89.3 the Current turning 12 with Bonar, Messersmith, Lemon Twigs, Joseph

89.3 the Current turning 12 with Bonar, Messersmith, Lemon Twigs, Joseph

The Jan. 27-28 birthday lineup at First Ave will also feature Strand of Oaks, Sam Roberts and local newcomers Jay Smart, Monica LaPlante and Black Market Brass.

Beyonce gets 9 Grammy nominations; 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye

December 6
Beyonce gets 9 Grammy nominations; 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye
The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce's lemonade.

Twin Cities musicians tout consent in viral remake of 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'

December 6
Twin Cities musicians tout consent in viral remake of 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'
Lydia Liza and Josiah Lemanski updated the 1944 song with new lyrics that offset its questionable sexual tone.
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Surly Brewing owner Omar Ansari said there are no plans to sell off his brewery.

Change is brewing at Surly after abrasive split with co-founder

Seemingly unstoppable over the past decade as it went from two to 365 employees and opened a $35 million facility in Minneapolis, Surly Brewing hit its first sour patch in October when its co-founding brewmaster abruptly quit.
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Orono reviews event policy after complaints about Lorie Line recitals

When is a private party a special event? The city is reviewing its regulations after neighbors objected to pianist's recitals.
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December 9

10,000 purple lights: Minnesota family honors Prince with holiday display

The ambitious light display blinks to the tune of "Purple Rain."
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December 9
Lizzo. Photo by Jabari Jacobs/Atlantic Records

Best concert of the week: Kristin Hersh at Cedar Cultural Center, Lizzo at First Avenue

Your guide to the Twin Cities' must-see shows this week.
Music
December 9

Raunchy rap video shot in Mpls. high school gym; district officials repulsed

Aspiring rapper rented gym, and raunchy results leave many upset.
Music
December 8

St. Paul to open renovated Palace Theatre for public 'sneak peek'

The event will include self-guided tours and a musical performance.
Movies
December 8

How movies became the latest concert craze for Minnesota Orchestra

Orchestras across the country are banking on the popularity of film scores.
Music
December 8

R. Kelly opens up, then hangs up, in interview before Orpheum holiday concert

In an abbreviated phone chat, Chicago's ill-reputed R&B singer only wanted to talk about his new, sexed-up Christmas album.
Music
December 8

They'll be home for Christmas concerts: A guide to holiday shows by Minnesota's favorite acts

Your guide to holiday shows by Minnesota's enduring local acts.
Music
December 8

How can Dylan inspire teens? Iron Range project is on the case

He won't be in Sweden for his Nobel Prize. Could his ''pre-existing commitment" be in Hibbing?
Music
December 7

CD review: Rolling Stones get the blues while John Legend gets darker

Rolling Stones, “Blue & Lonesome” (Interscope) In a career that spans more than 50 years, the Stones have just about run out of surprises.…
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December 7

VocalEssence unwraps novelty-filled 'Welcome Christmas' concert

REVIEW: Spanish Christmas carols were the centerpiece of this lively VocalEssence program.
Music
December 7

Review: Stevie Nicks and Chrissie Hynde empower each other

Hall of Famers rock St. Paul with familiar and obscure songs.
Music
December 7

On day of Nobel ceremony, Dayton visits Hibbing to declare Bob Dylan Day

No, don't expect Dylan to be at either event on Saturday.
Music
December 6

Best jazz concerts of the week: CD release party for the Twin Cities Jazz Sampler II

Creative takes on holiday classics Saxophonist Tim Warfield put out the “Jazz Christmas” album four years ago, featuring national artists treating familiar carols such as…
Music
December 6

State Fair lands Nickelback for its opening grandstand act for 2017

Tickets go on sale Friday for the Canadian rock band.
Music
December 6
Ally Brooke and Lauren Jauregui performed with Fifth Harmony at the KD...

Tove Lo, Fifth Harmony, Backstreet lead Jingle Ball Class of 2016

Tove Lo, Fifth Harmony, Backstreet led KDWB's annual pop sampler at Xcel Center.
Music
December 5

Guns N' Roses rewards fans' patience with July 30 date at U.S. Bank Stadium

While their resident football team lags farther behind in the standings, U.S. Bank Stadium has jumped out in front as a leader in the arena…
Variety
December 5

Once more with 'Purpose:' Bieber to tackle U.S. Bank Stadium on Aug. 18

The Minneapolis date is only the third scheduled date on the Biebs' first U.S. stadium tour, and follows a sold-out Target Center show this past June.
Music
December 4

New Standards stay merry, despite a messy 2016

Review: New twists and current events kept the holiday shows fresh in their 10th year.
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