Ava DuVernay quits as director of Netflix's authorized Prince documentary

Ava DuVernay quits as director of Netflix's authorized Prince documentary

Two years in the making, the project will continue with a new boss to be announced soon.
Surprise Travail pop-up will bring Tim McKee's Solera back to life
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Surprise Travail pop-up will bring Tim McKee's Solera back to life

August 21
Solera chef Tim McKee is collaborating with Travail's culinary crew to recreate the influential Spanish restaurant, which closed in 2014.
'Soul Man' Steve Cropper spins tales about Blues Brothers, Otis Redding, 'Green Onions'
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'Soul Man' Steve Cropper spins tales about Blues Brothers, Otis Redding, 'Green Onions'

August 19
The Rock Hall of Fame guitarist-songwriter appeared at Saturday's Lowertown Guitar Festival.
Garrison Keillor to reunite with 'Prairie Home' companions for Christmas shows
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Garrison Keillor to reunite with 'Prairie Home' companions for Christmas shows

August 19
The 'Prairie Home' mini-tour will kick off in Minneapolis.
Piano star André Watts won't play Minnesota Orchestra's opening concerts
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Piano star André Watts won't play Minnesota Orchestra's opening concerts

August 16
Finnish pianist Juho Pohjonen will replace him as the featured soloist for the Sept. 19, 20 and 21 shows.
The secret flavor of Star Tribune's State Fair lip balm is ...
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The secret flavor of Star Tribune's State Fair lip balm is ...

August 15
The popular freebie from the Star Tribune is available at its booth at the Minnesota State Fair.
Broadway smash 'Hadestown' is coming to the Twin Cities
Stage & Arts

Broadway smash 'Hadestown' is coming to the Twin Cities

August 14
The Tony-winning musical has announced a national tour that includes a Twin Cities stop in 2020 or 2021.
Theater

It's been a summer of world premieres at Twin Cities theaters

August 14
Lately, the Twin Cities theater scene has been a hotbed of new work.
Variety

Challenge to Twin Cities theater artists: Create a musical in 24 hours

August 13
The area premiere of the Broadway concept features A-list actors such as Sally Wingert and Michelle Barber and benefits the University of Minnesota Duluth.
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