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.”

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

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

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.

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

The Jade Fountain opens Friday.
Mick Jagger in “The Burnt Orange Heresy.”

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.

'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.

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.