The woman who many long-time viewers of WCCO remember fondly as Carmen the Nurse has died. Mary Davies Orfield died on Friday, Feb. 7 at the age of 88. Carmen the Nurse first appeared on WCCO-TV in 1954 in the popular children’s show “Axel’s Tree House.”
A Swedish reality TV show that features 10 Americans competing in various cultural events is entering its fourth season and casting officials say something is missing. They want someone from the Fargo area.
It’s the week of Valentine’s, but I’m not sure if love is in this frigid, arctic air. While there’s certainly no lack of romantic films slated to play in the Twin Cities, there’s no real surplus of them either. And that’s cool with me.
You wouldn’t think a frozen lake would offer much inspiration for local artists, but you’ll find some impressive work and creativity on White Bear Lake. Now in its eight year, the Art Shanty Projects is underway. After years on Medicine Lake, its new location isn’t stopping hundreds from visiting the outdoor gallery. The typical ice house does little to catch the eye. But near Ramsey Beach, one cluster makes people take notice.
Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. A recent study shows about 40 percent of engagements happen between the holidays and Valentine’s Day. And when you get engaged and start wedding planning, one of the most important parts for a bride is finding that perfect wedding dress.
Attention, fans of cat videos. The Internet Cat Video Festival is returning to the Walker Art Center this summer. The Minneapolis museum is bringing the festival back as a free community event at Open Field, the Walker’s summer gathering place, on Aug. 14.
Frank and Chris have had a chance to enjoy the great community of Waseca over the last couple days. Here in southern Minnesota, farming is a big deal. And just outside Waseca, you can check out the state’s agricultural interpretive center, called Farmamerica. The center opened in 1978 with the goal of preserving Minnesota’s agricultural heritage.
When I say that “The LEGO Movie” is more subversive than anything Jean-Luc Godard put out after the mid-’60s, it’s because for there to be a subversion, you first have to ambush a group of people that weren’t planning on having their worldview altered.
When you think of nonprofits, homeless shelters or food shelves might come to mind. But during the Super Bowl, many of you wondered why the NFL is considered a nonprofit, too. You emailed us wondering: What does it take to be a nonprofit?
This year’s winter lake trip – which took Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer all over Minnesota and western Wisconsin – will wrap up in the southern Minnesota town of Waseca. The guys arrived Thursday in the town, which is about an hour-and-a-half drive southwest of the Twin Cities.
After $52 million in renovations and a labor dispute that left it sitting largely empty for months, harmony has returned to Orchestra Hall.
Local three-piece vocal and folk ensemble, The Last Revel, is set to release its debut album, “UPROOTED,” this Saturday at the Turf Club.
Much like the cat who came back the very next day, the phenomenally popular Internet Cat Video Festival will be making its return to the hill behind the Walker Art Center this summer. Doesn’t that just make you purr?
When he’s not busy bringing Sexy Back, chances are, you may find Justin Timberlake indulging in one of his favorite pastimes — at the golf course.
As we get ready for the weekend, we want to help you get ready, as well. You can stay inside and daydream about the great outdoors or watch as a new spelling bee champ gets crowned. Here’s what’s happening this weekend.
The people who brought you Crave, figlio, Union and more is now bringing a contemporary twist on Southern cuisine to Uptown. Its newest concept, BoneYard Kitchen and Bar, opened to the public on March 7.
Based on the top-rated CSI television series, CSI: The Experience is a challenging and fun multi-sensory attraction that places guests in the role of crime scene investigators as they solve one of three true-to-life mysteries.
Natalie Nyhus shared her best and worst dressed picks from the 2014 Academy Awards. And, for those keeping score, asymmetry is so out.
Check out the Oscar winners.
Check out images from this year’s Academy Awards!
For the first time, pets were allowed at the Twin Cities Pet Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Check out a few photos of the event.
More than 30,000-square-feet of Barbie’s pink palace! Check out a few of the highlights. The display is open to the public on Friday at Mall of America.