Inspired
November 26, 2021
Dominic Pablo, who is Navajo, is a member of the troupe Indigenous Enterprise, which is both rooted in tradition and updated.

A new kind of Native American dance troupe

Since its founding six years ago, the group has quickly gained attention: It had a cameo in the 2016 music video "Stand Up/Stand N Rock" with Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas and performed at the Sydney Opera House in 2019.
Variety
November 26, 2021
Takunda Rusike started a women’s rugby team at Howard University and serves as team captain.

Howard University student wants more Black girls and women to discover rugby, so she started a team

Howard student creates club team, one of a very few at HBCUs.
Inspired
November 26, 2021
John Nolter

Photographer John Noltner continues his quest to find peace in America

To counter a growing divisiveness he witnessed as he traveled, he launched "A Peace of My Mind," a multiyear, multimedia arts project sharing stories of the courage and kindness of everyday people.
Home & Garden
November 26, 2021
Prior Lake

Home listings: What $375,000 buys you in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Prior Lake, St. Paul and Hugo.
Home & Garden
November 26, 2021
Replacing counters, adding LED lighting under the cabinets, installing a new tile backsplash and painting cabinets provide a nice facelift in the kitc

What you can do to fix up your home with a $20,000 remodeling budget

You can't get everything you want, but here are some choices most likely to pay off.
Variety
November 26, 2021

Ask Amy: Drama, drugs put friendship on the rocks

Dear Amy: I have a friend I love dearly, but she's crossed over a couple of lines with me lately, and I have gently cut…
Home & Garden
November 26, 2021
At Krueger’s Christmas Tree Farm in Lake Elmo, customers are being asked to reserve a time slot.

Tips and tricks if you're buying a 'real' Christmas tree this year

Here's what to expect at Minnesota tree farms, and how to keep your tree looking fresh.
Variety
November 26, 2021
Lileks: Are Minnesotans poor poo picker-uppers?

Lileks: Are Minnesotans poor poo picker-uppers?

What's to blame for our dog-doo rating?
Travel
November 26, 2021
Police direct traffic away from Humphrey Terminal 2 at the MSP airport Sunday after a suspicous device was detected in luggage in the terminal.

At MSP airport, Thrifty charged me $932 for returning the car to Terminal 1 instead of Terminal 2

Q: I'm contacting you about a $932 fee added to my car rental bill by Thrifty. The fee is for returning my rental vehicle to…
Home & Garden
November 26, 2021
A Tudor-style house with painted woodwork, renovated by SKM Design in West Hartford, Conn.

Ornament or crime? With painted woodwork, there is no middle ground

Unexpected color choices are gaining traction, such as black window trim.
TV & Media
November 26, 2021
Jeremy Renner plays Clint Barton, the wisecracking marksman of the Avengers, in “Hawkeye.”

TV version of 'Hawkeye' misses the bull's-eye

What TV critic Neal Justin is watching this week.
Variety
November 26, 2021
Sound Advice: TV soundbars enhance home theater experience

Sound Advice: TV soundbars enhance home theater experience

Q: I'm in the market for a TV speaker. Though I want clear voices, I am primarily interested in watching movies and sports with room-filling…
Variety
November 26, 2021

Ask Amy: Don't turn cruise into a guilt trip

Dear Amy: Two years ago (before the pandemic), my husband and I went on a cruise with longtime friends. They then asked us to join…
Music
November 26, 2021
Silk Sonic is Anderson.Paak and Bruno Mars.

6 cool things in music: Silk Sonic, Gully Boys, Rock Hall induction and more

On "Tonight Show," Kristin Chenoweth shares details about her date with Prince.
Variety
November 26, 2021

News of the Weird: An 8-point decoy

Three hunters in Massachusetts were arrested Nov. 11 after they shot a deer decoy with a crossbow, msn.com reported. Game wardens spotted a truck with…
Books
November 26, 2021
Woody typically signed his name at the bottom of his lyrics, added a date and location, and often included anecdotes and commentary.

Review: 'Woody Guthrie: Songs and Art, Words and Wisdom,' by Nora Guthrie and Robert Santelli

This lovingly curated volume of Woody Guthrie's song lyrics, photos and other ephemera will introduce the singer to a whole new generation.
Stage & Arts
November 26, 2021
Survivors Laura Stearns and Jina Penn-Tracy rested their heads together at the end of a press conference where Attorney Jeff Anderson announced settle

Minnesota theater group hopes guidelines can stop abusive behavior

Minnesota Theater Accountability Coalition's document addresses safe environments, work/life balance and equity.
Variety
November 26, 2021

Is there hospice care for terminally ill pets?

"Pawspice" can help a dying pet avoid suffering
Books
November 26, 2021

Good read: 'The Uninvited,' by Dorothy Macardle

Readers recommend books
Books
November 26, 2021
Gary Goodman

Review: 'The Last Bookseller,' by Gary Goodman

NONFICTION: An adventure of a lifetime in a trade nearly killed by the internet — bookselling.