Playwright Hatcher will become Sherlock Holmes for a week

Playwright Hatcher will become Sherlock Holmes for a week

He will sub for actor Steven Hendrickson, who is out with a medical emergency.

New tunes carry Craig Finn, Heartless Bastards at First Ave

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New tunes carry Craig Finn, Heartless Bastards at First Ave
Finn dropped in an old Lifter Puller tune and a hint about a possible surprise set Saturday.

Garrison Keillor's retirement: Is he for real this time?

June 29
Garrison Keillor's retirement: Is he for real this time?
Garrison Keillor has announced an upcoming retirement so many times that he could be called the Brett Favre of broadcast radio. But this time might be different.
Variety
June 29

Keith Urban will play Minnesota State Fair on Aug. 28

Kelsea Ballerini will open for Urban's Minnesota State Fair debut. Tickets will go on sale at 11 a.m. Thursday.
Variety
June 27

My Morning Jacket's first of two Northrop set lists

Friday's performance stretched well past two hours thanks to several lengthy numbers.
Variety
June 25

Dale Watson leads farewell to 'Louie's Lee's Liquor Lounge'

It's just a great coincidence the Texas honky-tonker was booked for Louie Sirian's last weekend at the bar he ran for 40 years.
Variety
June 25

Kelsey Soby announces she's leaving Fox 9

The peppy on-air talent reveals Thursday was her last day on the station.
Variety
June 24
Woody Harrelson at Rock the Garden.

More Woody sightings ahead: Harrelson's here through July for film

The film "Wilson," co-starring Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern, will be shot in the Cities over the next several weeks.
Variety
June 24

Actor T. Mychael Rambo takes 'break a leg' expression a little too far

Noted Twin Cities performer T. Mychael Rambo is out of the Guthrie's 'The Music Man' after sustaining injuries in rehearsal
Variety
June 23

Company of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen poaches Twin Cities talent

Ben Heywood, executive director of the Soap Factory performing arts venue in Minneapolis, is leaving for Seattle after nearly 13 years
Variety
June 23

Surgery forces Nickelback off the road, canceling its Target Center gig

The July 25 date in Minneapolis was a makeup show for a March postponement.
Variety
June 23

O'Shaughnessy Auditorium's new season hops the globe

Meredith Monk and Arlo Guthrie are part of an eclectic mix that includes at the St. Paul venue.
Variety
June 23

Hear the new Low track "No Comprende" from album due Sept. 11

The Duluth trio headed to Justin Vernon's studio to record "Ones and Sixes," and will return to First Ave to promote it.
Variety
June 21

The sound of silence is shocking in "The Tribe"

Ukrainian crime drama "The Tribe" follows deaf teen criminals to the bitter end
Variety
June 21

"Burying the Ex" is a horror comedy of errors. Lots of errors.

"Burying the Ex," the new zom-rom-com from B-movie vet Joe Dante, might bore you to death
Variety
June 20

Trucks cuts loose on guitar, Sharon Jones jams with Tedeschi on exciting encore

The Wheels of Soul Tour featured Tedeschi Trucks Band and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings at the State Theatre.
Variety
June 18

Ten Minnesota visual and ceramic artists win McKnight Fellowships

Ten Minnesota visual and ceramic artists have won McKnight Fellowships of $25,000 each.
Variety
June 18

From West Broadway to Broadway

Three Twin Cities students from the Lundstrum Center for Performing Arts will jet to New York this weekend to study with top teachers from Broadway and from dance companies.
Variety
June 17

Hear the first track off Craig Finn's second solo album

The Hold Steady frontman and Edina native will preview tracks off the record at First Avenue on June 29.
Variety
June 17

Seth Meyers gets queer-bombed in downtown Minneapolis bar

He told the story of his experience with the LBGT event on NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers"
Variety
June 15

Midwest Weavers Conference opens in Minneapolis and St. Paul

"Urban Fiber with a Minnesota Twist," a conference of the Midwest Weavers' Association, opens June 18 in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Variety
June 15

Stone Arch Festival gets off to a rocking early start Wednesday

Organizers of the popular, free riverfront bash added two extra nights of concerts in Water Power Park.
Variety
June 15

Prince, Stevie Wonder jam at White House, D.C. concerts

About 500 people including the Obamas saw a private concert Saturday and then Prince played two public shows Sunday.
Event Calendar
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  • Music
    Charles Lloyd: At 77, Lloyd remains a giant of the jazz saxophone. Last month, he was named a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, the most prestigious honor for living jazz musicians.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
  • Music
    Charles Lloyd: At 77, Lloyd remains a giant of the jazz saxophone. Last month, he was named a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, the most prestigious honor for living jazz musicians.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
    On The Stage
    Choir Boy: A talented boy in a boarding school hopes to become the leader of the school’s gospel choir.
  • Music
    Booker T. Jones: The Hall of Fame B-3 organist known for the instrumental classics “Green Onions” and “Time Is Tight.”
    Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
  • Music
    Booker T. Jones: The Hall of Fame B-3 organist known for the instrumental classics “Green Onions” and “Time Is Tight.”
    Arts and Entertainment
    Still Life: The Inanimate Subject: A juried exhibition featuring still life photography.
    Family Events
    Artist-Designed Mini Golf: Four new holes will join such old favorites as the Curling Club, an obstacle course of stones and brooms; Putt-Pong, which includes ping-pong paddles and nets, and Putt R. Mutt, inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s infamous fountain-urinal.
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