'Real-Phonic Radio' shelved at St. Paul's historic Hill Library

'Real-Phonic Radio' shelved at St. Paul's historic Hill Library

The popular Americana music event with Erik Koskinen and Molly Maher is in limbo "looking for a foster family."

See 17 Groveland Gallery artists in action for five hours Saturday

July 29
See 17 Groveland Gallery artists in action for five hours Saturday
Seventeen Minneapolis artists will paint outside for 5 hours Saturday in "Plein Air SmackDown" near Lake of the Isles and Sculpture Garden. Beer, brats and watermelon to follow.

Minnesota punk vets Suicide Commandos adopt a highway

July 29
Minnesota punk vets Suicide Commandos adopt a highway
The stretch of County Rd. 16 in Minnetonka is near where the band literally burned the house down in 1977.
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July 29

Another Midwest Farm Aid: Sept. 19 in Chicago for its 30th anniversary

Willie Nelson will once again be joined by his longtime partners Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews for the annual charity concert.
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July 28

Vince Flynn tribute to mark release of his last book

The late best-selling author's friends and local media celebs will appear at a St. Thomas Academy fundraiser Oct. 6.
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July 28

Doomtree to pitch a new festival at Saints ballpark Oct. 3

The so-called Doomtree Zoo will only be CHS Field's second concert, replacing the hip-hop crew's popular Blowout concerts.
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July 27

Minneapolis curator Heywood to run Paul Allen's new Pivot Art + Culture in Seattle

Former Minneapolis curator Ben Heywood will head Pivot Art + Culture, a new non-profit launched Friday by Paul G. Allen, Seattle art collector and Microsoft co-founder.
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July 27

St. Paul-based 'Wits' on MPR is canceled, live shows on hold

Creator and host John Moe said he and his producers are looking at creating a digital "Wits 2.0."
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July 27

Old "Purple Rain" house for sale as new Prince album announced

The Longfellow neighborhood home used for filming in the 1984 movie needs a little TLC.
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July 27

One Direction's TCF Bank Stadium set list

"Clouds" opened and "Best Song Ever" closed the two-hour concert.
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July 24

Black Joe Lewis, Caroline Smith get a little animalistic at the zoo

Review: Thursday's unusual pairing of the Texas blues rocker and Minnesota R&B singer included a few tributes to, um, breeding.
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July 23

Ax comes down at Minnesota Public Radio with job cuts, moves

Significant cuts take place in public-radio newsroom.
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July 23

All-star tribute to Big Star's "Third" a coup for First Ave

The Sept. 30 performance will feature Big Star's Jody Stephens, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, Ken Stringfellow and Chis Stamey.
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July 23

Just why is Katy Perry performing at Starkey gala in St. Paul Sunday?

We don't have answers from the pop star or Starkey but we have some pretty good ideas of how these things happen.
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July 22

Cuban embassy, gorgeous weather inspire Raul Malo and the Mavericks at the Minnesota Zoo

The son of Cuban immigrants pulled out a traditional Cuban ballad as well as "Summer Wind" and "Harvest Moon."
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July 22

Check out new "Fargo" trailer

All-star cast pop in enticing trailer for much anticipated, Minnesota-based show.
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July 21

Who's playing, what's showing at Lake Harriet, Loring Park in August

The Harriet Bandshell's road-trip theme will pair the Pines with "The Straight Story" in August, while Loring Park gets Gary Louris with "Barbarella."
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July 21

On special day for Cuba, Nachito Herrera gets emotional at the Dakota

The Minnesota pianist from Cuba debuted his new band of world-class players on the day the Cuban embassy opened in Washington D.C.
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July 20

This time he really means it: Keillor confirms retirement

Keillor takes one step closer to leaving "Prairie Home Companion."
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July 20

Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams step up to the mike

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July 17

From Bryant-Lake Bowl to off Broadway

"Mrs. Smith," the Twin Cities-developed cabaret by performer David Hanbury and director-producer Andrew Rasmussen, is about to open in New York.
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July 17

Zoo gospel gig could have used more Ry Cooder guitar, less Ricky Skaggs' hamminess

The guitar hero gave a taste of his special gifts but he was mostly a sideman, not a main man.
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July 13

There was sweet soul but no harmonizing with Mavis Staples, Patty Griffin and Amy Helm

The Sweet Harmony Soul Tour drew a full house at the Minnesota Zoo.
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