Eat & Drink
January 14
At Tenant, the chefs in the kitchen are also servers in the dining room.

Where to go for great hot chocolate, burgers and vegan food in Twin Cities

Food critic Rick Nelson answers any and all dining-related questions, including: What happened to Burger Friday?
Music
January 14
Trampled by Turtles frontman Dave Simonett announces solo album, tour for spring

Trampled by Turtles frontman Dave Simonett announces solo album, tour for spring

"Red Tail" will be the singer's first LP under his own name and sounds mellower than his other projects.
Variety
January 14
Minnesota arts leader to leave for warmer climes

Minnesota arts leader to leave for warmer climes

Bonnie Schock, who has been executive director of Red Wing's Sheldon Theatre since spring 2015, has been poached by a theater in Arizona.
Music
January 14
Yola performed during the Americana Honors & Awards show in Nashville.

The road from homelessness to happiness brings British singer Yola to Minneapolis

British vocalist Yola has gone from homelessness to happiness — with an Americana album, no less.
Home & Garden
January 14
No matter what you call it, this chest is beautiful.

'Arab chest' was likely made in India to hold dowry

Q: I inherited this chest from my parents. It was shipped to them from Saudi Arabia in 1968, and they referred to it as the…
TV & Media
January 14
Chris Rock joined the cast of “Fargo” for the fourth season as a crime syndicate boss.

Chris Rock shocked and thrilled with 'Fargo' role

Chris Rock was "shocked" to land the lead role in "Fargo."
Variety
January 14
Dry January is an annual trend that can lead to better sleep, less calorie intake and an awareness of one’s drinking habits.

Does the 'Dry January' movement really work?

Experts mostly endorse the New Year practice, but with caveats.
Variety
January 14
Two Minnesotans get a chance to play Ellen DeGeneres's 'Game of Games'

Two Minnesotans get a chance to play Ellen DeGeneres's 'Game of Games'

Kathy Keeler and Sheletta Brundidge will appear on the NBC prime-time series.
Movies
January 14
This image released by Sony Pictures shows, Saoirse Ronan and Timothée Chalamet in a scene from “Little Women.” On Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, Ronan wa

Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win for Best Picture?

With the nominations now on the table, we look at what the favorites will be.
Movies
January 13
Best actor nominees Antonio Banderas, Leonardo DiCaprio, Adam Driver, Joaquin Phoenix and Jonathan Pryce. Taron Egerton missed the cut.

Oscar predictions: Who will win, who should win for Best Actor?

Plus, the rest of the nominees.
Movies
January 13
Supporting actress nominees Kathy Bates, Laura Dern, Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh and Margot Robbie. Jennif Lopez missed the cut.

Oscar predictions: Who will win, who should win for Best Supporting Actress?

Plus, the rest of the nominees.
Movies
January 13
Supporting actor nominees Tom Hanks, Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and Brad Pitt. Song Kang Ho missed the cut.

Oscar predictions: Who will win, who should win for Best Supporting Actor?

Plus, the rest of the nominees.
TV & Media
January 13
Martin Sheen was Josiah (Jed) Bartlet in “The West Wing.”

TV Q&A: No 'West Wing' sequels planned

Q: I just finished watching all seven seasons of “The West Wing” on Netflix. It ended with Jed Bartlet (Martin Sheen) ending his time as…
Books
January 13
Ann Napolitano

Review: 'Dear Edward,' by Ann Napolitano

FICTION: A devastating plane crash kills everyone aboard, except one 12-year-old boy.
Movies
January 13
Best actress nominees Cynthia Erivo, Scarlett Johansson, Saoirse Ronan, Charlize Theron and Renee Zellweger. Awkwafina missed the cut.

Oscar predictions: Who will win, who should win for Best Actress?

Plus, the rest of the nominees.
Variety
January 13
A new Arab American superhero is stepping into the Marvel Universe, as the entertainment company continues to take big steps toward diversity.

Marvel's newest superhero is an Arab American from Dearborn, Mich.

A new Arab American superhero is stepping into the Marvel Universe, as the entertainment company continues to take big steps toward diversity.The new character, Amulet,…
Variety
January 13

Ask Amy: Birth family reunion doesn't go as planned

Dear Amy: I am adopted and have been in contact with my birth mother for five years. I have met her husband and their…
Eat & Drink
January 13
Blackbird Cafe in south Minneapolis.

Blackbird Cafe in south Minneapolis closes after more than a decade

After more than a decade of serving the Twin Cities, Blackbird Cafe is now shuttered.
Movies
January 13
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Oscar noms clear room for 'Joker' but not much for women or people of color

Anticipating pushback, the Oscars released a statement that women comprise about one-third of this year's nominees.
Home & Garden
January 13
French manor in Orono

$4.5M French manor in Orono boasts palatial rooms, resort-like pool and gardens

There's also a state-of-the-art kitchen with two marble-topped islands, a custom La Cornue French oven and appliance lifts.
Movies