TV & Media
March 18

TV talk-show highlights March 19

Morning9 a.m.Live With Kelly and Ryan "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon, actor John David Washington, actress Lana Condor, acrobat Virginia Tuells. (KSTP, Ch. 5)Afternoon4…
March 18

Canceled before its release, a comic book focusing on Jesus finds new publisher

"Second Coming," a comic-book series with Jesus Christ as a character, is getting a second chance after DC Comics canceled it last month before its…
March 18

Ask Amy: Husband insists on distractedly driving dangerously

Dear Amy: My husband insists on being the driver on both long and short car trips. However, he has a bad habit of texting…
Variety
March 18
Jerome Foundation awards two-year, $40,000 grants to 60 individual artists

Jerome Foundation awards two-year, $40,000 grants to 60 individual artists

More than 80 percent of the artists -- based in Minnesota and New York City -- identify as people of color.
Variety
March 18
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Lileks: The anxiety of customer taco surveys

I enjoy online customer satisfaction surveys. After all, my opinion is very important to them — except when it’s a case of me being too…
Music
March 18
Joshua Dennis, center left, sang the part of “Shoeless Joe” Jackson, a Chicago White Sox outfielder accused of conspiring with other players to lo

Minnesota Opera batting above average with satisfying world premiere of 'The Fix'

Review: Joel Puckett's opera is based on the infamous "Black Sox Scandal" of 1919.
Variety
March 18
Wearables such as the Owlet Smart Sock can track heart rate and oxygen levels.

You can use tech to track your baby's every movement and milestone — but should you?

Apps and wearables track naps, sunlight exposure and much more. Some parents find the data reassuring, but pediatricians and privacy experts are raising concerns.
Home & Garden
March 18
Denny Hecker's former main lodge-style retreat is $4 million.

Go inside Denny Hecker's former lakeside mansion retreat, now priced at $4M

The lavish compound near Crosslake has been divided into three lots.
Home & Garden
March 18
Designer Jeralyn Mohr created a cozy refuge in her small St. Paul efficiency apartment.

St. Paul designer transforms her efficiency apartment into a cozy refuge

She works wonders with the small space on the third floor of a turn-of-the-century house in St. Paul.
Variety
March 18
Colbert's bandleader Jon Batiste honors Prince in final 'Live From Here' St. Paul show of the season

Colbert's bandleader Jon Batiste honors Prince in final 'Live From Here' St. Paul show of the season

The national radio show was sprinkled with Minnesota tributes.
Stage & Arts
March 17
Molly Sue McDonald, Joe Nathan Thomas, JC Cutler, Bob Beverage and Chelsie Newhard in “The Cradle Will Rock,” an unironic operetta that makes a pl

Review: Minneapolis returns fondly remembered musical, 'Cradle Will Rock'

Big Business rules in an 80-year-old musical that doesn't feel that old.
Movies
March 17
Brie Larson as “Captain Marvel” is a superhero at the box office.

'Captain Marvel' dominates at the box office to remain in top spot

"Captain Marvel" has continued to dominate the global box office in its second weekend in theaters, leaving newcomers in the dust.Walt Disney Studios estimated Sunday…
TV & Media
March 17
Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos in Alex Gibney’s “The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley.”

TV picks for March 18: 'The Inventor: Out For Blood in Silicon Valley,' 'The Fix,' '306 Hollywood'

Blood workSkepticism takes a holiday in "The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley," Alex Gibney's jaw-dropping documentary about how Theranos founder and CEO…
Variety
March 17
College life can be noisy, to put it mildly. Bose QuietComfort 3 Acoustic Noise Canceling headphones offer superior sound while also blocking out back

Using headphones at work could make you less creative

Do you listen to music while working? It could be affecting your creativity.Researchers from universities in England and Sweden recently conducted a study, published in…
Variety
March 17

Minnesota's Waiting Child: Izaya likes drawing and playing basketball

Izaya, 15, is described as respectful, personable and charming. He is a good communicator, listens well and can be entertaining. In his free time, Izaya…
TV & Media
March 17

Plotline touches on current issues

Q: "Madam Secretary" recently had a show about Afghanistan and brides. The issue was about a video taken, edited with comments and put on a…
Music
March 17

The week's five best Twin Cities classical concerts

Medieval gets modernPicture a trio singing medieval works. Add newly penned pieces and plenty of electronics. Then squint a little, adjusting for the unexpected. Liquid…
March 17
Jack Lund at a February event honoring his 70 years of service to the Postal Service.

Since 1949, he's delivered the mail

Postal Service honors 91-year-old driver.
March 17

Hax: She'd like some 'adult time' on vacation

Adapted from an online discussion.Dear Carolyn: My partner's children, who are in middle school, will spend most of their spring break with us. (They mostly…
Music
March 17
Phinehas Bynum, Bradley Greenwald, Philip Brunelle and Liv Redpath in “Candide” by Theater Latté Da and VocalEssence.

Twin Cities team tries to 'fix' Leonard Bernstein's biggest flop

Theater Latté Da doubles up with VocalEssence to rethink a confounding musical theater work.
Movies