St. Olaf To Jazz Up Cuba In Spring 2016A Minnesota college jazz ensemble plans to tour Cuba next spring. St. Olaf College in Northfield received an invitation from the Cuban Ministry of Culture to have its jazz ensemble perform a series of concerts in Havana.
MSP Airport Art Exhibit Explores U.S. - Cuban RelationsA new art exhibit at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport marks the reopened relationship between the United States and Cuba. "Buoyancy" opened Oct. 5 on both Concourses E and F in the airport's Terminal 1-Lindbergh. The title refers to the Cuban people's spirit through more than a half-century of trade embargoes.
4 Things To Know: Cuba, Victims In Teague Scandal, Survivor And El NinoFrom Cuba to El Nino, here's a look at the four stories that are at the top of the news for Friday, August 14, 2015.
4 Things To Know: Cuba-US Embassies Open, Ashley Madison Hack & MoreFrom a historic day in Cuba-United States relations to a major cheating website hacked, here are the four stories to know for Monday, July 20.
4 Things To Know From July 3, 2015From increased security for major Fourth Of July event to heavy traffic expectations, here are the four stories to know for Friday, July 3.
Minn. Woman Recounts 1968 Plane Hijacking OrdealLong before 9/11 increased airport security, there were a number of hijackings in the late 1960s and early 70s. Most of the hijackers forced pilots to land in Cuba after the U.S. banned travel to the country. A Minnesota woman and her 15-month-old daughter were on one of those flights nearly 50 years ago.
Minnesota Orchestra To Perform 'Celebrate Cuba!' ConcertThe Minnesota Orchestra is continuing its musical exchange with Cuba. After performing in Havana in May, the orchestra is holding a "Celebrate Cuba!" concert next month.
Sen. Franken Part Of Delegation Headed To CubaMinnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken will travel to Cuba this weekend. He'll be part of a congressional delegation that will explore ways the U.S. and Cuba can expand trade opportunities.
4 Things To Know: Letterman Signs Off, Cuba Relations & MoreHere are the four stories you need to know about for Thursday, May 21. They include a powerful signoff from late night's longest running host, and some shocking new statistics about smart phone use while driving.
Minnesota Orchestra, Vanska Extend ContractsThe Minnesota Orchestra is announcing contract extensions for music director Osmo Vanska and its musicians.
Minnesota Orchestra Plays In Cuba For 1st Time Since 1930The 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.
Classical Cuba: Minnesota Orchestra Playing 2 Havana NightsThe Minnesota Orchestra is getting ready to make history. Friday night is their first of two concerts in Cuba.