Somali-Canadian Rapper Hopes To Tell Minnesota Immigrant Story On HBOFor Somali-Canadian rapper K'naan, the story he is trying to tell in his proposed HBO series "Mogadishu, Minnesota" is one he has lived — an immigrant coming to America and trying to adjust.
'Mogadishu, Minnesota' Cast, Crew Film At Lake CalhounFilm crews busied themselves around Lake Calhoun Thursday afternoon, as HBO continued to shoot "Mogadishu, Minnesota." The HBO drama follows a Somali-American family based in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Apartment Complex Votes Against Filming HBO Show In BuildingThe production of an HBO show in Minneapolis will not be moving forward as planned, following a vote from the resident council of the building where producers asked to film.
HBO Show 'Mogadishu, Minnesota' Cast Announced, Production May Begin SoonThe cast of an upcoming HBO show set in Minneapolis has been announced, and producers are working to get approval to begin filming.
New Year's Day Apt. Explosion Survivor: 'It Changed My Life Forever'Friday marked two years since a deadly explosion and fire rocked a Twin Cities neighborhood. Flames ripped through an apartment building in Minneapolis' Cedar-Riverside area, killing three men and leaving more than one dozen hurt.
Charges: Mpls. Man Accused Of Raping 10-Year-Old GirlA Minneapolis man is accused of raping a 10-year-old girl over the weekend in the hallway of a Cedar-Riverside neighborhood apartment complex.
1 Dead In Cedar-Riverside ShootingA man is dead after a late night shooting in Minneapolis' Cedar-Riverside neighborhood Sunday. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, around 10:45 p.m. the Communications Center received a call of a shooting in the 400 block of Cedar Avenue South.
Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle – How Somalians First Came To Minnesota"Home Grown, the Somali-American Struggle," looks into the lives of the Somali population in Minnesota. In the first part of this series, WCCO's Al Schoch tells us who these people are and what they left behind in their homeland.
1 Year On, Some Victims Of Mpls. Apt. Explosion Still HomelessThe cause of a deadly New Year's Day fire in Minneapolis remains a mystery one year later. Three people were killed and more than a dozen injured when the explosion and fire ripped through an apartment building in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.
MN Comedian Lizz Winstead To Perform At Cedar Cultural CenterLizz Winstead is back in Minnesota! The Minnesota comedian is here to host two performances of her special year in review show. 'Plan B from Outer Space' goes on Saturday evening at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis.
6 Months Later, Cedar-Riverside Fire Victims Feel ForgottenIt was half a year ago Tuesday when a fire erupted through the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis. It was early New Year's Day morning when an apartment building exploded into flames. Three lost their lives six months ago, but for others that day was only the beginning of the pain.
Mpls. Theater, Police Seek Help Finding BurglarA local theater is seeking the public's help in finding a man who broke into their offices and stole computers and equipment. On May 31, a man broke into the Southern Theater at 1420 Washington Avenue in Minneapolis' Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.