Music
July 15
Popular Twin Cities DJ Keezy's car is stolen with gear inside

Popular Twin Cities DJ Keezy's car is stolen with gear inside

A GoFundMe campaign has been started for Keezy, who is due to lead the third anniversary Klituation party on Friday.
Duluth
July 11
Superfan purchases Bob Dylan's childhood home in Hibbing

Superfan purchases Bob Dylan's childhood home in Hibbing

The collector, who also owns Dylan's Duluth house, plans to restore the Hibbing place as part of a museum project.
Music
July 11
Twenty One Pilots riding into Target Center Oct. 24 on extended Banditos Tour

Twenty One Pilots riding into Target Center Oct. 24 on extended Banditos Tour

The Ohio duo packed Xcel Energy Center last October right after the release of its follow-up album, "Trench."
Variety
July 10
Pulitzer winner has a 'Conversation' in advance of Guthrie world premiere

Pulitzer winner has a 'Conversation' in advance of Guthrie world premiere

Playwright Lynn Nottage and Guthrie artistic director Joseph Haj discuss her work, which has won two Pulitzer Prizes, before the world premiere of her comedy, "Floyd's."
Books
July 9
Lesley Nneka Arimah

Lesley Nneka Arimah wins the Caine Prize for African Writing

A Star Tribune "artist of the year" and a former Minnesotan, Arimah has been a finalist for the prize twice before.
Variety
July 9
No end in sight for smash 'Mamma Mia' at Chanhassen

No end in sight for smash 'Mamma Mia' at Chanhassen

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres has extended the Abba musical until February 2020.
Eat & Drink
July 9
Revolution Hall, is the new food hall at Rosedale shopping center in Roseville. ] David Denney • Star Tribune Minneapolis, 022019

The new Revolution Hall food hall at Rosedale has closed after 8 months

The two-story food court will be replaced by local vendors.
Music
July 9
Willie Nelson is bringing Farm Aid to Wisconsin's Alpine Valley on Sept. 21

Willie Nelson is bringing Farm Aid to Wisconsin's Alpine Valley on Sept. 21

The 34th annual installment of the annual fundraiser concert is intended to highlight rising struggles of Wisconsin dairy farmers.
Eat & Drink
July 8
Andrew Zimmern's Lucky Cricket restaurant closes for remodeling

Andrew Zimmern's Lucky Cricket restaurant closes for remodeling

The eight-month old restaurant and tiki bar is scheduled to return in two weeks.
Music
July 8
Ben Kyle of Romantica, right, with Sara Watkins and the Beatles' second drummer.

See Minneapolis musician Ben Kyle of Romantica serenade Ringo Starr at his 79th birthday party

Kyle sang "It Don't Come Easy" alongside an all-star crew outside Capitol Records in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Variety
July 8
Judge rules against Guthrie in scene shop worker's labor case

Judge rules against Guthrie in scene shop worker's labor case

Molly Diers, who resigned from the Guthrie scene shop, alleged she received poor performance reviews for 'protected' speech about inappropriate behavior in the shop. A National Labor Relations Board judge agreed.
Variety
July 8
Jane Fonda offers her impersonation of another Hollywood legend during St. Paul appearance

Jane Fonda offers her impersonation of another Hollywood legend during St. Paul appearance

Jane Fonda took a range of questions during her appearance at the Ordway.
Variety
July 8
Chaka Khan and Michael McDonald make a Doobie Brothers classic their own in Mystic Lake concert

Chaka Khan and Michael McDonald make a Doobie Brothers classic their own in Mystic Lake concert

The two music legends were at the top of their game in a dynamic double bill.
Variety
July 6
Twin Cities puppet community mourns 'feisty' and 'amazing' artist

Twin Cities puppet community mourns 'feisty' and 'amazing' artist

Soozin Hirschmugl will be celebrated Saturday in a memorial at Heart of the Beast.
Eat & Drink
July 5
Minneapolis' acclaimed Corner Table to close at the end of the month

Minneapolis' acclaimed Corner Table to close at the end of the month

Co-owners Nick Rancone and Thomas Boemer say that it's time for a "refresh."
Variety
July 1
Questlove and the Roots give a Prince-like epic performance at Mystic Lake

Questlove and the Roots give a Prince-like epic performance at Mystic Lake

Guitarist Cap'n Kirk Douglas stood out with his versions of the really new "Old Town Road" and the really old "My Favorite Things."
Variety
June 30
Andy Samberg and Lonely Island bring hip-hop humor to Minneapolis Armory

Andy Samberg and Lonely Island bring hip-hop humor to Minneapolis Armory

With guests Seth Meyers, Jose Canseco and a 'Muppet' Justin Timberlake, the "Saturday Night Live" trio thrilled a sellout crowd.
Variety
June 28
John Leguizamo provides an education in showmanship during Minneapolis show

John Leguizamo provides an education in showmanship during Minneapolis show

The multi-talented performer brought his hit Broadway show to the Twin Cities as part of the Minneapolis Comedy Festival
Music
June 27
Minnesota music legend Tony Glover picked the tunes for his own memorial Sunday

Minnesota music legend Tony Glover picked the tunes for his own memorial Sunday

The Cedar Cultural Center will host the free noontime tribute to the local blues/folk hero, which will feature John Koerner and Charlie Parr.
Variety
June 26
John Crist teases Minnesotans and fellow Christians at Minneapolis Comedy Festival

John Crist teases Minnesotans and fellow Christians at Minneapolis Comedy Festival

The red-hot comic used the Bible and his quick wit to entertain the crowd at Target Center.
Movies