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Variety
February 13
'Parasite' director celebrates Oscar wins and film career at Walker Art Center

'Parasite' director celebrates Oscar wins and film career at Walker Art Center

The 'Parasite' director was part of Walker's Dialogues series.
Music
February 10
Lights out! Rage Against the Machine books reunion gig at Target Center

Lights out! Rage Against the Machine books reunion gig at Target Center

The Minneapolis arena was also the site of the band's legendary concert during the Republican National Convention in 2008.
Music
February 10
First Ave announces lineup for April's 50th anniversary weekend

First Ave announces lineup for April's 50th anniversary weekend

The April 2-5 celebration will also feature Heart Bones, Chastity Brown, Night Moves, the Bad Man, Lady Lark and more in both rooms.
Variety
February 5
KQRS' 68-year-old icon Tom Barnard signs through 2028

KQRS' 68-year-old icon Tom Barnard signs through 2028

The local radio legend plans to stay on the air through at least 2028.
Variety
February 5
Hippo Campus, Sylvan Esso to headline revamped Basilica Block Party

Hippo Campus, Sylvan Esso to headline revamped Basilica Block Party

The lineup seems aimed at festival-loving millennials instead of the usual Gen X and baby boomers.
Variety
February 4
Twin Cities animators get Oscar attention for short film, 'Hair Love'

Twin Cities animators get Oscar attention for short film, 'Hair Love'

Working separately, at least three Twin Cities animators contributed to the Oscar-nominated animated short, "Hair Love."
Music
February 3
Rolling Stones coming to Mpls. in 2020? Ice sculpture adds to speculation

Rolling Stones coming to Mpls. in 2020? Ice sculpture adds to speculation

The ice sculpture outside the IDS Tower was spotted ahead of a planned concert announcement for Thursday.
Music
February 3
Guns N' Roses returning for another stadium show, July 24 at Target Field

Guns N' Roses returning for another stadium show, July 24 at Target Field

Axl Rose and Slash also played a lengthy but muddy show 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium during their initial reunion run.
Variety
February 3
Why Minneapolis didn't succeed in hosting Disney's 'Timmy Failure' movie

Why Minneapolis didn't succeed in hosting Disney's 'Timmy Failure' movie

Director Tom McCarthy couldn't get enough state funding to shoot his latest movie in Minnesota.
Variety
January 28
For first time in 30 years, Guthrie plans Shakespeare history trio

For first time in 30 years, Guthrie plans Shakespeare history trio

The Guthrie will produce a trio of Shakespeare's history plays together for the first time since 1990, when director Joseph Haj acted in them.
Variety
January 27
Win tickets to every event at Target Center as it celebrates 30th anniversary

Win tickets to every event at Target Center as it celebrates 30th anniversary

Register for free on Twitter, Instagram or online. The winner will be announced on Feb. 4.
Music
January 27
Trampled by Turtles and Wilco to pair up Sept. 19 at Treasure Island

Trampled by Turtles and Wilco to pair up Sept. 19 at Treasure Island

The Saturday night gig is part of a three-show Midwest outing with both bands.
Variety
January 26
Sisters return to Twin Cities to play twins in Theatre Mu play

Sisters return to Twin Cities to play twins in Theatre Mu play

Francesca and Isabella Dawis play scheming high school students in the dark comedy, "Peerless."
Music
January 23
Roger Waters warns 'This Is Not a Drill' ahead of Aug. 25 date at Target Center

Roger Waters warns 'This Is Not a Drill' ahead of Aug. 25 date at Target Center

The Pink Floyd co-founder will perform on an in-the-round stage for what promises to be a topical tour.
Music
January 22
Judge denies founding drummer's right to play with Aerosmith at Grammys

Judge denies founding drummer's right to play with Aerosmith at Grammys

Recovering from injury, Joey Kramer reluctantly but respectfully accepts the court's decision about this weekend's high-profile appearances.
Music
January 22
Lizzo.

Lizzo reveals even more in overdue Rolling Stone cover story ahead of Grammys

The 31-year-old ex-Minneapolitan opened up a little more about the romantic split that informed many of the songs on last year's album "Cuz I Love You."
Music
January 21
Joey Kramer with Aerosmith performs during the Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest Day 2 at State Farm Arena on Friday, February 1, 2019, in Atlanta.

Aerosmith rejects its drummer before this weekend's performance at the Grammys

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Hall of Fame band made Joey Kramer "audition" for his own job after he suffered a shoulder injury.
Music
January 21
Nickelback and Hall & Oates each announce summer 2020 shows at Xcel Center

Nickelback and Hall & Oates each announce summer 2020 shows at Xcel Center

H&O are bringing Squeeze, while Nickelback is marking the 15th anniversary of its biggest album.
Music
January 21
George Strait returns to Twin Cities for Aug. 22 show at U.S. Bank Stadium

George Strait returns to Twin Cities for Aug. 22 show at U.S. Bank Stadium

Minneapolis so far has the only stadium show announced in the Texas twanger's gradual return to the road.
Variety
January 17

Red Wing center receives $12,000 for deaf artist residency

Anderson Center apparently offers the nation's first, and only, residency program for deaf artists.
Celebrities
January 16
Winona Ryder opens up about shooting not-so-secret commercial in Minnesota

Winona Ryder opens up about shooting not-so-secret commercial in Minnesota

The Oscar nominee, who was born in Winona, Minn., stars in a new HBO miniseries, 'The Plot Against America.'
Music
January 14
Trampled by Turtles frontman Dave Simonett announces solo album, tour for spring

Trampled by Turtles frontman Dave Simonett announces solo album, tour for spring

"Red Tail" will be the singer's first LP under his own name and sounds mellower than his other projects.
Variety
January 14
Minnesota arts leader to leave for warmer climes

Minnesota arts leader to leave for warmer climes

Bonnie Schock, who has been executive director of Red Wing's Sheldon Theatre since spring 2015, has been poached by a theater in Arizona.
Variety
January 14
Two Minnesotans get a chance to play Ellen DeGeneres's 'Game of Games'

Two Minnesotans get a chance to play Ellen DeGeneres's 'Game of Games'

Kathy Keeler and Sheletta Brundidge will appear on the NBC prime-time series.
Variety
January 11
Veteran actor Stephen McKinley Henderson reflects on Marion McClinton's contributions to the theater

Veteran actor Stephen McKinley Henderson reflects on Marion McClinton's contributions to the theater

Henderson hopes to be at an upcoming memorial to the late St. Paul director.

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