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Musician Bob Dylan Performs onstage during the 37th AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas at Sony Pictures on June 11, 2009 in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

Ownership Of Dylan’s Historic Guitar In Dispute

Bob Dylan and historians at PBS are in a dispute over the whereabouts of an electric guitar that the singer plugged in at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965, quite possibly the most historic single instrument in rock ‘n’ roll.

07/12/2012

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Guide To Attending Dylan Days

Since 1991, singer-songwriter Bob Dylan’s (aka Robert Zimmerman) hometown of Hibbing, Minnesota has been celebrating its native son with a weekend full of festivities dubbed “Dylan Days.” This year, come out and celebrate his 71st birthday on May 24th.

05/14/2012

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Violinist Rivera To Kick Off Duluth Dylan Fest

A concert to benefit the restoration of Duluth’s old armory building will kick off this year’s Duluth Dylan Fest. Violinist Scarlet Rivera will headline Friday night’s concert at the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Weber Music Hall.

05/12/2012

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Good Question: What Does It Take To Win A Nobel Prize?

Bob Dylan will wake up Thursday morning either in the company of John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemingway and Sinclair Lewis –- or denied again for his chance at the Nobel Prize for Literature. So how do you get a Nobel prize, anyway?

10/05/2011

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A Listener’s Guide To Notable Minnesota Music

Over the years, Minnesota has produced a clutch of local acts that have broken into national prominence and influence. For your convenience, then, here is a quick elementary school primer on some of Minnesota’s most notable acts’ discographies.

09/08/2011

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Top Songs About The Twin Cities

So maybe we’re not California, a state about which there seem to be dozens of songs written — even Minnesota’s own Low has a song named after the Golden State.

08/11/2011

Musician Bob Dylan Performs onstage during the 37th AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas at Sony Pictures on June 11, 2009 in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

Bob Dylan Has A Rapping Grandson

Yup. Bob Dylan’s grandson is a rapper. Here is his song. WARNING!!! There is some explicit language in this song.

07/26/2011

Musician Bob Dylan Performs onstage during the 37th AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas at Sony Pictures on June 11, 2009 in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

Minn. Label Red House Releases 2nd Dylan Tribute

Just in time for Bob Dylan’s 70th birthday, Red House Records has released its second tribute to the Minnesota-born folk-rock icon.

05/19/2011

Musician Bob Dylan Performs onstage during the 37th AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas at Sony Pictures on June 11, 2009 in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

NY Times’ Maureen Dowd Calls Bob Dylan A Sell-Out

NY Times Op-Ed columnist Maureen Dowd had some harsh words about Bob Dylan’s recent concert in Beijing, saying that letting the Chinese government pre-approve his set list “may have done the impossible: broken creative new ground in selling out.” Take a look at the rest of the column.

04/11/2011

Musician Bob Dylan Performs onstage during the 37th AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas at Sony Pictures on June 11, 2009 in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

Duluth Plans Celebration To Honor Bob Dylan

Plans are brewing in Duluth for the Minnesota city’s first DylanFest, a celebration of folk-rock icon Bob Dylan during his 70th birthday.

03/03/2011

Singer/musician Prince makes an announcement at The Apollo Theater on October 14, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Most Famous Minnesotans

Ask coast-dwellers and they’ll probably tell you it just doesn’t get more flyover than Minnesota. But America’s history books tell a different tale, and that’s across the entire spectrum of entertainment, arts, politics and science.

CBS Minnesota–11/06/2010

The Nite Show with Mischke – 6/23/10

Bob Dylan has decided to play a gig at the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  Some might scratch their heads at this mix, but Mischke wonders if this is just right.  He takes a gander at […]

06/24/2010

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