Music
February 21, 2019

Ticket Alert: Bret Michaels, David Crosby, Billy Currington, RBRM, "Dear Evan Hanson," 85 South and more

9 a.m. FRIDAY Jamestown Revival, Aug. 3 at Fine Line in Mpls. $20-$35. finelinemusic.com. 10 a.m. FRIDAY Bret Michaels, April 5 at Mystic Lake in…
Music
February 21, 2019
Aerosmith, Rascal Flatts, Pitbull added for inaugural TC Summer Jam

Aerosmith, Rascal Flatts, Pitbull added for inaugural TC Summer Jam

They join Tim McGraw and REO Speedwagon for this 3-day rock-and-country jam in July at Canterbury Park in Shakopee.
Variety
February 21, 2019
Have you ever wondered how the Northern Lights are created? Photo: Brian Peterson, Star Tribune

What do you wonder about our state and the people who live here?

We're asking readers from all over the state to take part in Curious Minnesota, a community-driven reporting project that invites you to join the newsroom, letting us know what questions you want answered by us.
Movies
February 21, 2019
Real-life married couple Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem play former lovers in “Everybody Knows.”

Spouses Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem team up for a riveting thriller 

Riveting Spanish-language thriller stars Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem.
Movies
February 21, 2019
Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and his Night Fury dragon Toothless lead the Dragon Riders in “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.” DreamWorks

Finale to 'How to Train Your Dragon' series soars 

The trilogy goes out on a high note with "The Hidden World."
Stage & Arts
February 21, 2019
Jim Denomie worked in his home studio, surrounded by his own paintings and a vast collection of masks and trinkets.

Growing in skill at 63, Minnesota artist Jim Denomie is a 'delayed bloomer'

At 63, Jim Denomie is finally hitting his stride, making paintings packed with color, humor and a potent dose of righteous fury.
Variety
February 21, 2019
Copper CowÕs deep-fried burger is a patty of ground TKcuts griddled to a rosy medium rare, slathered with oozing brie, set on a scratch-made bun, coa

Outta Control: Copper Cow's deep-fried burger, bun and all

Copper Cow's heart-stopper of a burger is slathered with oozing brie, set on a scratch-made bun, coated in tempura batter and deep-fried.
Music
February 20, 2019
Mary Ann Feldman with composer Aaron Copland at an orchestra luncheon in 1970. She once served him chicken soup — and a book of Carl Sandburg poems.

'Voice of the Minnesota Orchestra,' Mary Ann Feldman, 85, illuminated music for all

Mary Ann Feldman didn’t step onstage with an instrument or a baton. She commanded Orchestra Hall with words. For decades, Feldman gave smart, funny pre-concert…
Eat & Drink
February 20, 2019
Meat that was up for raffle sat waiting to be claimed. ] COURTNEY DEUTZ • courtney.deutz@startribune.com on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at V.F.W. Post 494

The meat raffle: Everything you need to know about our weirdest bar game

A how-to guide for playing — and winning — at a great Minnesota tradition.
Variety
February 20, 2019
'Come and get your meat!'

'Come and get your meat!'

For players at the American Legion in Golden Valley, meat raffles are more than a trip saved to the grocery store.
Variety
February 20, 2019
Lorri Talberg’s “temperature scarf” depicts 2014’s weather. The colors represent each day’s high.

Twin Cities crafters reflect climate change with 'temperature' blankets and scarves

Local knitters' multicolored handiworks turn weather stats into art and a gentle form of activism.
TV & Media
February 20, 2019
“Desus & Mero” hosts Desus Nice, left, and The Kid Mero.

TV picks for Feb. 21: Tyler Henry, 'Flack,' 'Desus & Mero'

Waking the dead Seeing Tyler Henry live at Treasure Island Casino a few months ago didn’t make me any less skeptical about his abilities to…
Stage & Arts
February 20, 2019
Crash Dance Productions’ “Proxy.”

With latest show, Crash Dance Productions riffs on the 'brain in a vat' thought experiment

‘Proxy’ for human reality Imagine your brain is put in a vat, where it continues to think and feel outside of your body. Meanwhile, where…
Eat & Drink
February 20, 2019
Chef Jamie Malone at Eastside in Minneapolis.

Downtown Minneapolis' Eastside restaurant shines under new ownership 

Grand Cafe's Jamie Malone is placing an emphasis on fun, family-style dining.
Variety
February 20, 2019
New York celebrates Minnesota artist Siah Armajani with a show – and bridge

New York celebrates Minnesota artist Siah Armajani with a show – and bridge

Along with a retrospective that opened Wednesday at the Met Breuer, Armajani's "Bridge Over Tree" was rebuilt near the Brooklyn Bridge.
Eat & Drink
February 20, 2019
Tattersall Distilling in Minneapolis.

Minnesota distillers win big in national craft spirits competition

Minnesota rum and brandy are leaders in their fields.
Variety
February 20, 2019
Chanel’s iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld dominated high fashion for the past 50 years with his accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponyt

Remembering Karl Lagerfeld and his history of cutting, sexist insults

The designer left a legacy of au courant luxury and outré fat-shaming.
Stage & Arts
February 20, 2019
Thatcher Jacobs and Nick Blaemire, from the First National Tour of “Falsettos.”

Set amid 1980s AIDS crisis, Broadway export 'Falsettos' hits winning note in St. Paul

Set amid the AIDS crisis, this musical at the Ordway conjures a broken but lovable modern family.
Variety
February 20, 2019

Sound Advice: Speakers challenge the adage about sounding too good to be true

I rarely encounter a new product that stops me dead in my tracks. But that's what happened when, while reviewing new speakers, I stumbled on…
Music
February 20, 2019
Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo gets Afro funky covering Talking Heads in Minneapolis

Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo gets Afro funky covering Talking Heads in Minneapolis

In her return to the Cedar, the Grammy-winning African star delivered some of her own tunes and interpreted Talking Heads' music.
Movies