Music
March 25
Koo Koo Kanga Roo will offer a slice of their dance-party funk live via stream Saturday at 11 a.m.

Updated list of Twin Cities musicians' virtual gigs, March 25-31

Scheduled livestreaming performances for the week, including a Charlie Parr set for KEXP, a Koo Kanga Roo dance party, Humbird, Daddy Squeeze and more.
Coronavirus
March 25

How to make a Quarantini

The Quarantini Serves 1. Note: There are many variations on this drink, depending on what folks stocked up on before staying home. This version, originally…
Coronavirus
March 25

A reason to smile: How Minnesotans are boosting morale during the coronavirus outbreak

Elvis has left the State Fair building (well, actually the location of the All-You-Can-Drink Milk Stand) as well as Conny’s Creamy Cone. Where will the…
Coronavirus
March 25

Recipe: Cacio e Pepe

Cacio e Pepe Serves 4. Note: From Milk Street Cooking School, 177milkstreet.com/school/classes/online-classes. Do not use preshredded cheese. Instead, grate it on the small holes of…
TV & Media
March 25

Video game 'Butter Royale' delivers fun in a bite-size package

“Butter Royale” came out of a pun. “We were about to fly to San Francisco,” said Benjamin Chevalier, co-founder of Mighty Bear Games, and the…
Coronavirus
March 25
People are finding ways to stay social during social isolation.

Google Hangouts, virtual happy hours: Minnesotans find ways to connect

From Google Hangouts to alley parties, friends and family are staying connected in creative ways.
Magazine
March 25
There’s plenty of food — and fun — at Chef Camp, where campers were treated to sessions by popular local culinary talents, including Raghavan Iy

Campfires, s'mores, canoeing and booze: Welcome to summer camp for adults

This summer adults-only getaway takes campfires and s'mores up a notch with drinks and gourmet fare.
Variety
March 25

Gadgets: Hyperboom speaker brings the bass

Ultimate Ears has launched the brand’s biggest, loudest and bassiest speaker yet. The party-happy Hyperboom has a wide dynamic range that brings your music to…
Variety
March 25
Lasagna Soup

The comfort of home starts with a stockpot of soup

Soup is flexible, accommodating both your preferences and your pantry.
Variety
March 25
Fundraiser T-shirt

Fundraiser to help food industry

Buy a T-shirt, help employ a chef. Minneapolis North Loop clothing store Askov Finlayson is selling T-shirts to raise funds for Minnesota’s Central Kitchen, a…
Coronavirus
March 25
Arts group Pollen held a virtual gathering for 300.

Here's how Minnesotans are connecting for virtual happy hours, game nights and birthday parties

Virtual get-togethers have become a lifeline. Here's how we're learning to connect.
Coronavirus
March 25
Indeed Brewery co-founder Tom Whisenand hosted the “Who Needs a Beer?” Facebook Live variety show and begged viewers to leave a virtual tip for hi

Livestreams, Google hangouts and alley parties: How Minnesotans are keeping their distance during coronavirus

Despite social distancing, we need to maintain our links with others.
Variety
March 25

Ask Amy: It's hard to party with 'one-party' rule

Dear Amy: I am an intellectual conservative living in liberal Berkeley, Calif.Time after time at dinner parties (even my own), the guests just assume…
Variety
March 25
The Lutheran Brotherhood building in downtown Minneapolis in the 1950s.

Long gone, the Lutheran Brotherhood building was a breath of fresh air in the 1950s

Among all the brick and stone of downtown Minneapolis, the Lutheran Brotherhood must have seemed like a cool drink of fresh water. Finished in 1956,…
Magazine
March 25
Artist Chuck Ungemach’s mural on Wycliff Street was one of a dozen in the inaugural Chroma Zone Mural and Art Festival.

What's the next North Loop? These five Twin Cities neighborhoods are on the rise

From destination dining to walkability scores, these five communities check all the boxes to become the Twin Cities' next hot spots.
Magazine
March 25
1993 inductee Syl Liebl played Polka music as Syl and the Jolly Swiss Boys. They were very popular in the 1960’s and 70’s. The Minnesota Music Hal

With shrines to Prince and polka, the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame draws fans to this small city

The state's Music Hall of Fame honors our legends of all genres, from polka to Prince.
Variety
March 25
Watch Minnesota theater students perform short plays from around the world

Watch Minnesota theater students perform short plays from around the world

Four students sent out calls for folks to join a short play contest. They received 2,500 entries from around the world and you can watch the best ones Wednesday.
Coronavirus
March 25
"The Big Coloring Book of First Avenue."

Paint First Ave black (or any color you want!) in quarantine-inspired coloring book series

Har Mar Superstar and his artist pals are launching 'Coloring Books for a Cause' for charity and picked a familiar first subject.
Eat & Drink
March 25
A March Madness-style bracket to determine the best frozen pizza in the state.

It's metro vs. Up North in Minnesota Frozen Pizza Bracket's Freezer-Case Four

Some big brands went down in the Easy-Cheesy Eight. Who will advance to the Tasty Two? You decide. Voting is open until 5 p.m. Thursday.
Music
March 24
Milwaukee's massive Summerfest, Midwest's biggest music fest, postponed until September

Milwaukee's massive Summerfest, Midwest's biggest music fest, postponed until September

The 55th annual June/July festival is being delayed because of the coronavirus. No lineup has been announced.