July 14, 1968 Aretha Franklin - Audiences go wild Aretha Franklin, lady soul, talked quietly and hoarsely into the phone from her 12-room colonial hom

Aretha Franklin didn't get total respect in first Minneapolis concert in 1968

While famed columnist Molly Ivins praised the Queen of Soul, the Minneapolis Star critic got tired of delays and left early.
Hip-hop hitmaker Travis Scott coming to Target Center in December
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Hip-hop hitmaker Travis Scott coming to Target Center in December

August 20
Tickets will go on sale Friday for the rapper with the nation's No. 1 album, "Astroworld."
50th Anniversary screenings of "2001: A Space Odyssey" in Twin Cities IMAX theaters
Variety

50th Anniversary screenings of "2001: A Space Odyssey" in Twin Cities IMAX theaters

August 20
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its release, "2001: A Space Odyssey" is showing at select IMAX theaters
Copper Hen owners plan 2 eateries in downtown Mpls., Minnetonka
Eat & Drink

Copper Hen owners plan 2 eateries in downtown Mpls., Minnetonka

August 20
The couple behind a popular Eat Street restaurant are gearing up to launch the Copper Cow and Gray Fox Coffee & Wine Bar.
Alt-country ace Shelby Lynne proves her Grammy-winning artistry in Minneapolis
Variety

Alt-country ace Shelby Lynne proves her Grammy-winning artistry in Minneapolis

August 19
She performed her dark, penetrating songs at the Cedar Cultural Center.
Burger Friday: Fantastic lamb-pork sliders are a reason to shop Minneapolis farmers markets
Eat & Drink

Burger Friday: Fantastic lamb-pork sliders are a reason to shop Minneapolis farmers markets

August 17
With his full-flavored mini-burgers, Bad Gyros owner Alan Scholer is upstaging prime tomato and sweet corn season.
Prince's 1995-2010 albums available for streaming starting today
Prince

Prince's 1995-2010 albums available for streaming starting today

August 17
The 23 records, from "The Gold Experience" to "20Ten," are part of the estate's new deal with Sony Legacy.
Eat & Drink

Former Perkins in Golden Valley transformed into sleek southeast Asian eatery

August 17
Owner of Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine opening her second restaurant focusing on the traditions of her native Laos.
Home & Garden

An excellent new book about wild and rare Minnesota species

August 16
The Piping Plover, endangered, caught my attention
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