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Kanye West To Receive Vanguard Award At VMA’s

Will anyone try to interrupt his acceptance speech?

08/26/2015

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Maple Grove Sisters Looking To Take Their Songs To The Grandstand

The annual Minnesota State Fair Amateur Talent Contest semifinals bring in hundreds of fair guests every summer. The winners of each night then advance to the finals, held on the Grandstand on Sept 6.

08/26/2015

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Tap Talk: Bitter Minnesota Brewery Tours

With the craft beer revolution occurring in Minneapolis over the last five or so years, it was hard for John Fillman and James Hammer not to notice — and they wanted to participate in some way. The result: Bitter Minnesota Brewery Tours.

08/25/2015

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Stephen Colbert Announces 1st Week’s ‘Late Show’ Guests

Stephen Colbert will open big when he begins his run as host of CBS’ “The Late Show” on Sept. 8.

08/24/2015

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Huzzah! The Renaissance Festival Is Here!

Saturday is the official start to the 45th annual Minnesota Renaissance Festival in Shakopee. The festival has grown to be the largest of its kind in the United States, with an annual attendance of 300,000.

08/22/2015

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New Vikes Stadium Featured In ‘Madden 16’

Fans will not be able to see a Minnesota Vikings game played at U.S. Bank Stadium for about another year — unless they play video games. The future home of the Vikings is featured in the new “Madden 16.”

08/21/2015

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Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)

From an indie pop album release show at the Varsity Theater to a local-band-gone-national at a festival in Loring Park, here are the four shows and events to see this weekend!

08/21/2015

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Beyonce Says Nothing For ‘Vogue’ Cover

Instead, there will be an essay written about her.

08/21/2015

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‘Phoenix’ Achieves Moments Of Brilliance, Explores Identity After The Holocaust

Perhaps the best thing about Phoenix, the latest film from German director Christian Petzold, is that the ending is perfect, absolutely perfect. Not only does it neatly wrap the post-WWII story together, it hits you with a punch of emotion so strong you’ll be teary-eyed and breathless as the credits roll in dead silence.

08/20/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

Tough decisions to make in Working for the Weekend. Turkey leg versus bratwurst? Japanese lanterns or Greek dancers? There’s plenty of time to do either, or both this weekend!

08/20/2015

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

The Internet Cat Video Festival has come and gone, and so has summer, it seems. The forecast this week looks like it’s straight out of October, so it’s probably a good time to catch a movie, or watch something new on Netflix.

08/18/2015

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Miguel Concert Switched To State Theater After First Avenue Ceiling Collapse

People going to the Miguel concert Saturday night got the chance to enjoy his music at the State Theater instead of First Avenue. This is after a part of the ceiling fell on top of people inside the Minneapolis club Wednesday night.

08/15/2015

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Workers Start Repairs On First Avenue’s Ceiling After Collapse

Workers have started repairs to the ceiling of the landmark Minneapolis nightclub First Avenue after part of it collapsed during a show. The club’s main room will stay closed until the plaster ceiling is fixed following a partial collapse that sent three people to the hospital Wednesday night. No cause has yet to be announced.

08/15/2015

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From Mankato To The Heart Of The Universe

For a world-class photographer who’s skied down Mount Everest and climbed the some of the most daunting peaks on the planet, Jimmy Chin was surprisingly enthusiastic to talk to WCCO earlier this week.

08/14/2015

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Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)

From a two-day evening of local acts at the Cedar Cultural Center to an exciting album release party at the Icehouse, here are the four shows to see this weekend.

08/13/2015

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Beyonce Lands Vogue Magazine Cover For September Issue

Beyonce is gracing her presence on the cover of Vogue magazine for the September issue.

08/13/2015

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4 Things To Know: Clinton Emails, Brian Williams’ Suspension Over & More

From the latest on the Hillary Clinton email controversy to Brian Williams’ suspension being over, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Aug. 12.

08/12/2015

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Britney Spears To Guest Star On The CW’s ‘Jane The Virgin’

Britney Spears is getting ready to meet “Jane the Virgin.”

08/11/2015

Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio in 2014 (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for SBIFF)

Scorsese, DiCaprio To Adapt ‘Devil In The White City’

Erik Larson’s “The Devil in the White City” is finally headed to the big screen, with Martin Scorsese directing and Leonardo DiCaprio starring in it.

08/11/2015

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Beckham Toddler Using Pacifier Raises Questions

Soccer star David Beckham is fighting back after being criticized that his 4-year-old daughter still uses a pacifier. A picture of Beckham and his daughter, Harper, was taken on Sunday. In it, she was seen using a pacifier.

08/11/2015

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 10: (Back row L-R) Executive producers Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Sarah Schechter (Front row L-R) Actors Melissa Benoist, Calista Flockhart, Chyler Leigh and David Harewood speak onstage during the 'Supergirl' panel discussion at the CBS portion of the 2015 Summer TCA Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 10, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Superman Will Be Felt But He Won’t Be Seen On ‘Supergirl’

The producers of “Supergirl” say Melissa Benoist was the first actress they saw for the role of Kara Zor-El, the caped cousin of Superman.

08/10/2015

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James Corden To Film Entire Episode Of ‘The Late Late Show’ At YouTube Space LA

The August 21st episode will feature some of YouTube’s biggest stars, including Jenna Marbles, Tyler Oakley, Kandee Johnson, The Slow Mo Guys and
the creators of “Epic Rap Battles of History.”

08/10/2015

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Prince Invites Journalists To Paisley Park Studios

Prince had a gathering at his Paisley Park Studios but he didn’t perform — he wanted to talk promotion and business. He invited journalists attending the National Association of Black Journalists convention in Minneapolis to a four-hour dance party on Saturday.

08/09/2015

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Irish Fair Of Minnesota Returns For 36th Year

This is the 36th year of the Irish Fair of Minnesota, a family-friendly event with music, dance, food and kilts. Organizers are expecting 100,000 people to attend.

08/08/2015

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2015 Emmy Nominations

“Game of Thrones” earned a leading 24 Emmy Award nominations, but there were big nods for “Mad Men,” “Transparent,” and “Better Call Saul.” Here are the top nominations.

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World’s Ugliest Dog Contest 2015

A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left her a bit hunchbacked, was the winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog contest.

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