Minneapolis rapper Brother Ali's new album finds 'Beauty' at an ugly time

Minneapolis rapper Brother Ali's new album finds 'Beauty' at an ugly time

The rapper trekked from Oakland to West Africa and even Iran on a spiritual journey that led him home for another album.
Johnny Depp's latest 'Pirates' installment merits mutiny
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Johnny Depp's latest 'Pirates' installment merits mutiny 

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REVIEW: Padding out its muddled 129 minutes with the sluggish pace of a funeral barge, "Dead Men Tell No Tales" marks the ignominious low of a once great series.
Even Dwayne Johnson's coolness can't rescue 'Baywatch'
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Even Dwayne Johnson's coolness can't rescue 'Baywatch' 

12:35pm
REVIEW: Self-mocking throwback overreaches and ends up sinking in its own silliness.
Giant blue bird comes to roost at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Stage & Arts

Giant blue bird comes to roost at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

1:43pm
Katharina Fritsch's "Hahn/Cock" settled into its roost, where it will tower 23-24 feet above visitors to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
'Super Mario Kart'-inspired rainbow doughnuts are a hit in Minneapolis skyway
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'Super Mario Kart'-inspired rainbow doughnuts are a hit in Minneapolis skyway

12:03pm
Cardigan Donuts' "Rainbow Road" is a technicolor pastry dripping in nostalgia — and Lucky Charms marshmallows.
Immense globe that put Star Tribune lobby on the map is back
Variety

Immense globe that put Star Tribune lobby on the map is back

10:47am
Out of sight for more than three decades, a fascinating and beloved Cold War-era relic is being returned to the public eye by the Star Tribune.
Minnesota artist returns from L.A. for austere, magnetic solo exhibit
Stage & Arts

Minnesota artist returns from L.A. for austere, magnetic solo exhibit

2:19pm
Artist Nathan Hylden makes mystery out of the mundane.
Music

In St. Paul, it was a Neil Diamond in the rough

May 24
REVIEW: He was in good voice, but lacked energy and spirit in St. Paul concert.
Variety

Can Mall of America's new Kindness store change shopping for good?

May 24
A new Mall of America shop features merchandise linked to charitable causes — but do brands like that do any good?
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