Bandcamp offerings: Longshot’s “Champion,” Scrunchies’ “Alone in the Health and Beauty Aisle,” Happy Apple’s “New York CD,” Dosh’s

Bandcamp Friday returns at 'crucial time' for musicians and fans seeking a pandemic kick

The monthly web sale has been a pandemic bright spot for musicians and fans.
Ryan Stopera filming “The Return.”
Movies

Hothouse festival in northeast Minneapolis this weekend is all about poets and filmmakers of color

August 6
Saturday's Hothouse celebrates poets and filmmakers of color.
Hell's Kitchen began curbside pickup Aug. 6 with an all-day brunch menu, lunch items, take-and-bake meals, and even a make-your-own peanut butter kit.
Eat & Drink

Hell's Kitchen in downtown Mpls. returns with takeout brunch, bloody Mary bar to go

9:02am
How do you package up a massive make-your-own Bloody Mary bar?
The woodwinds section of the SPCO during a 2019 rehearsal.
Music

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra cancels all concerts for the rest of the year

August 6
Orchestra had planned to start a scaled-back season in September.
Kai Soderberg, the owner and operator of Jade Fountain, mixed a nonalcoholic hibiscus ginger inside his new cocktail bar in West Duluth.
Duluth

New cocktail lounge brings retro feel and frozen drinks to West Duluth

7:26am
The Jade Fountain opens Friday.
Mick Jagger in “The Burnt Orange Heresy.”
Movies

Mick Jagger art-world thriller asks if moviegoers are ready to return to theaters

August 6
The rocker plays a devious art collector in the slow-burn thriller "The Burnt Orange Heresy."
Penumbra founder Lou Bellamy and his daughter Sarah Bellamy toured the "Penumbra Theatre at 40" exhibit at the Minnesota History Center.
Stage & Arts

St. Paul's Penumbra gets a new name and a new mission: Promoting 'arts, racial equity and wellness'

August 6
The Penumbra Center for Racial Healing still will produce plays, but performing arts is becoming just one of three areas of focus.
Movies

'Star Trek' animation brings new adventures: 10 best things to watch, read or listen to this week

August 6
Our weekly picks to lift your spirits and expand your playlist.
Variety

Lizzo signs TV deal with Amazon Studios in 'dream come true'

August 6
The Minneapolis-launched superstar will get to dream up projects in this "first-look" pact.