Ranking all 47 new foods at the Minnesota State Fair (and where to find them)

Ranking all 47 new foods at the Minnesota State Fair (and where to find them)

47 new foods. Ten hours. One critic. Rick Nelson sampled it all at the State Fair; $450 later, here's his take.
Prince superfans snap up Paisley Park tour tickets
Prince

Prince superfans snap up Paisley Park tour tickets

August 26
Fans expressed delight that they'll be able to see some of their idol's belongings.
Stage & Arts

Actor sues Minn. Fringe Festival for refusing play about pedophile

8:32am
Sean Neely accuses the festival of "false advertising" because it claims to be nonjuried.
Lizzo to co-host VMAs pre-show Sunday ahead of her new MTV series
Variety

Lizzo to co-host VMAs pre-show Sunday ahead of her new MTV series

August 25
The Twin Cities hip-hop star landed the red-carpet gig as part of the roll-out for the new music series "Wonderland."
Minnesotans celebrate Prince with show of purple at the State Fair
Prince

Minnesotans celebrate Prince with show of purple at the State Fair

August 26
"Unite in Purple" features music, dancing and a special pyrotechnic Prince tribute.
How did Mpls. land Metallica's only summer concert? Lars Ulrich dishes
Music

How did Mpls. land Metallica's only summer concert? Lars Ulrich dishes

August 26
Drummer Lars Ulrich talked new album and local history backstage at U.S. Bank Stadium last weekend.
Do the Dixie Chicks' sold-out State Fair concerts mean the end of controversy?
Music

Do the Dixie Chicks' sold-out State Fair concerts mean the end of controversy?

August 26
Natalie Maines & Co. play to 30,000 fans at the grandstand, with or without forgiveness.
Movies

Sharon Jones bio hits right notes

August 25
REVIEW: Biography of Sharon Jones is equal parts toe-tapper and heart-warmer.
Movies

'Southside With You' is a love story worthy of a presidential proclamation 

August 25
REVIEW: This nonpartisan account of the Obamas' first date is a treat.
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  • Arts and Entertainment
    Hot Off the Press: lithography, intaglio, monotype, photogravure, etching and more by cooperative members.
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    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
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    Silver River: Minnesota-based artists highlight past and present effects of industrialization along the Upper Mississippi River.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
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  • Arts and Entertainment
    Silver River: Minnesota-based artists highlight past and present effects of industrialization along the Upper Mississippi River.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
    No More Events
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Silver River: Minnesota-based artists highlight past and present effects of industrialization along the Upper Mississippi River.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
    No More Events
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Silver River: Minnesota-based artists highlight past and present effects of industrialization along the Upper Mississippi River.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
    No More Events
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Each Saturday, Star Tribune writers showcase Minnesota architecture.