Variety
October 9
Marching band enthusiast Brent Turner in his Apple Valley home.

Minnesota's 'Music Man' created a high school championship where the bands are front and center

An Apple Valley booster helped introduce Broadway-style theatrics and create a competition where high school band geeks are the stars.
Eat & Drink
October 9
The rooftop restaurant at RH lit up at night.

A peek inside Edina's swankiest new rooftop restaurant

Continuing its tradition of wooing shoppers with fine dining, Restoration Hardware opened its retail restaurant in the Twin Cities at the end of September.
TV & Media
October 9
T.I., Cardi B and Chance the Rapper are the judges on “Rhythm + Flow.”

Neal Justin's TV picks for Oct. 10: 'Rhythm + Flow,' 'Rotten,' 'Goliath'

Go with the flow Those who find “American Idol” and “The Voice” a little too stiff may want to check out “Rhythm + Flow,” a…
Stage & Arts
October 9
Ballet Co.Laboratory performs “On Our Terms.”

Ballet Co.Laboratory dances 'On Our Terms'

‘On Our Terms’ With its first season under its belt, new company Ballet Co.Laboratory launches its second season with a preview and fundraiser. The group…
Stage & Arts
October 9
Jenna Wyse and Joey Ford with Emily Michaels King and Tyler Michaels King in “The Hollow” at the Cowles Center.

Minneapolis piece combines movement and rock music to thrilling effect

It's hard to pin down but the concert/dance/theater piece is thrilling.
Variety
October 9
Rather than signing up for expensive gift registries or handing out unwanted party favors, some couples are donating to charities on behalf of their w

The best gift for these brides is a charitable donation

Generous brides are forgoing gifts and urging guests to donate to nonprofits.
Variety
October 9
From left, Jobeth Williams, Kevin Kline, William Hurt and Glenn Close portray college friends who reunite years later for a weekend of renewed relatio

Two more films with Taste Movie Night at the Heights

Two more chances to see the food-related films at the Heights Theater, in connection with the 50th birthday celebration of Taste. “The Big Chill” shows…
October 9
Lizzo performed at the Palace Theatre in St. Paul. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – St. Paul, MN – May 5, 2019, Concert review of

Lizzo is still shaking things up in Minneapolis as she returns for two sold-out Armory gigs

As she returns for two big gigs, her former cohorts in the Twin Cities music scene take stock of her impact — locally, and now industrywide.
TV & Media
October 9
Tom Holland in “Spider-Man: Far From Home.”

Nielsen ratings for Sept. 30-Oct. 6: Another strong showing for NFL

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of Sept. 30-Oct. 6 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according…
Variety
October 9

Ask Amy: Groomsman says 'I do' to the bride

Dear Amy: I'm in love with my best friend's fiancée, and I'm set to be a groomsman at their wedding.I met the bride in…
Music
October 9
Trump rally spurs First Ave to donate Thursday profits to Planned Parenthood

Trump rally spurs First Ave to donate Thursday profits to Planned Parenthood

Across the street from Target Center, the club's two concerts and its restaurant the Depot Tavern will be impacted by traffic and protests that night.
TV & Media
October 8
“The Serengeti Rules” PBS

Neal Justin's TV picks for Oct. 9: 'Riverdale,' 'The Serengeti Rules,' 'Nancy Drew'

In Memoriam The season premiere of “Riverdale” will serve as a tribute to cast member Luke Perry, who died in March. The actor played the…
Variety
October 8
Little Feat doesn't quite find its footing in its first 50th anniversary gig without guitarist

Little Feat doesn't quite find its footing in its first 50th anniversary gig without guitarist

Even though the stellar Larry Campbell filled in for Paul Barrere, the band was often tentative at the State Theatre.
Variety
October 8
Today’s hair and clothing styles allow people to look and feel younger than their ages.

From head to toe, 5 ways we're aging better than ever

Breakthroughs in medicine, public health and technology mean we're feeling (and looking) younger than previous generations.
Variety
October 8
The 2021 Whitney Biennial will be co-curated by former Walker curator-at-large

The 2021 Whitney Biennial will be co-curated by former Walker curator-at-large

Adrienne Edwards spent two years as the Walker before departing for the Whitney Museum of American Art
Stage & Arts
October 8

Miranda and friends stage a rap party

"Freestyle Love Supreme" brings hip-hop improv to Broadway.
October 8

Ex-etiquette: Yes, divorce affects the whole family

Q: My wife and I recently broke up after 18 years of marriage. It was because I have found someone new and probably didn't handle…
Home & Garden
October 8
Gray catbirds are also disappearing.

Neonic pesticides hurt birds as well as the insects they eat

Study finds neonic pesticides' impact doesn't stay on the farm.
Variety
October 8

Hax: Stay the course on 'no gifts' request

Adapted from a recent online discussion.Dear Carolyn: Most of my friends have specified "no gifts" on their invitations for their kids' birthdays and I always…
Variety
October 8

'Character face' bisque dolls were made after 1910

Q: This little porcelain figurine belonged to my great-grandfather. My father told me that each year at Christmas his father would put up a Nativity…
Movies