Books
May 22

Review: 'Walking: One Step at a Time,' by Erling Kagge

NONFICTION: A noted writer explores the transformative experience of taking a walk.
Music
May 22
Cult-loved rock singer Terry Reid, a Zelig in the music biz who turned down a chance to be Led Zeppelin’s original singer, comes to Minneapolis for

Fabled British rocker nicknamed 'Superlungs' will play rare show in Mpls.

Twin Cities-bound Terry Reid talks about life with Hendrix, the Replacements and many more.
TV & Media
May 21
“Not Normal” is Wanda Sykes’ latest stand-up special.

TV picks for May 22: 'All in the Family,' 'The Butcher,' Wanda Sykes

Those were the days “Live in Front of an Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’ ” offers contemporary stars like Woody Harrelson…
Variety
May 21
Michele Tafoya wins her third sports Emmy

Michele Tafoya wins her third sports Emmy

The Minnesota-based broadcaster was part of a big night for the NBC sports team.
Home & Garden
May 21
Great horned owlets peer out of a nest.

You're lucky to spot an owl on its nest, but don't disturb it

Seeing a great horned owl and a nest with owlets is a privilege, so act responsibly.
Inspired
May 21
Hazel Norris, 3, shared a moment during snack time with one of her at-home nurses, Rachael Hatcher.

Minnesota toddler living with daily seizures finds second family in team of nurses

A super team of in-home nurses has become a second family to a brave young girl who's beset by seizures.
May 21

Hax: Teen daughter retreats when at Mom's house

Adapted from a recent online discussion.   Dear Carolyn: My ex-husband and I divorced when our daughter was 3. I went on to get remarried…
Variety
May 21

Ex-etiquette: Is it OK to ground a disobedient child from seeing biological parent?

Q: My daughter is grounded for a month because of her lying and missing schoolwork. Should she be able to go to her biological father’s…
Home & Garden
May 21
Double vase is a Chinese soapstone carving.

Soapstone carving featured mythical bird

Q: I hope you can help me identify this piece of sculpture. My mother had this piece sitting around for years and now it has…
May 21
Shoveling snow, digging in the garden, doing carpentry, rearranging the furniture and scrubbing floors stand out as stellar energy burners.

The non-exercise exercise program that helps you stay fit

The small activities you do throughout the day can really add up.
Stage & Arts
May 21
The Museum of Russian Art

Museum of Russian Art hires new executive director with strong Twin Cities ties

Mark Meister, first director of the Minnesota Children's Museum, returns to the Twin Cities after more than 30 years.
May 21

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores

Dressbarn, the women's clothing chain that's been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores.
May 21

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to get new terminal

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport plans to spend up to $3.5 billion to build a sixth terminal that would open by 2025 and renovate one of the old terminals.
Stage & Arts
May 20
A warrior’s helmet from a seventh-century boat grave.

'Vikings Begin' shows relics from ancient Swedish burial ground: 'They were real people'

What was life like in Scandinavia before the rise of the Vikings 1,300 years ago? This show at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis offers a dazzling peek.
May 20
Constance Wu’s dress from a pivotal scene in “Crazy Rich Asians” is headed to the Smithsonian.

Marchesa gown in 'Crazy Rich Asians' is becoming part of history

Dress worn by star Constance Wu donated to the Smithsonian.
Variety
May 20
Living legend Tony Bennett, 92, to croon July 28 at Orpheum in Minneapolis

Living legend Tony Bennett, 92, to croon July 28 at Orpheum in Minneapolis

Tickets to see the 19-time Grammy winner will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Eat & Drink
May 20
Wafels & Dinges' new location at Mall of America will open later this year.

Belgian waffle truck to open store at Mall of America

Wafels & Dinges will be the latest MoA outpost of an East Coast food business.
Stage & Arts
May 20
Christina Baldwin, Jim Lichtscheidl, Faye M. Price, Eric Sharp, Michael Curran-Dorsano and Becca Hart in “Small Mouth Sounds” at the Jungle Theate

Like eavesdropping on strangers? Catch Jungle Theater's 'Small Mouth Sounds'

Review: Set at a silent retreat, the comedy/drama draws viewers' imaginations into discovering its secrets.
May 20
Kit Harington as Jon Snow, left, and Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen in a scene from "Game of Thrones."

Wealth of Westeros: Economics of mercy and other final lessons

So Daenerys broke the wheel, after all. Or at least knocked it out of alignment.
Celebrities
May 20
John Feinstein

C.J. : Sportswriter John Feinstein must go see the athletes to the dismay of his youngest child

Sports columnist John Feinstein spent some time on the road after Virginia won the Final Four. The author of 35 books, including the New…
Movies