Earth Wind & Fire bassist Verdine White and singer B. David Whitworth groove during the Heart & Soul Tour with Chicago at Xcel Energy Center.

Review: Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago make St. Paul fans feel the love

The extended joint encore culminated in a knockout version of "25 or 6 to 4."
Garrison Keillor, who performed with singer-songwriter Heather Masse at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium in 2016, took the stage with her Friday night dur
Stage & Arts

Review: Garrison Keillor's marathon show in St. Paul suggests he can perform for another decade

July 13
The host looked upbeat, shared anecdotes and serenaded classics he has performed with past guests at the "50th Anniversary of Prairie Home Companion."
The crêpe cake from Oh Crêpe! in Edina is a showstopper.
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The 5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities and beyond this week

July 12
A new location of a favorite restaurant, sampling at the Taste of Minnesota, crêpes for Bastille Day and pizza in Lake Country made for an eclectic – and delicious – week.
St. Paul Pioneer Press columnist Rubén Rosario died Wednesday from complications associated with multiple myeloma.
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Yuen: St. Paul columnist Rubén Rosario told stories with conviction and empathy

July 11
The Pioneer Press writer's death is a gut punch also because of what he represented: a time when there wasn't anything a smaller local newspaper couldn't do.
author Ty Chapman is pictured at a book event, seated and holding a microphone while wearing a shirt from the Red Balloon book store
Books

Four Minnesota writers each have 3 (or more!) books out this year. How did they do it?

July 11
Kao Kalia Yang, Kate DiCamillo, Marcie Rendon and Ty Chapman didn't sleep much.
Hiroyuki Sanada plays the skilled military and political strategist Lord Yoshii Toranaga in “Shōgun.”
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Neal Justin: The best TV shows of 2024 (so far)

July 11
Andrew Scott, Jessica Lange and Jean Smart are among those who turned in memorable performances.
The bar greets you when you enter Chilango, across from Bde Maka Ska in Minneapolis.
Eat & Drink

Review: Chilango is chef Jorge Guzmán's Mex-Tex playground

July 11
The Minneapolis restaurant pushes the boundaries of south-of-the-border cuisine — with some caveats.
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Falen is vulgar. And vulnerable. And Minnesota audiences can't get enough.

July 10
Falen defied gender stereotypes on KDWB. Now the uber-popular media personality joins "The Jason Show."
Stage & Arts

Walker Art Center's 2024-25 season features Grammy winners and artists from Africa to Asia

July 12
The roster includes singer-songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello, composer Caroline Shaw, Pulitzer winner Tyshawn Sorey and performance artist Eiko Otake.

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