Music critic Jon Bream lists his faves from 40 years of concerts, interviews

Music critic Jon Bream lists his faves from 40 years of concerts, interviews

The longest running full-time music critic at a daily U.S. newspaper gives his take on the best of the best during four decades of coverage.
Tangletown Gardens owner keeps exotic oasis in St. Paul
Variety

Tangletown Gardens owner keeps exotic oasis in St. Paul

August 29
Tangletown Gardens owner has created a junglelike landscape to complement the fanciful new porch on his Victorian home.
Their cheating Muppet hearts: The story behind the Kermit-Miss Piggy split
Variety

Their cheating Muppet hearts: The story behind the Kermit-Miss Piggy split

August 31
Among the profiles uncovered on the Ashley Madison website were those of the well-known swine and her green significant other.
PBS' other science guy makes lab experiments cool – without the fanfare
TV & Media

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

August 30
Meet the unassuming brainiac who’s made TPT a powerhouse for kids’ science shows.
Keeping maiden name is making a comeback
Variety

Keeping maiden name is making a comeback

August 31
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.
Stage & Arts

Review: Dancers bare body and soul in 'Super-Mad-Body-Jack'

August 31
REVIEW: “Super-Mad-Body-Jack” was a mixed bag, but Kes and Edwards pulled it off with panache.
Music

It takes two? Twin Cities suddenly home to twin retro-rap stations

August 29
It's hard to tell the old-school playlists apart at the new corporate hip-hop stations Hot 102.5 and Vibe 105.
Today's Video
Event Calendar
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  • Arts and Entertainment
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    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
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    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
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    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
    Vicky Emerson: The Americana singer/songwriter from Wisconsin blends folk and blues.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    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
    Steve Earle & the Dukes: The Grammy winning singer/songwriter is on tour after his latest album “Terraplane.”
    Arts and Entertainment
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    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.
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.