Report: AMC Expanding ‘Purple Rain’ To 212 ScreensDemand for Prince’s "Purple Rain" has reportedly prompted AMC Theaters to expand screenings of the film to more than 200 theaters nationwide as fans continue to mourn the Purple One’s passing.
Prince's Band 'The Revolution' To Reunite For Concert SeriesPrince's most-popular backing band is reassembling in the wake of his shocking death. Members of the "Purple Rain" era of Prince and The Revolution plan to play a series of shows in the near future.
Marcus Theatres Honor Prince With 'Purple Rain' ShowingsOfficials with Marcus Theatres said Monday they're showing "Purple Rain" at theaters across the country Tuesday and Thursday for $5.
'Purple Rain' Choreographer Reflects On PrincePrince was known for his signature style of performing, so it should come as no surprise to learn the artist put a lot of effort into perfecting his moves early on.
Minneapolis Movie Theaters Announce Screenings Of 'Purple Rain'The movie that sent Prince into the highest echelons of super-stardom will be screening at several locations around Minneapolis in the coming days.
‘Purple Rain’ Left Lasting Impact On Music, CultureThirty-two years ago, Prince and the Revolution first recorded the song that would propel him into rock and roll history. "Purple Rain" was later made into a major motion picture and gave Prince his first and only Academy Award for Best Original Song Score.
Sound Unseen 2015 Highlights: Reviews In BriefThe Sound Unseen film festival launches this Wednesday, again bringing music-lovers in Minnesota insight into artists both obsurce and beloved, histories of creative titans and audio visionaries, and examples of how art can change the world.
Best Movies Filmed In MinnesotaSee if you recognize these iconic locations captured on film for some of the best movies made in Minnesota.
Backlash Against 'Mallrats' Choice For Most Iconic Minn. MovieCall it, #GrapeGate light. On Wednesday, I told you about Mashable, the website that named the most iconic movies shot in each state. And for Minnesota, they picked the 1995 comedy, "Mallrats." Well, negative reaction came faster than you could say "Chasing Amy."
30 Years On, Apollonia Kotero Looks Back At ‘Purple Rain’It's been 30 years since "Purple Rain" graced movie screens in theaters across the country. The film launched Minnesota's own Prince into the national spotlight, and introduced the world to his co-star Apollonia Kotero.
'Purple Rain's Tracks Ranked From Worst To BestIt's hard to believe that it's been three decades since Prince bade us to "dig if you will a picture." Yes, the blockbuster Purple Rain album — a 20 million unit monster that still stands atop the list of the bestselling Minnesota albums ever release, well ahead of Bob Dylan's two separate Greatest Hits compilations — was released on June 25, 1984.
PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 6-25-14To hear about the 30th Anniversary of "Purple Rain," and other high lights from Wednesday's show, Click the link above.