Variety
January 11
There’s no shortage of snow for tubing at Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove.

Snow tubing at Buck Hill, Elm Creek

Snow tubing There may be a shortage of natural snow, but the slopes are open at Elm Creek Park Reserve and Buck Hill. In Maple…
Stage & Arts
January 11
Dancer Leslie Parker during a dress rehearsal for “Weave,” Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at O’Shaughnessy Auditorium at St. Catherine University in St

Native artist Rosy Simas pulls various threads to build a bold new dance work, 'Weave'

An ambitious dance work premiering Saturday in St. Paul is "an invitation to true inclusiveness."
January 11
If you have a chronic illness that’s managed with medication, mail-order pharmacies could be a good solution.

Are mail-order meds for you? It depends

The pros and cons of having your pills shipped to you.
Celebrities
January 10
Mark Rosen makes his emotional farewell from WCCO TV

Mark Rosen makes his emotional farewell from WCCO TV

After nearly 50 years, the sports anchor said goodbye to his TV home -- with a little help from his friends.
Music
January 10
Justin Vernon (here at last summer’s Eaux Claires Music & Art Festival) played the Turf with Big Red Machine.

Justin Vernon helps Andrew Broder supply bold music for dark times at Turf Club residency

Justin Vernon helped his pal Andrew Broder settle in for an ominous Turf Club residency.
January 10
A view from one of the private cottages at Golden Rock Inn in Nevis.

Sunny, affordable, friendly Nevis offers many paths to wellness

The smallest of the St. Kitts and Nevis isles pampers visitors.
Variety
January 10
Find dry desert air, mountain vistas and sunshine in Yuma, Ariz.

Amid a gloomy winter, give me sunshine, and give me Yuma

It’s been a gloomy winter in Minnesota. Who could blame me if, in a sun-starved fit, I get myself to Yuma, Ariz.? The city tucked…
Variety
January 10
Maintaining a triangular body formation is key for novice ice climbers. MARK JOHANSON • Chicago Tribune

Learning to ice climb – and chill out – in what may be sport's perfect classroom in Canada

Canada's oldest national park is a playground for the fast-growing sport.
Variety
January 10
Designed like a stone mountain wrapped in dove’s wings or a glass cloud, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights opened in 2014.

Midwest Traveler: Winnipeg museum highlights human rights

An acclaimed museum in the Manitoba capital inspires in divisive times.
January 10
A crewmember de-ices a Frontier Airlines plane at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

Travel Troubleshooter: Despite promises, Frontier Airlines flight reimbursement still missing in action

Q: I was supposed to fly from Orlando to Cleveland on Frontier Airlines, but the airline canceled my flight. The airline offered…
Variety
January 10
Karl Wallenda. left, supervised his grandchildren, Rietta, 17, and Mario, 21, and student Louis Murillo.

Vintage Minnesota: A high-flying tribute to the Wallendas

The Wallendas performed in the Twin Cities in 1978.
January 10
Many deserving movies weren’t even nominated for best picture at the Golden Globes, including "The Rider," with Brady Jandreau as an injured Lakota

After the Golden Globes, awards season can only get better, right?

COMMENTARY: Last weekend's Golden Globes set a very low bar for the Oscars to hurdle.
Variety
January 10
Riley Court, Sloan Schwarzentraub, Kallie Miller and Lexi Gruber of Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Scene + Heard: Best of the Best showcases Minnesota's dance team talent

The University of Minnesota Dance Team travels across the U.S. to compete against other college teams. But before leaving, it hosts the Best of the…
TV & Media
January 10
AJ Michalka as Lainey Lewis on “Schooled.”

AJ Michalka was well 'Schooled'

The former child star has become a teacher in ABC's new "Goldbergs" spinoff.
Stage & Arts
January 10
Twin Cities Chinese Dance Center, "Dance of Joy X"
Provided by Twin Cities Chinese Dance Center

Twin Cities Chinese Dance Center marks new year with 'Dance of Joy'

‘Dance of Joy’ for the new year Celebrate the forthcoming Year of the Pig with Twin Cities Chinese Dance Center’s annual New Year’s showcase. Fusing…
Stage & Arts
January 10
“Red Lake Fishermen” by Ojibwe artist Patrick DesJarlait.

St. Paul museum tries to get a conversation started with its inaugural show

Inaugural show at Minnesota Museum of American Art offers "something for everybody."
Stage & Arts
January 10
Charles Beck’s “Snowbound.” Provided by Minnesota Historical Society

View 'An Artist for All Seasons' at St. Paul's Hill House

Charles Beck: An Artist for All Seasons Fergus Falls artist Charles Beck was in love with the Minnesota landscape. A collection of 40 of his…
Movies
January 10
Keanu Reeves in “Replicas.”	STX Entertainment

Sci-fi thriller 'Replicas' opens

Deja vu-doo If you’ve watched football on TV lately, you’ve probably seen 200 ads for “Replicas” (rated PG-13 for thematic material, violence, disturbing images,…
TV & Media
January 10

TV picks for Jan. 11-13: 'Sex Education,' 'Valley of the Boom,' 'True Detective,' 'Victoria'

Making the grade Just because Gillian Anderson is sporting a British accent, don’t mistake “Sex Education” for a crusty, sophisticated comedy. The former “X-Files” investigator…
Music
January 10

Ticket Alert: Joy Williams, Missio, Blackberry Smoke and more.

10 a.m. FRIDAY Travis Anderson Trio, Feb. 10 at the Dakota in Mpls. $15-$20. dakotacooks.com. … The Band Perry, March 2 at Treasure Island Casino…
Movies