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Tim Campbell

Senior Editor, Arts & Entertainment | Features
Phone: 612-673-4865
Location: Minneapolis
Other languages: None

Tim Campbell is the senior arts & entertainment editor for the Star Tribune, supervising coverage of music, theater, movies, art and TV. In a four-decade career, he has worked in the news department, business, sports and graphics, and was part of a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative project.


Campbell's current job reflects a longstanding passion for the arts, having grown up on a steady diet of Guthrie Theater shows, and exhibitions and concerts at Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Institute of Art. In his free time, he loves to kayak on Lake Superior and listen to jazz, rock and soul.
Recent content from Tim Campbell
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Claudia Rankine during her Talking Volumes appearance Sept. 22, 2020.

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The woodwinds section of the SPCO rehearsed in January 2019.

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra cancels the rest of its season

Plans for the 2020-21 season will be announced in a few weeks.
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Re-live the 1980s heyday of Minnesota music and comedy in a new photo book

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Prince locations around the Twin Cities Illustration by Bart King, special to the Star Tribune

Princely tour of the Twin Cities

Guide to the homes, hangouts and landmarks that Prince frequented and/or made famous.
This photo released by Sony - Columbia Pictures shows Barkhad Abdi in a scene from the film, "Captain Phillips.

Barkhad Abdi scores an Oscar nomination but not Hanks

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Jim Sundquist performed in 2011 with his Fendermen at the Rock Bend Folk Festival in St. Peter, Minn.

Obituary: Jim Sundquist, hitmaking guitarist with the Fendermen

As lead guitarist of the Fendermen, rockabilly hero Jim Sundquist inspired a generation of garage rockers to pick up Fenders of their own when he…
The two winners of $25,000 screenwriting prize from McKnight, radio personality Bob Yates, left, and a young Minneapolis writer named Michael Starrbur

Sundance debut for Brooklyn Park's Starrbury

The Sundance Film Festival announced Monday that it will premiere "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete," filmed last summer from an original script by Minnesota filmmaker Michael Starrbury.