WCCO Saturday Morning: Links & Recap (July 30, 2016)Some of the best hand-made art is created here in Minnesota. All summer long you'll find festivals in communities across the state.
Rock The Garden Will Again Span 2 DaysRock the Garden, the summer music festival held on the greenspace near Minneapolis' Walker Art Center, will again be a two-day event.
Best Singer-Songwriters In MinnesotaIn Minnesota, there are ample opportunities to see some of the best singers perform. Check out these amazing musicians from the home team.
Dessa To Perform With Minneapolis Students Local hip-hop artist Dessa will be joined by hundreds of students from Minneapolis Public Schools during an upcoming performance. The musician teamed up with local composer Jocelyn Hagen to write a song that students will perform in late April. One of the final rehearsals was held Friday at Patrick Henry High School.
Video: Highlights From We Day Minnesota (Part 1)It's finally We Day, something students in Minnesota have been looking forward to for months. About 18,000 students and teachers came to the Xcel Energy Center to listen to live music and hear words from inspirational speakers.
Student Leaders Fired Up As We Day Is Just Two Weeks AwayWe have been talking about Minnesota's first We Day for months, and now it is just two weeks away. Students across the state have spent the past year doing service projects to earn a ticket to We Day, which is a day-long event featuring popular musical acts and inspirational speakers. We Day comes to the Xcel Energy Center on Oct. 8.
Local Rapper Dessa’s Van Burglarized On Tour In NYA local music star is suffering a big loss while on the road. According to Doomtree.net, the tour van of rapper and singer Dessa was burglarized Friday night, with thieves stealing crucial equipment for their shows. The singer/songwriter says her band lost computers, camera gear, merchandise and cash. It happened during a tour stop in Buffalo, N.Y. As police search for the stolen gear, Dessa started a fundraising page to replace those items. Fans have already contributed more than $20,000 as of Saturday evening.
Nobel Peace Prize Forum To Feature MN's DessaAugsburg's annual Nobel Peace Prize forum will feature some amazing speakers this weekend, including former South Africa president F.W. de Klerk, human rights advocate Naomi TuTu and a Minnesota rapper.
Singer Dessa Prepares For 1st Headlining TourMinneapolis hip-hop singer Dessa is about to hit the road for her first headlining tour.
Twin Cities Festival Celebrates String MusicBowed-string instruments are becoming a common sight in some rock bands, and now string music is getting its own festival in the Twin Cities.