Variety
December 7, 2017
KARE wins major journalism award for investigative work

KARE wins major journalism award for investigative work

The Twin Cities station is recognized for investigative work.
Variety
December 7, 2017
Kevin Hart shines spotlight on minority stand-up comics in Twin Cities

Kevin Hart shines spotlight on minority stand-up comics in Twin Cities

The comedian taped this weekend's episode of 'Hart in the City' at Baddies Comedy Co. in St. Paul.
Eat & Drink
December 7, 2017
Holiday punch photographed at Cambria studio.

Simplify your party drinks by serving a bowl of cocktail-worthy punch

Punch offers ease for the host and a delightful cocktail-like drink for the guest.
Movies
December 7, 2017
Kate Winslet is a frustrated waitress in “Wonder Wheel.” Amazon Studios

Woody Allen's moody 'Wonder Wheel' hits close to home

Tale of romantic delusion could be interpreted as being autobiographical.
Movies
December 7, 2017
Pekka Strang (left) is “Tom of Finland.” Kino Lorber Films

Biopic of provocative gay artist 'Tom of Finland' lacks passion

Excruciatingly slow start derails a promising story.
Music
December 7, 2017
Varsity Theater announces first two concerts in its 2018 revival

Varsity Theater announces first two concerts in its 2018 revival

Live Nation is once again partnering to present shows at the popular Dinkytown venue, which was sold to new owners last summer.
TV & Media
December 7, 2017
Garrison Keillor sang during the live 2016 broadcast of "A Prairie Home Companion" at the State Theatre in Minneapolis.

CEO: 'Multiple allegations' were made over long time period against Keillor

American Public Media CEO's comments came in a closed staff meeting, according to report.
Stage & Arts
December 7, 2017
'Annie' and other Twin Cities plays are going to the dogs

'Annie' and other Twin Cities plays are going to the dogs

It's raining cats and dogs at area theaters. Mostly dogs.
Music
December 6, 2017
The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra released its annual report Wednesday evening.

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra quadruples young concertgoers in 2017 with help of free tickets

Ticket revenue was steady during the past fiscal year, but the orchestra recorded impressive results from a program designed to lure young people.
Variety
December 6, 2017
Cold hands, warm heart?

Women's hands really are colder than men's, scientists confirm

Using thermal images, University of Utah researchers compared the hands of men and women, and found that women's hands typically run 2.8 degrees Fahrenheit colder than men's.
Eat & Drink
December 6, 2017
Kristy Dirk’s newly opened Lucky Oven Bakery in south Minneapolis has a wall of retro Easy-Bake Ovens.

The classic Easy-Bake Oven is inspiration behind new south Minneapolis bakery

It's an ode to the humble beginnings of proprietor Kristy Dirk, who, like many pastry chefs, started her baking "career" with the culinary toy.
Variety
December 6, 2017

Style calendar: Trunk show and creative apparel outlet sale

Jewelry designer Erica Molinari will host a trunk show featuring charms, rings, earrings and bangles from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. today and Fri. and 10 a.m.-6…
Variety
December 6, 2017
Longtime WCCO sportscaster Ralph Jon Fritz dies

Longtime WCCO sportscaster Ralph Jon Fritz dies

When taped highlights weren't available, WCCO-TV sportscaster Ralph Jon Fritz used to draw stick figures on a piece of paper to show viewers what had happened in a game.
Eat & Drink
December 6, 2017

Recipe: Cocktail-like punch

Earl Grey-Bourbon Punch Serves 24. Note: Allow time for some steps to cool. The syrup and tea can be made up to 3 days ahead;…
TV & Media
December 6, 2017
Dulé Hill, left, and James Roday in “Psych: The Movie.”

TV picks for Dec. 7: 'Psych: The Movie,' '32 Pills,' Paul Hollywood

Pop quiz Enjoying “Psych: The Movie” doesn’t require any familiarity with the 2006-14 series, but an appreciation for pop culture will be helpful as the bickering…
Eat & Drink
December 6, 2017

5 great wines to bring your host or hostess this holiday season (including one from Minnesota)

Find the perfect pairing
TV & Media
December 6, 2017

Nielsen ratings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3: Another big week on the gridiron

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according…
Variety
December 6, 2017
Save the dates for 'Hamilton': Our best guess on when the musical will hit Minneapolis

Save the dates for 'Hamilton': Our best guess on when the musical will hit Minneapolis

Twin Cities dates for the Broadway smash might be announced in late January, but there are clues already.
Books
December 6, 2017
Jeffrey Eugenides at his home in Princeton, N.J.

'Virgin Suicides' author has 'Fresh Complaint'

FICTION: Tragicomic stories follow flawed characters in difficult circumstances.
Magazine
December 6, 2017
Steve Eisenmenger, a regular at the sauna and Ely resident, pulled the lever for a wave of steam to begin his Wednesday night sauna at Ely Steam Sauna

For 100 years, public sauna has drawn Minnesotans to Ely — birthday suits optional

One of the oldest public saunas in the state boasts hot steam, cold showers and good conversation.
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