Variety
July 16
Childhood mermaid obsession becomes reality

Childhood mermaid obsession becomes reality

As a girl, Lindsey "Marina" Stupica was obsessed with mermaids, now she regularly swims with rays and sharks at SeaQuest inside the Rosedale mall.
July 15
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The rise of the only child: 'We're happily a family of three'

As women prioritize personal and career goals and couples marry later in life, more parents find themselves mulling a smaller family.
Music
July 15
Post Malone adds second show at Xcel Center, doubling up Sept. 26-27

Post Malone adds second show at Xcel Center, doubling up Sept. 26-27

The Dallas rapper last played in town for the Snowta fest and a Super Bowl party.
Eat & Drink
July 15
The vineyards and grounds at 7 Vines Vineyard may make you think you’re in Napa, not Dellwood.

2 fun new places to try Minnesota wines: A vineyard and a wine bar

7 Vines Vineyard in Dellwood is wine country incarnate, while UnWined Up North in Grand Rapids pours more than 30 locally produced wines.
Music
July 15
“Cosi Fan Tutte” by Mill City Summer Opera.

Rain mars Mozart in the ruins by Mill City Summer Opera

REVIEW: Dodgy weather marred an intriguing update of "Così fan Tutte" at Mill City.
TV & Media
July 15

TV talk-show highlights July 16

Morning9 a.m.Live With Kelly and Ryan Emily Deschanel, Ally Brooke. (KSTP, Ch. 5)Late night10:35 p.m.The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Musician Chance the…
TV & Media
July 15
“All Square: Justice Served in a Sandwich” on pbs.org features a look at the south Minneapolis grilled cheese sandwich spot.

TV picks for July 16: 'Pandora,' 'Lion King,' 'All Square: Justice Served in a Sandwich"

Lost in spaceSci-fi TV has an impressive history of tackling the kinds of social issues that Earthbound humans are too chicken to face. The new…
July 15

In 'Year One,' superstar creative team reimagines Superman as Navy SEAL, 'ultimate immigrant'

New three-issue miniseries by superstar team offers coming-of-age story.
July 15

Ask Amy: Tips on how to handle a drama machine

Dear Amy: How do I keep a relationship casual with a friend whose hobby is creating drama?"Emma" and I are members of an informal…
Variety
July 15

Theater Latté Da offers peek at musical 'Twelve Angry Men,' other new shows

Theater Latté Da's "Next Festival" will give audiences sneak peeks at three in-development shows, including a musical "Twelve Angry Men."
Stage & Arts
July 15
A view of the gallery for the "Foot in the Door 4" exhibition in 2010. The show was created in 1980 by the Artist Panel of the Minneapolis Artist Exhi

Once a decade, Minneapolis Institute of Art opens its gallery walls to all artists — with a catch

Having your art displayed in a major museum is a rare honor. But once every ten years, Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) offers that singular…
Eat & Drink
July 15
Demonstrating the art of hand-pulled noodles.

Watch: Noodles stretched by hand at new Magic Noodle shop in St. Paul

How much are those noodles in the window? At Magic Noodle (1337 W. University Av., St. Paul, 651-369-6688, magicnoodleusa.com), you can watch the hand-pulled…
Music
July 15
The Peterson Brothers perform at the KFAI Theater Stage.

Best little music fest in Mpls.: Roots, Rock and Deep Blues delivers again

Ninth annual Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Fest blazed on Saturday with standout sets by the Peterson Brothers, Shackletons, Humbird and Mary Cutrufello.
Music
July 15
Popular Twin Cities DJ Keezy's car is stolen with gear inside

Popular Twin Cities DJ Keezy's car is stolen with gear inside

A GoFundMe campaign has been started for Keezy, who is due to lead the third anniversary Klituation party on Friday.
Variety
July 15
Stars react to Meghan and Harry at 'The Lion King' premiere

Stars react to Meghan and Harry at 'The Lion King' premiere

Stars react to royals Meghan and Harry at 'The Lion King' premiere.
Home & Garden
July 15
The gabled house has a large front porch.

Landmark Excelsior home, on one of city's largest lots, listed for nearly $1M

Restored 19th-century home sits on almost an acre just a short walk from the lake community's historic main street.
TV & Media
July 14
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin posed beside the U.S. flag on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969. The lunar landing, which once topped polls

50 years after the moon landing, reactions range from 'wow' to 'whatever'

On July 20, 1969, roughly 600 million viewers worldwide sat riveted to their TV sets. But for many folks under 50, Neil Armstrong might just as well have taken his stroll during the Ice Age.
Music
July 14
Kacey Musgraves charmed the crowd Friday night at the Basilica Block Party in Minneapolis.

Headliner Kacey Musgraves makes for a golden Basilica Block Party

The mellow Grammy-winning singer headlined the 25th annual fundraiser for the Minneapolis church.
Music
July 14
Guitarist Daniel Murphy performs with Golden Smog at the Hall of Kings in Minneapolis for the Soul Asylum retiree's 57th birthday. From left are Kraig

All-star band Golden Smog dusts off the cobwebs in unannounced Mpls. gig

Members of Soul Asylum, Jayhawks reunited post-Basilica to bring guitarist Dan Murphy out of retirement.
Stage & Arts
July 14

Dance duo Hijack juxtaposes stage design and choreography in 'Jealousy'

REVIEW: Lighting and visual elements are juxtaposed by choreography in Hijack performance.
Movies