Citing 'no proper tribute,' Prince & the Revolution survivors plan 'grieving' gigs

Citing 'no proper tribute,' Prince & the Revolution survivors plan 'grieving' gigs

The members of Prince & the Revolution will grieve with three sold-out First Avenue concerts.
Ranking all 47 new foods at the Minnesota State Fair (and where to find them)
Eat & Drink

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

August 27
47 new foods. Ten hours. One critic. Rick Nelson sampled it all at the State Fair; $450 later, here's his take.
Lost in the beauty on Ireland's Wicklow Way
Variety

Lost in the beauty on Ireland's Wicklow Way

August 26
A solo hike on Ireland's oldest marked trail turns up scenic beauty and new friends.
How does Minnesota Orchestra's new Sibelius disc compare with the Lahti Symphony classic?
Music

How does Minnesota Orchestra's new Sibelius disc compare with the Lahti Symphony classic?

11:45am
REVIEW: Minnesota Orchestra's new Sibelius recording is even better than Lahti Symphony's celebrated 1990s version.
All-steel 'Home of Tomorrow,' built in 1930s, hits market in St. Paul
Variety

All-steel 'Home of Tomorrow,' built in 1930s, hits market in St. Paul

11:23am
Built for an iron ore businessman in the 1930s, St. Paul's all-steel "Home of Tomorrow" was designed to showcase the latest in windows, kitchen and bathroom design. You can have it for $845,000.
Minnspirations: Social worker trained as an auto mechanic to provide affordable car repair
Variety

Minnspirations: Social worker trained as an auto mechanic to provide affordable car repair

10:26am
A social worker learned auto mechanics, then started a nonprofit to provide affordable car repair.
With pop star Demi Lovato, music meets mental health advocacy in the form of free workshops
Music

With pop star Demi Lovato, music meets mental health advocacy in the form of free workshops

11:42am
Pop star Demi Lovato isn't the first musician to be an advocate for mental health, but she may be the first to organize workshops for fans.
Variety

Rosenblum: Young men are all thumbs, and researchers are worried

38 minutes ago
It's State Fair time — so what better time to introduce readers to the Hydraulic Hand Dynamometer?
Variety

Lileks: Some creative new fair offerings

39 minutes ago
You can't say this is the same ol' State Fair stuff.
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    Silver River: Minnesota-based artists highlight past and present effects of industrialization along the Upper Mississippi River.
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