Conductor calls Minn. Orch. lockout 'ugliest labor dispute' in U.S. orchestra history

Conductor calls Minn. Orch. lockout 'ugliest labor dispute' in U.S. orchestra history

Slatkin calls the lockout the "the ugliest labor dispute in the history of American orchestras."
Dying birds, butterflies, hurricanes, and duck stamps
Home & Garden

Dying birds, butterflies, hurricanes, and duck stamps

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Minneapolis writer Lesley Arimah is a finalist for prestigious Kirkus Prize
Books

Minneapolis writer Lesley Arimah is a finalist for prestigious Kirkus Prize

9:03am
Also on the lists: books by Graywolf Press and Coffee House Press.
Famous for burgers and malts, St. Paul's beloved St. Clair Broiler will close
Eat & Drink

Famous for burgers and malts, St. Paul's beloved St. Clair Broiler will close

September 18
The diner will serve its last hamburger on Sept. 30
Goldfinches find seeds, but not at feeders
Home & Garden

Goldfinches find seeds, but not at feeders

September 18
Feeding on garden resources
Counting Crows' Adam Duritz halts Treasure Island show to lecture fans
Variety

Counting Crows' Adam Duritz halts Treasure Island show to lecture fans

September 18
The rocker wasn't too happy with some fans hoping to get a head start on pictures with the band. "Don't make me exert authority," he warned.
ZZ Top treats fans to fun, light-hearted evening of the blues at Mystic Lake
Variety

ZZ Top treats fans to fun, light-hearted evening of the blues at Mystic Lake

September 17
The 90-minute set was predictable but the beards and the blues ruled nonetheless.
Variety

Twin Cities' 5 must-see art shows this weekend

September 15
Art. Art. And MORE ART!
Books

Graywolf Press has 5th title on National Book Award longlists with today's reveal of fiction list

September 15
Others on the longlist include Lisa Ko, Jennifer Egan, and Jesmyn Ward.
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