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Read Part Of Author William Kent Krueger’s ‘Ordinary Grace’

William Kent Krueger shares an excerpt from his book “Ordinary Grace.” The book is a story of murder in a small Minnesota town in the summer of 1961.

03/03/2014

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Somali Community Mourns Shooting Death Of Businessman, Supporter Of Arts

The Somali-American community is mourning the death of a businessman after a shooting. Fuad Ali, 31, was gunned down in the 2600 block of Pleasant Avenue South. He was found lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the back early Wednesday morning.

12/12/2013

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Wander Minnesota: Holiday Shopping

With Halloween behind us, the upcoming December holidays bring on a full slate of arts and crafts fairs around the metro. These events take place all year long, but the pre-holiday season finds them at […]

11/08/2013

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Northeast Minneapolis Hosting 18th Annual Art-A-Whirl

Once again, it’s time to head over to Northeast Minneapolis to check out local arts, enjoy a wealth of foods, and enjoy the flavor of one of the Twin Cities most unique neighborhoods. The Art-A-Whirl is one of the largest open studio tours in the country.

05/17/2013

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Local ‘Mad Men’ Star Returns To Guthrie Stage

To find their Mr. Darcy, the Guthrie Theater in Minnesota has turned to a Mad Man. Vincent Kartheiser, who plays the malcontent Pete Campbell on AMC’s “Mad Men,” will star this summer in a new Guthrie production of “Pride and Prejudice” as the brooding hero of Jane Austen’s most famous novel.

05/17/2013

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240 Artists At American Craft Council Show

Arts and crafts aren’t just for kids, they’re becoming more popular as works of art. Homemade pieces have become more cherished than some manufactured goods and next weekend you can check them all out at the American Craft Council in St. Paul.

04/13/2013

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Arts Take Lead For Bridge Collapse Anniversary

The Minnesota arts community is mounting several works to mark the upcoming fifth anniversary of the Minneapolis bridge collapse.

07/16/2012

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5 Documentary Tips From Director Angelo Guglielmo

Angelo Guglielmo, director of the documentary “The Woman Who Wasn’t There,” shares his tips on documentary making.

04/23/2012

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Coldplay And Rihanna Performing Together; McCartney Hits The Stage

GRAMMY nominees Coldplay, Rihanna and Paul McCartney will perform live at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards on CBS.

01/24/2012

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Legacy Amendment Spending Reports Fall Short

It’s been three years since Minnesota voters authorized a sales tax increase to raise money for conservation, arts and parks, but the state is unable yet to provide a public comprehensive listing of the funded projects and their outcomes.

10/26/2011

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Once Upon a Crafty Halloween

Channel your inner Martha Stewart by creating inexpensive and easy crafts for Halloween. The kids love it, and it’s a perfect way to spend quality time together.

10/07/2011

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Minn. Fringe Fest Celebrates 18th Anniversary

The Minnesota Fringe Festival opens Thursday for an 11-day run in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

08/03/2011

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Twin Cities To Become All-Night Arts Event

Northern Spark is billed as Minnesota’s first “nuit blanche,” or “white night” event. It kicks off at sundown Saturday and runs until dawn Sunday.

06/04/2011

Weekend Family Ideas

Minnesota Family Fun Weekend Guide: May 20-22

If your family is anything like mine, by mid-morning on Saturday you are going to be wishing you had planned something to get out of the house. Lucky for you, it’s that time of year in Minnesota when there’s a fest celebrating anything and everything every weekend. This weekend you’ll find festivals with a focus on art, music, water, and even Legos.

05/19/2011

Center Stage – Rohan Preston – 5/30/10

Rohan Preston, theatre critic from the Star Tribune, makes his weekly visit to talk about what’s happening in the Twin Cities, including the World Premiere of Pa’s Hat: Liberian Legacy at the Pillsbury House Theatre.

06/03/2010