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Prince Makes Peace With Warner, ‘Purple Rain’ Reissue Coming

A new partnership between Prince and Warner Bros. will yield previously unheard music, the pair announced today. The relationship, in addition to seeing unreleased music from the singer finally reach the light of day, also gives Prince ownership of the master recordings of some of his biggest hits.

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One-On-One With Dave Chappelle

Comedian Dave Chappelle is enjoying a successful run at First Avenue and he’s also added an extra show at the Pantages Theatre Saturday. Today, Chappelle sat down with his good friend, WCCO reporter, Reg Chapman to talk about his week in Minneapolis, what’s ahead and more.

11/14/2013

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Cheaper Prince Tickets To Entice ‘Casual’ Fans

“Purple Rain” solidified Prince’s status as one of the greats. Like many Prince fans, Jesse McMonagle remembers where he was when he saw Prince’s cinematic debut. “I snuck into ‘Purple Rain’ when I was in fourth grade,” McMonagle said. And when tickets went on sale for a St. Paul stop on his “Live Out Loud Tour,” McMonagle bought ten tickets at $289 each

05/24/2013

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Top 10 Best Prince Songs Ever

It’s Prince’s 54th birthday this Thursday. In honor of that and Sign O’ the Times‘ 25 years of reminding Housequakers that “It’s Gonna Be A Beautiful Night,” here are my picks for the 10 best Prince songs ever, with a self-imposed one-per-album limit.

06/07/2012

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Judge: Prince Should Pay $4M In NY Perfume Lawsuit

A New York court says Prince should pay almost $4 million to a perfume company that claimed he hobbled its efforts to market a perfume named for one of his albums.

09/02/2011

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Movie Blog: Walker Location Scouts, Finds MN

Minnesota’s cinematic legacy mostly stresses quality over quantity, as I think seems clear from the list of the best Minnesota-set movies I posted awhile back. In the sense that there aren’t too many other Minnesota movies to choose from once you get past the 10 in that list.

07/14/2011

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‘Purple Rain,’ ‘Fargo’ To Play At Walker

The Walker Art Center is celebrating movies made in Minnesota next month.

06/25/2011

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Best Movies Set In Minnesota

The list of the best movies set in Minnesota is relatively sparse, and would be sparser still without the presence of hometown heroes Ethan and Joel Coen. That said, there are some classics to be celebrated among the following.

CBS Minnesota–11/06/2010