthy of the horror master, “We Are Still Here” and "Queen of Earth," find ingenious ways to push our buttons.
Through your eyes: Amazing reader photos from State Fair
Variety

Through your eyes: Amazing reader photos from State Fair

8:32am
We asked, you delivered — and then some. Check out the top reader photos from our Instagram meetup — the "Great Minnesota Gram Together" at the Minnesota State Fair.
TV & Media

St. Paul native works his magic, makes 'America's Got Talent' finals

28 minutes ago
A longtime magician and comedian from the Twin Cities hopes to pull a victory out of his hat now that he’s advanced to the finals of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” competition.
Celebrities

5 of Stephen Colbert’s best out of character moments before 'Late Show' switch

9:39am
Stephen Colbert is known to the world almost exclusively as the faux-conservative character he played on “The Colbert Report.” Before he takes over CBS’ flagship late-night talk show Tuesday, here are five of his best moments as just himself.
Movies

'Transporter Refueled' runs on empty from the start

1:21pm
REVIEW: The “Transporter” revival might be dangerous to your health.
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    Church Basement Ladies: The play that spun off four sequels returns 10 years after it launched.
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    Vicky Emerson: The Americana singer/songwriter from Wisconsin blends folk and blues.
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    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
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    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.
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    Prof, Mystikal, Murs, Mac Irv and Denzel Curry: For the third straight year, Minneapolis’ most outrageous, tenacious and salacious rapper, Prof, is staging a Labor Day weekend outdoor bash that reiterates he’s also one of our most popular rappers.
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    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
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    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.
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    Connie Evingson: The Twin Cities vocalist performs songs by Dave Frishberg for the Jazz at the Jungle series.
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    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
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    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.
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    Victor Wooten: Voted "bassist of the year" three times by Bass Player Magazine, the proficient instrumentalist plays solo recordings.
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    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
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    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.
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“Duets” celebrates unique relationships between pairs of Twin Citians.
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More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
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Amid fall’s flamboyant colors, subtle scenes hold their own stunning beauty.