Book reviews: Laura Erickson excellent on nests

All about the mysteries of bird nesting, plus two other books
Burger Friday: Summertime nostalgia reigns at Minnetonka Drive In
Eat & Drink

Burger Friday: Summertime nostalgia reigns at Minnetonka Drive In

July 3
The Minnetonka Drive In, a former A&W that has been in the same family for 54 years, keeps the chain's burger (and root beer) traditions intact.
Prince pulls his music from all streaming services but Tidal
Variety

Prince pulls his music from all streaming services but Tidal

July 3
Spotify, Apple Music and Rdio are no longer offering Prince's music but Tidal, Jay Z's new service, has it available.
Duck stamp -- read this one first
Variety

Duck stamp -- read this one first

July 2
It's a simple memory issue
Variety

Want to talk gardening?

July 2
No work is getting done anyway, let's talk.
Variety

Dave Matthews Band's two-part Xcel Center set list

July 1
The band took 80 minutes to strum its way through 10 songs in the opening acoustic segment.
Variety

Extra duck-stamp cost is for wetlands and grasslands

July 1
The stamp is always a good conservation investment
Event Calendar
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  • Music
    Minnesota Orchestra: Roderick Cox conducts works by Bernstein, Márquez and Gershwin for "Celebrate Cuba."
    Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
  • Music
    Hoodie Allen: The Long Island-reared pop-rapper with more than 600,000 followers on Twitter once worked for Google.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
  • Music
    Anthony Ross and Beth Rapier: The married cellists and members of the Minnesota Orchestra perform for the “Summer Music at Plymouth Church” series.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
  • Music
    Salt-N-Pepa: The female hip-hop duo “Push It” back to the ’90s with “Shoop,” “Whatta Man” and other hip-hop favorites.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
    On The Stage
    Church Basement Ladies: The play that spun off four sequels returns 10 years after it launched.
Movies
special feature
“Duets” celebrates unique relationships between pairs of Twin Citians.
special report
Minnesota serves as a crossroads for trains carrying volatile crude oil from ...
special project
Amid fall’s flamboyant colors, subtle scenes hold their own stunning beauty.