How Minneapolis became a 'must-play market' for stadium rock tours

How Minneapolis became a 'must-play market' for stadium rock tours

This weekend's Guns N' Roses and Billy Joel gigs kick off the busiest stretch yet as the Twin Cities now attracts the biggest tours.
State Fair talent show attracts hopefuls, dreamers, maybe a future star
Variety

State Fair talent show attracts hopefuls, dreamers, maybe a future star

July 26
At open auditions for the Minnesota State Fair's amateur talent contest, anyone can take a shot at stardom.
Piecaken — yes, a pie inside a cake! — gets a makeover that kids can bake
Variety

Piecaken — yes, a pie inside a cake! — gets a makeover that kids can bake

July 26
How do you get a pie inside a cake? Let your kids figure out this puzzle of a dessert challenge.
Roger Waters and his pig return to the X with a seething show
Music

Roger Waters and his pig return to the X with a seething show

12:36am
Pink Floyd's guiding light got political, visual and deep in to his song catalog.
Legendary Lexington returns with well-rendered classics from a top-shelf chef
Eat & Drink

Legendary Lexington returns with well-rendered classics from a top-shelf chef 

July 26
The old-but-new supper club is back after sitting dormant since mid-2013.
Review: Guthrie's 'Native Gardens' is the best stage comedy of the summer
Stage & Arts

Review: Guthrie's 'Native Gardens' is the best stage comedy of the summer

July 26
Guthrie staging of "Native Gardens" is the summer's comedy winner.
Books

Summer serial: Embark on Great Lakes adventure in 'Redemption's Run'

May 26
When a mysterious young captain arrives in her hometown of Bayfield, Wis., 12-year-old Kacie stows aboard his boat, Redemption, searching for answers about the father she has never known.
Eat & Drink

A restaurant-starved St. Paul neighborhood gets a new buzzed-about pizza joint

July 26
The team behind Bar Brigade and Republic are opening a pizza and gelato restaurant on Wednesday.
Variety

Guthrie's Joseph Haj, Ten Thousand Things Theater win top diversity award

July 26
The two have been recognized by the Actors' Equity union of professional performers for their work in "diverse and inclusive casting."
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