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Mick Jagger Drops Into North Loop Bookstore

The world’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll band will play at TCF Bank Stadium Wednesday night, but the Rolling Stones have already rolled into town. When the VIP guest, Mick Jagger, came into James & Mary Laurie Booksellers in the North Loop of Minneapolis, he needed no introduction.

06/02/2015

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WCCO Archives: Mr. Jimmy’s Chance Encounter With Mick Jagger

In the Excelsior area, you can spot some of the Twin Cities’ most high-profile personalties: Harvey Mackay, Prince, Miles Lord, Rick Aguilera. But ask anyone on Water Street and you find out fast another star around here who blows all the others away.

06/02/2015

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What You Need To Know In Entertainment – June 2015

Summer officially begins this month, and the warm, sunny weather means there will be a million things to see and do.

06/01/2015

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Hello Kitty Purrs Into Minneapolis!

Hello Kitty is a pop culture icon, and she’s here in Minnesota this weekend only. She’s kicking off her North America tour called “Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival.”

05/30/2015

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Jury Convicts Dustin Diamond Of Misdemeanors In Stabbing

TV actor Dustin Diamond says he didn’t intentionally stab a man in a barroom scuffle just outside of Milwaukee. The 38-year-old Diamond, who played Screech in the 1990s show “Saved by the Bell,” is accused of stabbing a man on Christmas Day in Port Washington.

05/29/2015

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Woman Says Punch Led To Dustin Diamond’s Wis. Bar Brawl

A woman has testified that TV actor Dustin Diamond pulled a knife in a Wisconsin barroom brawl right after she punched his girlfriend in the face. The 38-year-old Diamond, who starred in the 1990s show “Saved by the Bell,” is accused of stabbing a man during the fight in a Port Washington bar on Christmas Day.

05/28/2015

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Minnesota Choir Joining Rolling Stones On Stage

A Minnesota choir will step on stage next week with the World’s Greatest Rock and Roll band.

VocalEssence was asked to join the Rolling Stones for their Minneapolis stop at TCF Bank Stadium. The group found out a month ago, but was sworn to secrecy until Wednesday.

05/27/2015

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The Drinkies: Cocktail Recipes For 2015 Tony Awards

Let’s toast to the best Broadway has to offer with specially made drinks for some of the most nominated shows of 2015

05/27/2015

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Sisqo In The Suburbs: Singer Now Lives In Maple Grove

Minnesota is home to plenty of famous faces, but one is getting a lot of buzz lately. Sisqo, who ruled the late 90’s with his hit “Thong Song,” now lives in Maple Grove.

05/27/2015

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The Great Ecstasy Of ‘Sunshine Superman’

Nearly a decade ago, first-time filmmaker Marah Strauch thought she was going to make a documentary about her uncle, a man who filmed himself and others jumping off cliffs and skyscrapers for fun.

05/27/2015

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‘Slow West’ & ‘100-Year-Old Man Who Jumped Out The Window’ Reviewed

One of the best films to screen at the latest Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival, Slow West blends a Coen brothers-like sense of humor with Tarantino-smacking violence to create a frontier story that’s hard to pin down and also forget.

05/22/2015

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The Week: Thank You’s For Letterman & Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’

This week, we say our final goodnight to a late-night legend and a pop star’s new music video brings some star power

05/22/2015

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Home Rehabber Nicole Curtis Accused Of Not Paying Subcontractor

A popular HGTV reality host who once called Minneapolis home is facing an unpleasant reality of her own. A WCCO investigation has found Nicole Curtis could be in legal trouble for an unfinished project and unpaid bills.

05/21/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Seven Sundays’ Muesli

When you think breakfast, you probably think about cereal or oatmeal. But a Twin Cities couple wants you to think about muesli.

05/21/2015

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Letterman’s Final Show: The Internet Thanks A Legend

Last night”Late Show” David Letterman signed-off, marking the end of an era in television, and special guests and celebrities thanked him the best ways they knew how.

05/21/2015

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A Look At Minnesotans’ Long History On Letterman

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Since he debuted on CBS 22 years ago he’s been king of Late Night. David Letterman’s final show is Wednesday night and through it all Minnesotans helped deliver the jokes and make the music, and they […]

05/20/2015

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Late Night Hosts Bid Farewell To Letterman

Late night talk shows that are usually filled with jokes and humor took a more sentimental turn as hosts like Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Seth Myers bid farewell to David Letterman.

05/20/2015

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What David Letterman & His ‘Late Show’ Meant To Music

David Letterman was your taste-maker older brother who shared his favorite music nightly like a perfectly curated mixtape.

05/19/2015

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‘Iris’ Producer Talks About The Life Of 93-Year-Old Fashion Icon

The penultimate film of Albert Maysles is a loving and inquisitive look into the life of a now 93-year-old fashion icon.

05/18/2015

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Tap Talk: Surly Set To Open ‘Brewer’s Table’

Surly’s already impressive Destination Brewery is about to become even more so, when the brewery opens its new finer dining restaurant. The restaurant, called “Brewer’s Table”, will open on the upper level of the Destination Brewery at 5 p.m. Friday, May 22.

05/18/2015

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David Letterman Doesn’t Think He’ll Revisit The Ed Sullivan Theater After Final Show

He also discusses his longtime desk and what he’ll be doing in five years.

05/18/2015

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Art-A-Whirl Twirls Into NE Minneapolis For Its 20th Year

The music and art worlds merge for the 20th year in a row at the Art-A-Whirl festival. It spans northeast Minneapolis, and ranges from avant-garde to fine art. There are more than 50 locations that are hosting events, including art studios, galleries, homes, businesses and restaurants.

05/16/2015

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‘Camelot’ Brings The Knights Of The Round Table To St. Paul

The national tour of “Camelot” is now at St. Paul’s Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. The Tony Award-winning show is an updated version of King Arthur’s tale. It has action, history and even a love triangle.

05/16/2015

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Minnesota Orchestra Plays In Cuba For 1st Time Since 1930

The Minnesota Orchestra is making history this weekend, becoming the first U.S. orchestra to play in Cuba since the announcement to renew relations with the country. The orchestra performed Friday night in a packed Havana theater of 2,000 people as part of their International Cuba-Disco Festival.

05/16/2015

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Twin Cities Jazz Festival Set June 25-27 In St. Paul

New Orleans piano great Dr. John and Grammy-winning trumpeter Nicholas Payton are among performers scheduled for this summer’s Twin Cities Jazz Festival in St. Paul. The 17th annual festival runs June 25-27 in and around Mears Park in St. Paul’s Lowertown neighborhood.

05/16/2015

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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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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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