With the Academy Awards still looming large on the horizon, it’s hard not to post up a handful of nominees again this week. A few of the big contenders — such as Birdman, Selma, Boyhood and American Sniper – are showing at several metro screens, and the Oscar-nominated shorts are also still going strong over at the Lagoon and the Riverview.
The Dave Matthews Band will be bringing its Summer Tour 2015 to St. Paul this summer. On Monday, Xcel Energy Center and Live Nation made the announcement, saying the Dave Matthews Band is set to play at Xcel on July 1 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13.
A few Grammy nominees with Minnesota connections won golden gramophones on Sunday night, but the biggest Minnesota winner of all was presenter Prince, according to the reception on Twitter. Prince was on hand to present the album of the year award, which many expected to go to either Beyonce or Sam Smith.
See the full list of winners at this year’s GRAMMYs.
Here’s a rundown on “Take My Hand,” and why it’s part of the GRAMMYs program.
as all of us save one now know that we are not Taylor Swift’s date to the GRAMMYs
The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards has a long list of duets planned for the big night, but it’s who Katy Perry’s sharing this stage with this Sunday (Feb. 8) that has people talking.
While the majority of this year’s big Grammys are expected to go to people as far-flung as British crooners Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran, Irish singer-songwriter Hozier, or Australian songstresses Sia and Iggy Azalea, there are a few categories with candidates much closer to home.
Minnesota was well-represented in one of the first Wheel of Fortune episodes this year.
Brandon Kimbler of Blaine and Deb Tharaldson of Brooklyn Park somehow ended up on the exact same episode.
Mandolinist Chris Thile of the band Punch Brothers says hosting “A Prairie Home Companion” is like “getting to be Luke Skywalker.” Thile will substitute for “Prairie Home” host and creator Garrison Keillor on the public radio show Saturday and Feb. 14 from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.
Call it, #GrapeGate light. On Wednesday, I told you about Mashable, the website that named the most iconic movies shot in each state. And for Minnesota, they picked the 1995 comedy, “Mallrats.” Well, negative reaction came faster than you could say “Chasing Amy.”
Which movie shot in Minnesota is the most iconic? “Jingle All the Way”? “Grumpy Old Men”?
The GRAMMYs performance of Common and John Legend will feature a very special guest: Beyonce.
With news of “Supergirl” finding its lead actress in Melissa Benoist, here are the top reasons to get excited for the new series.
Bill Pohlad, known for producing such powerful films as 12 Years a Slave, Tree of Life and Brokeback Mountain, will have a director credit on a film slated to cap off this year’s Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival.
Other newly announced collaborations include Brandy Clark with Dwight Yoakam, Ed Sheeran with Herbie Hancock, Questlove and John Mayer, and also Sheeran with ELO’s Jeff Lynne.
How does Katy Perry follow up her epic, record breaking Super Bowl performance? Well, by taking on music’s biggest night in music, of course.
This GRAMMYs is going to be a real rager, according to Taylor Swift.
They’re going to perform “FourFiveSeconds” together for the first time.
Publisher Harper announced Tuesday that “Go Set a Watchman,” a novel the Pulitzer Prize-winning author completed in the 1950s and put aside, will be released July 14.
Now that the Super Bowl is behind us, let’s talk about a different type of spectacle, The Oscars.
Minneapolis-based Harriet Brewing is celebrating its fourth anniversary with great local bands and a “total tap takeover” at the Cedar Cultural Center.
From a little puppy’s adventure to reunite with a friend …. to Kim Kardashian taking multiple selfies, here’s a look at what we think were the best and worst of Super Bowl ads in 2015.
This year’s Super Bowl is being played Sunday in a much warmer place: Arizona. But several of the people leading Minnesota’s Super Bowl Committee are there taking notes.
Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show just blew up Twitter. Here’s a look at the top celeb tweets.
“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.
Forget the Patriots, ignore the Seahawks. The REAL competition this year is between Drew Carey, Pepper, Faulkner and the rest of the starting lineup for Puppy Bowl XI. See them all here!
The 2015 Oscar Nominations were announced Thursday morning, including lots of nominations for “Boyhood,” “Birdman,” and “The Imitation Game.” See all the contenders in the top categories here.
The stars came out in full force at the 2015 Golden Globes, and some brought A-game glamour to the red carpet while others chose duds that were … well, duds.