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Playwright’s ‘Hamlet’ Hits The Road In Minnesota

Minnesota playwright Jeffrey Hatcher is taking his one-man show about his childhood experience staging Hamlet on the road this month. “Jeffrey Hatcher’s Hamlet” will travel to seven Minnesota communities. Hatcher was 11 when he adapted, directed and performed in Shakespeare’s drama “Hamlet” for a fifth-grade English class in Steubenville, Ohio.

03/08/2014

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Best Places To Celebrate Women’s History Month 2014 In Minnesota

Women’s contributions to the progress of the human experience are recognized annually in the month of March. Here are the five best places in Minnesota to celebrate Women’s History Month this year.

03/03/2014

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Read Part Of Author William Kent Krueger’s ‘Ordinary Grace’

William Kent Krueger shares an excerpt from his book “Ordinary Grace.” The book is a story of murder in a small Minnesota town in the summer of 1961.

03/03/2014

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Best Museum Exhibits This Spring In Minnesota

Get your culture on this spring with some of the best museum exhibits in Minnesota.

02/24/2014

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Wander Minnesota: Vivian Maier – There’s Still Time

If you haven’t yet taken in the Vivian Maier exhibit at the Minneapolis Photo Center, heads up—it’s still here for another week, through March 1, and it’s well worth a visit. Vivian Maier is a rather mysterious figure who worked as a nanny in the Chicago area for most of her adult life in order to earn money for her passion: photography. Outside of work hours, she shot tens of thousands of photos of life in Chicago (as well as the occasional journey outside of the Chicago area), capturing all manner of street life and sides of humanity.

02/21/2014

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Best Upcoming Comedy Shows In Minnesota

Six superlative comedy shows are coming soon to Minnesota.

02/17/2014

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Best Art Supply Stores In Minnesota

Whether you’re a graphic designer, a kitchen table scrapbooker or a paint-by-numbers type, you’ll find the products you need at these top Minnesota stores for artists.

02/10/2014

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Top 5 Opening Ceremonies At The Olympic Games

The Winter Olympics in Sochi start Friday. Check out the top 5 Opening Ceremonies ever.

02/05/2014

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Best Upcoming Art Festivals In Minnesota

As the spring season stirs our urge to get out of doors and explore, here are the five best upcoming art festivals in Minnesota.

02/03/2014

New York City Prepares For Super Bowl XLVIII

Top 5 Super Bowl Commercials

People watch the Super Bowl for the commercials as well as the football. Here are the top 5.

01/29/2014

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Best Date Night Shows For Valentine’s Day In Minnesota

Take in a show with your valentine this year.

01/27/2014

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Best Ways To Celebrate Lunar New Year In Minnesota

Be a part of celebrating the Lunar New Year at any of these Minnesota events.

01/20/2014

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Best Books For Finding Love This Valentine’s Day

Looking for that perfect book for your loved one? Our friends at Simon & Schuster have a lot of fantastic dating guides and a few less-traditional reads to help you feel the love this Valentine’s Day.

01/19/2014

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Best Language Classes In Minnesota

Learn some of the world’s languages at these local institutions.

01/13/2014

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Best Fitness And Dance Studios In Minnesota

Dance yourself into shape at these studios in Minnesota.

01/06/2014

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Behind The Scenes Of ‘Wicked: The Musical’

A big Broadway show has rolled into town. The set of “Wicked” was unloaded into the Orpheum Theatre Tuesday morning. The show opens Wednesday and runs for six weeks, through Oct. 27.

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