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Prince To Live Stream Concert For Baltimore

The unrest in Baltimore has inspired Prince to write a new song. On Sunday at 8:00 p.m., he’s holding a “Rally for Peace” there to show his support, and he’s live streaming the audio of the concert for free.

05/09/2015

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Trip To Cuba Represents Minnesota Orchestra’s Revival

When the Minnesota Orchestra plays in Cuba this week, the visit will not only symbolize the reopening of relations between the United States and the Communist nation, but also healing for an acclaimed ensemble that was “almost destroyed” by a long and bitter lockout.

05/09/2015

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Local Music Tap: Walker’s ‘Summer Music & Movies’ Lineup Announced

The Walker Art Center has your outside music and movie needs covered this summer – all for free.

05/08/2015

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Tina Fey Strips Down To Her Underwear For Last Letterman Appearance: Watch

Tina Fey wanted to give David Letterman something as a goodbye gift. It turned out it was the dress off her back.

05/08/2015

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This Week: There’s More 1D Drama & Hip-Hop Beats The Beatles

This week, there’s more One Direction drama and apparently hip-hop is bigger than the Beatles.

05/08/2015

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Shania Twain Adds 2nd Twin Cities Target Center Show

Shania Twain has added a second “Rock This Country” Twin Cities tour date at Target Center.

05/07/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

We are working for the weekend. It is Mother’s Day weekend and there are a lot of fun activities to do with mom! But we begin with a party even the dads would enjoy.

05/07/2015

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Andrew Zimmern Pitches ‘Snowbate’ Tax Renewal At Capitol

Minnesota lawmakers got a visit Wednesday from a well-known celebrity chef and food writer lobbying to save the “Snowbate” tax credit for production companies. Andrew Zimmern greeted House members, some of whom took selfies with the famous chef.

05/06/2015

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‘Flavor’ Restaurant Event To Benefit Kids, Low-Income Families

A one-of-a-kind restaurant event is taking place next week that brings attention to kids and their nutrition. It’s called Flavor and it benefits the Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign.

05/06/2015

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Prince Announces ‘Rally 4 Peace’ Concert In Baltimore

Minnesota music icon, Prince, has announced he’ll play a major concert in Baltimore, Maryland. The event, called “Rally 4 Peace”, comes as racial tensions in that city continue to boil over after the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.

05/06/2015

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Minnesota Orchestra Returns To Cuba, First Visit Since 1930

The Minnesota Orchestra is preparing to make its first visit to Cuba in 85 years. The orchestra, led by music director Osmo Vanska, will perform two concerts next week at the International Cubadisco Festival.

05/05/2015

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May The 4th Be With You: Fans Celebrate Star Wars Day At Target Field

The Twins welcomed fans of the classic Star Wars movies to Target Field for Star Wars Day, May 4th — as in, “May the Fourth be with you.”

05/04/2015

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge show their newly-born daughter, their second child, to the media outside the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in central London, on May 2, 2015. (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Prince William, Kate Middleton Announce Name Of Royal Princess

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen a name for their new daughter: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

05/04/2015

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Garrison Keillor Plans 30-City Tour This Summer

Garrison Keillor hits the road this summer to celebrate the 41st anniversary of his radio variety show “A Prairie Home Companion.” The humorist and best-selling author plans to visit 30 cities across the U.S. in just over a month.

05/04/2015

Royal fans celebrate outside the Lindo wing at St Mary's hospital in central London, on May 2, 2015 after the news is passed that Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William's second child, a daughter, was born. The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter weighing 8lbs 3oz, Kensington Palace announced. (Photo credit LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

It’s A Girl! Duchess Of Cambridge Gives Birth To Princess In London

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gave birth to a baby girl Saturday morning in London.

05/02/2015

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Comic Con Invades Minneapolis

If you’re in downtown Minneapolis this weekend, you’re bound to see some interesting characters. That’s because thousands are in town for Comic Con. The convention, which makes stops all over the country, is being held at the Minneapolis Convention center this weekend.

05/01/2015

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Reviews In Brief: ‘Tangerines’, ‘Dior And I’ & ‘Girlhood’

A lot of power in a relatively small package, “Tangerines” is an anti-war chamber drama with the emotional thrust of a knife to the gut.

05/01/2015

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David Letterman By The Numbers: 33 Years Of Fun Facts & Figures

As David Letterman approaches his final broadcast of the “Late Show with David Letterman” on Wednesday, May 20, he has amassed an impressive tally of milestones throughout his more than three decades in broadcasting.

05/01/2015

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Prince Wrote a Song Honoring Freddie Gray & the People of Baltimore

Prince has recorded a song that will address the recent riots in Baltimore after the death of 25-year-old Baltimore man Freddie Gray. According to Billboard, who spoke with a spokesperson for Prince, the track will be a “tribute to all people of the city of Baltimore.”

05/01/2015

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What You Need To Know In Entertainment – May 2015

There’s only a month left until summer gets here, which means it’s time for season finales, summer songs, and the first signs of summer blockbusters.

05/01/2015

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Head Of The Guthrie Theater To Depart After 2 Decades

To see the legacy Joe Dowling is leaving after 20 years as artistic director of one of the nation’s premier regional theaters, look no further than the Mississippi River.

04/30/2015

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Former Radio Host Jeff Dubay Arrested Again

Former radio host Jeff Dubay is in trouble with the law again after an arrest for suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia on Wednesday in Cottage Grove.

04/30/2015

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Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Weekend

From a big jam celebrating May’s arrival in St. Cloud to a “Love Your Melon” benefit concert for children’s cancer in Minneapolis, here are the four shows to see this weekend.

04/30/2015

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A Look At The Winning Films From MSPIFF 2015

After showing more than 200 films over the course of the past few weeks, the 34th annual Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival has wrapped up, and the competition results are in.

04/29/2015

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Guthrie Announces 1st Season Under New Artistic Director

The Guthrie Theater will feature Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird,” the Marx Brothers romp “The Cocoanuts,” and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific” in its first season in 20 years under a new artistic director, the theater announced Wednesday.

04/29/2015

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Wacky Fashion At Met Gala

Big names turned out in New York City last night for the annual Met Gala. But even bigger than the names were the fashion choices.

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2015 Academy Awards

“Birdman” was the top winner at the 2015 Academy Awards, winning best picture and best director. “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Whiplash” also earned multiple awards.

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