Alexandra Eady's "Wave," performed at the Southern Theater on Saturday and Sunday, centered on how a community can become a wave when it stands in sol

Review: Dancers move with buoyancy and fluidity in 'Wave' at Southern Theater

Choreographer Alexandra Eady's work weaves together abstraction and clarity at the same time.
Jovonta Patton wins new artist of the year at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards.
Music

Minneapolis singer Jovonta Patton named 'new artist of the year' at Stellar Gospel Music Awards

July 22
It was an uncommon win for an independent artist at Saturday's ceremonies.
FILE - Author Louise Erdrich reflects on growing up in North Dakota and her new book "The Plague of Doves" at her store BirchBark Books in Minneapolis
Books

Big names Kate DiCamillo, Louise Erdrich, Edwidge Danticat and Alice Hoffman are Talking Volumes guests

July 21
It's the 25th season for the Star Tribune and MPR's popular live series of chats with writers.
A red basket that contains a sandwich with fried chicken tenders poking out of the shiny bun and pink sauce dripping off of it, and a handful of golde
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The 5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities this week

July 21
Checking out a hot chicken place, brewing company, Italian bistro, health-conscious eatery and a sun-filled coffee shop.
A 13-year cicada peers over a ledge in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, May 11, 2011. Portions of the southern states are currently experiencing the emer
Variety

Lileks: Sound of cicadas means summer's here to stay

July 21
But where are the billions of icky, noisy insects they warned us about?
A group of Minnetonka neighbors who, for 30 years, have had a progressive dinner, going from one house to another for 3 courses of food and camaraderi
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Yuen: Why it's not rude to ask your houseguests to take their shoes off

July 22
And if you're a respectful visitor, you should not be offended by this request.
The Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad tourist train heads up  the St. Louis River estuary, while two kayaks paddle downriver.
Travel

In Duluth, you can take a vintage train up the St. Louis River, then paddle back

July 19
The sightseeing railroad and water trail follow the restored river estuary — but watch the weather.
Music

Philly's NBA coach digs Prince so much he's throwing a party at Paisley Park

July 19
Morris Day & the Time and the New Power Generation will entertain Aug. 17 for Nick Nurse's event.
Music

Review: Minnesota Yacht Club festival ends in rowdy, dopey style with Chili Peppers

July 20
A capacity crowd turned out for the second day of St. Paul's big, new music fest, where the Offspring and Gary Clark Jr. also performed.

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